Account Manager

Position Type: Full Time Salary
Location: Vancouver
Compensation: Based on experience
Desired Start Date: Immediately

Job Description:

The perfect Jiver is a highly motivated, entrepreneurial, self-starter with at least 5 years PR experience complemented with account management/direction, media relations, strategic capabilities, strong press contacts, social media and client liaison skills. We’re looking for that all-star with a lot of creativity, spunk, and most importantly, a unique quirk.

The role will include working closely with the CEO, senior leadership team, other account team members, as well as clients on specific day-to-day deliverables to implement PR campaigns.

Jive is in the midst of expanding and bringing on more clients. In order to maintain the personal, ‘boutique’ feel of the individual nurturing relationships with these clients, the perfect candidate will be integral in making this transition happen. A focus on client service and building loyalty is key.

Main Job Duties:

Your role would include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Consumer PR – Use one’s expertise to plan and implement dynamic PR campaigns from start to finish, tweaking along the way to ensure deliverables are hit

  • Corporate PR – Plan and implement impactful media/PR campaigns

  • Brand Growth - Grow consumer brands, driving sales through a range of PR tools/strategies

  • Publicity – Generate positive news coverage across the broad media spectrum through solid press relations
    Strategic Planning – Develop and execute strategies aligned with the client’s key business objectives

  • Decision Maker - Capable of exercising impeccable judgment with quick response time
    Creativity – Utilize knowledge of the media to recognize media angles and pitch media outlets successfully

  • Excellent Writing Skills - Draft pitches and other written press materials and edit team’s written work

  • Client Retention - Responsible for client retention

  • White Glove Service - Creating moments of “Wow” experiences for the client, managing client service and team performance

  • Leadership - Delegating to and managing PR team of 2 or more people, Nurturing and mentoring team members

  • Business Development - Researching new business and client opportunities

  • Managing Client Expectations

  • Managing Budgets - Responsible for managing and staying on top of client budgets for events, influencer campaigns etc.

Jive Culture Fit:

  • You are Obsessed with Communicating.

  • You have Hustle + Heart.

  • You Leverage Collective Creativity.

  • You Get Results. Period.

  • You are a Good Human.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Diploma, or Certificate in Public Relations, Communications, or a related field

  • Minimum 5 years PR experience, including a minimum of 2 years of account management

  • From concept to completion, has expertise to deliver a successful PR campaigns exceeding client expectations

  • Experience in leading and strategizing a reactive and proactive press office and handling incoming press enquiries

  • A wide & strong network of regional/national + international contacts across the media spectrum

  • Ability to build relationships on an internal and external level

  • Team player, working well under pressure and thrives in a fast-paced, ever changing environment

  • Excellent publicity skills - oral, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Solid understanding and experience in social media strategy, campaigns, execution and analytics

  • Strong detail-orientation, organizational, and time management skills

  • Demonstrates initiative, innovation, integrity, and professionalism

  • Exceptional client management skills

  • Maintain confidentiality and exercise tact when dealing with sensitive issues

Perks of the Job:

  • Full Health Benefits

  • Employee Loyalty Program

  • New Business Referral Program

  • 2 Flex Days per month

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Winter Break

  • Tech Allowance

  • Phone Allowance

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Performance Coaching

  • Performance Reviews

  • Weekly Team Hangouts

  • Monthly Team Building Events

  • Company Trips

Please send your resume and cover letter to by June 25, 2019.  Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.