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Public Relations Account Executive - Executive Comms

Company: WE Communications
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewWe are hiring an Account Executive to join ourCorporate Communicationsteam. In this role, you will focus your time supporting executive communications platforms for two senior level executives, as well as departments focused on business development and human resources. This includes supporting internal and external communication channels, communicating progress around commitments, planning and execution around announcements and events.A primary responsibilityof this role will be to support LinkedIn and Twitter strategy on a day-to-day basis, as well as manging in-bound media inquiries. In addition to driving a proactive communications program and supporting weekly deliverables,this role will provide crisis comms support.This is an opportunity to grow and build a passion for ExecutiveCommunications.The ideal candidate is a proactive team-player who thrives in an environment where passion, creativity and curiosity are valued. We are looking for someone who has experience working with business and technology journalists and media influencers, and who has a special place in his/her/theirheart for technology.Were also looking for someone who understands how to utilize social media channels to reach key audiences, has a passion for communications, for problem solving and figuring things out. Candidates must have a passion for client service and the wide world of influence, as well as a keen interest in relationship-building, in audience and in measuring results.Our team is witty and dynamic, we are collaborative and connected, even if that looks a lot different these days (we find time for virtual hang outs,sharing baking tips, our favorite take-out!). As shepherds of our clients brand story,we are experts in storytelling that changes minds and behaviors and that creates opportunity for our clients and for WE. We think freely, plan strategically, act nimbly and we have fun.Responsibilities Responsible for managing inbound media inquiries and working with key stakeholders to resolve. Provide daily social media support and recommendations (e.g. Twitter and LinkedIn). Identify communication trends and educate/inform clients and agency colleagues and partners on changes and trends. Monitor, report and provide insight on competitor and issue-specific social media activities, unique and creative uses of social campaigns or emerging culture themes Model agency values, mentor and coach colleagues and junior staff on agency best practices and successful engagement with your influencers. Oversee and reinforce consistent adherence to media management processes: media lists, coverage monitoring and industry coverage trends. Maintain and grow client relationships by contributing to the development and implementation of communication strategies, executing on projects (leading where appropriate). Negotiate and manage client expectations and satisfaction; Assure internal and external stakeholders are alignedQualifications Bachelors degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English or related field is preferred, or the equivalent knowledge and/or experience 2-3 years of experience in PR, preferably in an agency setting and/or within the high tech industry Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (particularly Outlook, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint and Excel) Strong analytical writing skills Experience with written and developed materials, including integrated communication plans, press releases, pitches, and social media content highly desirable. Experience managing social media engagement and content development. Additional Requirements: Comfortable with integrated communication principles Understand the role of the media Interest in developing integrated communications skills incorporating digital and social media High level of initiative Desire to be an engaged, accessible member of a dynamic office and broader global agency community Client and business environment: Customer service orientation is a must. Job pressure may exist from requirement of handling multiple tasks Experience working globally or with colleagues in multiple locations Fast-paced team environment (frequent tight deadlines, multitasking, etc.) Strong presentation and consulting skills along with the ability to read, write and speak English May need to work more than 40 hours per week on occasion Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.Equal Opportunity StatementEqual 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 ideasare 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.

Keywords: WE Communications, Bellevue , Public Relations Account Executive - Executive Comms, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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