Account Executive

Job ID
Job Location
United States-UT-Codeword Salt Lake City
Public Relations

What We Need

Codeword is looking for an Account Executive to join our growing Salt Lake City team.  We are searching for a PR pro with at least 2 years of experience who can handle clients and wants to work with exec, peer, and junior staff as equals.


Our ideal candidate will be able to:


  • Work well with a team and quickly gain the confidence of clients
  • Own projects through to the end and not need to be reminded to complete tasks
  • Be super proactive and not afraid to get out there and chase down what they need
  • Be able to understand the nuances of clients and how they fit into their overall marked and ecosystem

What you'll be doing

The AE plays a media focused and team support role. The role requires the ability to handle several projects at any time, as well as being able to respond quickly to a journalist, team and client request. The AE will develop a clear understanding of the team’s requirements and objectives, be proactive in attitude and supportive to the team at all times. They do this by:


  • Offering thoughtful advice and recommendations to clients and team regarding media opportunities and tactics
  • Owning individual media goals on each account, identified by the account’s day to day lead
  • Drafting a wide range of written materials, including press releases, briefers, media alerts, pitches, etc. with minimal editing from account lead
  • Supporting with the training of interns and trainees whenever possible


What you've been able to accomplish

  • 2-5 years of experience at a PR agency or in corporate communications
  • Desire to build strong business, consumer, trade press, and analyst relationships 
  • Team-oriented, can-do attitude, and willingness to pitch in wherever needed
  • Desire to learn and advance within the agency
  • Creativity and integrity
  • A strong research background 
  • The ability to perform well under pressure
  • A self-starter attitude; you don’t just sit around waiting for an assignment, you see a problem or an opportunity and you find a solution or make the most of it
  • Experience in consumer tech and/or B2B PR
  • A strong entrepreneurial mindset 
  • A firm grasp of the media industry  and how to pitch news stories 
  • A bachelor’s degree or relevant experience


If that sounds like you please apply! In addition to your application, you are more than welcome to email us:

About Us

A little about us:

Codeword is a fast-growing agency that combines content, media relations and thoughtful creativity to build effective communications programs. We work with the biggest and smallest tech companies in the world, and our clients trust us to launch their startups, run multi-channel campaigns, grow their user bases, and lead comprehensive PR and marketing initiatives. We're storytellers and brand engineers, and we love big ideas that serve a real purpose. 


Codeword is a proud member of the WE Worldwide network. We’re committed to an inclusive, diverse, equitable culture that values every team member and helps advance their careers. 




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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