• Assistant Account Executive, Corporate/Tech

    Job ID
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Full-Time Salary
  • Overview

    Access Brand Communications is looking for an Assistant Account Executive to join our vibrant San Francisco office. Our ideal candidate would be fearless when it comes to pitching media both in the corporate and tech space. Having an interest or experience in corporate communications, brand building and integrated communications would be a huge plus. We are looking for an energetic individual that is eager to get hands-on-experience working with fast-paced teams and is highly motivated and deadline oriented. This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with clients, third-party vendors, media and account teams.

    About the job

    •  Act as a strong resource for the team and continually foster the client-agency relationship to build trust and become a valuable resource to clients
    • Continually build understanding and knowledge of the clients' business and industry; apply this knowledge in preparing and presenting strategic programs and recommendations
    • Support the client and internal teams on trade activations, corporate and executive visibility work, thought leadership, media relations and narrative development  
    • Conduct media outreach and build and foster relationships with key media
    • Manage media events, execute programs, and manage vendor relationships on behalf of the team
    • Be flexible and facilitate collaboration within the account team; coordinate team resources and create opportunities for junior staff to take on more responsibility
    • Demonstrate ability to effectively develop full range of written materials including pitches, press releases, byline articles, speeches, briefing sheets, client correspondence and reports
    • Verify information to ensure accuracy of media materials and contacts; maintain and create media lists
    • Prioritize assignments and meet deadlines, actively communicate progress and deliverables
    • Proactively offer creative and interesting ideas for the client and implement new ways to meet client needs
    • Actively contribute to the development of PR plans
    • Execute and implement plans
    • Take advantage of internal and external networking opportunities to enhance professional development and agency/office visibility


    • One full year of PR agency experience
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Superior written/oral communications skills
    • Hands-on client interaction/service experience
    • Heavy media relations background, business and trade press contacts a plus


    About Us

    For 25 years, we’ve helped company’s access new audiences in new ways. We’ve helped our clients navigate disruption in their markets so that change is less painful and more profitable. And in today’s constantly changing and cluttered world, we continue to do what we’ve always done — make the complicated uncomplicated.


    We do this by approaching “integrated” communications differently, simplifying it with a non-siloed structure — where earned media, digital and experiential teams are blended by design. Where we are seamlessly developing creative ideas, content and brand-right strategies to create surround-sound experiences that are compelling, consistent and custom-built for each client and their audiences.

    We do this with our staff too! We’ve created a non-siloed work structure where employees can work across brands ranging from consumer and enterprise technology to lifestyle and food & beverage. We are obsessed with our employee’s success and are committed to their career growth. We live and learn in the crossroads of passion for the craft and the latest technologies. We believe in teamwork and collaboration — the ‘us’ before the ‘me.’ And hey, we have fun.


    Access Brand Communications is the agency where bright minds find a superior work environment, offering an eclectic range of experiences to keep them stimulated…sound like the right kind of place for you?



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