The Account Associate is an entry-level PR and marketing position, primarily responsible for assisting with day-to-day tactical execution and reporting on behalf of clients. This position is for individuals who have gained practical PR and marketing experience from previous internships, and have a great desire to continue down that career path within a modern communications agency setting. The position supports the technology team and is ideally based out of our Phoenix office, though applicants located in Seattle or San Francisco are also encouraged to apply. 

Qualifications:

  • Four-year college degree in communications or related field
  • Completion of a previous PR internship and basic understanding of major PR tactics and the agency-client relationship
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills
  • Strong writing skills, including a creative voice and working knowledge of AP style writing
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with, and a solid understanding of, social media activities and content development
  • Demonstrated ability to proficiently multi-task and effectively manage their priorities and time
  • Strong work ethic

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support senior team members to manage client accounts across an array of PR and marketing activities
  • Assists with developing strategic client plans
  • Draft press materials, media pitches and other collateral needs
  • Build media and blog lists and conduct outreach to secure client coverage
  • Develop briefing books and staff media interviews
  • Track and report media coverage
  • Develop social media strategies, content and campaigns
  • Provide social media community engagement on behalf of the client
  • Support event planning and execution, including vendor research, logistics and budget management
  • Research and apply for speaking and award opportunities
  • Work with our internal Design Studio to create client marketing collateral
  • Work with our Digital Marketing team to manage client activities, including SEO, PPC and email marketing campaigns
  • Manage client activity tracker
  • Manage client meeting agenda, recaps and monthly reports