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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Beehive PR - Account Director

Areas of Responsibility
  • Act as strategic business lead on assigned client brands (generally 3 – 5).
  • Develop strategic, innovative plans that deliver results against clients’ business goals; includes research and budgeting.
  • Lead and participate in implementation of client action plans; manage/mentor all involved team members, including BPR team and business partners.
  • Measure and merchandise results.
  • Track and manage client budgets and deadlines; manage monthly billing process.
  • Proactively manage communication with and between team members and clients regarding program and project status.
  • Delegate account work appropriately to other team members and Beehive partners.
  • Supervise and oversee account work for assigned staff member(s).
  • Support new business and new services development.
  • Lead efforts to grow existing client business and relationships.
  • Contribute to a supportive, respectful and fun team environment.
Core Competencies
  • Leadership: Of self, team members, business partners and client contacts.
  • Initiative: Must be self-driven, self-directed and able to recognize opportunities to expand client business and relationships.
  • Strategic: Must have strong business acumen and the ability to identify strategic solutions to achieve business objectives.
  • Creative: Able to generate many ideas and alternatives to meet objectives.
  • Writing Skills: Highly skilled writer who is able to write in a variety of styles, including journalistic, as well as edit and mentor others’ writing product. Strong design sense.
  • Results-oriented: Identify opportunities to measure and merchandise the value of our work to executive-level clients.
  • Informed: Demonstrates an understanding and interest in all types of consumer and business media and information.
  • Team Player: Able to work well within a team and delegate work effectively and appropriately.
Qualifications

  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in PR, communications, journalism or related field.
  • 7 – 12 years of relevant experience in corporate, media and/or agency/professional services (required) environments.
  • Ability to develop, implement and measure comprehensive public relations plans.
  • Strong working knowledge of other marketing channels, including social/Web-based marketing, advertising, promotion, direct/relationship marketing and design.
  • Experience in successfully managing client accounts and relationships, as well as team and business partners.
  • Demonstrated media relations expertise.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems strategically and creatively with minimal supervision.
To apply e-mail your resume to Rebecca Martin at rmartin@beehivepr.biz