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  • Senior Account Executive, Consumer Tech

    Job ID
    2019-10094
    Location
    US-CA-San Francisco
  • Overview

    Access Brand Communications is currently looking for a Senior Account Executive to join our SF office. The ideal candidate should be client-service oriented and someone who is passionate about growing their skills as a strategic counselor. The candidate should have experience supervising day-to-day account activity, driving  and executing strategic media programs,  working with consumer tech brands in the mobile and gaming space, achieving and maintaining primary interface with client contacts, supervising junior staff, implementing new account campaigns, plans and strategies and managing account implementation. 

     

    If you’re enthusiastic about working with interesting tech clients with a dynamic account management team, we would love to see your resume if you have the following qualifications:

    • Agency experience
    • Proven understanding of print, broadcast and social media
    • Interest and/or experience working with influencers
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong media relations skills/contacts
    • 4+ years public relations experience

    About the job

    • Act as primary client contact; continually foster client-agency relationship to build trust and become a valuable resource to client
    • Plan and run media relations programs; identify media contacts, build relationships and secure coverage
    • Manage facets of event planning; team delegation, logistics, vendor management
    • Continually build understanding and knowledge of clients’ business and competitive environments; apply this information in preparing and presenting strategically focused programs and recommendations
    • Be proactive and facilitate teamwork within account team; coordinate team resources and create opportunities for junior staff to take on more responsibility; fully utilize agency resources to create the "best teams" for your clients
    • Demonstrate ability to effectively develop full range of written materials including press releases, byline articles, speeches, client correspondence and reports
    • Develop and monitor program plans and budgets for profitability; report status to client and agency management on a regular basis
    • Explore and create opportunities for incremental business growth within your clients’ organizations
    • Participate in the research, writing, and presentation of new business proposals
    • Develop an understanding of various research methods; coordinate internal and external resources in implementing research projects

    Qualifications

    • BA/BS; 3 to 4 years PR agency experience
    • Deep professional and personal experience in emerging media, with a clear understanding how to apply tools and technology to client work
    • Excellent presentation and strategic planning skills
    • Superior written/oral communications skills
    • Ability to translate trends, technologies and metrics into conversational English
    • Experienced client counselor, relationship manager and account manager
    • Strong editorial contacts

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    About Us

     

    From bits to bites to beauty, Access Brand Communications uncomplicates the complicated innovations that power consumer experience.

     

    For brands that power consumer experiences through technology and innovation, Access Brand Communications (Access) uncomplicates the complicated to drive consumer awareness, trial and recommendation. From the enterprise to consumer and lifestyle brands, Access blends the discipline of B2B communications with deep consumer insights to tell great stories. Access embodies a boutique mindset backed by a global powerhouse network. We deliver hands-on senior involvement and flex in style to meet client needs to drive measurable business impact.

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