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Role: Senior PR Account Specialist ( 3+ years of experience)

About the agency: Based in Toronto, Pomp & Circumstance is one of Canada’s fastest growing lifestyle and consumer PR agencies. Named Adweek’s global “100 Fastest Growing List,” Strategy Magazine Agency of the Year, and on Canadian Business’ Startup List of the country’s fastest-growing companies. The award-winning agency delivers game-changing campaigns across multiple verticals and industries in the areas of media relations, influencer relations, content, events, experiential, paid media, social and digital marketing.

About the role: P&C is currently recruiting for a dynamic and confident Senior Account Specialist who has done a little bit of everything. As a Senior Account Specialist, you will help manage accounts and support coordinators with pitching and sourcing wherever needed.

Roles and responsibilities of a Senior Account Specialist include (but are not limited to) the following:
• Maintain a... strong understanding of the evolving 360 media landscape and actively foster relationships with relevant media and influencers
• Provide support on day-to-day client communications and serve as an effective account lead on select accounts with limited support from Account Manager
• Develop media and influencer lists, and pitch effectively to deliver exceptional program results
• Seed influencers for program campaigns and negotiate influencer contracts
• Develop press releases, media advisories, key messages and editorial calendars
• Coordinate events with ninja-like precision and attention to detail
• Participate in new business pitches
• Track hours and expenses

About you:
• A post-graduate degree in public relations, marketing communications, journalism, business or similar background
• 3+ years of directly related experience; an agency background is a MUST
• Experience working with lifestyle AND corporate accounts/clients
• Corporate communications experience will be considered an asset
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong technical and creative writing skills are a must
• Strong media relations skills and relationships, and track record of successfully delivering measurable results
• Excellent organizational skills necessary to manage multiple projects within established deadlines

• Salary: competitive and commensurate with experience
• Benefits package
• Hybrid work environment
• A flexible, collaborative, positive, and fast-paced work environment
• Many opportunities for professional development
• Birthdays off
• Paid vacation + Seven (7) discretionary bonus day long weekends coinciding with Family Day, Easter, the summer statutory holidays (Victoria Day, Canada Day, Civic Holiday and Labour Day), and Thanksgiving + Office closure during the holiday season (from Christmas Eve to New Year’s Eve).

Please note that we appreciate the interest of all candidates, however ONLY those under consideration will be contacted
Toronto ON


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