Public Relations Account Manager

Remote (DC Metro Area)

Employment Type:

Agency, PR/Media Relations

Job Number:

Job Description

Seeking a strategic Public Relations Account Manager for DC-area agency

TorchLight seeks a PR Account Manager for a fast-growing agency in the Washington, D.C. metro area. The Account Manager will oversee and execute high-impact PR and marketing programs for a variety of clients. He or she will work across digital and traditional platforms with a results-driven focus.

Qualified applicants are ideally located in the DC Metro; remote candidates will be considered.

U.S. citizenship or a permanent residency card in the U.S. is required to be an eligible candidate for this opportunity.

Direct Hire opportunity; full-time, 40-hours per week. Hybrid and/or remote work environment.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement innovative PR and marketing plans that map to client objectives
  • Lead inbound and outbound media relations efforts, establishing and maintaining key media relationships
  • Write effective content pieces including blogs, articles, media alerts, press releases, case studies, speaker pitches, talking points, and related materials
  • Drive thought leadership through placement of key content in related publications, blogs, and other relevant channels
  • Serve as project manager, ensuring all deliverables meet deadlines and specs
  • Communicate proactively with clients on progress, issues, and results, serving as key client lead
  • Measure and report on performance and make recommendations for optimization

Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of PR and/or communications B2B, B2C or B2G experience; including project management, program management, or account management in the strategic or marketing communications industry in both the public and private sectors. At least 2 years in a managerial role.
  • Excellent communication, copywriting, proofreading and editing skills
  • Experience working with and managing PR agencies
  • Experience working with PR and marketing automation platforms to track and manage outreach/campaigns
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking

Additional Information

TorchLight Hire matches qualified candidates like you with contract and permanent marketing, communications, creative, and digital roles that are a professional and cultural fit. We offer our contractors industry-leading benefits like medical insurance, 401(k) plans and others.

TorchLight values diversity, equity and inclusion of people of all backgrounds, perspectives and experience — including our full-time employees, contractors and clients. Read more about our commitment to diversity.

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