PR Account Manager

Victoria, BC
Canada

Category
Industry
Public Relations
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description
Role overview

We are a forward thinking and creatively driven integrated communications agency where simplicity of thought drives everything we do. 

 

Job Overview

Our Victoria, BC team are seeking an Account Manager who will be actively involved in all areas of account services to Beattie Tartan clients as directed by agency Director. Working on strategic plans and decisions for client portfolios as well as maintaining and nurturing existing relationships with top-level local, national and international travel, food, fashion, business and lifestyle media to secure coverage in identified publications. 

 

Duties to include hosting at evening events/dinners, meet and greet site tours and media press trips as well as client facing activities (weekly briefing calls, month end and quarterly reports and strategic planning meetings). Mentoring and overseeing junior staff on their responsibilities and goals, working closely with agency partners on continuing to meet agency standards and best practices. Proactively manage any client or media crisis or issue that arises on behalf of the agency; actively work on business development to secure new clients and PR projects. 

 

Job Requirements
About The Ideal Candidate

Superior written and verbal communication skills
Self-motivated, highly organized and detail orientated
4 years PR / marketing experience required
Previous account management experience required
Travel / hospitality industry experience required
Agency experience required
Previous data base management experience required
Cision proficiency advantageous
Computer literate – Microsoft Word and Excel Spreadsheets essential, Mac OX
Established contacts and relationships in media, tourism, hospitality, corporate and event planning required
Keen and genuine interest in travel, food, wine and fashion


If you’re passionate about PR and want exposure to top clients and are looking to work in an environment where you can learn and grow alongside the agency, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.



Life at Beattie Tartan

At Beattie Tartan we never forget we are in the people business. We have a culture that breeds success for our clients, our company and our people.

We are dedicated to leading the way in terms of employee development, opportunity and reward.



We especially place great emphasis on career development and lifelong learning. Our goal is to help our people be all that they can be. Ordinary is not acceptable. When recruiting we look for extraordinary people who love our culture; are smart, talented, hard-working and passionate.

Contract type
Permanent
Salary
DOE