Marketing and Public Relations Account Manager

MGH (based in Hunt Valley, MD), a full-service marketing communications agency, is currently seeking a talented marketing and public relations account manager to join our team. Qualified candidates will have 5-8 years of experience in a public relations or integrated marketing communications agency environment, have strong written and verbal communications skills, excel at managing multiple projects at the same time, as well as managing and executing successful multi-media campaigns. Additionally, applicants should have experience leading junior team members, running point on strategy, and analyzing and using data to help inform thoughtful recommendations.

What You’ll Do:

  • Generate compelling content for public relations and other content development efforts, lead media pitch teams and conduct media outreach when needed
  • Lead media pitch teams, including developing pitch outreach, press materials, speaking points and client interview briefing sheets
  • Execute influencer outreach programs, including research, outreach and partnership coordination, and also lead other team members in these efforts
  • Communicate directly with agency clients in a professional and collaborative manner
  • Review/proof all materials before sending to clients
  • Execute multiple tasks simultaneously, under tight deadlines, for integrated marketing campaigns
  • Integrate PR efforts as needed with paid media, creative campaigns, email/app content and social media marketing
  • Organize and manage strategy documents, presentations and post-campaign reports, offering data-driven conclusions and forward-looking recommendations

 What We Want from You:

  • 5-8 years of public relations and account management/client relations experience in an agency setting
  • Ability to effectively and clearly communicate with internal and external audiences
  • Proven experience in meeting aggressive timelines, including working with multiple integrated departments
  • Ability to present confidently and run client-facing meetings and strategy discussions
  • Critical thinking, with demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic integrated marketing campaigns
  • Creative thinker and writer who demonstrates the ability to find, invent or conceptualize unique angles to maximize PR opportunities for clients
  • Exceptional writing skills (and proficient in AP Style) with experience pitching TV and print/online media, writing press materials (press releases, media advisories, media pitches, etc.), and the ability to manage others to do the same
  • Experience with media follow up and interview coordination, and experience teaching/mentoring staff in tactical PR performance
  • Established ability to work with influencers, from research/identification through execution and reporting
  • Ability to be proactive and to identify opportunities for improvement in addition to developing new ideas quickly, in response to client data and trends
  • Self-starter who is flexible, adaptable and able to work professionally with a variety of personalities
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, demanding but also fun environment

Perks of the Job:

  • Flexible work arrangements (remote/office hybrid -- 3 days in office and 2 remote)
  • 3 p.m. Fridays year-round
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) allowance
  • 11 paid holidays, in addition to emergency-only client service the week between Christmas and New Year’s
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Medical Plans, including a plan offering $0 employee premium
  • BlueCross BlueShield Dental and Vision plans
  • Health savings accounts (HSA), including a plan offering company contributions
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) for health care and dependent care
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company-provided life insurance, short-term disability (including maternity) and long-term disability
  • Pet health insurance discount
  • Paid Parental Leave and Bereavement Leave
  • Membership to a Wholesale Club of your choice (paid for by MGH)
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Referral and New Business Referral Bonuses

Life at MGH:

  • Two-time (2019 and 2020) Ad Age “Best Places to Work” award winner
  • An agency that was founded on belief that the best place to work produces the best work
  • An “intrapreneurial” culture that rewards big thinking with career development opportunities
  • Drinks and snacks provided for your pleasure
  • FUN committee that plans events, including Happy Hours, Holiday Parties, Team Trivia Events and more

Please be sure to submit applicable work samples when applying.

Thank you for your interest in MGH, an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.

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