Colleen O'Connor May 13, 2021 | 02:04:28

Wanted: Senior Account Executive

Crenshaw Communications, a New York-based public relations agency specializing in B2B technology PR, is seeking a Senior Account Executive (SAE) to join our dynamic B2B technology team. The ideal team member will have worked with various B2B tech companies (e.g., adtech, martech, cyber security, enterprise SaaS, artificial intelligence, retail tech, etc.) within a PR agency setting or in-house. 

Senior Account Executives (SAE) have mastered the skills of an AE (Account Executive) and have moved on to managing projects, working with a high degree of independence. Both a project and emerging people manager, the SAE performs day-to-day account work while beginning to oversee others’ work. Confident in communicating directly, clients now recognize the SAE as one of the go-to on the team. The SAE is understanding how to develop communication plans, handle complex situations with clients and other stakeholders, and act as a strategic counselor. 

**This is a remote position — you do not have to be located in New York!**

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

-Manage team workflow and take ownership of account work while driving consistent media results

-Create and develop media materials – press kits, press releases, bylined articles, media alerts, fact sheets, bios, case studies and backgrounders

-Develop and maintain relationships with key journalists to ensure placements and exciting results for our clients

-Develop strategic communication plans, including media opportunities, tactics, and timelines consistent with the overall PR strategy

-Execute and advise on PR strategies and collaboratively develop strategic media plans

-Create and develop proactive pitch ideas for clients based on their industry, current trends and various announcements

-Monitor media and seek out speaking opportunities for clients as “thought leaders”

-Daily client interaction to update, report on and discuss media relations

-Assist in the research, writing and development of new business proposals and presentations

-Provide strong guidance and leadership to junior-level staff

-Participate in/lead brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients

-Misc. research, duties and projects as required

Here’s what you have:

-3+ years of experience in PR, communications, or marketing

-Prior experience in a client-facing role

-Prior experience within the technology industry (adtech, martech, SaaS, security, AI, etc.) preferred

-Strong writing skills

-Strong communication skills

-Excellent time management skills

-Bachelor’s degree preferred

-Creative and energetic personality!

Why you’ll love working here:

-Top award -winning B2B tech agency

-Competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, 401(K), and a fantastic vacation policy

-Diverse range of clients

Perks include:

-Flexible work-from-home policy

-Summer Fridays

-Thursday team-building sessions/events

-Tight-knit team culture with regular outings

-Creative and collaborative environment that emphasizes your personal growth

Please apply here:

Crenshaw Communications is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *