TITLE: Account Manager
DEPARTMENT: Karwoski & Courage, the public relations operating company of Martin Williams, Inc., part of the Omnicom Group.
This role will play a significant role in working on the agency’s largest client and other clients with immense growth potential. The account manager will work with senior members of the team with everything from strategic planning to execution of PR plans, which includes managing client expectations, budgets and day-to-day client contact. We’re looking for someone who wants to be challenged and is ready for the next step in their career with more leadership opportunity and the responsibility.
The ideal candidate understands the intricacies of agriculture audiences including farmers and retailers and has a passion for writing, working with the media, bringing great ideas to life and proving success with results.
Who you are:
What you’ll do all day:
Perform other essential duties as assigned from time to time to meet the changing needs of Karwoski & Courage.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities needed:
Knowledge and experience in newswriting (AP style) and pitching stories to news media.
Working knowledge and experience with all facets of social media, especially Facebook and Twitter
Working knowledge of platforms including Sprout social, MailChimp, Critical Mention, Facebook Ad Manager, WordPress, Google Analytics
Solid media placement track record.
Excellent writing and Client management skills.
Knowledge and successful experience in sourcing and managing outside vendors.
Ability to organize and manage complex, multifaceted projects and programs.
Ability to quickly learn a new business and markets and to develop a thorough understanding of them.
Bachelor's degree in Agriculture Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, Communications, or related area of study.
Minimum of three years of agency experience in public relations or related marketing and communications experience on the Client side.
Experience in both consumer and business-to-business PR
Master's in Public Relations, Journalism or Communications a plus
Experience with SEO