Ketchum U.S.

Account Executive/ Senior Account Executive (B2b Technology Public Relations)

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US-CA-San Francisco


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Access Brand Communications is currently looking for a Senior Account Executive to join our growing team. This role will act as a strategic counselor to a set of clients of b2b technology clients with a focus on media relations, work-flow ,management for multiple projects, and act as a mentor and coach to junior team members.


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

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 in technology and business outlets, 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


  • 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


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. 


What we offer   

  • Flexible ‘work where you work best’ program with home internet stipend 
  • Cell phone stipend and discount options 
  • Gym stipend and discounts to support your wellness 
  • Robust benefits program 
  • Uniquely Access time off policies to cover your birthday, vacations, wellness time, volunteer time, bereavement  
  • Retirement program with company match 
  • Casual dress code 
  • Workplace and off-site social gatherings 
  • Professional learning and development opportunities 
  • Talent programs funding visits to our other office and client exposure for junior-mid level staff  
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave 
  • Pre-tax transit benefits 


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