Public Relations Account Director - Boulder/Denver, CO
Matter is an independent and thriving brand elevation agency
unifying PR, social media, creative services search marketing and
digital marketing. From fast growth startups to established brands,
we work with clients across diverse industries, including
technology, consumer and professional services. We immerse
ourselves in our clients' worlds so that we can develop and execute
strategic, content-rich campaigns that inspire action and build
value through measurable results.
As we've grown, we've maintained focus on building and nurturing
a team-oriented and creative environment because we know that when
we tap into our collective brainpower we come up with inspired
solutions for our clients and because it makes for a happy place to
work. We're proud of the many awards that we've garnered as a Top
Place to Work and as a Top Agency in the US, but we're equally
proud of the many organizations that we've helped through our
agency-wide volunteer program. If you're the kind of professional
that takes their work seriously, but also doesn't take themselves
too seriously, this could be the place to grow your career.
We?re currently looking for a motivated, results-driven Public
Relations Account Director with tech industry experience to join
our Colorado office who will take a lead role in managing client PR
programs through traditional and social media channels.
Here?s the mix of what you?ll be doing day to day:
Lead client relations and development of results-focused PR
strategies/programs, manage and execute media relations, and
identify opportunities to build clients visibility in the press and
its target business communities that align with their overall
business goals. Will also lead strategic and creative input on
client social media programs.
Lead account teams, servicing both privately-held and
publicly-traded clients in the technology, consumer, professional
services and other industries.
Become an expert on your clients? businesses and the competitive
landscape. Work closely with clients to glean story ideas and
develop newsworthy press releases and proactive media pitches. Also
use this knowledge to shape strategic, results-oriented social
Lead account teams in the execution of all programs and assume
accountability for meeting all program deliverables. Act as mentor
and coach for team members, taking an active role in their
professional development and building a team based on mutual
respect and trust.
Collaborate and partner with other senior team members at Matter on
new business, client programs and agency-wide initiatives ?
establishes strong relationships internally as well as
Establish and drive a new business pipeline through networking,
events, relevant experience, cold calling/outreach ? as well as
playing key roles on inbound new biz leads and RFPs.
Forecast client budgets and staff accordingly.
Along with creativity, drive and self-motivation, your previous
experience and attributes will include:
8+ years? experience in b2b and b2c tech public relations
(previous agency experience required) Artificial intelligence,
security experience is a plus.
Ability to conceive and oversee the implementation of overall
communication programs, as well as targeted product launches,
announcements, strategies, message development and corporate
positioning A demonstrated track record of leading successful,
measurable PR and social media programs for multiple accounts,
proven ability to retain clients year-over-year and grow PR and
Social Media programs Demonstrated ability to grow staff members?
so that they can assume greater responsibility Driving culture of
self-motivation/discipline to overcome obstacles and achieve
business results A desire to work in a fast-moving, dynamic,
team-oriented environment with the ability to manage multiple
clients simultaneously A results-oriented approach to all work that
is produced Strong writing skills with demonstrated experience
creating messaging/positioning, press releases, etc.
Matter provides equal employment opportunities to all employees
and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and
harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion,
age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local