Yes& is looking for a Public Relations Account Manager who will manage all strategic and tactical components of a public relations program.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong written, oral, project management and communications skills and be able to effectively juggle multiple client deliverables simultaneously. The PR Account Manager must be highly motivated and excel in working in both a client-facing role as well as with the media/editorial community.

What You Will Do

  • Serve as the main point of contact for a select number of Yes&’s public relations clients, including all communications, management of client deliverables and reporting requirements 
  • Develop and execute comprehensive and strategic public relations and marketing plans
  • Develop other related content such as case studies, collateral pieces, whitepapers, blogs, direct marketing pieces, executive call for speakers, and related talking points and award nominations
  • Spearhead the creation and development of news/feature angles, development of press kits and support materials, the creation of wire releases, and oversees media tracking. Writes and/or works with writers to develop materials such as press releases, media alerts, bylined articles, print sidebars, and video and audio news releases
  • Act as an advisor to clients on press-related issues 
  • Speak to press as spokesperson on behalf of clients (when appropriate)

Experience You Need

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent
  • 6+ years of experience in a public relations environment, including project management, program management, or account management in the strategic or marketing communications industry in both the public and private sectors. At least 2 years in a managerial role. 
  • Experience with B2C client work
  • General consulting experience, including critical thinking, analysis, and planning
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects and accounts
  • Superior writing, research, and oral presentation skills
  • Experience with managing internal creative, digital, and strategic communications teams, as well as external vendors and freelance consultants
  • Proficiency with Google Suite products and Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must be a US Citizen and able to pass a Public Trust Security Clearance

Experience that Would be a Plus, but not Required

  • Application of AgencyAgile, including Roadmapping and Resourcing
  • Time reporting and project management in Workamajig
  • Familiarity with government clients and/or insurance programs

Values You Should Share with Us

  • Working within a diverse team environment
  • Crafting solutions for internal and external processes
  • Communicating effectively with colleagues and / or clients
  • A mix of collaboration and self-direction in work
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