Account Executive, Technology
Ketchum

Account Executive, Technology

San Francisco, New York

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Level
Type
Industry
Function
Associate (1-5 years)
Full Time
PR/Communications
Account Planning

We are looking for an Account Executive to join our team! 

About the Job

  • Ability to work in multi-faceted, fast-paced environment
  • Act as day-to-day client contact; continually foster client-agency relationship to build trust and become a valuable resource to clients
  • Play key role in planning and implementation of account activities including special events, media events, media relations, social media, desk-side briefings, program implementation, etc.
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively develop full range of written materials including client correspondence, press releases, media pitches, reports, etc.
  • Develop and monitor program plans and budgets for profitability; report status to client and agency management on a regular basis
  • Continually build understanding and knowledge of clients’ business and competitive environments; apply this information in preparing and presenting strategically focused programs and recommendations.
  • Develop an understanding of research methods, coordinate internal and external resources
  • Be flexible 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

Qualifications 

We’re looking for required skills, and they can come from any combination of education and experience. Diversity of thought and background are encouraged. Typical qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field preferred 
  • Two to three years of experience in public relations agency or a similar position
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and manage priorities
  • Ability to work in multi-faceted, fast-paced environment
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