• Account Executive

    Job ID
    8563
    Job Location
    US-WA-Bellevue
    Location
    United States-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Corporate
  • Overview

    The Account Executive will be responsible for creating, managing and executing PR campaigns and news cycles (reactive/proactive) involving business, technology and consumer press on behalf of a Fortune 500 client. This position will support executive platform support, manage sensitive issues. Previous experience with media relations, corporate issues and social media management is strong preferred.

    Responsibilities

    Leadership

    ·       Demonstrate strong and persuasive communication skills

     

    ·       Be a creative, flexible problem solver

     

    ·       Have a desire to work as one team and share knowledge

     

    Media Influencer Engagement

    ·       Identify and begin to build relationships with media influencers

     

    ·       Begin to identify, develop and support story pitches

     

    ·       Support and execute elements of integrated communication plans and news announcements with guidance

     

    Digital & Social Media Acumen

    ·       Monitor and survey the landscape and share insights on a regular basis

     

    ·       Responsible for social editorial calendar management and consistency of voice/tone among various client social media properties

     

    Client Engagement

    ·       Anticipate client communication challenges and develop recommendations

     

    ·       Consistently provide tactical counsel consistent with the client’s business problem

     

    ·       Assist with support of day-to-day contact with clients; proactively engage on issues

     

    New Business Development

    ·       Assist team leadership in growing and diversifying our work with leading companies and organizations

     

    ·       Participate in preparation and delivery of organic growth or new business proposal content

     

    Qualifications

     

    Minimum/Preferred Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English or related field is preferred, or the equivalent knowledge and/or experience
    • 2-3 years of experience in PR, preferably in an agency setting and/or within the high tech industry
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (particularly Outlook, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint and Excel)
    • Strong analytical writing skills
    • Experience with written and developed materials, including integrated communication plans, press releases, pitches, and social media content highly desirable.
    • Has helped identify and establish media influencer relationships and supported story placement
    • Impressive organizational skills and ability to multi-task, work in a team environment, and meet deadlines

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