Sr Account Executive - Enterprise Technology

US-WA-Bellevue
Job ID
8067
United States-WA-Seattle
Category
Public Relations

Overview

We’re looking for an amazing person to work on our team! Particularly someone who wants to be a Senior Account Executive on a large team responsible for storytelling and media relations in enterprise technology.

 

This person will be responsible for helping one of the largest tech companies in the world plan and execute announcements, long-lead storytelling, and research projects. This role will also be responsible for reactive media inquiries, generating story ideas, and project management across the team. This role will interact with clients and media on a daily basis.

 

If you dream of making a difference with your influencer relations skills, like high-fives, and want to join a team of similar people, we’d like to talk to you. If you’re not down with high-fives, we’re also comfortable with handshakes, hat-tips, and slow claps.    

Responsibilities

Job Functions:

  • Manage significant cycles of media inquiries as well as proactive relationships with key national media/influencers
  • Identify, create, and grow relationships with target media/influencers to appropriately engage, pitch, and build news stories
  • Serve as day to day counsel to clients and agency stakeholders, manage high-profile campaigns across diverse teams, providing key and tactical recommendations and anticipating needs
  • Develop and lead brainstorming and execution of integrated communications plans aimed at changing perceptions and achieving specific business goals
  • Integrate and gather information across teams, clients, and partners as needed for projects
  • Lead/partner on projects that demonstrate strategic planning and creative thinking as well as drive news and launches for events
  • Contribute to the development and execution of integrated digital/social/broadcast campaigns
  • Research and share industry insights, shifts and opportunities in the landscape of corporate citizenship and public affairs.
  • Negotiate and manage client expectations and satisfaction; Assure internal and external stakeholders are aligned
  • Maintain and grow client relationships by contributing to the development and implementation of communication strategies, executing on projects (leading where appropriate).
  • Identify, follow, and create new opportunities to grow and diversify current accounts and drive new business efforts including sourcing and gathering audience, industry or competitor market data.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum/Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English or a related field is preferred. Or the equivalent knowledge and/or experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in integrated communications/PR, preferably in an agency setting and/or within an applicable industry.
  • Exceptional media relations background with demonstrated capacity of working with global business and trade press to manage story development.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (particularly Outlook, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint and Excel)

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