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  • Senior Account Executive

    • Remote.

    • 5–8 years PR experience. Bachelor’s degree. Strong written & oral skills.

    Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation’s schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

    Larson Communications is a growing public relations firm that has developed a reputation as the nation’s premier public education reform communications organization. With team members in San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Chicago, Denver, North Carolina and New York City, we serve clients across the country as they do positive work with thousands of children and families.

    Larson Communications has a values-driven culture. We believe in cultivating a work environment for all that fosters a dedicated, passionate and high-performing team. Our shared values of service, commitment to excellence, integrity, team and passion fuel our work. We strive to have a team that is reflective of our clients and the communities they serve. We welcome applicants of diverse backgrounds with unique perspectives who can complement our existing team.

    Our small, seasoned team has over eight decades of experience in raising the visibility of great organizations, including some of the most innovative charter school and education reform organizations in the country. We celebrate this cause, our spirit of collaboration, and are looking to bring aboard a self-motivated, highly skilled Senior Account Executive to join our team.

     

    As Senior Account Executive, your job duties will include:

    • Acting as the primary contact with clients, continually fostering strong relationships.
    • Providing strategic counsel and developing the right messaging to help organizations tell their stories to national and regional audiences.
    • Finalizing and distributing communications materials to internal and external audiences (e.g. news releases, pitches, fact sheets, talking points, presentations, etc.).
    • Mentoring and managing the daily work of support staff.
    • Working with top-tier media outlets in the education and policy beats, including managing media relationships on our clients’ behalf.
    • Engaging in the firm’s new business development process.
    • Staying updated on the latest cutting edge trends in public relations as well as being an active participant in the education reform movement.
    • Serving as ambassador of Larson Communications when networking with clients and professional peers.

     

    Qualifications and Skills Required:

    • 5 – 8 years of experience in the public relations or public policy arenas. Direct experience working with journalists is preferred
    • Direct experience or demonstrated interest working in the education reform space is a plus
    • Social media management experience for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
    • Search engine and social media advertising experience is a plus
    • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing, Business Administration, Public Policy or a related field
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to demonstrate successful execution of media and broader communications campaigns
    • A team player with a collaborative spirit and demonstrated experience in leading team projects
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines with an eye for detail
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, social and digital media tools as well as Meltwater

     

    Benefits include:

    • Competitive compensation. The salary for this position starts at $70,000 and goes up to $80,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.
    • Annual performance bonuses, linked to individual and group performance goals
    • LC contracts with TriNet to provide team access to comprehensive benefits and provides contributions to offset healthcare (medical, dental, vision, mental health) costs and life insurance coverage
    • 401K plan with generous matching contributions
    • Professional learning and development opportunities
    • Unlimited vacation and sick time
    • Minimum 10 paid company holidays
    • Supportive and passionate team
    • Flexible work environment, 100% remote. With team members concentrated across five regions; candidates can be based anywhere in the country. LC anticipates that this position may travel roughly 10-20% of the time for in-person team meetings and retreats, conferences and presentations and client engagements

     

    Send resumes to info@larsonpr.com with heading ‘Senior Account Executive application for Larson Communications’ along with a cover letter. To be considered, please include the word pineapple in your cover letter. Please no phone calls.

    Larson Communications is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Account Executive

    • Remote; Located in San Francisco Bay Area a plus.

    • 3–5 years PR experience. Bachelor’s degree. Strong written & verbal skills.

    Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation’s schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

    Larson Communications is a growing public relations firm that has developed a reputation as the nation’s premier public education reform communications organization. With offices in San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Chicago, Denver and New York, we serve clients across the country as they do positive work with thousands of children and families.

    Larson Communications has a values-driven culture. We believe in cultivating a work environment for all that fosters a dedicated, passionate and high-performing team. Our shared values of service, commitment to excellence, integrity, team and passion fuel our work. We strive to have a team that is reflective of our clients and the communities they serve.  We welcome applicants of diverse backgrounds with unique perspectives who can complement our existing team.

    Our seasoned, nimble team has over 12 collective decades of experience in raising the visibility of great organizations, including some of the most innovative charter school and education reform organizations in the country. We celebrate this cause, our spirit of collaboration, and are looking to bring aboard a self-motivated, highly skilled Account Executive to join our team.

    As Account Executive, your job duties will include:

    • Acting as the primary contact with clients, continually fostering strong relationships
    • Providing strategic counsel and developing the right messaging to help organizations tell their stories to national and regional audiences
    • Finalizing and distributing communications materials to internal and external audiences (e.g. news releases, pitches, fact sheets, talking points, presentations, etc.)
    • Mentoring and managing the daily work of support staff
    • Working with top-tier media outlets in the education and policy beats, including managing media relationships on our clients’ behalf
    • Engaging in the firm’s new business development process
    • Staying updated on the latest cutting-edge trends in public relations as well as being an active participant in the education reform movement
    • Serving as ambassador of Larson Communications when networking with clients and professional peers

     

    Qualifications and skills required:

    • Serving as ambassador of Larson Communications when networking with clients and professional peers
    • 3 – 5 years of experience in the public relations or public policy arenas
    • Direct experience pitching to the news media is preferred
    • Direct experience working with charter schools or other organizations in the education reform space is a plus
    • Social media management experience for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
    • Search engine and social media advertising experience is a plus.
    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English, marketing, business administration, public policy or a related field
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to demonstrate successful execution of media and broader communications campaigns
    • A team player with a collaborative spirit and demonstrated experience in leading team projects
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines with an eye for detail
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, social and digital media tools as well as Meltwater is a plus

     

    Benefits include:

    • Competitive compensation. The salary for this position starts at $55,000 and goes up to $75,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.
    • Annual performance bonuses, linked to individual and group performance goals
    • LC contracts with TriNet to provide team access to comprehensive benefits and provides contributions to offset healthcare (medical, dental, vision, mental health) costs and life insurance coverage
    • 401K plan with generous matching contributions
    • Professional learning and development opportunities
    • Unlimited vacation and sick time
    • Minimum 10 paid company holidays
    • Supportive and passionate team
    • Flexible work environment, 100% remote. With team members concentrated across five regions; candidates can be based anywhere in the country. LC anticipates that this position may travel roughly 10-20% of the time for in-person team meetings and retreats, conferences and presentations and client engagements

     

    Send resumes to info@larsonpr.com with heading ‘Account Executive application for Larson Communications’ along with a cover letter. To be considered, please incorporate the word ‘pineapple’ into your cover letter. Please no phone calls.

    Larson Communications is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Associate Account Executive

    • Remote.

    • 2–4 years PR experience. Bachelor’s degree. Strong written & verbal skills.

    Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation’s schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth sound appealing? If so, then read on:

    Larson Communications is a growing public relations firm that has developed a reputation as the nation’s premiere public education reform communications organization. With team members in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Chicago and Denver, we serve clients across the country as they do positive work with thousands of children and families.

    Larson Communications has a values-driven culture. We believe in cultivating a work environment for all that fosters a dedicated, passionate and high-performing team. Our shared values of service, commitment to excellence, integrity, team and passion fuel our work. We strive to have a team that is reflective of our clients and the communities they serve.  We welcome applicants of diverse backgrounds with unique perspectives who can complement our existing team.

    Our seasoned, nimble team has over eight decades of experience in raising the visibility of great organizations, including some of the most innovative charter school and education reform organizations in the country. We celebrate this cause and we are looking to bring aboard a self-motivated, highly skilled Associate Account Executive to join our team.

    As Associate Account Executive, your job duties will include:

    • Acting as the primary support with clients, partnering with teammates to foster strong relationships and deliver results for clients.
    • Drafting, editing and finalizing communications materials to internal and external audiences. (e.g. press releases, pitches, fact sheets, talking points, presentations, social media content, etc.)
    • Working with top-tier media outlets in the education and policy beats, including managing media relationships on our clients’ behalf.
    • Overseeing the firm’s internal systems, including media contact database, time tracking system, etc.
    • Engaging in the firm’s new business development process, including doing background research and drafting business proposals for prospective clients.
    • Staying updated on the latest trends in public relations as well as being an active participant in the education reform movement.
    • Serving as ambassador of Larson Communications when networking with clients and professional peers.

     

    Qualifications and skills required:

    • 2 – 4 years of experience the public relations or public policy arenas. Direct experience pitching to media is a plus.
    • Direct experience working with charter schools or other organizations in the education reform space is a plus.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Social media management experience for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
    • Search engine and social media advertising experience is a plus.
    • A team player with a collaborative spirit and demonstrated experience in leading team projects.
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines with an eye for detail.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, social and digital media tools as well as Meltwater is a plus.
    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English, marketing, business administration, public policy or a related field.

     

    Benefits include:

    • Competitive compensation. The salary for this position starts at $45,000 and goes up to $55,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.
    • Annual performance bonuses, linked to individual and group performance goals
    • LC contracts with TriNet to provide team access to comprehensive benefits and provides contributions to offset healthcare (medical, dental, vision, mental health) costs and life insurance coverage
    • 401K plan with generous matching contributions
    • Professional learning and development opportunities
    • Unlimited vacation and sick time
    • Minimum 10 paid company holidays
    • Supportive and passionate team
    • Flexible work environment, 100% remote. With team members concentrated across five regions; candidates can be based anywhere in the country. LC anticipates that this position may travel roughly 10-20% of the time for in-person team meetings and retreats, conferences and presentations and client engagements

     

    Send resumes and a cover letter to info@larsonpr.com with subject line ‘Associate Account Executive application for Larson Communications.’ To be considered, please include the word ‘pineapple’ in your cover letter. Please no phone calls.

    Larson Communications is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Director of Operations

    • Remote.

    • B.A. or B.S. degree with minimum of seven to 10 years of relevant work experience

    Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation’s schools, students and families? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

    Larson Communications (LC) is a growing public relations firm that has developed a reputation as the nation’s premiere public education reform communications organization.

    LC has a values-driven culture. We believe in cultivating a work environment for all that fosters a dedicated, passionate and high-performing team. Our shared values of service, commitment to excellence, integrity, team and passion define and fuel our work.

    Our small, seasoned team has over 12 collective decades of experience in raising the visibility of great organizations, including some of the most innovative charter school and education reform organizations in the country. With team members in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago and New York, we serve clients across the country as they do positive work for tens of thousands of children and families.

    We celebrate this cause, our spirit of collaboration, and are looking to bring aboard a self-motivated, highly skilled Director of Operations to join our team.

    About the Role

    Now in its 15th year and with a growing portfolio of clients, LC has created the Director of Operations role to centralize organizational health-related operations, organizational efficiency, system and process design and implementation, business strategy and growth, and business development.  Reporting directly to the President/CEO and with matrix responsibilities to senior staff, this position will act as the central hub for optimizing our client service and team performance, designing and leading process improvement cycles. The Director of Operations will play a key role in driving the communications and organizational talents of our strong and growing team, with the ultimate goal of ensuring exceptional client value.

    As Director of Operations, your job duties will include: 

    Leadership, Team Performance, and Growth

    • Embody LC culture and commitment to excellent client service, all in the service of helping our clients make a positive impact on our nation’s schools, students and families
    • Manage key functions, including finance, operations, strategic planning, client contracting and pricing, human resources and benefits
    • Collaborate with LC President/CEO to inform organizational and operational strategy, designing and overseeing systems to optimize team performance and achieve growth targets
    • Lead change management connected to implementing process and systems improvements
    • Help ensure team satisfaction and support a positive working environment
    • Coordinate teaming logistics to meet project needs and support team member wellbeing
    • Manage professional development opportunities and performance review process
    • Oversee talent mining, update and lead interview process, and oversee new hire orientation and onboarding
    • Spearhead the planning and execution of team retreats and staff meetings
    • Research and implement solutions and platforms for better project management, team satisfaction and team collaboration

    Client Services and Project Support

    • Review client and team staffing allocation to ensure optimized team utilization to provide excellent client service
    • Refine and oversee LC’s client contracting, contract renewals and pricing strategy
    • Conduct client satisfaction surveys and analysis
    • Spearhead client recognition opportunities

    Marketing and Branding

    • Oversee branding, website management and team collateral
    • Coordinate dissemination of newsletters and organizational updates as well as company promotion including case studies, webinars and social and digital presence
    • Manage and coordinate LC’s participation at external education and communications conferences, including logistics and presentation opportunities

    General Operations

    • Oversee LC Operating Plan and daily operations
    • Monitor utilization and help balance team workload
    • Produce quarterly metrics reports, generate actionable insights and propose process and systems improvements to ensure exceptional client value

    Strong candidates will have, at a minimum, 7-10 years working in a professional services environment, managing teams and developing and implementing complex projects. Background in K-12 and higher education, public relations, law firm or other project-based consulting industries is a plus.

    The ideal candidate must thrive independently under their own initiative, and be energized by a breadth of technical, analytical and interpersonal responsibilities, while also able to influence and coordinate diverse staff in remote regions.

    Candidates may have managed one or more offices, as well as client service, team performance and project operations in a prior role, and may have previously served in a consulting role. Candidates can both see and articulate the big strategic picture of the firm and also translate that into operational execution.

    Required background:

    • A. or B.S. degree with minimum of seven to 10 years of relevant work experience
    • Track record of setting and implementing strategy to achieve business and organizational goals, including achieving growth targets
    • Understanding of professional service firm environment, including team utilization and billables
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience with time tracking, document tracking and other consulting office software suites
    • Excellent analysis and organizational skills
    • Proven project management skills, with the ability to support and lead a diverse staff and client roster
    • Track record of initiative, ownership, curiosity and collaborative spirit
    • Strong understanding of process inputs, evaluation and improvement
    • Experience building cross-team and remote office relationships
    • Deep and proven commitment to LC’s shared values of service, commitment to excellence, integrity, team and passion

    Benefits include:

    • Competitive compensation
    • Annual performance bonuses, linked to individual and group performance goals
    • LC contracts with TriNet to provide the team access to comprehensive benefits and provides contributions to offset healthcare (medical, dental, vision, mental health) costs and life insurance coverage
    • 401K plan with generous matching contributions
    • Professional learning and development opportunities
    • Unlimited vacation and sick time
    • Minimum 10 paid company holidays
    • Supportive and joy-filled team
    • Flexible work environment, 100% remote. With team members concentrated across five regions; candidates can be based anywhere in the country. LC anticipates that this position may travel roughly 10-20% of the time for in-person team meetings and retreats, conferences and presentations and client engagements.

    Send resumes and a cover letter to ops@larsonpr.com with subject line ‘Director of Operations application for Larson Communications.’ To be considered, please creatively embed the word ‘pineapple’ in your cover letter. Please no phone calls.