PR Account Supervisor

If you have a passion for client storytelling, we have a spot on the award-winning PR team at CTP, a creative communications agency based in Boston’s historic North End. We currently are seeking a Public Relations Account Supervisor to lead accounts focused on media and influencer relations, thought leadership and overall communications strategy.

Account Supervisors are responsible for providing senior-level leadership to account teams and a high level of daily client service, and have a proven ability to execute and drive results. The ideal candidate is motivated, creative, detail-oriented and an effective multi-tasker who works well as an individual and as part of a team and understands the media landscape. You must demonstrate a proven ability to secure media; sound writing; and proficiency in using online and offline channels. In this position, you will:

  • Manage entire PR programs from start to finish
  • Provide supervision, direction and training to junior level team members
  • Exhibit solid understanding of key client information, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services offered, key customers and competitors in the marketplace
  • Demonstrate proficiency in media relations, including proactively identifying media trends, storylines for clients, using creativity and ingenuity to draft pitches
  • Contribute creative, out-of-the-box thinking and ideas for all client accounts
  • Create strategic communications plans
  • Draft creative briefs, messaging, press releases, blog posts, social media content development, and other various communications content
  • Participate in new business prospecting including networking, pitching, presentations and proposals.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum of five years agency or in-house experience;
  • Experience managing and executing strategic plans and programs that track toward clear, measurable goals;
  • Adeptness at managing and tracking media relations, influencer marketing, social content and consumer engagement − honing the craft every day
  • Interest in working collaboratively with other aspects of our integrated agency, including creative, media, analytics and brand planning
  • Strong writing capabilities and experience
  • Ability to direct day-to-day implementation of PR programs, including managing budgets and overseeing timelines;
  • Ability to develop and maintain successful relationships with key journalists and other influencers;
  • Experience developing relevant story opportunities and providing traditional and digital/social recommendations to clients;
  • Ability to think quickly, strategically and effectively;
  • Genuine interest in communications, and a good understanding of the news and trends that provide opportunities and threats within each client’s industry;
  • Experience managing and using social media channels on behalf of clients;
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, digital media or related field

CTP is a mid-sized creative communications agency. Located in Boston’s historic North End, CTP offers great benefits and is committed to a rewarding work/life balance for all employees.