About Blitz Media & Events

What we do

Blitz Media & Events is a boutique Communications agency specializing in media relations (PR), social media, and event management. We are a small team with incredible clients and partners. Known for our hard work ethic, real time results, and strategic solutions we are looking for a new manager to join our team. Clients include a variety of industries including agriculture, lifestyle, food and beverage, design and development and reside worldwide and include Vancouver, Okanagan, Seattle, and Chile. 

Job Description

What you do... really well!

As the Communications Account Manager you not only handle high-level strategy, you also lead execution and support the Director with client management. This is a very hands on role where you not only lead but you handle a majority of the day to day work – releases, pitching, social media ad management etc. Support provided by the Blitz Media & Events team which includes a Communications Coordinator, Director and Account Manager. Daily tasks include: 

PR

  • Create, manage and execute PR strategy for clients

  • Pitching local and national media outlets

  • Secure media coverage for a variety of clients

  • Media training for client spokespersons

  • Influencer management both paid and earned partnerships

  • Coordination with wire distributor service

  • Press release writing and distribution

  • Monthly and weekly measurement reports

  • Create and coordinate media drops including sourcing materials, managing courier and all logistics

 

Social Media

  • Work with clients to strategize and execute successful social media marketing campaigns including paid ad campaigns for the purpose of driving traffic and conversions

  • Manage administrative and campaign work and ensure client goals achieved

  • Meeting and liaising with clients to understand and meet communications goals

  • Maintain regular communication with the assigned clients

  • Grow social media audiences, and build brand engagement

  • Manage day-to-day advertising expenditures and reports

  • Maintain a consistent company voice and brand on behalf of clients

  • Monitoring of social media accounts

  • Work with internal departments to research and develop campaigns based on KPI driven strategies

  • Monitor and prepare reports to update internal staff on Social Media usage stats and metrics

  • Research and implement new social media technology as necessary (hello Snapchat!) 

 

Skills & Experience

Your wheelhouse

  • Past experience in pitching, media management and social media

  • Past experience managing clients

  • Knowledge of media outlets and reporters locally and nationally

  • Enhanced knowledge of social media, & associated marketing strategies

  • Social media ad management and knowledge

  • Basic knowledge of Indesign, photoshop, or other photo management software

  • Most Importantly, hard working, reliable, and knowledge of the Communications world outside of Samantha from Sex and City! 

 

Other

Important notes

  • This is a 1-year contract position to start August 2016, with an option to continue past August 2017 after performance evaluation.

  • Flexible work space

  • Must have car and ability to travel for client meetings (Vancouver predominantly) 

 

Apply with your resume and details to andrea@bLItzme.ca with the subject line Communications Manager

Thanks for your consideration in joining the Blitz team!