Account Manager

Position Type: Full Time Salary
Location: Vancouver or Los Angeles
Compensation: Based on experience
Desired Start Date: Accepting applications on a rolling basis

Job Description

The perfect Jiver is a highly motivated, entrepreneurial, self-starter with at least 4-5 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

Desired Skills & Experience

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

  • Minimum 4-5 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 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 issuesMa

Personal Attributes

  • Good personality, collaborative, a team player  

  • Loves working in a fast-paced agency environment  

  • Creative, enjoys copywriting, follows new social media trends

  • Has an interest in pop culture and current events  

  • Is very dependable

Expectations

  • Access to a smartphone and laptop computer (Jive is a bring-your-own device company)

  • A real work/life balance

Applicants should submit their cover letter and resume with the subject heading “Account Manager Application – [Insert Full Name]” to careers@jiveprdigital.com. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.