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Public Relations Manager

Tukwila, WA

Summary

To be an active member of the agency account team, support our global and national retail clients at the local and regional level. Owns, plans and implements public relations programs for clients through a broad spectrum of public relations and marketing communications activities. Candidate will be responsible for handling day-to-day needs for one or more accounts, while working within a team of two or more, and reporting to and supporting the strategic direction of the VP of Public Relations and Communications.

Responsibilities

You are an Experienced Professional in the Following Areas:

  • Social media/modern-day influencer engagement
  • Storytelling/mediarelations
  • Experiential marketing/field activations
  • Events/community engagement
  • Crisismanagement/reputation management

Major Duties of Position:

  • Supports (regional) client initiatives through pubic relations strategies and tactics
  • Includes but is not limited to: Events, promotions, media stunts, influencer engagement and social media campaigns
  • Prepares and develops public relations programs under the strategic direction of supervisor
  • Includes but is not limited to editorial calendar management, media storytelling, “desk-sides” and product delivery  
  • Maintains contact with clients, media and outside vendors, as assigned
  • May manage/supervise a public relations intern
  • Keeps track of budgets and manages monthly billing reconciliation
  • Handles other administrative duties as assigned
  • Keeps supervisor apprised of activities and performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

TheIdeal Candidate Possesses:

  • Bachelors Degree in Public Relations,Communications, Marketing or a related field, or a strong combination of education and experience
  • 3-5 years in-market (NW) public relations experience
  • Marketing/advertising agency experience
  • A robust list of local media and social influencer contacts
  • On-call crisis management experience with an understanding of how to act swiftly, remain calm and mitigate damaging impact

AdditionalExperience a Plus:

  • QSR, CPG or Retail client experience
  • Co-op/franchise client experience

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