Full-Time

Public Relations Account Director

B2B Tech/Cybersecurity/Enterprise

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Highwire

Highwire

51-200 employees

Strategic communications agency for disruptive industries

Consulting

Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Management
Requirements
  • At least 7 years PR agency experience
  • Record of high academic achievement with good degree and A level results, particularly English and/or Business
  • Core consumer brand PR background with some knowledge of corporate PR and crisis management
  • Experience of running a reactive and proactive press office and handling incoming press enquiries
  • Experience measuring the ROI of communications activities
  • Experience with social media influencer engagement, content campaigns, and media coverage amplification
  • Excellent publicity skills – a strong understanding of the media, editorial requirements and what ‘makes’ a story
  • Ability to demonstrate creativity and innovative thinking
  • A wide network of national consumer and business as well as regional contacts across a broad spectrum of media
  • Experience in delivering impactful PR campaigns from inception through to delivery with a strong cuttings folder to prove it!
  • Ability to build relationships internally and externally, interfacing at all levels
  • Superior people and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Team player who works well under pressure
  • Thrives in an environment of flexibility and change
Responsibilities
  • Developing and maintaining a strong working relationship with clients
  • Developing a strong working knowledge of clients’ business, competitors, and industry bodies
  • Identifying key messages and audiences and developing strategic communications plans
  • Delivering projects and campaigns on time and on budget
  • Understanding the financials of each account and managing accounts according to servicing levels
  • Proactively communicating regularly with clients on status of deliverables and budget
  • Identifying opportunities to secure organic growth and hit revenue targets
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with media
  • Keeping abreast of market trends, new technologies, and client needs
  • Owning account management to ensure accurate billing and current accounts
  • Participating in new business process and networking events
  • Maintaining a respectful, enthusiastic, and professional attitude towards colleagues
  • Supporting teams and managing up and down
  • Mentoring junior staff to elevate development

Highwire stands out as a modern communications agency that leverages its roots in journalism and Silicon Valley to deliver meaningful business results through strategic and informed communication programs. The company's commitment to inclusivity and diversity fosters a rich work environment where every employee is valued and encouraged to contribute. Highwire's expertise spans across technology, healthcare, financial services, and cybersecurity sectors, making it a versatile partner in crafting compelling brand stories.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.2M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2008

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

2%

2 year growth

21%