Public Relations Account Manager

Are you an experienced PR professional?

Do you have a "work hard, play hard" mentality?

Are you a strong writer with great people skills?

Are you looking for a company that offers perks like powder days, lunchtime bike rides and paid volunteer time? How about a professional development fund and an annual wellness stipend? Do you want to live and work in a place with access to world-class skiing, fishing, hiking, paddling and biking?

If you answered yes to all of the above, then rygr has an exciting opportunity for you. We are looking for a creative, passionate public relations professional to join our hard-charging team as an Account Manager. 

Job Description: The Account Manager (AM) has at least three (3) years of public relations or media experience. The AM serves as a primary client contact, developing and executing strategic communication plans. The AM reports directly to the agency principal and is responsible for the daily oversight of two-to-three client accounts.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with client contacts
  • Develop and maintain successful relationships with key media
  • Develop and execute strategic PR plans that deliver on client goals and objectives
  • Maintain regular client reporting: weekly, monthly and quarterly
  • Regularly pitch client stories to media and follow-up on story opportunities
  • Develop effective press releases and compelling content for clients
  • Create targeted media distribution lists and build new media relationships
  • Monitor for client media coverage
  • Attend tradeshows, sales meetings and in-person media meetings on behalf of clients
  • Keep abreast of each client’s industry, competition and media coverage
  • Have a solid understanding of social media networks and marketing

Job Specifications/Qualifications:
For consideration, candidates should possess most of the following skills or traits.

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum three (3) years of public relations or media experience
  • Strong writing skills and proven writing experience
  • Strong, established active lifestyle media relationships
  • Self-directed, yet able to succeed in collaborate environments
  • Strategic and forward-thinking approach to PR
  • Desire to keep learning and advance within the agency
  • Creativity and integrity
  • A love of the outdoors
  • A sense of humor, and tolerance for bad jokes 

Compensation:

  • Salary dependent on experience
  • Group healthcare with Flexible Spending Account
  • 401K retirement fund with matching contributions
  • Annual wellness stipend
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Professional development fund
  • Paid volunteer time

Apply Now:
Please email cover letter, resume and portfolio containing previous work and/or writing samples to yorygr@rygr.us.

About rygr: rygr (pronounced rig-or) is a new media agency for today’s new media world. We partner with leading active lifestyle brands to orchestrate 360° product and brand campaigns. We excel in the gray zone between paid, earned and owned media. www.rygr.us