Pro Communications: Account Manager/Public Relations


Pro Communications

Job Description: Established downtown public relations firm with clients in the healthcare, hospitality, trade show, non-profit and financial/legal service industries is looking for an account manager to oversee 4-6 client accounts. Tasks will be diverse, with many involving copywriting (news releases, e-newsletters, pitches and blogs). Additional responsibilities will include generating e-newsletters, coordinating and posting social media content, and media pitching and follow-up.

The position will start as a subcontractor opportunity at $15/hour with approximately 15-20 hours/week. The potential exists for future full-time work as a salaried employee.

Skills required: Advanced writing skills (experience with news release writing is necessary), story development and media pitching experience, ability to work directly with clients and provide strategic marketing & communication direction, understanding/experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) programs, social media management experience is a plus.

Qualifications: Candidates must have some experience in marketing, communications, PR or journalism. Recent graduates may apply, however, must have previous intern experience in a marketing or communications firm/agency.

Application Procedure: Please send cover letter, resume, and at least 2 writing samples (preferably news releases) to

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Racial Ethnic & Women’s Ministries: Communications Strategist

Presbyterian Church USA Communications Strategist

This job reports to the Director of Mission Communications.

Relocation is not provided and travel is not required.This is a Full-Time position, working 1st Shift.
Number of Openings for this position: 1
With national offices in Louisville, Kentucky, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) focuses on the national and international mission work of the church. It serves and works with congregations, presbyteries, and synods as the central provider of resources that enable individuals, congregations, and governing bodies to carry forth the mission of Jesus Christ in the world. The work at the Presbyterian Center is carried out by approximately 325 staff members who provide overall support for the mission of the church.
Job Skills/Requirements
1. Develops and executes communications strategy for ministry areas.
2. Develops multi-faceted communications plans, which include message development, web presence, advocacy and social media to educate and motivate target audiences.
3. Provides strategic communications analysis to develop multi-year communications planning, including developing communications goals, establishing priorities, messaging and determining success measurements.
4. Provides strategic counsel and evaluation to ministry directors and program staff.
5. Works with ministry leadership to develop strategic communications plans for new initiatives as they arise, ensuring those priorities.
6. Ensures all new and traditional communications work is aligned with and actively advances the priorities of the organization over the short and long-term.
7. Works with ministries leadership on an ongoing basis to think through current challenges and offer advice and counsel on critical issues of concern.
8. Remains current with new and emerging strategies, technologies, and tools that can improve the strategic communications efforts of the ministry areas.
9. Oversee and manage all collateral production, marketing and communication planning for all the events.
10. Supports external media relations.
11. Supports leadership itineration efforts including the Ambassadors program.Requirements:
– Active engagement in a protestant church
– Bachelors Degree required.
– Five to seven years of strategic marketing communications experience
– Extensive strategic communication planning skills
– Strong communication, analytical and strategic mindset
– Strong public relations agency experience
– Detail-oriented and strategy-driven
– Must be experienced at working with senior-level management to provide counsel, guidance and direction on communications initiatives and programs
– Must have a broad vision with the ability to set short- and long-term planning goals in line with larger organizational priorities
– Strong critical thinking abilities
– Strong collaborative spirit and leadership ability
– Strong writing and editing skills; ability to produce clear, concise materials on tight deadlines.
– Ability to think strategically and work effectively with others in a team environment
– Able to develop and move projects forward
– Ability to Develop , manage, and move multiple projects; with independence and autonomyOther Qualifications
– Experience working in a religious or charitable organization.
– Experience in developing and executing integrated marketing communications for a service or program area within an organization or company.
– Superior writing and editing skills with the ability to translate complex and/or sensitive information into easy to understand content
– Understanding and sensitivity of working with diverse constituencies (ethnic/gender diversity) along with volunteers.
– Strong project management, time management and prioritization skills.
– Ability to work independently with minimal oversight.
– Must have strong customer/client management skills.
– Demonstrated ability of gaining the trust and confidence of leadership in handling confidential and sensitive matters with discretion.
– Self-motivated with the ability to thrive under pressure and meet multiple deadlines.
– Handles conflict professionally in a constructive and positive manner.
– Must have strong organizational skills, be detail-oriented and possess the ability to be proactive and follow projects through to completion.
– Creates messages and materials to develop funding streams
– Work with a team to create communication strategies, ideas and live experiences for global initiatives and events.
– Collaborate with key internal stakeholders to ensure a consistent and unified approach to communications.

Additional Information/Benefits

We believe a balanced life, with time for work, leisure, and spiritual nurture, makes us healthier and more productive colleagues at the Presbyterian Center.

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) offers a competitive benefit package including:

Company Paid Benefits

Vacation Days
Sick Days
Paid Holidays
Death and Disability
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Benefits

Dental insurance
403(b) Retirement Savings PlanThe Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


For more information and to submit your resume, please visit:

Bandy Carroll Hellige: Public Relations Supervisor

Public Relations Supervisor

Bandy Carroll Hellige


Bandy Carroll Hellige seeks an experienced public relations professional to add to the growing communications agency’s Louisville office. This role will provide senior-level leadership on key client accounts, and must be adept at strategic communications planning, media relations, community relations, crisis communications, social media strategy as well as client and team management.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of six years’ experience and accomplishments in public relations, strategic communications, journalism or a related field

  • Possess strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills

  • Manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously, and have excellent judgment when defining priorities

  • Have agency experience or experience leading a client service team

Qualified candidates should send resumes to Matt Kamer,