Senior Account Executive


Purpose of Role

The Senior Account Executive is responsible for supporting campaigns across account teams. Launches and manages campaign work and ensures clients’ needs are met.

Primary Responsibilities

Account Strategy and Team Management

  • Support day-to-day direction of client teams, demonstrating understanding of clients’ goals
  • Lead or support monthly planning processes (depending on account size)
  • Stay up to date on client-specific media and industry developments to deliver informed, thoughtful recommendations
  • Ensure timely delivery of client deliverables

Client Relations

  • Serve as a primary point of contact for clients, working to build trust and become a go-to source of counsel
  • Actively contribute to all client calls, brainstorms and strategy sessions
  • Anticipate client needs and respond to client requests in a thoughtful, timely manner

Media Relations

  • Contribute to development of proactive, data-driven media strategies
  • Monitor for newsjacking opportunities and support rapid-response initiatives
  • Draft and deliver compelling pitches, demonstrating mastery of trade press, customer verticals and regional outlets
  • Build relationships with top-tier broadcast, print and digital outlets

Speaking & Awards

  • Review speaking abstracts and award nominations, and provide thoughtful feedback for junior teammates

Mentorship and Management

  • Serve as a strong coach to junior teammates, helping them to strengthen their skills and overcome challenges
  • Contribute to a positive and supportive environment

Business Development

  • Support development of compelling proposals
  • Actively contribute to presentations, demonstrating knowledge of prospects’ industries
  • Build external network by attending events, participating in professional organizations, etc.
  • Reporting
  • Lead or support development of monthly/quarterly reports (depending on account size)
  • Maintain accurate reporting in Harvest

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • 3+ years of PR experience, preferably in an agency environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English or related field
  • Experience with, or strong interest in, B2B and/or B2C technology
  • Knowledge of PR software and tools, including Cision, Muck Rack, HARO, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills
  • Self-motivated and eager to learn
  • Ability to work independently and with teams
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and deadlines

Salary range: $65k to $75k

The Perks

  • Fully Remote
  • 100% paid medical, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family
  • Monthly stipend toward internet, mobile, and wellness expenses
  • Generous PTO policy
  • 401k match

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