Account Supervisor – PR Tech

Full-Time
Norwalk, NYC, Remote
Posted 2 months ago

ICR is a strategic advisory and communications firm ranked 2nd overall for financial services PR & IR and 8th overall in technology PR (according to O’Dwyer’s 2020 agency rankings). The Public Relations Technology team is seeking an Account Supervisor/Director to work closely with senior management to provide superior counsel and media relations support for an exciting range of public and private enterprise technology and services clients. Clients related to connected cars, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, cybersecurity, ecommerce, martech and SaaS. This experienced Supervisor/Director serves as a primary day-to-day client contact, works with senior managers to develop strategic PR recommendations and programming, and drives the team’s execution of plans and campaigns to exceed client expectations. The ideal candidate is passionate about storytelling and media relations, and excels in a team environment where management and junior staff work hand-in-hand to achieve outstanding results.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the research, planning and development of strategic and creative corporate communications programs
  • Maintain strong relationships with business, technology and industry media
  • Manage the execution of PR programs and campaigns around financial transactions, new product launches, events and other major media milestones
  • Develop client content, including contributed articles, press releases, media pitches, and digital content
  • Proactive media relations to achieve quality, high-impact placements on a regular basis
  • Understand the client’s overall business objectives and strategies in order to effectively promote specific campaigns
  • Involvement with new business efforts, including playing an active role in pitches and the drafting of pitch and proposal materials
  • Maintain and enhance client relations

Qualifications

  • 5-8 years of relevant agency or client side PR experience, showing proven editorial placements in business and technology media
  • Experience in financial communications preferred
  • Ability to effectively manage clients and accounts, including junior staff, client issues, budgets, etc.
  • Excellent writing, verbal and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills; able to work quickly under pressure, handling and prioritizing multiple assignments
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow-up
  • Understanding of enterprise technology trends and evolving PR landscape (earned/owned/paid media)
  • Strong understanding of media landscape and ability to successfully communicate clients’ messages to media
  • Previous experience working with enterprise technology and financial tech clients highly preferred
  • S/B.A in public relations, marketing, business communications or related field

 

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