If you’re a highly driven marketing, PR or advertising professional who’s passionate about securing wins for clients (and knows how to have fun in the process), then you’re in the right place. Candor is a team-centric, award-winning agency known for our honest counsel and “get stuff done” attitude. We can’t wait to meet you.

What You’ll Get Out of a Career at Candor

Open Positions

Director of Accounts

Candor is looking for a Director of Accounts to provide senior executive management and oversight of accounts, projects and campaigns involving any aspect of integrated communications.  

About Us

Candor is a well-connected, fast-paced marketing and communications agency. We provide honest, strategic counsel to clients using our business acumen and talent for handling any size account. We attack challenges as a relentless, award-winning team dedicated to achieving results.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a thought partner for Candor’s senior executives as it relates to account direction and assignments
  • Conduct strategic and tactical planning of assigned accounts, projects and campaigns
  • Ensure timely delivery of quality services, results and documents in accordance with contractual commitments to clients
  • Orchestrate internal and contracted resources to achieve client and Candor objectives
  • Manage account budgets and finances including time applied, overage, expenses, billing and collections related to assigned accounts
  • Identify marketing opportunities for the firm and develop presentations and proposals to market services
  • Mentor assigned staff including coaching, training and performance management
  • Communicate in a timely manner to all stakeholders, including company owners, pertinent items of progress, issues and results

In addition to operational duties, the Director of Accounts will also

  • Serve as a point person on media interactions that help promote and/or impact the agency and/or Candor clients
  • Work as a liaison between accounts teams and creative departments (graphics and video) to produce quality client deliverables
  • Help recruit, manage and develop top talent for the agency
  • Actively promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality
  • Attend networking events, seminars and conferences, including outside working hours, as required to maintain personal professional development and to build networking and new business contacts
  • Develop qualified sales opportunities among prospective and existing clients

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have

  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field
  • 5+ years of previous agency experience, demonstrating leadership in managing strategic communications, media relations, and marketing programs to advance an organization’s mission and goals
  • Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with top tier reporters and editors, successfully positioning subject matter with the media to achieve high-impact placements
  • Experience with social media influencer engagement, content campaigns, video production and media coverage amplification
  • Experience in being creative and thoughtful on how new media technologies can be utilized
  • Extensive successful writing and editing experience with a variety of print and online communications media
  • Direct experience in growing and managing teams, directing the service strategy for clients, creating budgets for accounts and overseeing staff
  • Experience in public speaking and serving as a spokesperson
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills
  • Superior management skills; ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers

Work From Home

Candor offers a hybrid work environment for employees.

Benefits

Candor is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive salary and benefits plan, including generous PTO, a robust holiday schedule, medical and dental insurance. Our performance-based environment offers employees opportunities for advancement. Salary is commensurate with experience; all employees are eligible for business development compensation.

Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter in the form below.

Senior Account Executive

Candor is looking for a senior account executive to provide professional counsel, lead account teams and manage the firm’s relationships with clients. 

About Us

Candor is a well-connected, fast-paced marketing and communications agency. We provide honest, strategic counsel to clients using our business acumen and talent for handling any size account. We attack challenges as a relentless, award-winning team dedicated to achieving results.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as strategic lead for 6-10 client accounts; maintains close and frequent contact with clients and strengthens rapport between the company and the client.
  • Drives strategy and execution of digital marketing, social media and public relations campaigns to meet client business goals; outlines key performance indicators, detailed timelines and budgets.
  • Keeps abreast of each client’s industry, competition, and media coverage.
  • Monitors, analyzes and communicates digital marketing and public relations results using monitoring and analytics tools and additional available resources.
  • Coordinates and supervises staff and vendors needed to carry out client service requirements, and ensures quality, cost-effective service.
  • Oversees content creation including but not limited to organic and paid social content, email marketing, blogs, press releases, opinion editorials, talking points, surveys, reports, brochures, magazines, direct mail, annual reports, posters, etc.
  • Provides candid feedback to internal partners and manages client expectations.
  • Fosters and maintains relationships with a broad set of media contacts to successfully pitch and place content.
  • Provides media training and crisis communication counsel.
  • Organizes and supervises the production of video and photo shoots.
  • Places traditional and digital media buys, evaluates analytics and optimizes placements.
  • Demonstrates effective knowledge of community leadership and the workings of local, municipal and state government.
  • Seeks qualified new business opportunities, assists with proposal development and participates in pitches.

Education/Experience

A senior account executive should hold a bachelor’s degree and at least 7-10 years of experience in account management, marketing, public relations or a related field.  Agency experience is a plus.

Work From Home

Candor offers a hybrid work environment for employees.

Benefits

Candor is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive salary and benefits plan, including generous PTO, a robust holiday schedule, medical and dental insurance. Our performance-based environment offers employees opportunities for advancement. Salary is commensurate with experience; all employees are eligible for business development compensation.

Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter in the form below.

We’re always looking for top-tier talent. If you think you’re a good fit for our go-getting agency, submit your resume via the form below and select “General Submissions” as the position you’re applying for.

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