Are you passionate about marketing and Public Relations? MMPR is looking for a Vancouver or Kelowna-based Account Director - Corporate Communications to join our team. Reporting directly to the CEO and working closely with our team across the country, this role is for an outgoing driven aspiring marketer looking for the opportunity to hone their skills in a fast-paced environment.

At MMPR we work with national and local brands in the following industries: CPG, Travel, B2B & B2C Technology, Food and Beverage, Wine and Spirits, and more.

THE ROLE:

  • Manage an extended portfolio of accounts and deliver exceptional client service
  • Represent the agency as the main contact for client accounts
  • Develop strong relationships with the media
  • Manage and supervise the work of a PR team
  • Manage PR campaigns from creative brief to implementation and delivery
  • Oversee media strategy and account development
  • Create analytics campaign reports and analyse PR outcomes
  • Oversee budget and provision of account resources
  • Attend client events and industry conferences
  • Present briefs and strategies to clients and key stakeholders
  • Lead and participate in brainstorming sessions for PR campaigns
  • Support the agency towards winning new business and developing current client accounts
  • Contribute to the overall business

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Leadership and management skills within a PR environment
  • Excellent project management skills with strong organisational and planning skills
  • Strong negotiation and delegation skills
  • Excellent ability at handling a range of media to place products and acquire coverage for your clients
  • Strong ability to present complex industry information to target audiences
  • Business development skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills in English and French
Copywriting skills: Hot on spelling, grammar, and proofreading, as well as having a creative flair for producing engaging copy.
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills: From communicating ideas to your team to presenting stories to journalists, you need to organise information in a succinct and interesting way to capture their attention.
  • Exceptional networker with strong interpersonal skills: Whether it's over the phone, by email, or in person, PR is all about people, so you need to be approachable, friendly, and empathetic, and be able to relate to people on different levels within the agency, with clients, and with the media.
  • Time-keeping: You will often be working to tight media deadlines as well as meeting the demands and pressures of your team and clients, so you need to be able to work quickly and efficiently, without compromising on quality.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4-5 years of senior experience within a PR agency or in-house position
  • College or University degree in Marketing, Communications, PR (Or relevant experience)
  • Proficient in GSuite & All social platforms

THE PERKS:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation (To start)
  • Flexible hours
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Bi-weekly team (Wine)downs
  • Flexible Summer Schedule (We only work 4 days/week during the summer months)
  • Annual Team Retreats
  • Kelowna Head Office (So traveling for work feels like a holiday)
  • So much more!

Does this sound like you? If so, send us an email with your resume, cover letter, and resume.


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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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