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 for Social Media Manager: 

  • 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
  • Maintain regular client communication by: sending deliverables (calendars, reports, etc.); update weekly agendas; field and respond to social-specific questions
  • 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 for Social Media Manager

  • 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

 

Assistant Account Executive

Overview: A BMLPR Assistant Account Executive’s role is to provide administrative and media relations support to multiple agency accounts. Daily responsibilities include media audits, generation of media lists, media pitching and proactive media relations, drafting and distributing of press materials, results reporting and prepping client call agendas and recaps.  AAEs provide general account support to senior staff while actively participating in all aspects of agency life including demonstrating our core values and processes, participating in agency/ team meetings, brainstorms/concept ideation and is up-to-date on knowledge of industry and cultural trends.

General skills: 

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask with a high level of professionalism 
  • Guide and mentor account coordinators/interns

Media skills: 

  • Pitch via phone or email
  • Build relationships with key media outlets
  • Media monitoring
  • Media reporting and creation of placement mockups
  • Media list development
  • Trend reporting
  • Knowledge and interest in mainstream media and media relevant to clients

Writing skills: 

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

Program Development: 

  • Misc. research 
  • Facilitate and participate in brainstorms 

 Client correspondence: 

  • Some written/verbal correspondence with clients
  • Participate in conference calls 

Administrative: 

  • Create and update media trackers
  • Mockup and track placements
  • Prepare award entries
  • Strong working knowledge of Cision, TVEyes, Lexis-Nexis
  • General admin support to the team
  • Accurate tracking of hours in Timesheets
  • Onsite event support

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.