CAREERS

We don't want BMLPR to be just another stop on your career path - we want it to be the last stop.

We’re always looking for the best in the biz to join our growing team. If you think you’ve got the chops email your cover letter and resume to careers@bmlpr.com.

We’re currently looking for individuals to fill the following positions:

Vice President

Overview: A BMLPR Vice President oversees overall staff operations, business planning, budget development and reconciliation and agency profitability. A VP develops and maintains relationships with decision makers of new/existing clients and media outlets. A VP is an active participant in new business development including proactive sales initiatives and agency marketing and marketability.  The VP is the gatekeeper between mid-level management team and the President/CEO, ensuring that the agency’s core values, processes, mission and vision are cultivated both internally and externally. 

General: 

  • Holistically oversee management of multiple accounts 
  • Manage and keep team members accountable 
  • Develop/reconcile budgets 
  • Manage time tracking and team profitability  
  • Leadership, mentoring of managers 
  • Ability to provide clear direction for mid-level management on client correspondence, media pitching, etc. 
  • Ability to identify and problem solve account weaknesses and escalate to President/CEO as needed 

 Program Development: 

  • Ability to develop creative ideas for clients 
  • Ability to develop development of PR programs for clients 
  • Develop new business programs writing/brainstorming 
  • Agency sales and marketing for new and existing clients 

 Client Relations: 

  • Client counseling on a day-to-day basis 
  • Problem solving of client issues 
  • Strategic thinking on behalf of all clients 
  • Master of “the business” and “the big picture” 
  • Ensuring profitability and striving for incremental growth  

 Media Skills: 

  • Teach media relations skills to junior staff 
  • Strong media contacts and proven track record of media success 
  • Proactive/reactive media outreach 
  • Overseeing media reporting and results 

 Writing Skills: 

  • Ability to write all aspects of client correspondence including memos, interview requests, updates, status reports, project recaps, strategy documents/plans, etc. 
  • Write PR plans (new business and existing business) with limited changes 
  • Write case studies  
  • Oversee the writing and submission of agency award entries 

Client Communication: 

  • Solid written/verbal correspondence with clients 
  • Forward-thinking – what is down the pipeline that needs to be considered, acted upon and planned  

Social Media Manager

Overview: A BMLPR Social Media Manager helps to increase exposure through social media platforms. They work alongside a specialized team to reach your client’s goals. From creating monthly editorial calendars, to using marketing strategies to deliver your brand’s message in creative ways, a Social Media Manager is the link between our brands and their social media followers. A Social Media Manager analyzes data to determine which initiatives work best and capitalize on this information to continue scaling business.

Responsibilities: 

  • Perform research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences
  • Oversee day-to-day management of campaigns and ensure brand consistency
  • Facilitate scaling brand and company awareness through various social media channels
  • Work with brand to create and implement social media strategies monthly
  • Ensure brand consistency in copy through tone, voice and terminology
  • Supervise all aspects of social media interaction between platform users and the brand(s), and ensure a positive customer service experience
  • Running company social media advertising campaigns
  • Create actionable plans to both grow and maintain followers through popular social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube and LinkedIn
  • Ensure progress on all platforms by using analytical tools such as Google Analytics and others
  • Oversee the creating and implementation of the monthly editorial calendar
  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor customer reviews
  • Oversee social media accounts’ design
  • Suggest and implement new features to develop brand awareness, like promotions and competitions
  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of social media management experience
  • Proven work experience as a Social media manager
  • Hands on experience in content management
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, journalism, public relations or related field
  • Professional certification in Google Analytics preferred
  • Proficient using multi-social posting programs such as Hootsuite and HubSpot
  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office and Adobe Suites
  • General knowledge of Search Engine Optimization and internet ranking for web content
  • Relevant experience determining a target audience and how to cater unique marketing campaigns to capture
    their attention
  • Strong understanding of marketing strategy and how to effortlessly utilize these concepts throughout various forms
    of outreach
  • Ability to manage and supervise a diverse group of employees and simultaneously work toward many company initiatives at once

Account Executive

Overview: A BMLPR Account Executive’s role is to execute against communications plans for multiple agency clients, while overseeing and mentoring junior team members and managing up to account supervisors and agency’s senior management. Daily responsibilities include proactive and reactive media relations, drafting/editing of media materials including pitch memos, press releases, fact sheets and key messages. Account Executives are active participants in all aspects of agency life including knowledge and demonstration of our core values and processes, participating in agency/team meetings, brainstorms/concept ideation and up-to-date knowledge of industry and cultural trends. 

General skills: 

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask with a high level of professionalism 
  • Command of language both written and verbal 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Resilient 

Media skills: 

  • Proactive pitching via phone or email 
  • Respond to and fulfill inbound media requests 
  • Build and maintain relationships with outlets key to clients  
  • Knowledge and interest in media relevant to clients  

Writing skills: 

  • Prepare media alerts and press releases 
  • Draft pitch memos 
  • Draft client correspondence (placement emails, media requests, updates, reports) 
  • Copywriting
  • Draft agency case studies
  • Prepare award entries
  • Draft conference call agendas/recaps

Program Development: 

  • Misc. research 
  • Facilitate and participate in brainstorms 
  • Contribute to the development of client scopes

 Client correspondence: 

  • Some written/verbal correspondence with clients 
  • Participate in/lead conference calls 
  • Presentation skills
  • Forward-thinking – what is down the pipeline that needs to be considered, acted upon and planned 

Administrative: 

  • Media list maintenance
  • Media tracker maintenance
  • Maintain organized client folders on server
  • Time tracking 
  • Strong working knowledge of Cision, TVEyes, Lexis-Nexis 
  • Accurate tracking of hours in Timesheets 
  • Onsite event support 

Account Supervisor

Overview: A BMLPR Account Supervisor is responsible for supporting multiple accounts as well as keeping the President & CEO and VPs accurately informed of account status. ASs must manage junior staff to ensure that activities are executed on deadline, on budget and efficiently. An Account Supervisor will also help in the development of new business plans as well as strategy and program development for existing clients. As a member of the senior management team, Account Supervisors are active participants in all aspects of agency life including instilling professionalism and our core values and processes in junior staff membersattending  and hosting agency/team meetings, brainstorms/concept ideation and having an up-to-date knowledge of industry and cultural trends. 

General: 

  • Manage multiple accounts 
  • Manage and keep team members accountable 
  • Develop and manage budgets 
  • Management of time tracking 
  • Leadership 
  • Ability to provide clear direction for junior staff on strategy, pitching (all aspects of the business) 
  • Ability to identify and problem solve account weaknesses and escalate to VP as needed 

 Program Development: 

  • Ability to develop creative ideas for clients 
  • Ability to develop PR programs/plans for clients 
  • Assist in new business program writing/brainstorming  

Client Relations: 

  • Client counseling on a day-to-day basis 
  • Problem solving of client issues 
  • Strategic thinking on behalf of all clients 
  • Knowledge of “the business” and “the big picture” 

 Media: 

  • Teach media relations skills to junior staff 
  • Strong media contacts and proven track record of media success 
  • Proactive/reactive media outreach 
  • Spokesperson training/message development  
  • Oversight of Media reporting and results 

Writing: 

  • Ability to write all aspects of client correspondence including memos, interview requests, updates, status reports, project recaps, strategy documents/plans, etc. 
  • Edit media alerts, press releases, backgrounders, product fact sheets written by junior staff 
  • Write PR plans (new and existing business) with limited changes/assist in writing of new business plans 
  • Work with junior staff on writing skills 

 Client Communications: 

  • Solid written/verbal correspondence with clients 
  • Effective problem solving of client issues  
  • Forward-thinking – what is down the pipeline that needs to be considered, acted upon and planned  

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
BMLPR is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is the policy of BMLPR to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, disability or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law.