• Senior Account Executive - Tech

    Job ID
    Job Location
    United States-WA-Seattle
    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.    



     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.


    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)

    Equal Opportunity: WE provides equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against an employee or applicant because of age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or other legally protected class status.


    Diversity and Inclusion: WE values a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to creating a workplace where everyone thrives. We promote an atmosphere in which diversity of people and ideas are welcomed and valued. Diversity includes differences in race, religion, gender, age, lifestyle, ethnic background and sexual orientation as well as differences in experiences and ideas.






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