Senior Communications Strategist [JRP-02196]

Posted On: Feb 17, 2023
Company: Elmore

Elmore is currently seeking to hire a Senior Communications Strategist. In this role, you will consistently exhibit strategic thinking with ease and proficiency; navigate gray areas well; adapt to client personalities; delegate well to team members; and possess a breadth and depth of experience that translates into strong strategy guidance for the client. The selected candidate will demonstrate the ability to see various aspects and needs of a client’s account, and the interdependencies among them; exhibit strategic thinking; is able to drive work forward; lead effective meetings; and serve as a trusted advisor to the client.


  • Ability to interact and gain the trust of clients

    Exhibit initiative in onboarding into and launching efforts supporting new sophisticated or complex clients

  • Build relationships with reporters, partners, and other community representatives that ultimately reflect well on the company and clients
  • Demonstrate commitment to industry, company, and clients by seeking and mastering industry knowledge and trends
  • Ability to think creatively and share creative ideas with clients
  • Identifies opportunities to expand client relationships through cross-servicing
  • Coordinate all assigned client accounts, ensuring quality, timeliness and client satisfaction
  • Supervise multiple account and project teams
  • Research, develop and execute complex public relations and marketing plans
  • Participate in the senior management team of clients, as needed
  • Conduct and facilitate media interviews
  • Secure and manage television and radio client appearances
  • Provide strategic input to client management and client services challenges and opportunities
  • Keep projects on schedule and on budget; update delegated tasks to ensure progress to deadlines
  • Participate in client contract renewals and estimate project fees
  • Lead the strategic public relations and marketing planning process with the client
  • Prepare, finalize strategic plans with client and implement the plans through effective utilization of client/team members
  • Effectively delegate tasks while maintaining an overall high caliber of work product
  • When sensitive issues arise, bring immediately to the management team
  • Analyze and document client services processes, developing solutions to enhance efficiencies
  • Support the CEO and management team in the marketing and online presence of the company
  • Actively participate in new business development
  • Demonstrates Elmore’s core values of Listening, Clarity, Curiosity and Supportiveness with colleagues and clients


  • Understand the broader context of the client’s business objectives and goals, and anticipate needs or potential conflicts
  • Thorough understanding of media relations strategy and implementation for a single news item or a complete campaign
  • Thorough understanding of social media marketing strategy and implementation in support of a client’s brand, or in a specific campaign or promotion
  • Ability to identify strategically beneficial third-party relationships, such as media sponsorship opportunities or marketing partnerships, and develop a strategy to secure involvement

    Possesses more than 12 years of relevant experience

  • Prior media relations experience
  • Prior agency experience preferred
  • Strong writing skills required, proficiency in AP style
  • Strong attention to detail

IMPORTANT NOTE TO APPLICANTS: Please include your cover letter and resume when applying below. Interviews are by appointment only; no telephone calls will be accepted. Finalist candidates will be asked to provide writing samples. We encourage potential applicants to visit our website to learn more about our company culture, our team, and the clients we serve.

Elmore is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Posted On

Feb 17, 2023