PR Account Manager

Purdie Rogers

For more than 30 years, Purdie Rogers has specialized in helping clients in the home and building, CE, automotive, and travel industries grow and succeed. We’ve represented companies that sell premium countertops, faucets, fireplaces, solar panels, windows, doors, siding, roofing, home automation, automotive aftermarket, recreation vehicles and more. Some of our clients are small and growing, while others are global brands focusing on both consumer and B2B marketing.

We employ highly talented people who have bring our clients experience and expertise. By staying ahead of the curve with data analytics, customer segmentation and emerging technologies, we’re able to deliver exceptional results for our clients. We also understand the complex distribution channels many of them navigate, so we know how to deliver the right strategies and messaging, to the right people, at the right time.

Position Details

PR Account Manager
Chicago Illinois
Seattle, WA or Remote, IL

Purdie Rogers is looking for a high-energy AE with a great CE press contacts, ready to expand their rolodex with consumer, business, and influential trade media. The ideal candidate will be ready to lead the media-relations efforts for clients, providing strategic counsel, delivering creative publicity solutions, and help guide long-term publicity success. This is a highly entrepreneurial position with room for growth.

WORKING REMOTE: This position may be performed remotely, depending on the applicant's experience level.

The Account Manager serves as the client’s voice when developing and executing marketing and advertising campaigns. A collaborative team player ensuring the efforts of the various team members (account, creative and digital teams) and components (strategy and tactics employed: online, print, social and PR) align with the client’s goals. They are responsible for developing new client relationships and maintaining existing ones.


  • Superior media relations skills, including developing media strategies, leveraging key media relationships, and ability to establish new, top-tier press contacts 
  • Day-to-day client contact to manage PR plans, provide status updates, and find solutions to new challenges 
  • Writing and editing of PR plans, messaging documents, pitches, press releases, blogs, and bylines 
  • Maintain and demonstrate a deep understanding of clients and their industries 
  • Manage project deliverables, account budgets, and timelines 
  • Analyze, measure, and communicate results of PR activities Other duties as assigned


  • 3-5 years of PR agency experience
  • Superior network of CE press contacts
  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent copywriting/proofreading abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferred in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English, or related field
  • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule and occasional travel

Compensation is dependent upon level of experience. Purdie Rogers offers healthcare and retirement benefits.

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