Position Type: Full Time Salary
Compensation: Based on experience
Desired Start Date: Immediately
As Jive heads into its tenth year, under the sole ownership of co-founder Lindsay Nahmiache, we are expanding and bringing on more international clients. In order to maintain the personal, ‘boutique’ feel of the individual nurturing relationships with these clients, the perfect candidate will be able to work on an assortment of Canadian, American and international brands (NZ, UK, etc). This candidate will be open to occasional travel including to Jive’s Los Angeles office.
The perfect Jiver is a highly motivated, entrepreneurial, self-starter with at least 5 years PR experience complemented with account management, media relations, strategy, and client liaison skills. We’re looking for a proactive go-getter with a lot of creativity, spunk, and most importantly, a unique quirk. We want to help you leave your mark on the PR world - life is too short for mediocrity.
The role will include working closely with the CEO, senior leadership team, account team members, and clients on day-to-day deliverables to implement high-results PR & Influencer campaigns.
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:
Minimum 5 years PR experience, including a minimum of 2 years of managing direct reports
From concept to completion, has the expertise to deliver 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:
1 Flex Day per week (work from home)
Loyalty Program for extended paid vacation days
Performance Coaching & Hard Skills Training
Team Building Activities
Regular Performance Reviews
New Business Referral Program
Please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 15, 2019. Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.