Hill Knowlton Strategies
• San Francisco, California
Position at Blanc & Otus
The world has changed. Smart, experienced, entrepreneurial tech PR professionals are in the driver's seat. If you have the experience, media relationships and ability to tell a compelling story, we want to hear from you.
But how do you decide if this is the right move for you? Is the grass going to be greener? And will you get to just be you - quirks, successes and all?
If you choose Blanc & Otus the answer is yes. We have been redefining tech PR for over 30 years. We are a tribe of authentic, straight-talking people who are looking to redefine communications. We do great work for great clients - and have fun doing it. Do you have what it takes to join the tribe?
Blanc&Otus is seeking a public relations Associate
to contribute to integrated communications campaigns for a diverse portfolio of B2B technology companies. This level encompasses the roles and responsibilities of the traditional Account Executive position.
As an Associate
with B&O you will:
Work closely with account leaders to execute client objectives and maintain client satisfaction
Create key content including press releases, blog and social posts, briefing sheets, pitches and bylines
Act as a storyteller, helping shape the client narrative to secure media placements
Build and maintain relationships with journalists and influencers
Collaborate with B&O colleagues at all levels to execute award winning client campaigns
Actively contribute to the agency's growth by participating in the new business process and agency initiatives from marketing, to social and event planning
Work closely with B&O leadership including our CEO
Contribute your unique ideas and personality to the vibrant B&O culture
Our change agents enjoy:
Competitive benefits package-including healthy vacation allotment, 401(k) matching, medical/dental/vision support, schedule flexibility, fitness reimbursement, 11 paid holidays and more:
Your birthday off and WFH options
All you can consume SNACKS and the ever-important fuel of PR folk, COFFEE!
A career working with and influencing bold, creative teams and client accounts that include on-the-verge startups and global giants
An office culture that thrives on authenticity, creativity and fun
An entrepreneurial environment where your ideas are heard and highly valued
Strong leadership with a focus on helping you grow and expand your skills
Minimum 2 years PR/strategic communications experience on the client and/or agency side
B2B technology experience with a desire to grow your career in technology communications; enterprise tech expertise a plus
Media relations experience with a growing base of media contacts in the B2B tech space
Strong grasp of PR fundamentals including drafting content for traditional media and social channels, building media lists, pitching and research
Proven success in building and maintaining a positive rapport with colleagues and client contacts
Excellent time management skills and the ability to thrive in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment
Superb writing and editing skills
Digital & social media savvy
Passion, tenacity and enthusiasm for the B&O brand
About Hill Knowlton Strategies