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Working at Purple Orange

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Founded in 2009 in Jackson Hole, WY, Purple Orange LLC produces small batch, high quality brand communications mixed with creativity, modern mediums and a respected authentic voice. Our professional influences range from publishing, large and small agency work, and former in-house marketing; we like to think we see the whole picture for our clients. Specializing in outdoor and active lifestyle brands, our clients have spanned industry-leading performance apparel brands, food and beverage, outdoor tech, and non-profit work. We strive to create, execute and deliver customized communication platforms that meaningfully connect brands with their audiences.

We don’t believe in a shotgun approach to PR, but rather a deliberate process matching up appropriate pitches with interested journalists. We use old fashion best practice combined with modern mediums. Our communications are never seen as an annoyance or associated with spam. We’re well known for being timely, thoughtful, personal and real with all our communications. Sometimes it takes more time, but we’re into doing it right.

If you are looking for a workplace that offers perks like powder mornings, lunchtime bike rides and a dog friendly work environment, while working along side people who take as much pride in their professional career as they do in how many days a year they ski, Purple Orange may be the perfect place for you.

PR Account Manager ($50 – 60K / yr)

Position Summary:

Purple Orange Brand Communications is looking for an experienced PR account manager to join its team. A minimum of three years experience in digital marketing, PR, or journalism is required. A background in endurance sports and/or the outdoor industry is a plus.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Account Manager (AM) has at least three years of public relations experience or equivalent marketing / comms experience. The AM serves as a primary client contact, developing and executing strategic communication plans. The AM reports to an Account Director and is responsible for the daily oversight of two to three client accounts.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with client contacts
  • Develop and maintain successful relationships with key media
  • Develop and execute strategic PR plans that deliver on client goals and objectives
  • Maintain regular client reporting: weekly, monthly and quarterly
  • Regularly pitch client stories to media and follow-up on story opportunities
  • Develop effective press releases and compelling content for clients
  • Create targeted media distribution lists and build new media relationships
  • Monitor for client media coverage
  • Attend tradeshows, sales meetings and in-person media meetings on behalf of clients
  • Keep abreast of each client’s industry, competition and media coverage
  • Have a solid understanding of social media networks and marketing

 

Job Specifications/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 3 years of marketing, media, or public relations experience
  • Strong writing skills and proven writing experience
  • Strong, established active lifestyle media relationships
  • Team-oriented attitude and willingness to pitch in wherever needed
  • Strategic and forward-thinking approach to PR
  • Desire to keep learning and advance within the agency
  • Creativity and integrity
  • A love of the outdoors
  • A sense of humor

 

Office Culture:

Are you looking for a company that offers perks like powder days, lunchtime bike rides and dog friendly work environment? Do you want to live and work in a place with access to world-class skiing, fishing, hiking, paddling and biking? Do you take as much pride in your professional career as you do in how many days a year you ski? If you check these boxes, Purple Orange may be the perfect place for you.

Compensation:

$50-60K / yr, health benefits, SIMPLE IRA, unlimited PTO, flexible + dog-friendly work environment.

To Apply:

Email resume, cover letter, and any other pertinent information to
chris.dickey@purpleorangepr.com