Seeking: Account Executive
Reports to: Account Manager or Account Director
Kiterocket, a fast-growing PR and marketing agency specializing in technology, consumer products and renewable energy industries, is seeking an Account Executive to join our Technology practice in our Phoenix office. The Technology team focuses primarily on semiconductor manufacturing, IoT and electronics clients who are category leaders and industry pioneers. Candidates will ideally work out of our Phoenix office, though applicants in Seattle will also be considered.
We—are a team of engaged and connected experts who bring exceptional ideas and execution to the table to provide measurable and meaningful impact for our clients, making us a valued partner and trusted ally.
You—are a talented team player who can deliver on the above promises, show an unparalleled work ethic and ability to multi-task and stay organized across several accounts and work harmoniously with internal teams to maximize client results. Your main mission is adeptly provide support to account managers, PR Managers and design and digital peers to execute a full range of PR and marketing activities, while establishing a solid knowledge base in the communications world as you seek to grow your career.
The Must List:
- 1-2 years of PR/marketing experience
- Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field
- Platform/tools/software experience with the following, or similar: Microsoft Office with proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel; media and influencer databases; media monitoring, social media platforms and analytics, project management platforms
- Critical skill set: emerging familiarity with full range PR and digital marketing tactics and tools; using visuals to support storytelling, media and influencer relations; social media content and community management; strong writing skills, including AP style; excellent organization and attention to detail
- Experience with design and animation software (InDesign, Illustrator, Premier) and WordPress CMS is a plus
Core Job Functions:
- Contribute to PR/marketing planning research and strategy development
- Conduct media and influencer outreach: develop pitches and press materials; build and maintain media/influencer lists; conduct outreach; research and help implement paid distribution opportunities
- Help execute events: develop event plans and manage production; build invite lists and manage RSVPs; research partnership/sponsorship opportunities; staff and manage logistics on-site
- Support profile building activities: identify award and spokesperson opportunities; draft entries and manage submissions
- Support social media, online content and email marketing, working in conjunction with digital specialist: develop social content calendars; create and post social media content; manage social media communities; draft blog posts and website copy; draft e-blasts and landing page content
- Support digital advertising and SEO efforts: work with digital team to produce and report social ad campaigns; conduct keyword research and on-page optimizations; gather and report results
- Support development of design assets: work with designers to execute visual assets to support marketing activities; provide design specs and direction for projects.
- Help with account management and workflow: maintain project trackers; develop timeline and ownership trackers; research vendors and track budgets; draft agendas and meeting recaps
- Maintain results reporting: produce routine status reports; track and report all media coverage and digital marketing metrics
- Manage intern workloads and training when requested
The anticipated salary range for this position is $50,000-$55,000. Salary is based on a range of factors that include relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and geography. Kiterocket’s robust benefits include paid medical insurance, voluntary dental and vision insurance, 401(k) with 3% company safe harbor contributions, 10 paid holidays, two weeks paid sick leave, and two+ weeks of accrued PTO. Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants, please send a brief cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Account Executive, Phoenix” in the subject line.