Salary $80,000 - $90,000 a year job type full-time number of hires for this role 1
Public relations: 6 years (required)
Full job description
Startr coIs a modern public relations partner and champion for startups and emerging businessesA bi-coastal agency with team members in los angeles and new york city, startr coIs a dedicated pr partner that delivers on high-quality press and influencer campaigns for brands in the food & beverage, wellness, lifestyle, and family arenas.
There are many rewards to working at startr.
We value our employees and love to give them the space needed to do the things they love, think creatively, take a fresh approach, and feel good about their work.
We invest in team members’ professional growth: upon joining startr co., every team member performs a strengths assessment to allow us to put them in a position to succeed utilizing their unique skillset and personalityNew team members also get assigned a “buddy” to ensure a smooth transition into the agencyLast but not least, all employees are assigned a direct report manager who meets with them regularly on their professional growth, tackling topics that can help them grow within the company and in pr in general.
We help our team take care of themselves - now and into the future: benefits include best-in-class medical, dental, and vision coverage, and 401k savingsWe also offer generous vacation time which we believe is crucial in keeping team members inspired and engaged.
We go big when we celebrate our achievements and hard work: we typically enjoy happy hours, get-togethers and team-building events, and have amended these company traditions to be able to safely celebrate during the pandemic.
We`re never boring: new ideas are both welcome and implemented every dayWe take a very entrepreneurial approach to everything we do, and we encourage absolutely everyone on our team to grow out of their comfort zoneWe support continuing education, offer training opportunities, employ the latest technologies and do all we can to make sure employees feel well-equipped to meet the challenges they set for themselves.
Managers at startr coPlay a significant role in the agency as part of the leadership team and are responsible for the success of their accounts and teamManagers are crucial senior day-to-day client contacts and are responsible for coaching junior team members through challenges to successThe ideal candidate for this position has thorough experience leading teams to success in both media relations and influencer work, is self-motivated, can work autonomously, and is confident in their leadership, communications, and counsel to clients and team members.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Leading several accounts, projects, and team members simultaneously
Serving as the senior day-to-day client contact
Providing ongoing client counsel and recommendations
Becoming an expert in client businesses and industries
Management and oversight of account success, including kpis, media pitching, influencer outreach, and overall client satisfaction
Proactively identifying opportunities to add value to accounts through new/additional services
Identifying and proactively reporting to executives on any areas of client or team concern that need to be addressed
Initiating and leading employee reviews and development plans
Coaching and training junior team members on pr and client relations best practices on an ongoing basis
Creating pr strategy to guide the work of junior team members and proactively pivoting when strategy needs to be adjusted
Guiding, editing, and approving all media relations and influencer work (media/influencer lists, pitches, press materials, etc.)
Creating client and agency presentations
Leading/contributing to client and agency calls, video conferences, and meetings
Leading agency brainstorms
Leading/participating in company and client virtual and/or in-person events
Contributing to conversations around budgets and staffing as part of the larger management team
Contributing to new business proposals and meetings as needed
Working with the full management team and executives to better company quality of work, address employee issues, establish the most effective processes, etc.
Education and skills requirements:
Ba in mass communications, public relations or related field
6+ years of pr experience
Management experience with the ability to work with and mentor a range of personalities
Client relations experience with the ability and confidence to act as a senior client contact
Self-starter, able to work independently as well as in groups
Strong ability to prioritize, problem-solve and be resourceful
Able to handle fast-paced pr environment
Able to work well under pressure
Attention to detail
Able to handle any/all confidential information and issues in a sensitive manner
Able to work towards short term and long term client goals
Ability to grasp “big picture” ideas and think independently
Desire to grow and learn with the company
Great interpersonal skills
Professional appearance and demeanor
Startr coProvides equal employment opportunities (eeo) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or geneticsIn addition to federal law requirements, startr coComplies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilitiesThis policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Startr coExpressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran statusImproper interference with the ability of startr coEmployees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Job type: full-time
Pay: $80,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year
8 hour shift
All employees are temporarily working remotelyIf you are located in los angeles or new york, you will have the option to work from our office locations once it is safe to do so.
Public relations: 6 years (required)
Work location: remote