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This job expired on March 27, 2019

Account Director MagnumPR

  • Date Posted January 26, 2019
  • Location San Francisco, CA
  • Category Business / Media
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

We're a full-service communications and marketing agency based in San Francisco, specializing in media relations, branded events, social media strategy, digital marketing, and influencer engagement for food, wine, and hospitality brands.

Our growing team brings a passion for the industry, a network of relationships with editors across national and local food and beverage media (print, digital, and broadcast), and integrated events experience. After a decade of experience leading branded events, influencer marketing, content strategy, and media relations in-house at OpenTable, Gilt Taste, Tumblr, Chef Daniel Boulud's iconic Restaurant DANIEL, and as Competition Director for the Bocuse d'Or USA Foundation, Jen Pelka launched Magnum PR in 2015. 

We pride ourselves on nurturing a small, focused, highest-quality client list, and we work closely with each brand to craft and communicate its unique story. 

We're passionate about well-crafted storytelling and remarkable events that bring a brand to life.

Job description

Magnum PR seeks two Account Directors - to oversee our classic Restaurant, Hospitality & Travel business and to lead and further develop our Wine, Spirits & Beer vertical.

Account Directors serve as liaison and primary point of contact between the client and the account teams. The ideal candidate is responsible for driving campaigns from inception to execution of overall strategy and ensuring the client voice and message is carried across all platforms. The Account Director leverages his or her industry/category knowledge and best practices to foster team performance, deliver results, and foresee potential issues and solutions. A balance of drive and a meticulous eye for detail makes him or her a valued member of the Magnum PR family. He or she should be a self-motivated professional with 5+ years of experience in successfully managing teams and leading accounts. He or she should be a versatile, nimble problem-solver who cultivates team member relationships with the same careful attention as relationships with media and industry influencers. He or she should possess expertise in media relations, account management and client servicing, development of strategy and team execution, and be knowledgeable about our practice areas and industries.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and participate in the development of PR strategies, pitches, and client creative material

  • Adept at creating and tailoring PR plans and pitches

  • Build partnerships and relationships with top-tier media contacts, influencers, and industry leaders on a local, regional, and national level

  • Guide account team to deliver integrated solutions from strategy to execution

  • Build, nurture, and maintain relationships with key media contacts and influencers on local, regional, and national levels

  • Cultivate new business opportunities and prospective new clients

  • Anticipate potential issues or challenges and exercise strong judgment in critical client situations

  • Evaluate and analyze situations for the clients; present thoughtful and innovative solutions

  • Exceptional written, verbal, and presentation skills

  • In-depth understanding of all aspects of PR, from strategy and development to execution

  • Collaborate with our Digital Media team and other account teams to develop and deliver social media and marketing client success

  • Social media savvy with an understanding of emerging platforms and technology

  • Oversee and assist with the creation and execution of client social media campaigns and strategies

  • Ensure overall quality of work by managing client deliverables, expectations, goals, and timelines

  • Inspire, motivate, and mentor team members while working closely with the Executive Team to foster company culture

  • Passionate about mentoring, as well as fostering, learning, and sharing among team members

  • Experienced at driving goals and holding team members accountable

  • Extensive knowledge of current trends and industries (food, travel, hospitality, lifestyle, etc.), as well as digital and new media

  • Self-motivated, flexible, and adaptable to changing situations

Compensation this position is : salaried, 50k to 100k Application instructions
This job expired on March 27, 2019
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