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Job ID : 170804.1
Job Title : Public Relations Director / Account Director
Organization : Boutique PR Agency (TorchLight search)
Job Location : Alexandria, Virginia
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Salary Range :
Job Description :

TorchLight seeks an Account Director to lead and manage internal teams and external client relationships for a boutique PR agency in Alexandria, VA. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience with managing client work in PR/Media relations and social media and also possess a proven track record of staff management and development.

Responsibilities:
• Manage a diverse client portfolio by managing day-to-day account activity, providing strategic client counsel and presenting the agency as a trusted partner at all times
• Develop strategic client positioning, integrated communications programs and proactive account planning to retain client roster and identify opportunities for incremental growth
• Manage team on tactical program execution, media relations, trend spotting, social strategy, industry analysis and reporting and special event management
• Oversee and identify staff development opportunities for team members
• Proactively build relationships with media, online influencers, professional associations, vendor partners and other relevant external audiences
• Manage client budgets, planning and strategic direction and project management

Qualifications:
• 8+ years of relevant marketing and public relations experience; agency experience given preference
• Excellent oral and written business communication skills
• Self-motivated individual who thrives independently as part of a close-knit team of highly motivated and dedicated professionals
• Bachelor’s Degree

TorchLight, founded in 2012 and headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is the Washington, D.C. region’s premier search and staffing firm serving the marketing and communications sector. TorchLight is the trusted partner to help commercial and nonprofit organizations of all sizes identify and place marketing and communications professionals in permanent, contract and contract-to-permanent positions. In 2016, Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 survey ranked TorchLight No. 621 of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America. In 2017, the Washington Business Journal named TorchLight as one of the DC area’s Best Places to Work. Learn more at www.torchlighthire.com.

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Online: https://torchlighthire.com/Car... |

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