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LIFE AT SSPR

SSPR is a fast moving, hit the ground running, kick a$$ Integrated Public Relations firm. We are a team of 80+ creatives who understand the value of hard work, collaboration and execution. We love a good challenge and a good happy hour.

Part Of The Community

Ever wish you had an extra day to give back? We offer every employee 24 paid volunteer hours per year to enhance the communities in which we live and work. We also host an annual company-wide initiative to pitch in for a common cause.

Benefits

SSPR offers medical and dental benefits and a generous 401K match. We enjoy paid time off and long weekends on major holidays. We soak in the sun with summer hours, champion success with employee recognition, give back with volunteer time off and stay current through professional development.

We host an office exchange to visit family and friends in any of our 5 cool locations without using vacation days, and remain committed to work life balance for all employees.

  • Medical & Dental benefits
  • 401k matching
  • Generous company holidays
  • Flexible vacation plan
  • Office exchange program

Current Opportunities

This is your chance to be part of a growing and formidable player in the communications world.
Are we looking for you? Apply for one of our open positions.

Account Manager

San Francisco

Account Manager

San Francisco

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Summary

We’re currently seeking outgoing, articulate individuals who are well-organized and self-starters to fill one Account Manager position. This opening is available to candidates in our San Francisco, Colorado Springs, or Philadelphia offices.

This position is responsible for leading account teams and managing the daily execution of client activity to support client retention.  This person creates account goals, tracks progress against goals, and collaborates with senior management on strategy for assigned accounts.  The incumbent partners with employees on account assignments and coaches individuals through account obstacles.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Collaborate with senior managers to develop short and long-term PR strategy plans, presentations and proposals, focusing on the practical execution of account strategy and anticipated results
  • Serve as clients’ primary day to day contact while independently managing and providing oversight of assigned accounts to effectively manage PR programs from kick off to achieving goals, with the assistance from both junior and senior staff
  • Drive client media relations program by regular engagement with Tier I media, the development of consistent, creative and successful pitches and providing guidance to internal team members in order to secure optimal media coverage results
  • Regularly provide strategy and direction on how to leverage industry breaking news and trends to client and account team based on a deep understanding of your clients’ business
  • Provide support and direction to account teams, serving as a role model and mentor on all professional matters including client service, teamwork, professionalism and quality control to assist Account Directors in the development of goals and performance management for account team reports
  • Effectively triage internal or external account crisis to upper management and leads the problem to resolution
  • Participate in relevant training sessions to actively gain more knowledge and increase skills within client relations as well as within account teams
  • Actively participates or leads in client meetings, provides feedback to clients, and assist in forming strategic direction for client.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree required. Prefer degrees in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, or related field.
  2. Minimum three years of public relations or marketing experience.

 

Supervisory Responsibility

This position will mentor Interns, Assistant Account Executives, and Account Executives, and Senior Account Executives.  No direct supervision of staff.

 

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Account Executive

Colorado Springs, Northfield, Philadelphia

Account Executive

Colorado Springs, Northfield, Philadelphia

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We’re currently seeking outgoing, articulate individuals who are well-organized and self-starters to fill an Account Executive position in our Colorado Springs office.

Account Executive 

Department: Client Relations

Reports To: Director, Client Relations

Classification: Permanent/Salary/Exempt

Job Description

Summary

This position will actively collaborate within account teams to deliver exceptional client results.  The incumbent in this role is responsible for identifying appropriate media contacts for each account, fostering reporter relationships and delivering consistent media leads as well as actively participate in account problem resolution.  Additionally, this position will primarily be responsible for training and advising junior staff through structured mentorship.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Collaborates with account team to deliver client results by completing assignments using CisionPoint, individual research, and other creative strategies.
  • Creates client facing documents such as client updates, email, clips and briefing sheets for use in client communications by account lead or may communicate directly with client
  • Identifies issues with an account and actively participates in brainstorming and idea generation to resolve problems
  • Participates in client meetings and conference calls as team note taker and distributes notes to all account team members in absence of junior staff
  • Maintains accurate, organized records on updates for accounts and emails to account lead consistentlyParticipates in agency training sessions to actively gain more public relations knowledge and increase skills within client relations as well as within account teams
  • Provides general administrative support to account teams and office staff

 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree required. Prefer degrees in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, or related field.
  2. Previous internship or relevant work experience in public relations, journalism, marketing, or related field required.

 

Competencies


  1.  Attention to Communication
  2.  Customer Orientation
  3.  Building Collaborative Relationships
  4.  Results Oriented
  5.  Initiative

 

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

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Social Media Assistant/Associate Editor

Northfield

Social Media Assistant/Associate Editor

Northfield

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SSPR is the most agile technology communications agency in the nation. We’ve integrated experts in every field of public relations to masterfully craft messaging, drive media relations, and help our clients build a brand. We are a team of 80+ creatives who are relentlessly curious, bright, and excited about what we do. We love a good challenge and a good happy hour.

SSPR offers medical and dental benefits and a generous 401K match. We enjoy paid time off and long weekends on major holidays. We soak in the sun with summer hours, champion success with employee recognition, give back with volunteer time off and stay current through professional development. We host an office exchange to visit family and friends in any of our 7 cool locations without using vacation days, and remain committed to work life balance for all employees.

We are currently seeking creative, ambitious and articulate individuals to join our dynamic team of social media strategists. The social media team works closely with the public relations team and our clients to deliver thoughtful and effective content strategies that amplify brand identity and help drive goal achievement.

We are recruiting for an Assistant and/or Associate Editor depending on your experience.

Summary
This position supports the social media team in all aspects of client relations including research, strategy, execution and analysis. The person in this role is primarily responsible for providing comprehensive research and analysis on clients, industry, and market to social media team.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assists in the execution and implementation of defined social media strategy across a variety of accounts
  • Researches, curates and creates content for client social media accounts with high level of supervision
  • Builds reliable network of social media contacts and demonstrates the ability to analyze appropriate social media outlets for clients
  • Monitors daily social media feeds and interacts/notifies account leads accordingly
  • Attends conference calls and client meetings as active listener and note taker
  • Drafts client notes for the account lead to forward onto clients
  • Assists team with maintaining accurate records on updates for accounts and emails to account lead

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Prefer degrees in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field.
  • Previous internship or relevant work experience managing social media in public relations, journalism, marketing, or related field required.
  • Previous experience with Photoshop and Illustrator required. Prefer intermediate level of expertise.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume today. This is a great opportunity to explore your career with a growing organziation.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Northfield, IL
  • Colorado Springs, CO

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Social Media, Public Relations, Marketing: 1 year

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Social Media Associate Editor/Editor

Colorado Springs

Social Media Associate Editor/Editor

Colorado Springs

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We are currently seeking creative, ambitious and articulate individuals to join our dynamic team of social media strategists. The social media team works closely with the public relations team and our clients to deliver thoughtful and effective content strategies that amplify brand identity and help drive goal achievement.

We are recruiting for an Associate Editor/Editor depending on your experience in our Colorado Springs office.

Social Media Associate Editor

Department: Client Relations – Social Media

Reports To: Director of Social Media

Classification: Permanent/Salary/Exempt

Job Description

Summary 

This position collaborates with the social media team in all aspects of client relations including strategy, execution and analysis. The person in this role is primarily responsible for creating content for social media campaigns as well as interacting with social media leaders on client strategy.

Essential Functions 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Creates social media content in support of defined social media strategy across a variety of accounts
  • Collaborates with senior leaders on social media strategy across numerous client accounts
  • Researches and curates content for client social media accounts with minimal supervision
  • Relies on network of social media contacts and demonstrates the ability to analyze appropriate social media outlets for clients
  • Attends conference calls and client meetings as active listener, note taker, and participant.
  • Demonstrates a strong knowledge of media outlets and possesses the ability to provide superior service to our clients through direct interaction.
  • Assists in the analysis of social media campaigns success and develops reports that communicate organizational success to clients
  • Maintains accurate records on updates for accounts and email to account lead

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.  Prefer degrees in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field.
  • Previous internship or relevant work experience managing social media in public relations, journalism, marketing, or related field required.
  • Previous experience with Photoshop and Illustrator required.  Prefer advanced level of expertise.

 

Competencies

  • Attention to Communication
  • Customer Orientation
  • Building Collaborative Relationships
  • Results Oriented
  • Initiative

 

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume today. This is a great opportunity to explore your career with a growing organization.

 

Job Type:

  • Full-time

 

Job Location:

  • Colorado Springs, CO

 

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

 

Required experience:

  • Social Media, Public Relations, Marketing: 1 year

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