Milk Creative Communications
Suite 330, Petrina Block
309 West Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC, V6B 1E5
Milk Creative Communications - Vancouver
Account Manager (5 years+ related experience)
Milk Creative Communications is a boutique public relations and communications agency with expertise in food & beverage, consumer packaged goods, travel & tourism, and the real estate sector. We believe it’s paramount to understand the intricacies and inner workings of our client’s businesses and the industries in which they compete.
We are a tight-knit team of 8 PR and digital professionals based out of our Gastown office. We are growing rapidly and Milk Creative Communications is actively searching for an Account Manager with experience managing communications campaigns in the food & beverage, lifestyle, cannabis, travel, or retail sectors to work to join our team.
First and foremost, an account manager is responsible for effectively managing client teams and programs. This person will have the ability to drive multiple projects in an account lead position, overseeing flawless implementation to deliver strong results to our clients. The candidate will have a strong grasp on storytelling with an acute understanding of what makes news, leveraging new trends and insights to build communication strategies.
The role and what we’re looking for:
Milk Creative Communications is seeking someone who:
Will serve as an effective day-to-day account lead across multiple accounts in a project leadership role
Will help develop measurable and effective communications strategies that generate desired results, and grow client relationships
Delivers exceptional media relations results for our clients and provides best-practice direction and support to junior team members
Engages directly with clients offering strategic counsel (both in-person and in-writing)
Manages challenging media or client requests with limited senior support
Maintains a strong understanding of the evolving media landscape (traditional, online) and actively fosters relationships with reporters/producers/bloggers/influencers
Possess the ability to multitask, meet tight deadlines, can deliver effective and creative written products for clients, and has persuasive verbal communications skills
Pays close attention to detail, content and formatting, ensuring outputs are of the best possible standard
The ability to effectively manage staff, budgets and timelines
Participate in new business pitches to present key program elements
Manage campaign budgets effectively and ensure accurate billing of time and costs
A Bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing communications, business or similar background
4-6 years of directly related experience working ideally in an agency environment
Ability to prioritize multiple demands in a fast-paced environment and exceptional organizational skills
Understands the importance of advanced planning, well designed processes and measurement as tools to help optimize the long term success of group and team activities
Team player who has a generous and respectful spirit and will be a contributor to a great team culture
Entrepreneurial attitude and approach
Creative and analytical in gathering information about clients’ industries and business.
For more information about our work, visit our web site at www.thinkmilk.ca
You may send a resume - or alternatively interested applicants may also send a brief cover letter outlining their capabilities and provide links to their Linked-In profile outlining their past experience.
Applications can be sent to email@example.com
Our three-month internship program provides hands-on experience across our PR and Digital divisions. If you think you've got what it takes, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the word "internship" in the subject line and tell us why you think you'd be a great addition to our team.