Sr Account Executive - AR

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United States-OR-Portland
Public Relations


We’re looking for a communications pro for our growing Analyst Relations team that can manage day-to-day client and agency projects in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment. You’ll collaborate on our analyst relations campaigns and play an important role in our Microsoft client’s company launches, news moments and important initiatives. Collaboration is key because you’ll partner with our clients to drive brand recognition and relevance on a global scale. 


So, what does that really mean? If you read any Wall Street Journal story on business technology, you’ll often find quotes from analysts who are experts on what customers need most to transform their businesses for the years ahead. The Microsoft Analyst Relations team works closely with that community, acting as a resource to them by providing accurate, up-to-date information they can use as they write research and talk to their clients.


The Senior Account Executive position is based out of WE Communication’s Portland, OR office, and will work remotely until our physical offices reopen.


Does this sound like something you have experience doing or are interested in learning how to do? Let’s talk! In the meantime, here’s a little more about what the role is:


What you’ll be doing at WE: 

  • Working on industry analyst research across traditional and boutique firms by responding to and facilitating the research process.
  • Developing relationships and working with industry analysts focused on cloud, data and AI.
  • Collaborating with agency team and clients on plans for events, instrumented research and more
  • Scheduling inquiries and consults between analysts and clients.
  • Monitor analyst coverage, provide analysis and report on metrics.


What you’ve been able to accomplish: 

  • Achieved a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English, Library Sciences or a related field is preferred. Or the equivalent knowledge and/or experience.
  • In a 3 year span, have developed your integrated communications experience, preferably in an agency setting and/or within an applicable industry.
  • Established an exceptional influencer relations background with a demonstrated capacity of working with them to shape their perception of your client’s product.
  • Through daily use, developed high proficiencies with the Microsoft Office suite (particularly Outlook, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint and Excel).

Equal Opportunity Statement

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 or expression, 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 identity or expression, age, lifestyle, ethnic background and sexual orientation as well as differences in experiences and ideas.





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