Public Relations Communications Supervisor

<p>Material is a leading integrated marketing services company that leverages deep human understanding to help brands deliver material outcomes and experiences for their customers and the communities they serve. We build B2C and B2B brands from the insight out by providing a seamless journey that combines data and analytics, insights-led consulting, and experience activation into one integrated offering.</p>

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<strong>Material is a collaborative built from legendary practices across research, strategy, design, and brand building. Eleven pioneering companies united as one to solve wider, deeper, and more innovative challenges together.</strong><br /><br /><strong>We uncover what&rsquo;s important to people and create experiences that pull them in and open our worlds. We seek curious, experienced, and deeply empathetic humans to enrich our diverse teams of leaders and do-ers. Want in?</strong><br /> <h5>LRW | Kelton | T3 | Karma | Greenberg | Tonic | MotiveQuest | Salt Branding | Killer Visual Strategies | Strativity | Aruliden</h5>

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Overview: <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>The Role</strong></span> <br /><br />Material is seeking a Supervisor, PR &amp; Communications to join the Karma Agency team based in Philadelphia. This role handles research and content development, pr campaign planning and strategy, proactive media relations; creative and persuasive writing (press releases, media alerts, key messages, newsletters, bylined articles, content, etc.); building and maintaining databases of media, bloggers and influencers; develop content for and administer social media channels; engage with clients regularly; and work directly with agency colleagues in program development and plan implementation. Because we are currently remote due to COVID-19 and will be moving to a hybrid working model in the Fall, we have flexibility to hire outside of the Philadelphia area.&nbsp;<br /><br /><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>About Us</strong></span> <br /><br />The Karma Agency, now a Material Company, is an independent strategic communications firm headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We sell products and ideas. Serving both regional and national clients, our highly skilled team works fluently across the public relations and marketing communications spectrum. We bring clients insightful strategies, disruptive ideas and well-orchestrated campaigns that turn brand into business value and reputation into a working asset. We have united with our ten sister agencies under one brand, Material, a modern marketing services company powered by analytics, deep human understanding, and design thinking. We make a material impact through radical collaboration that ignites growth for business.
Responsibilities: Responsibilities <ul> <li>Develop strategies, plans and campaigns to fulfill client business objectives</li> <li>Manage or co-manage day-to-day account activities for clients as assigned</li> <li>Serve as a regular point of contact for clients offering consultation on your areas of expertise and participate in regular client meetings</li> <li>Draft press releases, media alerts, Q&amp;A documents, bylined articles, and other press materials and editorial pieces and content</li> <li>Build, qualify and manage media lists</li> <li>Conduct proactive and reactive media pitching and media management</li> <li>Monitor the media and collect press coverage for clients (this will be supported by a junior team member)</li> <li>Participate in weekly calls with the client</li> <li>Contribute to status reports and monthly activity reports</li> <li>Coordinate campaigns plans and work with brand management, creative and digital teams as needed to implement projects holistically</li> </ul> Key Attributes <ul> <li>A solid understanding of the role of communications and most notably, what makes news newsworthy</li> <li>A strong, active listener with excellent conversational skills via any media or in person</li> <li>Excellent media relations skills and a desire to pitch both big and small news across publications ranging from opinion-elite to mainstream and regional outlets</li> <li>A powerful and quick writer, as well as editor, that must be AP style literate</li> <li>A strategic and creative thinker</li> <li>Highly organized, responsive and able to manage client requests and expectations and be able to swiftly multi-task on a daily basis</li> <li>A go-getter with a commitment to the work and the clients as well as continuous learning and improving</li> </ul>
Requirements: Requirements <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s or Master's Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, or a related field</li> <li>5-7 years of relevant professional work history.</li> </ul>