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Account Supervisor: Consumer

Company: Hunter
Location: New York
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

HUNTER is searching for an Account Supervisor for our Consumer practice, who would be responsible for the management of client programs, and play a role in the strategic development of PR plans, provide strategic counsel to clients, manage programs to budget, and supervise account teams.
Qualifications Required:

  • B.A. in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or the like
  • Four (4) to six (6) years of experience in a public relations agency or similar position; one (1) or more years of supervisory experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities:
    • Drive effective implementation of multiple client PR programs
    • Manage account teams and programs to deliver high quality results on-time and on-budget
    • Develop and oversee the account teams in writing press materials, client correspondence, traditional and social media strategy and outreach, client reports, etc.
    • Anticipate issues
    • Delegate and assign work among team members
    • Make recommendations for ways to meet client needs
    • Serve as a representative of the client and agency on-site at client events
    • Manage account financials: develop and manage budgets, fee estimates, out-of-pocket expenses, team hour allocations, billing, invoicing, etc.
    • Provide analysis to clients of program results
    • Develop strategic, creative ideas and tactical elements for client programs
    • Serve as primary client contact and build/maintain strong relationships with key client personnel
    • Recognize and seek opportunities to grow client accounts
    • Maintain relationships with key contacts at traditional and social media outlets; leverage those relationships to obtain desired media coverage on behalf of the agency and/or clients
    • Compile presentations for new business and business renewal proposals; participate in new business and/or business renewal pitches
    • Participate in agency brainstorm sessions for client programs
    • Serve as a senior leader on agency committees, as designated/asked; participate in and drive agency initiatives, visibility efforts and staff development
    • Demonstrate an interest in the long-range health of the agency
    • Represent the agency in professional associations; develop new professional contacts through participation in outside organizationsAbility to:
      • Understand the clients' business and relevant industry trends and use the information to develop strategic PR programs
      • Manage multiple accounts and projects
      • Train and mentor junior and mid-level staff
      • Effectively delegate work among account teams
      • Travel to client and event locations; meet with clients at their office locations/headquarters
      • Demonstrate strong writing, editing, presentation and interpersonal communications skills
      • Show integrity and good judgment when working with colleagues and clients
      • Deal constructively with client and personnel situations
        At HUNTER, our employees are our most valuable asset. So, we're always on the hunt for the greatest talent to join our team. Hunter offers competitive benefits to full-time employees, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, commuter transit benefits (i.e. TransitCheks), a 401K retirement plan with company match, and paid time off (e.g. holidays, vacation, personal days, and summer Fridays). Employees also enjoy several "perks" such as Cupcakes & Cocktails, a continuing education stipend, and regular staff outings.HUNTER is an award-winning consumer marketing communications firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles and London and partnerships that extend our reach globally. Beginning with research-driven insights, HUNTER executes strategic, integrated programs that build brand equity, increase engagement and drive measurable business results for consumer products and services. The 150-person firm employs a powerful blend of marketing solutions including strategic planning, earned media relations, social and digital media, talent and influencer engagement, experiential marketing, multicultural outreach, and content creation and distribution across all platforms and channels to earn attention for some of the world's best known and most beloved brands. Founded in 1989 with a specialization in food and nutrition, HUNTER has grown into one of the most respected mid-size marketing communications firms in the country, proudly serving a broad range of esteemed companies and brands across the Food + Beverage, Wine + Spirits, Health + Beauty, Home + Lifestyle, Retail + Ecommerce, Travel and Education sectors. Our motto is "we earn it," and at HUNTER we focus on doing so in three key areas: earning consumer attention, earning client relationships and earning staff dedication. Our creative approach, client service-orientation and values-driven culture has led to one of the longest average staff tenures in the business and some of the most enduring client relationships including TABASCO - Pepper Sauce, our first client 33 years ago and still a client today.

Keywords: Hunter, New York , Account Supervisor: Consumer, Other , New York, New York

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