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Account Manager

  • Full Time
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Minimum Education Required: N/A
  • Minimum Experience Required: 5+ Years

Website Fish Consulting

Founded in 2004, Fish is a national PR agency responsible for creating communications strategies for growing franchise and multi-location brands across a variety of industries, including the restaurant, retail, hospitality, home services, fitness, beauty, and health/wellness segments.

We are seeking ambitious and highly creative new talent with at least five years of public relations experience, a passion for media relations and open to learning about the franchising industry. We’re looking for individuals who excel at national pitching, consumer media but also B2B and trade, along with experience managing client relationships and juggling multiple accounts with proven results. Experience with influencers also required.

Candidates must have a knack for creativity and out-of-the-box thinking, as well as the ability to conceptualize creative ideas and develop proactive story angles. Strong writing and communication skills are also a must, as well as the ability to create client-facing materials and understand account strategy.

Team work makes the dream work here at Fish, meaning candidates must also be able to work well with internal teams and thrive in a fast-paced environment. We represent a variety of nationally recognized brands including Inspire Brands, Best Western Hotels & Resorts, Jack in the Box, Authority Brands, FOCUS Brands, and more.

Fish has been repeatedly recognized as a best place to work, receiving prestigious national and local awards, including Inc., PRWeek, PRNEWS, PRovoke, and the South Florida Business Journal. Additionally, Fish was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best PR Agencies for 2021.

Competitive salary, growth from within, team outings and activities, workplace flexibility (some WFH and some in-office time each week), generous benefits, office perks, vacation included.

Based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Fish has operations in Tampa, Washington, D.C., Dallas, Atlanta, Chicago, and London.

Job Overview

Account Management

· Day-to-day account management on select accounts / projects

· Responsible for campaign implementation based on weekly client calls and director guidance

· Can effectively communicate with client without review from account lead and participates at in-person client meetings

· Beginning to understand account strategy

· Ability to provide direction and mentorship to junior Fishies on accounts

Media

· Possesses strong media relations skills and leads campaigns or specific client initiatives

· Proficient in identifying national media opportunities

· Independently and frequently develops proactive story angles for national, trade, local, and/or vertical outlets that yields consistent results

· Has forged relationships with a variety of trade, local, and national media

· Assist with building out media strategy for clients with direction from account team

· May assist with clipping and reporting activities on select accounts

Writing

· Proficient in independently writing press releases

· Ability to develop topics for and write byline articles independently

· May assist with building out client plans and other communications, including incremental work, with direction from account lead

New Business

· Participates in new business plan development and presentations

· Assists with agency marketing including development of and pitching press materials, writing blog posts, and posting content to social media platforms to promote the agency.

Application Instructions:
Please send cover letter and resume to Jenna Kantrowitz at jkantrowitz@fish-consulting.com

To apply for this job email your details to jkantrowitz@fish-consulting.com

Listing Expires: December 17, 2021
Major(s): Advertising, Public Relations