Account Director

  • SparkPR
  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Jan 25, 2018
Permanent Business Development | Blockchain Cryptography | Blockchain ICO | Blockchain

Job Description

SparkPR/Sparkchain is looking for a creative and energetic marketing and communications professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment to join our team. You are an Account Director who will lead a range of accounts in fintech & blockchain as well token sale campaigns and token generation events. You have an entrepreneurial spirit, superior writing skills, and a drive for helping companies develop innovative communications strategies.                                                           

The Account Director will responsible for leading and producing ongoing public relations and content programs for 3-4 accounts. The AD will develop account strategy and tactical implementation to exceed client expectations.

Daily Responsibilities + Activities:                                                                                                 

  • Develop creative story angles and secure coverage in print, broadcast and online media outlets
  • Develop and foster an exceptional rapport with current and potential clients
  • Develop out-of-the-box media strategies and campaigns
  • Manage 3-4 accounts with a positive and proactive attitude
  • Oversee operational performance of accounts, ensuring quality work and deadlines
  • Play major role in creation of communications plans and goals
  • Serve as daily client contact and act as client lead when appropriate; address client issues thoughtfully and effectively            
  • Consistently produce engaging internal (Sparkchain Trending Communications) and external communications content (Op-Eds, Blog Posts)
  • Demonstrate tactical proficiency in media relations, including creating and driving both traditional and social media outreach plans

Relevant Knowledge + Skills:                                                                                                         

  • 7+ years of experience at a PR agency
  • B.S/B.A in public relations, marketing, business communications or related field
  • Strong media contacts and excellent writing skills
  • Proven ability to create media plans from concept and follow through to placement
  • Ability to meet deadlines without sacrificing quality

Embody the core Spark values:

  • Accelerate – Demonstrates passion, drive and ambition
  • Be real – Demonstrates authenticity, honesty, transparency and self-awareness
  • Equality for all – Demonstrates collaboration and inclusiveness; is open to diverse personalities, learning styles, opinions and life experiences; empowers others
  • Explore – Demonstrates innovation, courage and ability to take smart risks
  • Sparkle – Demonstrates enthusiasm, optimism and grace under pressure

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