Public Relations Account Manager


The successful applicant will provide project management, administration and strategical support for major advertising and marketing campaigns. Daily contact with clients is an essential part of the job and, as such, offering strategic and forward-thinking ideas is essential to the productive communication process. A very confident and competent attitude is necessary to instill trust in the agency/client relationship.

Among the necessary requirements is creating strategic plans for clients and offering supporting skills, such as public relations strategy and execution, writing/editing, media relations and event management. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement public relations and marketing plans
  • Develop relationships with media and make media pitches
  • Provide analysis of earned media coverage and competitive trends
  • Collaborate with other agency disciplines on behalf of the client
  • Manage community and civic engagement programs and outreach on behalf of clients
  • Manage and work key events, including planning logistics, setting up and execution
  • Proactive strategic leadership and client project management
  • Attend client meetings and take action on requested deliverables
  • Prepare documents for presentation to client
  • Write and edit presentations, marketing plans, news releases, reports, op-eds, etc.
  • Anticipate client communication challenges and develop recommendations
  • Research marketing trends and provide competitive analysis
  • Execute tasks associated with plans
  • Review and approve billings/invoices
  • Monitor and manage budgets
  • This role reports to the Director of Client Services

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, English or marketing is preferred
  • Minimum of three three years of marketing/public relations/advertising agency experience or related experience in a corporate communications environment
  • Ability to work as an authoritative figure in a busy team
  • Demonstrated writing ability and portfolio of writing sampes, required
  • Ability to organize information into various written formats
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and activities
  • Ability to effectively organize work, establish and maintain schedules
  • Significant experience in professional client relationship management
  • The ability to plan and strategize at a senior level
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints
  • Willingness to note relevant trends and develop ideas
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and/or Keynote

Employment Type

  • Full Time
  • Little Rock Office

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Explore Arkansas - annual expense reimbursement for qualifying vacations
  • Annual profit-sharing bonus
  • 401-K savings plan
  • Flexible spending account for health and dependent care
  • Generous insurance plans available (health, dental, life insurance, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability)
  • Paid time off
  • Company paid holidays
  • Paid parking

Qualified applicants apply below and include writing samples.

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