LocationNew York
IndustryProfessional Services
TypeFull Time
SalaryUSD 130000.00

Title: Account Manager - Account Director, Legal PR Communications

Industry: Integrated Public Relations

Location: New York City or San Francisco or DC

Type: Full-Time


**PR Agency experience is a must**


Our client, a prominent award winning integrated public relations firm is seeking a skilled media relations professional with exceptional client management skills and an understanding of the legal and professional services markets, the Account Manager OR Account Director plays a key role in driving the agency’s creation of strategic media plans to meet client objectives.



  • Manage multiple projects for 5-6 clients from concept to completion by anticipating challenges, troubleshooting problems, proposing solutions, offering client counsel, overseeing quality, and ensuring deadline and budget adherence.
  • Develop key messages and effective media pitches on timely news issues; send pitches to journalists and follow up to secure opportunities.
  • Take lead on client service administration activities, including preparing client status and activity reports; attending meetings, events and conference calls; tracking for and compiling media coverage; and coordinating interview scheduling.
  • Contribute to creation of strategic media plans to meet client objectives.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key journalists in person and via phone and email.
  • Serve as a line manager for interns, Junior Account Executives and Account Executives; provide on-boarding support, training and ongoing feedback and participate in reviews.



  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of four years’ PR/communications work experience with at least one year in an account and team management role.
  • Highly curious, creative and self-motivated, with superior critical thinking, communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing a variety of creative and effective public relations initiatives that have generated measurable results for clients in the professional services industry.
  • Skilled with media database software (Cision) and research tactics.

Contact Person

Pebbles Obando

Principal Consultant

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