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OUR PURPOSE

To do good work for good people who are making a meaningful impact on our community.

OUR PROMISE

No guesswork, we provide research-based results.

WE VALUE

  • God as our top advisor
  • A can-do spirit
  • Service with integrity and brave creativity
  • Research and measurable results
  • Family

Current Openings

DEPUTY PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR

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JOB SUMMARY

The Deputy Director of Public Relations supports the PR & Digital Media Directors in managing the media relations, public relations, public engagement, crisis communications, social media, and special event planning functions for the firm and its clients. This role is for a results-oriented, experienced, and innovative team member who can deliver measurable media and public relations outcomes, and contribute to the online and overall reputation management of the firm and its clients. This position will contribute to the overall success of the image of the organization and its clients using traditional strategies, measurement, and securing advocates to respond rapidly in a viral environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage Senior Account Executives and support their management of junior staff members
  • Manage and support major client projects on behalf of the firm
  • Support the clear directives and training opportunities for the PR team
  • Develop and implement strategic public relations and media relations plans, campaigns, and strategies
  • Develop and implement measurable media and public relations strategies and campaigns
  • Develop and share presentations on behalf of the firm and its clients
  • Conduct workshops on public relations or related topics as assigned
  • Knowledge of opportunities, trends, and features in both traditional and social media space
  • Create pitches, news releases, media advisories, talking points, and research to accurately position the firm and its clients
  • Support team in crisis communications situations, working with the KQ leadership team and the media in an accurate and timely manner with disciplined messages
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • BA or BS with 6 to 10 years of relevant experience
  • Experience managing a team of two or more
  • APR preferred
  • In-depth understanding of the company’s strategy and direction for the future
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
  • Demonstrates initiative, problem-solving and organizational abilities, big picture thinker
  • Strong project management, organizational, strategic planning, analytical, creative, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Approach to work should be proactive, and very detailed-oriented
  • Should also be able to effectively prioritize work and exercise mature judgment

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Required)

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

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JOB SUMMARY

The Social Media ManagerĀ is responsible for developing creative, well-branded, and strategy-focused social content. The ideal candidate is comfortable managing multiple accounts simultaneously while ensuring content is diversified and fitting for each platform, based upon metrics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee day-to-day management of client campaigns and ensure brand consistency
  • Ability to tell stories through clients’ social media platforms, ultimately helping them meet determined business goals
  • Ensure brand consistency in copy through tone, voice, and terminology
  • Supervise all aspects of social media interaction between KQ team members and clients, and ensure a positive customer service experience
  • Create research-based plans to both grow and maintain followers and engagement through popular social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Tik Tok, and others
  • Ensure progress on all platforms by using analytical tools such as Google Analytics and posting platforms such as Hootsuite, Loomly, and others
  • Oversee the creation and implementation of the monthly editorial calendar, which includes monthly sales objectives and initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Proficiency in many social media platforms
  • 2 years of social media management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, journalism, public relations, or related field
  • Professional certification in Google Analytics is strongly preferred
  • Proficient using multi-social posting programs such as Hootsuite and HubSpot
  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office and Adobe Suites
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and Google Suite

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Required)