When you join DPR Group, you join a team that takes pride in delivering world-class results for business and technology clients. We believe that our success depends on our people and offer exceptional opportunities for employees to grow, both personally and professionally.
We are on the lookout for talented, hardworking public relations and marketing professionals to join our growing team. If you are highly motivated, thrive in a fast-paced environment and love learning (and writing about) business and technology – DPR Group is the place for you.
Just minutes from Downtown Frederick with its vibrant social scene, our corporate office gives employees the opportunity to work in a suburban setting, while still being close to the major metropolitan centers of Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.
- Supportive team culture
- Work-from-home flexibility
- Monthly company lunches
- Vacation bonus after one year
- Competitive salaries
- Casual dress code
- Health, vision and dental insurance
- 401(k) plans with employer contribution
- Maternity and paternity leave
Account Executive or Senior Account Executive
Who We’re Looking For:
Candidates for this position must be highly motivated public relations and marketing professionals who will take pride in doing his or her very best work for DPR Group and our clients. He or she must have a college degree, excellent communications skills, strong writing capabilities, a basic understanding of marketing strategy and implementation, and the ability to learn new skills quickly. The right applicant will have 2-5 years of on-the-job experience working in the fields of public relations, marketing and/or corporate communications for an agency or in-house marketing team.
An Account Executive at DPR Group manages day-to-day activities for his or her assigned clients and develops the majority of the content for each. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Building strong relationships with media representatives and industry influencers
- Developing and distributing press releases
- Securing press coverage in technology, trade and business media
- Coordinating and conducting interviews with clients, end users, journalists and analysts
- Writing bylined articles, e-books, case studies, blog posts and social media content
- Drafting and submitting speaking proposals and award nominations
- Creating and deploying inbound marketing campaigns
- Compiling monthly and annual reports for each client
The Account Executive works as part of an account team that includes an account advisor, an account coordinator or assistant account executive, and sometimes a marketing writer. It is the account executive’s responsibility to oversee all projects and track billable hours for the team. Top-level candidates might also have experience with inbound marketing tools; however, this is not a requisite and training can be provided for HubSpot and other marketing technology. The Account Executive must be available for occasional travel to meet with clients for strategic planning sessions and to provide tradeshow support.
The Senior Account Executive manages both strategic and day-to-day public relations and marketing activities for several clients. He or she must have all the qualifications of an Account Executive, but with more experience in high-tech public relations & marketing and in managing a team.
Currently hiring. Please email your cover letter, resume and a writing sample to email@example.com.
Account Coordinator or Assistant Account Executive
Who We’re Looking For:
This is an entry-level position that provides opportunities for talented, hardworking individuals to learn all aspects of public relations and marketing in a supportive team structure from experienced professionals. Candidates must have a college degree; strong writing and computer skills including MS Word, Excel and Adobe Photoshop; good organizational and communication skills; and the ability to understand new technologies. Since DPR Group believes in developing our people, there are opportunities for individuals to be promoted to assistant account executive if certain requirements have been met.
Account coordinators support account executives by performing a wide variety of tasks, including but not limited to client research; database updates; writing and editing; social media updates; filing; clip book maintenance and all other tasks needed to meet clients’ public relations and marketing objectives.
Assistant Account Executive
Who We’re Looking For:
DPR Group is looking for individuals who have mastered all of the skills and duties of the account coordinator position and are ready to take the next step toward becoming an account executive. Candidates for this position must have a college degree plus prior experience at either the assistant account executive or account coordinator level. Since DPR Group believes in developing our people, there are opportunities for individuals to be promoted to account executive if certain requirements have been met.
In addition to supporting the activities of one or more account executives, the assistant account executive takes an active role in higher-level tasks, such as database updates; social media development; press release development; press release distribution; pitch development; follow-up calls to editors and reporters; interviewing and developing case studies; and working more directly with clients on a daily basis.
To Apply for Either Position:
Currently hiring. If you would like to apply, please email your cover letter, resume and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public Relations Internships
DPR Group offers part-time and full-time internships to hardworking individuals seeking hands-on experience in the public relations and marketing industry.
Who We’re Looking For:
DPR Group is looking for college students, preferably junior or seniors with marketing, journalism, communications, English, business and/or related majors. We are seeking individuals with strong relationship building skills. They must have strong writing and communication skills along with being a team player and being detail-oriented. An interest in technology, software or science is desired, but not required.
We’re looking for someone who is passionate about public relations and marketing and who is looking to grow and be successful in this field. An internship position could evolve into a full-time paid position if requirements have been met.
Interns will support account executives and account coordinators by performing a wide variety of tasks, including client research; updating media databases; writing; gathering media placements; transcribing interviews; conducting media outreach; drafting social media posts; and performing other duties as assigned. Must be able to understand work and deliver projects within project deadlines.
We are able to work with your school schedule and/or college credit requirements.
Please submit your availability, cover letter, resume and writing samples to Claire Kelly at email@example.com.