Account Manager

Olu & Company

Olu & Company is a Black-led company deeply rooted in the mission to build and implement strategic plans that transform passion into action. We seek a motivated candidate with 3-5 years of publicity experience for a full-time Account Manager position. The Account Manager will effectively lead media campaigns for a diverse roster of clients in the arts, design, and social justice sectors. This position is for remote work.

Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute comprehensive media strategies to achieve maximum, positive coverage for clients

  • Actively build extensive network of journalists across different media sectors

  • Draft written content on behalf of clients, including bios, fact sheets, talking points, press releases, and pitch letters

  • Arrange interviews, media appointments, and client meetings

  • Organize events including press previews, dinners, etc.

  • Organize and successfully lead press trips

  • Draft agendas for client calls

  • Facilitate incoming press requests on behalf of clients

  • Research, read, and synthesize a high volume of information from different sources in order to facilitate effective media outreach and strategy

  • Attend client meetings and conference calls

  • Oversee team of Associate Account Managers and Account Associates

Requirements
  • You are knowledgeable, passionate and support social justice and the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • You have 3-5 years of PR experience in a role that involves directly pitching journalists and achieving coverage on behalf of clients.

  • You are proactive and have a strong attention to detail.

  • You are capable of successfully balancing multiple projects with competing deadlines.

  • You are willing to go the extra mile to do a great job rather than a good job.

  • You are organized and efficient with your time

  • You are an active consumer of media and have a strong grasp on the media landscape across a range of topics and issues

  • You are proficient in in English as well as in MS Office,

  • You hold a college degree in any subject, preferably in the arts, humanities, journalism, communications, and media.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single pdf to jobs@olucompany.com.

Posted on March 25