Account Manager, Restaurant

marlo marketing seeks an experienced Account Manager to join the Restaurant division of our fast-paced, growing Boston office. The Account Manager will assist in leading integrated marketing initiatives for a variety of restaurants and culinary personalities. Candidates must possess a strong interest in the restaurant/dining category, and have a minimum of 5-7 years of public relations experience, preferably within an agency setting.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as day-to-day client contact
  • Lead client meetings/calls
  • Lead media relations efforts
  • Coordinate and staff media visits
  • Develop creative PR/marketing plans
  • Lead execution of approved PR/marketing plans
  • Create and manage budgets and timelines
  • Draft and edit press releases, pitches, briefings and other media materials
  • Oversee junior staff and interns to maintain quality control over all media- and client-facing materials
  • Cultivate media/influencer/blogger relationships
  • Stay up to date on the media and trends relevant to food, beverage and restaurant categories
  • Manage and mentor junior staff
  • Support new business outreach and pitch efforts
  • Report to Vice President

 

Requirements:

  • 5-7 years of post-college PR experience
  • Agency experience
  • Exceptional client management skills
  • Experience creating and managing integrated PR/marketing plans and budgets
  • Media relations expertise
  • Strong social media experience
  • Ability to organize, multitask and prioritize work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work well with others
  • Ability to take direction and respond positively to constructive criticism
  • Time management skills; respect for deadlines
  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to create and edit media materials, presentations, plans, briefings, recaps and other client-facing documents
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Operate with a sense of urgency and effective follow through

 

We offer outstanding professional growth opportunities, a fun and supportive environment, mentoring in a team-oriented environment, competitive compensation and excellent benefits.

If this describes you, please send an email with your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to careers@marlomarketing.com.

About marlo marketing
marlo marketing represents best of class consumer products and services, offering strategic public relations and marketing counsel for start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. For more information, please visit www.marlomarketing.com or see how you are connected by following us on our LinkedIn page and request an introduction.