We're Hiring! Project-Based PR Manager

Right now, we’re looking for a project-based PR rockstar and influencer whisperer rolled into one winning package. As our perfect candidate, you recognize and can explain how marketing objectives translate into paid, earned, owned and shared media strategies.

You’re an absolute pro with media list building, traditional media outreach, pitching and building influencer networks. You proactively meet your client’s business needs and can create and maintain tight knit relationships with media. You’re a boss with writing, organizing, educating and simply getting stuff done––

The project-based PR account manager is a self-starter and independent expert as they will own the day-to-day relationship management of key agency accounts and external media contacts and influencers. Have what it takes? Keep reading!

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Partners with Events Director and Founder of BCENE to create cutting edge PR strategies and ensure they are integrated, highly trackable, deadlines are met and quality of work is up to standard.

  • Serves as the primary client contact on assigned public relations accounts and is responsible for strategy as well as all ongoing communications including establishing weekly meetings or calls, creating agendas, setting kick-offs and responding promptly to all phone calls and emails. 

  • Coordinates and implements multiple projects and programs from kickoff to completion — and with minimum supervision. 

  • Employs creative approaches to developing engaging pitch angles and timely hooks and understand how those translates across media markets including trade, consumer, and digital/blog platforms

  • Develops pitch-related content such as media alerts, press releases, email pitches, and suggested sponsored content and works with media contacts and influencers to secure placements.

  • Manages media lists and relationships 

  • Works across industries (from food/beverage to travel and tourism and 
everything in between).

  • Proactively seeks feedback from clients.

  • Leads client meetings and conference calls and follows up with meeting notes and to-dos both internally and with client teams.

  • Actively participates in the strategic planning process in conjunction with leadership and translates marketing plans into timelines, budgets and to-do lists. 

  • Serves as quality control on all deliverables to ensure they are on-strategy, on- message, up-to-par with client expectations and always catered to the strategic marketing objective.

  • Balances analytical thinking and approaches with creative ideas and long-term vision. 


A few things we want:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations or communications or related field 

  • 5-7 years experience with agency or related service industry 

  • Experience in health & wellness, events & hospitality PR a HUGE plus

  • Superior writing, editing and communication skills 

  • Exceptional ability to work with clients in a high-pace, service oriented industry 

  • Strong understanding of the digital environment 

  • Strong meeting facilitation skills 

  • Familiarity with press-pitching techniques, both traditional wire distribution and nontraditional outreach methods 

  • Familiarity with Meltwater, Coveragebook reporting and local and national media market and editorial schedules 

  • Established network of media relationships 

  • Established social media presence for pitching and outreach 

  • Experience finding and working with online influencers and bloggers across a variety of industries/subjects 

  • Highly responsive and service-oriented 

  • Ridiculously good time management and organizational skills 

  • Experience in mid-level marketing positions and/or demonstrated superior performance as an account manager 

  • Proven ability to translate strategies into timelines, budgets, and to-do lists as well as manage their day-to-day implementation 

  • Being on-site with clients, vendors, and partners to execute onsite media management


Compensation and Offer:

  • Compensation is based on project, scope, experience and availability.

  • Ability to work remotely most of the time.

Application Details:

  • To apply, please send a letter of interest, resume and at least (3) writing samples to kcotsonas@bcenepr.com.

  • If interested, BCENE PR will require a writing test, an AP style test and an in-person interview.

Brittanie Clement