Positions at anthonyBarnum

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anthonyBarnum is always looking for creative, passionate individuals to join our firm. Please see the current job listings below. If you are searching for a position at a different level, please feel free to reach out to us. We are always on the lookout for strong talent across the agency.

Overview:
anthonyBarnum PR is looking for an intern to join our growing team in Austin, Texas. The Intern will work closely with the account teams, and is responsible for assisting and monitoring projects within specific campaigns under the direction of a supervisor.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

The role of an intern at anthonyBarnum has a variety of responsibilities necessary to maintaining a smooth working environment for all team members. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Drafting and editing media pitches, press releases and other collateral
  • Coordinating media lists
  • Working in-line with more senior team members’ account objectives
  • Undertaking a variety of research on behalf of campaigns

Qualifications:

  • Candidate is currently obtaining a bachelor’s degree (or a recent graduate), majoring in English, journalism or other writing intensive subjects
  • Proven organizational skills and the ability to quickly adapt to new assignments, deadlines and conditions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a variety of team members across multiple accounts
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel
  • Ability to work 3 to 4 days a week in the anthonyBarnum office
  • Candidates with past PR internship or multiple relevant industry classes will be given priority
Overview:
anthonyBarnum Public Relations is looking for an account supervisor with at least five years of experience to join its growing team in Austin. The account supervisor is responsible for managing several campaigns autonomously. At this level, the account supervisor is charged with executing the campaign strategy aligned with the business and marketing priorities of the client organization. The account supervisor serves as both advisor and leader on the totality of the campaign and is ultimately responsible for campaign outcomes. Account supervisors also oversee training of junior staff.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
The role of account supervisor has a variety of responsibilities integral to maintaining key client and media relationships, including – but not limited to – the following:

  • Execute and manage total programs for clients based on strategic analysis of their campaign objectives, which may be created in collaboration with an account director or vice president of PR.
  • Lead and oversee numerous campaigns simultaneously.
  • Create timelines for executing campaigns and manage internal team resources to do so.
  • Delegate components of campaigns to junior staff based on agency framework.
  • Execute on the highest levels of the campaign and support in media relations.
  • Maintain responsibility for all campaign work product delivered to the client.
  • Ensure hours and campaigns are maximized to benefit the client.
  • Manage and increase, when needed, budgets of campaigns.
  • Begin efforts to conceptualize the total execution of a campaign – from conceptualization to delivery and timelines of tactics.
  • Contribute to firm’s marketing and processes.

Overview:
anthonyBarnum Public Relations is looking for a senior account executive with four years of experience to join its growing team in Austin, Texas. The SAE is responsible for managing several campaigns simultaneously. At this level, the SAE is charged with executing the campaign strategy aligned with the business and marketing priorities of the client organization. anthonyBarnum is also seeking an individual who is very passionate about social media.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
The role of SAE has a variety of responsibilities integral to maintaining key client and media relationships, including – but not limited to – the following:

  • Execute and manage tactical programs and elements for clients based on the strategic direction given by campaign supervisors.
  • Oversee numerous campaigns simultaneously.
  • Create timelines for executing campaigns while managing internal team resources.
  • Draft on-message articles, press releases and pitches, while utilizing junior team members to review.
  • Monitor campaign hours and ensure that they are maximized to benefit the client.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts or similar, majoring in English, Journalism or other writing-intensive subjects, as well as PR, marketing and other related degrees.
  • Expectation is a minimum of 4+ years’ experience in a public relations agency/firm environment.
  • Only applicants with public relations agency experience will be considered for this role.
Overview:
anthonyBarnum PR is looking for an entry level PR professional with 6 months to 1.5 years of experience to join anthonyBarnum’s growing team in Austin, Texas. The AAE will service multiple accounts, effectively supporting core public relations tasks with a keen understanding of the clients’ business and industry. This position also calls for a talented proofreader and editor who can help team members advance written deliverables.The applicant should have some PR agency or related experience.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
The role of AAE has a variety of responsibilities integral to maintaining key client and media relationships.

Copywriting, editing and proofreading:

  • Write polished, well organized and grammatically correct documents that require minimal revision.
  • Edit the work of others, critiquing and/or altering copy as needed to produce effective finished pieces.

Other duties:

  • Coordinating media lists
  • Working in-line with more senior team members’ program objectives
  • Undertaking a variety of research on behalf of campaigns

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts or similar, majoring in English, journalism or other writing intensive subjects.
  • Candidates who studied public relations or marketing should only apply if they possess excellent writing skills.
  • Previous experience within an agency or in house environment where writing played a significant part of your role.
  • 6 months to 1.5 years of PR-relevant professional experience.

Please submit resumes to leslie@anthonybarnum.com.