Account Director-Public Relations

Exponent PR

About Exponent PR:

Exponent PR is an agency that builds belief in its clients at the speed of culture. The agency's modern approach has earned agency of the year honors from PRWeek and The Holmes Report. Clients include 3M, Alcon, CHS, Cenex Convenience Stores, Children’s Health, Cub Cadet, Ergotron, Florida’s Natural, Jackson Hole Travel & Tourism, Land O’Lakes, the Peanut and Tree Nut Processors Association, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, Vermont Creamery, WinField United and more. Exponent PR is the public relations agency of Colle McVoy.

Position Details

Account Director-Public Relations
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN

Exponent PR builds belief in brands at the speed of culture. Our bold, nimble approach has earned accolades for building belief through purpose, innovation and creativity. To help fulfill this mission, we need talent deeply rooted in the marketing strategies and techniques of now paired with the burning curiosity and courage to shape what’s next. We nurture a creatively driven, award-winning culture that’s all about empowered entrepreneurship – where people can be the inspired, energized individuals they are, while embracing opportunities to push themselves and the work. We welcome applicants seeking meaningful careers that never stop evolving and who share our values of passion, partnership, integrity and courage.

Account Supervisor Reports to Account Director.

As an Account Supervisor, you will lead marketing communications planning within the agency and champion work that transforms behaviors, people or even entire communities. Your ability to nurture relationships and grow the next generation of account management should be second to none.


  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of client businesses, industries and strategic direction 
  • Lead the strategic development of marketing and communications plans to grow the clients’ business 
  • Provide high-level, ongoing communications consulting to solve client problems 
  • Build and nurture ongoing relationships with senior-level clients 
  • Supervise, train, motivate and provide opportunities to account personnel to assure a high level of performance on behalf of clients 
  • Maintain a sense of teamwork and collaboration 
  • Play an active role in organic growth opportunities and help lead new business opportunities 
  • Enhance the visibility and reputation of Exponent among industry thought leaders, prospective clients and prospective employees

Required Skills:

  • Ability to effectively and confidently persuade, present and champion recommendations to senior executives and groups 
  • Ability to anticipate and address problems/challenges 
  • Strong managerial, coaching and mentoring skills 
  • Demonstrated understanding of best practices in public relations, including media relations, influencer marketing, content development and social media engagement 
  • Superior interpersonal skills 
  • Thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced environment 
  • Specific title is based on the level of strategic and creative rigor, supervisory skills, client team accomplishments, professional experience and revenue growth
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience 
  • 10 or more years of agency or relevant experience (multi-faceted, multi-million gross income accounts) 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 
  • Ability to travel as needed

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