Ketchum U.S.

Senior Account Executive (B2b Technology Public Relations)

Job ID
2021-11483
Location
US-CA-San Francisco
Additional Locations
US-NY-New York

Overview

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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

Qualifications

  • BA/BS; 3 to 5 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 monthly stipend for home internet, cell phone and home office supplies 
  • Stipend and gym discounts to support your wellness, plus group work-out class offerings 
  • 401k program and company match, personal financial resources, and trainings on how to plan your financial future  
  • Paid time off for life moments such as maternity/paternity leave, your birthday, bereavement, and volunteer time 
  • Recognition and celebration of work successes and personal milestones via a recognition app and staff meeting callouts 
  • Medical, dental, vision, legal and pet insurance  
  • Professional learning and development opportunities including talent programs funding visits to our other office and client exposure for junior-mid level staff 
  • Connecting our staff through Access Wacky Club virtual gatherings and activities, plus budget for smaller group in-person or virtual meetings 
  • New Hire onboarding including New Hire Hangs to get to know your team members and home office set-up assistance 
  • For when we return to the office: pre-tax transit benefits, workplace and off-site social gatherings   

 

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