Public Relations Account Manager

High Reason is looking for a Public Relations Account Manager to serve in a key role on its growing communications team. We seek someone who is proactive, ambitious, has a passion for problem solving and thrives on high performance. The PR Account Manager will report to the Director of Strategic Communications and will lead or support a variety of the agency’s public relations accounts. The role is integrated in nature, as the individual will have the opportunity to work with several team members across every agency division.


  • Help manage client accounts with a public relations function, serving as the day-to-day contact for some clients
  • Build and proactively execute annual strategic plans for clients
  • Develop relationships with key trade and other relevant media
  • Secure high-value media coverage on behalf of clients\
  • Be proactive and creative by monitoring trends in client industries, developing new pitch angles (with or without editorial calendars) and providing clients with strategic recommendations
  • Draft client media and marketing materials such as FAQs, advisories, press releases, bylines and newsletters
  • Provide regular reporting and measurement for client programs
  • Help manage crisis communications issues
  • Support integrated accounts by demonstrating a baseline understanding of shared and owned media strategy
  • Support the agency’s place branding and marketing division occasionally through strategic plans, site visits, proactive public relations, crisis communications and more


  • Four-year undergraduate degree in communications or public relations
  • Three-to-five years of professional public and media relations experience; a plus if the candidate offers experience in B2B, tech and/or healthcare
  • Agency experience is preferred but not required; we are seeking a candidate who has experience managing client relationships
  • A solid track record of regularly placing high-value media coverage on behalf of clients
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Diligent, organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to adapt to fast-changing situations
  • Salary is dependent on skill and experience level

Interested applicants should send a resume, 2-3 recent writing samples and 2-3 examples of secured client media coverage.

If you’re interested in bringing your talents to our agency to help us do big things for great clients, please contact Mark Stevens at