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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Beehive PR - Account Director

Professional Skills
  • Core Skills: Sharp classic and digital/social PR skills; builds effective story platforms and key messages that drive to the heart of the brand story, effectively connects the dots between brand and stakeholders using a wide range of communication channels; excellent business, news and content writer; demonstrated results in news media, blogger and social community engagement; confident presenter
  • Research and Planning: Curious, well read, embraces data; develops fresh, creative concepts, differentiated brand positions and strategies; builds and executes customized, strategic plans that support client business objectives and inspire action
  • Account Management: Leads day-to-day implementation of client work; can effectively navigate between strategy and implementation, detailed; holds self and team accountable for deliverables and deadlines. Flawlessly manages client accounts, including status reports, client communication, timelines and budgets; values error-free work — delivered on time, on strategy, on budget

Client Skills
  • Relationships: Builds strong relationships across client organizations at appropriate levels and among the Beehive team and business partners; demonstrates knowledge of client industries, trends, competitors and influencers; earns clients’ confidence, trust and respect through sound counsel and positive push; takes initiative, brings energy and shows urgency
  • Measurement: Merchandises client program effort and results at key points and ongoing; clearly ties program results to business results
  • Client Growth: Proactively provides clients with new ideas and opportunities; successfully nurtures and grows client business

Personal/Team Skills
  • Leverages Strengths: Leverages strengths to set/achieve goals and improve work product, client relationships and internal collaboration
  • Committed to Growth: Proactively identifies areas for improvement; works to mitigate weaknesses; collaborates effectively with team members; is self-aware; invests in professional development to strengthen, stretch and grow
  • Demonstrates Accountability: Is candid and honest; respectful and solution-focused; accepts/provides constructive feedback; stays above the line; participates in agency culture; meets agency responsibilities

Position Requirements
  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in PR, communications, journalism or related field
  • 9 – 12 years of relevant experience in corporate, media and/or agency/professional services environments; proven record of success in agency/consulting setting is required
  • Proven story development, writing and media relations expertise
  • Experience in social/digital public relations
  • Proven ability to work successfully with C-level clients and at all levels in an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to bring an idea from creation through conclusion with measurable results
 Candidates can submit their resume to: Rebecca Martin, rmartin@beehivepr.biz.