Public Relations Manager

At The Brandon Agency, we wake up every morning focused on ROI, KPI’s and turning data into weapons. As a digitally centric, data-driven integrated marketing and communications firm, our mission is to develop and execute revolutionary business-building ideas that help our clients grow. We have locations in Charleston SC, Charlotte NC, Orlando FL, and Myrtle Beach SC. We are not an ad agency, we are a growth agency.

Overview:
The Brandon Agency has an exciting opportunity for a Public Relations Manager to join our steadily expanding team. We are seeking an experienced PR professional who can take a leadership role in building our client’s businesses through engaging storytelling and media relations. This includes developing business-building ideas that drive results and solving everyday business challenges, all while staying organized and communicating clearly in our fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:
• Work in tandem with the Client Services and Creative teams to develop and manage innovative PR strategies for various agency accounts
• Develop relationships with local, trade, regional and national media of interest
• Oversee the pitching process, cultivate and develop leads and encourage positive exposure for our client’s businesses
• Develop and manage client relationships and work closely with other Public Relations teammates to achieve ongoing results
• Manage crisis communications and develop escalation policies
• Develop PR plans as part of a fully integrated agency approach

Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, or a related field
• 5-7 years of experience in applicable fields (PR, Media Relations, Communications, Content Marketing)
• Experience in the outdoor industry, travel & tourism, financial, B2B, and/or healthcare industry strongly preferred
• Strong understanding of modern public relations and marketing communications tactics
• Understanding of social media and content marketing as they apply to PR
• Excellent time and calendar management skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and pressured environment while remaining proactive, resourceful, and efficient
• Ability to work well in a team environment
• Agency experience preferred