June 15, 2020

Now Hiring: Social Media Manager and Media Relations Account Executive

Two amazing opportunities are available at Olive Creative Strategies, Inc. for a passionate and experienced social media manager and an experienced media relations account executive with strong media contacts. Olive is a national boutique agency specializing in marketing, public relations and social media campaigns that make an impact — a big one.


The Social Media Manager (SMM) is responsible for managing agency accounts from strategy to execution, but at the very core this is a creative writing role. This position is supported with a coordinator and works in alignment with a media relations team on integrated campaigns that support clients in achieving their goals through social media channels, blogs, social influencers, community engagement and activations, digital marketing tools and paid social media advertising campaigns. The SMM will be required to work on multiple accounts by maintaining creative strategy, content and engagement. This person is not just passionate about everything social media, but they are passionate about helping people to achieve their goals. At Olive Creative Strategies, we know that our results are a means to achieving clients’ results and that’s where we focus our energy. We require SMMs to have superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks on an ongoing basis.

Responsibilities and daily tasks include, but are not limited to:
  • Develop, present, and execute campaign strategy with creative content
  • Write and edit social media messaging and other forms of digital content
  • Schedule content and lead live content execution
  • Engage on client channels on a daily basis
  • Monitor client channels, trends and community engagement
  • Develop, execute and manage hard hitting social media advertising campaigns
  • Identify industry related topics, social influencers and digital trends
  • Analyze data and provide solutions and creative ideas to continuously raise social awareness
  • Lead and deliver a robust social media marketing campaign for Olive Creative Strategies
  • Create e-newsletters and blog content
  • Update web content including publishing blogs and adding content to the Olive Creative Strategies website
  • Facilitate off-site client activities including photo/video shoots, events and meetings
  • Support with business development
Preferred experience:
  • Bachelors degree (or higher) in communications, journalism, marketing or related field
  • Minimum of two years agency experience
  • Minimum 3 years experience leading organic and paid social media campaigns
  • Minimum 3 years experience with utilizing Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat and other social media channels for business purposes
  • Successful portfolio of strategic social media campaigns
  • Expert knowledge of Facebook’s advertising platform is required



We are currently looking for the next PR powerhouse who can produce powerful results. The ideal candidate holds a Bachelor’s degree in PR, Communications, Marketing or Journalism and has at least three years of post-college, full-time professional PR experience (agency required). The ideal candidate is a natural storyteller and opportunist who thrives in staying on the cutting edge of pop culture and innovation.

Responsibilities and daily tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyze data, market research, and trends to develop strategic media relations campaigns that get results.
  • Monitor industry news to seek creative opportunities for each account.
  • Develop, write and pitch story ideas, press releases, partnership announcements and breaking news to key media contacts while securing high volume and quality coverage.
  • Create and develop press kits, PR timelines, bios, fact sheets, media alerts, press releases, etc.
  • Communicate effectively with clients on a daily basis and manage/facilitate all weekly calls and meetings with clients.
  • Advise and manage support team on daily responsibilities such as clipping, writing, administrative tasks, reporting and media list creation.
  • Able to format, develop, write and successfully pitch press materials including bios, backgrounders, fact sheets, media advisories and press releases.
  • Strong knowledge of editorial calendars, lead times, current trends and news to schedule pitches and outreach appropriately.
  • Familiarity with pitching op-eds for thought leadership profiles.
  • Identify and assist in idea generation for client partnerships, CSR and events.
  • Pitch, secure and attend desksides, tradeshows and events (when needed).
  • Facilitate all media opportunities and join phone and/or in-person interviews

We offer competitive compensation, health benefits, PTO, Simple IRA and we support a work-life balance – we’re off every other Friday!

To apply for either position, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]