Director, PR + Content Strategy

at HCK2 Marketing + Communication (view profile)
Location 3875 Ponte Avenue, Ste 420, Addison
Date Posted January 5, 2023
Category Public Relations
Job Type Full-time


HCK2 is a marketing + communications agency that does it all – marketing/brand strategy, creative advertising, design and branding, social media and digital communication, public relations, and web + interactive creation. We believe in making raving fans of each and every one of our clients and we do this by delivering exceptional service and measurable results.

We are looking for a Director, PR + Content Strategy to join our energetic team and directly lead several accounts. This position works with a diverse portfolio of accounts (healthcare, real estate, legal, manufacturing, technology, non-profit and more!), in a fast-paced, dynamic agency environment.

Please send resumes to

• Minimum 8 years PR agency experience
• Account management and team mentoring experience
• Client experience across B2B and B2C
• Bachelor's degree in journalism, PR, communications or related field

Roles + Responsibilities
• Leading the development of PR campaigns that fulfill our clients’ mission and strategic objectives
• Serving as the trusted advisor and primary client contact on day-to-day development and implementation of public relations and thought leadership campaigns for multiple key accounts, as well as leading account teams’ day-to-day work
• Providing strategic counsel to clients to aid their PR and wider marketing campaigns
• Offering innovative and creative ideas to clients including influencer campaigns, creative pitch topics and more
• Strategizing and leading the development of multi-channel content
• Briefing clients and updating them on campaign progress; ability to think strategically and provide counsel on a real-time basis
• Analyzing PR coverage and providing written reports, which include campaign, monthly, quarterly and annually
• Serving as an internal voice for the client
• Effectively manages and counsels clients on crisis situations
• Mentoring and developing resources assigned to given accounts; including reviews, KPI tracking and goal-setting for direct reports
• Supports new business efforts and agency growth through participation in pitches, networking, cross-selling and up-selling

Job Skills + Tools
• Adept at both written and verbal communication
• Excellent attention to detail
• Skilled in time management and prioritization
• AP Style
• Cision/Meltwater/Critical Mention
• Sprout Social/Hootsuite

Job Perks
• Hybrid work schedule combines in-office days and WFH (local candidates only)
• Right in the heart of Vitruvian Park, above the Addison Ice House
• Monthly parties, celebrations, get-togethers
• Continuing education opportunities
• New business incentives
• Book club
• Dog-friendly office

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