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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Exponent PR - Agribusiness PR Counselor

Role:
The role of the agribusiness counselor is to manage multiple client assignments, manage direct reports, deliver planning and counsel that result in high client ROI and organic growth to the agency.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead strategic development of client marketing communications plans to grow business
  • Oversee and/or act as day-to-day client contact on one or more accounts within the PR agribusiness practice area
  • Provide high-level, ongoing communications consulting to solve client problems and grow the business for the agency
  • Determine how best to match agency services to client need
  • Be the key integrator for all agency marketing functions when appropriate
  • Ensure that the agency is properly compensated for services rendered
  • Supervise, mentor and motivate account team members
  • Successfully manages organic growth opportunities; helps lead new business opportunities in the next generation agriculture sector
Traits:
  • Ability to confidently persuade, present and champion ideas
  • Ability to anticipate problems/challenges
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to develop and execute media relations and social media strategies
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Job Requirements:
More than 5 years of public relations experience is required, with agency or publication/editorial experience is strongly preferred. Other required traits: creative thinking, excellent oral and written communication skills, and experience with local, national and social media outreach.

Apply online or send your resume to: resume@exponentpr.com

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