Public Relations Manager


Pivot PR is Charlotte-based strategic public relations agency helping clients to effectively communicate their message in order to meet their business objectives.

Services include strategic planning, media relations, social media, content creation (video, whitepapers, cases studies, articles, testimonials), crisis planning, graphic design, event promotion, brand reputation, awards, speaking opportunities, website and mobile app development and email marketing.

Position Details

Public Relations Manager
Charlotte Metro
Charlotte, NC


Pivot PR, a dynamic and rapidly growing public relations agency, is seeking a highly motivated communication professional to serve as the client lead on business-to-business and business-to-consumer accounts. The PR Manager role requires deep communication acumen, keen project management skills and creativity. As a boutique agency, Pivot PR offers employees an unmatched opportunity to grow and expand in his/her role and work with top-tier brands/companies, all within a traditional agency framework yet cutting-edge and current-day mentality. The individual must have agency experience.

Key Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Create customized and strategic public relations plans for clients

  • Lead meeting(s) with clients to assess business goals and gain needed information 
  • Conduct secondary research to shape plan 
  • Hold internal brainstorm meetings to ideate creative strategies and tactics to include in the plan

Strong knowledge of all public relations communication tactics; must know how/when to execute, including but not limited to:

  • Messaging/Content Creation: must be extremely adept at all types of writing, including media materials, blog/social media/web copy, white papers, case studies, technical articles and award nominations 
  • Media Relations: building media lists, developing creative pitches, story angles and media lists, as well as monitoring and spokesperson training 
  • Influencer Relations: identifying influencers, building rapport and project managing social media campaigns 
  • Community Relations & Events: will be in charge of developing community-based programs, identifying appropriate partners/organizations, establishing communication plans for trade shows and all aspects of promoting events 
  • Additional consideration for crisis communications and content marketing

Should have experience leading client and new business meetings, in-person and via teleconference; must be organized and clear with agendas, follow-up items and campaign/project management

Needs to be proficient in recording billable time for clients

Will develop detailed monthly client reports including work completed, goals attained and future forecasting

Develop new business proposals


  • At least a four-year degree in journalism, public relations, mass communications or marketing 
  • At least two years of agency experience 
  • Strong writing experience; must provide writing samples and perform writing test 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite and in AP style 
  • Should be a self-starter, able to work independently and proactively, but also able to collaborate and work well in a team setting 
  • Additional considerations for experience in social media, web development, design, video production and/or advertising

Competitive salary based on experience with additional profit sharing opportunities. This is a work-from-home position (must be in Charlotte area) and candidate must be available during regular business hours. PTO and other benefits also dependent on experience.

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