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Senior Account Executive - WE

Belleveue, Seattle, or Portland

The Senior Account Executive is a highly organized individual with an eye for process and a desire to grow their public relations skills. This person will manage multiple day-to-day client and agency requests focused around topics such as cyber policy and election security as part of a dynamic team. In addition, they will ensure media campaigns are executed flawlessly, creating owned content, developing media lists and pitches, and working directly with the press as needed. This person will also mentor more junior staff on best practices in PR as they grow. Agency experience desired, and excellent writing and organizational skills are a must.

Responsibilities

Job Functions:

  • Manage significant cycles of media inquiries as well as proactive relationships with key national media/influencers in the cybersecurity and policy spaces
  • Identify, create, and grow relationships with target media/influencers to appropriately engage, pitch, and build news stories
  • Serve as day to day counsel to clients and agency stakeholders, manage high-profile campaigns across diverse teams, providing key and tactical recommendations and anticipating needs
  • Develop and lead brainstorming and execution of integrated communications plans aimed at changing perceptions and achieving specific business goals
  • Integrate and gather information across teams, clients, and partners as needed for projects
  • Lead/partner on projects that demonstrate strategic planning and creative thinking as well as drive news and launches for events
  • Contribute to the development and execution of integrated digital/social/broadcast campaigns
  • Research and share industry insights, shifts and opportunities in the landscape of corporate citizenship and public affairs.
  • Negotiate and manage client expectations and satisfaction; Assure internal and external stakeholders are aligned
  • Maintain and grow client relationships by contributing to the development and implementation of communication strategies, executing on projects (leading where appropriate).
  • Identifies, follows, and creates new opportunities to grow and diversify current accounts and drive new business efforts including sourcing and gathering audience, industry or competitor market data.

 

Qualifications

Minimum/Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English or a related field is preferred. Or the equivalent knowledge and/or experience
  • 3 years of experience in integrated communications/PR, preferably in an agency setting and/or within an applicable industry.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with corporate image, issues/crisis management and strategic communications across multiple audience segments.
  • Exceptional media relations background with demonstrated capacity of working with global business and policy press to manage story development.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (particularly Outlook, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint and Excel)

Equal Opportunity Statement

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.

01/01/2021