Account Executive

Job ID
9576
Job Location
US-TX-Austin | US-CA-San Francisco | US-WA-Bellevue | US-NY-New York | US-OR-Portland
Location
United States-TX-Austin
Category
Public Relations

Overview

We are on the hunt for a detail-oriented, seasoned comms professional with a passion for PC gaming and a deep understanding of the everchanging media landscape. The ideal candidate is authentic, collaborative, and self-motivated, adept at shaping creative stories for a broad gaming audience, from traditional press and analysts, to consumers and influencers operating on platforms like Twitch, Discord, Reddit and YouTube.

 

As an Account Executive, you’ll play a crucial role in running day-to-day client operations by managing product announcements, monitoring news, crafting messages, and helping to level-up storytelling efforts.

 

Bonus points if you’ve ever built a gaming rig! Come join the Best Place to Work!

 

This position can be based out of Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; San Francisco, CA; Austin, Texas; or New York, NY office and will work remotely until our physical offices reopen.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and growth relationships with key gaming, technology, and consumer media and non-traditional influencers on platforms like Twitch, Reddit and YouTube
  • Oversee media management processes (e.g., media lists, monitoring, industry trend identification, client reporting, etc.)
  • Leverage client research / data and knowledge of media to identify key themes and trends to develop compelling story angles
  • Establish, maintain and grow relationship with clients by contributing to the development and execution of strategic plans and leading discussions or recommendations when appropriate
  • Manage client expectations and satisfaction; Support the alignment of internal and external stakeholders
  • Serve as a supporting day-to-day point of contact with client
  • Provide support for new business opportunities including: research, concept development, presentation build outs, etc.

Qualifications

  • 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 or professional services 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.

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Comfortable with integrated communication principles
  • Understand the role of the media
  • Interest in developing integrated communications skills incorporating digital and social media
  • High level of initiative
  • Desire to be an engaged, accessible member of a dynamic office and broader global agency community
  • Client and business environment:  Customer service orientation is a must.  Job pressure may exist from requirement of handling multiple tasks
  • Experience working globally or with colleagues in multiple locations
  • Fast-paced team environment (frequent tight deadlines, multitasking, etc.)
  • Strong presentation and consulting skills along with the ability to read, write and speak English
  • May need to work more than 40 hours per week on occasion

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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