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6/26/18

Local Public Relations Manager (Central, Northeast, and Southeast regions)

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Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Firehouse Subs® is one of the nation’s leading fast casual restaurant chains with a commitment to and passion for hearty and flavorful food, heartfelt service and public safety. Join an exciting, fast-paced and high energy environment, and the hub of the communication network for more than 1,100 restaurants across 44 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico.

The Local Public Relations Manager will manage local public relations efforts for the Central, Northeast, and Southeast regions of the Firehouse Subs system, and serve as the Local Public Relations Manager to Area Representatives and Franchisees. The Local Public Relations Manager’s mission is to execute the brand’s annual public relations strategy, integrated campaigns and produce local public relations results that drive sales and Franchisee satisfaction.

 Scope of Anticipated Duties:

  • Communicate and implement the brand’s annual public relations strategy in assigned regions to drive traffic and awareness to meet sales goals and franchisee satisfaction
  • Develop and execute local public relations as part of integrated campaigns with local Firehouse Subs Marketing Managers that center around traditional earned media as a lead component
  • Comprehensive New Restaurant Opening public relations to include creation, implementation and execution of new restaurant opening press materials within assigned territory with agency partner media support
  • Collaborate in developing annual public relations plan with the Senior Public Relations Manager, brand public relations team and public relations agency of record
  • Identify local public relations initiatives to increase brand awareness through traditional earned media channels
  • Assemble publicity reports for internal stakeholders of assigned territory
  • Work with brand public relations team to disseminate brand publicity goals and objectives in local territory
  • Provide designated Area Representatives (AR) and Franchisees with local restaurant public relations consultation
  • Coordinate with agency partner to strategize local public relations plans that align with key business objectives
  • Travel to territory to build relationships with ARs and Franchisees
  • Act as liaison between field and corporate public relations to ensure ideas, suggestions and feedback are received, considered and responded to appropriately
  • Provide local public relations support for Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation events in assigned territory
  • Build trust and collaboration among people, teams and departments
  • Create and execute educational and strategic public relations presentations at territory meetings
  • Ensure public relations and media policy information is effectively communicated to assigned ARs and Franchisees
  • Coordinate approvals of any local public relations efforts
  • Support agency partner and Senior Public Relations Manager with national public relations initiatives
  • Provides crisis communications support to Senior Public Relations Manager in assigned territory, as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations or a related field
  • Minimum of three years public relations, corporate communications or journalism work experience
  • Public relations agency background in account service
  • Able to effectively multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • Able to communicate in both written and verbal form with conviction and credibility, adapting message to suit level of audience
  • Flexibility, a positive attitude, enthusiasm and excellent problem solving skills required
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work independently and with teams
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Outgoing personality
  • Creative
  • Proficient in AP style
  • Strong public speaking skills; must be able to present to large groups
  • Travel up to 50%

Preferred education and experience:

  • Restaurant industry experience is a plus

Firehouse Subs is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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6/19/18

Brunet-García Advertising

Social Media Strategist

For consideration for this position, please submit your resume and salary requirements to dbrunet@brunetgarcia.com.

At Brunet-García, we translate brand values into meaningful messages that inspire action and social change. Our multilingual communications campaigns speak to diverse audiences through approachable storytelling, while our groundbreaking ideas help change the world for the better. We seek a Jacksonville, FL.-based manager prepared to leverage communications knowledge to help create transformative campaigns and educational materials for our private, public and nonprofit customers.

Job description

The Social Media Strategist will support the agency’s outreach/engagement team and account strategists in developing, implementing and managing strategic, comprehensive social media strategies across all accounts.

We are seeking a social media expert with superb written and oral skills, and an understanding of marketing communications specific to social, PR, outreach and engagement strategies. Candidate must be self-motivated, energetic, driven, and resourceful, along with an understanding of social media content best practices, analytics and reporting and proficiency with social media management and monitoring tools such as HootSuite, Buffer, Sprinklr and others, as well as MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Responsibilities

·         Setting up and running PR/social media meetings between clients and agency staff, as well as preparing and distributing conference reports for all meetings

·         Developing and implementing social/public relations plans to generate coverage of the Agency and its customers

·         Planning, writing and executing social media strategies and implementation plans

·         Working with account teams to establish KPIs and reporting metrics for each client/campaign

·         Managing monthly analytics reporting to inform modifications/evolutions to social media strategy plans

·         Planning, writing and implementing organic and paid social media plans

·         Developing and implementing social media engagement briefs and content calendars

·         Solid understanding of best practices and current trends related to community management and fan/follower engagement strategies

·         Day-to-day administration of social media monitoring, listening and measurement

·         Analyze and optimize social media content and strategies

·         Developing creative briefs and communicating with creative team regarding strategy

·         Liaising with account and creative teams to ensure best practices for social content

·         Regularly corresponding with clients via email and telephone

·         Work with the paid media team to manage social buys including plan development, audience selection, optimization, and reporting

·         Lead analysis on media delivery, performance, trends and future implications and make optimization suggestions based on insights from varying sources

·         Participate in overall media strategy development and partner in group brainstorming sessions with the broader paid digital media team with the intention of bringing great ideas to life

·         Seek new trends and opportunities within the paid social media industry

·         Work with paid media team to ensure proper technical set-up for tracking, testing, reporting, and optimization

·         Assist in the billing of paid social media campaigns with the Media Director

Requirements & skills

·         3-5 years of social media strategy, content development and community management

·         Bachelor’s degree

·         Excellent command of written and spoken English; Spanish proficiency a plus

·         Ability to effectively interface with internal departments, clients, partners and governmental agencies

·         Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident, eligible for government clearance

·         Mastery of MS Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 Attributes

·         Great team player and able to work under tight timeline and pressure

·         Unwavering attention to detail and superb organizational skills

·         Willingness to listen and learn, with ability to multi-task

Working at Brunet-García

Brunet-García is a multilingual, multicultural communications firm, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, with a presence in both Atlanta and Washington, D.C. We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package, opportunities for career growth, a family-friendly work environment, and the opportunity to produce work that matters. For more information on our firm, visit www.brunetgarcia.com.

For consideration for this position, please submit your resume and salary requirements to dbrunet@brunetgarcia.com.

Brunet-García Advertising, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer valuing diversity at all levels of the organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

 


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