Account Supervisor

  • Job Title: Account Supervisor
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Position Location: NY
  • Travel Required: As Needed
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The position of Account Supervisor reports to an Account Director or higher level employee. The primary responsibility is to manage and implement account work for several clients, or a significant portion of a large account. The Account Supervisor is responsible for managing and executing all aspects of a PR program, supervising and managing the client relationship, and managing the account team. Should demonstrate an expertise to answer all general PR questions immediately and unaided.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing strategic counsel to clients and account team
  • Managing the execution of programs as well as assuming direct responsibility forquality implementation
  • Continually developing relationships with media and pitching clients on an ongoingbasis
  • Anticipating clients’ strategic needs – both long and short term
  • Offering value-add counsel on an ongoing basis
  • Planning and running strategic client meetings
  • Managing all communication with the client
  • Retaining current accounts and growing them
  • Building relationships at the senior level with clients while maintaining others
  • Supervising account staff in their daily activities, providing structure andinstruction for balancing their workloads
  • Motivating/mentoring staff and guiding professional development
  • Proactively participating in new business initiatives: plan writing, presentation
  • Working knowledge of social networks and ability to assist clients with developingstrategies and monitoring share of voice

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • BA/BS Degree
  • Requires strong written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Ability to prioritize while simultaneously working on numerous projects
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Detail oriented and results oriented
  • Ability to spot trends and integrate into PR efforts to keep accounts current in themedia