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Abel Communications is a fast-growing PR firm based in Baltimore with regional and national clients. We are seeking talented, creative, driven individuals to join our entrepreneurial team.

Account Manager

Who We Are: Abel Communications is a results-oriented public relations firm dedicated to fresh thinking to help our clients achieve business goals. Headquartered in Baltimore (just off The Avenue in Hampden) with an additional office in Harrisburg, PA., we offer a wide range of public relations and marketing services for companies looking to raise awareness by reaching target audiences with the right message at the right time. What We Do: Strategic Communications Planning? Check. Media Relations? Check. Content Creation? Check. Social Media, Branding, Corporate Social Responsibility, Thought Leadership, Media Training? Yep, those too. We are very good at what we do, and we are proud of our results. Our clients are regularly featured in prominent media outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today, Huffington Post, Associated Press, NPR, The Today Show, CBS Sports, Fox News, CNN and The Telegraph. We’ve landed ongoing columns, op-ed placements, guest blog posts, industry reviews and CEO profiles. We dream up innovative offline and online events, and then we deliver seamlessly to our impressive roster of clients including STX, Medifast, UnitedHealthcare, Presbyterian Senior Living, 1st Mariner Bank and more. Who You Are: You are a results-oriented professional with a minimum five years of agency experience and a true passion for the PR industry. You’re also a creative thinker with a track record of successfully managing large accounts and detailed budgets. Working on projects that span a variety of industries (professional services, consumer, technology, non-profits and senior living) is exciting for someone as curious as you. Your collaborative nature enables you to work well with many different types of clients. You want to find an organization that enables you to learn, to grow and to drive real results for your clients. You bring the following to our organization:

  • Knowledge of best practices in PR, along with an insatiable curiosity to stay current with social, digital and mobile trends.
  • Outstanding client management skills.
  • Ability to excel in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Strong writing skills, with an exceptional focus on getting the details right.
  • Experience with campaign measurement tactics and reports.
  • Solid presentation skills and business development expertise.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and relevant work samples to jobs@abelcommunications.com with subject line: Account Manager Candidate.

Account Executive

Job Description Seeking a results-oriented professional with 3 – 5 years of agency experience who has a passion for the PR industry. Must be a creative thinker who has both an agency background as well as the desire to grow into a senior Account Management role. The successful candidate will: • Bring knowledge of best practices in PR, along with an insatiable curiosity to stay current with social, digital, and mobile trends. • Have outstanding client management skills. • Excel in a collaborative, team-oriented environment. • Demonstrate strong writing skills, with an exceptional focus on getting the details right. • Have experience with campaign measurement tactics and reports. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and relevant work samples to jobs@abelcommunications.com with subject line: Account Executive candidate.

The Abel Associate Program

Job Description: We are looking for energetic, motivated and detail-oriented professionals who are available to commit to at least four months with us. This is a paid position. The Abel Associate Program offers college seniors and recent college graduates the opportunity to work directly with our account teams, providing support for all facets of the PR process including writing, social media, media relations and account organization. Previous PR/communications internships and relevant experience and coursework is REQUIRED. A successful candidate must also have excellent computer, writing and telephone skills. Abel Associates get real-world experience in a fast-paced, hands-on environment. A typical day of an Abel Associate includes:

 

  • Building media lists
  • Researching editorial opportunities
  • Contributing to clients’ social media accounts
  • Drafting press materials including press release and media advisories
  • Compiling media clippings and client reports

We offer flexible hours, but ask that candidates are able to commit to at least 15 hours per week. Depending on agency needs, the Abel Associate may have the opportunity to work up to full-time, 40 hours per week. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and relevant work samples to jobs@abelcommunications.com with subject line: Abel Associate.

We are always looking for people to help us grow and tackle new challenges. Don’t see an open position that fits your expertise but think you would be a great fit? Drop us a line at jobs@abelcommunications.com and tell us why!

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