Public Relations Account Supervisor

Gatesman

Who We Are:

With office locations in Pittsburgh and Chicago, Gatesman is a privately held, fully integrated marketing communications agency with expertise in advertising, digital, analytics, public relations, social media, and performance media. We don’t shy away from the unknown and thrive on the speed of business. We solve business challenges by using data, and a human filter to fuel our marketing solutions- whether it’s building brand awareness, improving reputation, launching new products, or publishing brand narratives. We maintain strong client relationships with an industry leading tenure of 7+ years on average.

Our agency is frequently named as being one of the Best Places to Work as voted by our own employees, and continuously earn a 90%+ satisfaction rate in blind annual surveys among our clients and employees. With 60+ associates and thriving, Gatesman serves clients nationwide in Healthcare, Higher Ed, Energy, Financial, Retail and B2B.

https://www.gatesmanagency.com/


Position Details

Public Relations Account Supervisor
Job
Full-time
9/1/2022
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Public Relations Account Supervisor

Gatesman is looking for an organized and energetic team member to act as an Account Supervisor and join its Public Relations team. Gatesman PR is a premier public relations practice in a period of great potential and growth. To enable the agency to continue its trajectory forward, it needs the committed expertise of a talented and passionate team member with 5-7 years experience (agency preferred) in media relations, influencer relations, social media and account management who can handle day-to-day account needs, while demonstrating forward-thinking, sound judgment and decision-making skills, mentorship to junior-level staffers and peers, and who can provide proactive counsel and direction in all facets of public relations.

Summary of Responsibilities and Expectations:

Gatesman has a team-oriented and collaborative culture, giving its members the ability to play an active role in every aspect of account teams, new business and agency life. Key skills and responsibilities for the PR Account Supervisor include the ability to:

  • Serve as a primary client contact with the proven ability to manage and drive multiple client account programs and teams delivering strategic value 
  • Plan, develop and advise clients on integrated and measurable public relations and social media programs 
  • Advise clients on positioning and messaging 
  • Demonstrate success with a variety of public relations efforts including external communications planning, internal communications, media relations, issues management and media relations 
  • Demonstrate success with social media techniques 
  • Multitask across multiple client accounts and projects under deadline 
  • Ensure that key milestones and projects are on track, within prescribed timeliness and on budget 
  • Develop and nurture media and blogger relationships with national, regional and trade media 
  • Identify and quickly grasp new technologies and account duties 
  • Directly manage day-to-day team activities on 2-4 accounts with accountability to PR Director 
  • Supervise and mentor mid-to-entry level team members 
  • Represent Gatesman in a professional, ethical and enthusiastic manner 
  • Work with PR Director to manage client budgets and forecasting

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in communications and marketing 
  • PASSION, SMARTS, and CURIOSITY 
  • 5-7 years’ experience (agency preferred) 
  • Team-oriented attitude and willingness to contribute wherever needed 
  • Desire to keep learning and advance within the agency 
  • Creativity 
  • Experience and knowledge of business operations

Gatesman Benefits:

  • Hybrid Work Schedule 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance available on the first day of employment
  • FSA/HSA’s 
  • 401k with an employer match 
  • Unlimited PTO 
  • Summer Friday’s 
  • 13 Holiday’s including time off between Christmas and New Years 
  • Paid Maternity Leave 
  • Strong culture and supportive working environment


« Back