Senior Account Executive, PR

Location:
Hybrid (DC Metro Area)

Employment Type:
Permanent

Specialty:
PR/Media Relations

Job Number:
#2767

Job Description

Seeking a creative B2B/B2G Senior Account Executive to oversee PR and social campaigns at growing agency

TorchLight is seeking a Senior Account Executive of Public Relations with technology industry experience to execute media relations, develop strategy and content, and manage integrated marketing programs at an award-winning agency in Alexandria, VA. This position will manage public relations and social media campaigns – everything from strategy to campaign roll out – for B2B and B2G clients.

Location:
Flexible WFH opportunity with onsite attendance for events. Candidates must be in the DC metropolitan area. U.S. citizenship or a permanent residency card in the U.S. is required to be an eligible candidate for this opportunity.

Employment:
Direct hire full-time job opportunity. Flexible WFH environment with travel to onsite events. This client had instituted a Covid-19 vaccination policy as condition of employment.

Role responsibilities:

  • Pitch and secure media placements for clients, developing creative ideas and pitches that align with client topics and reporter/publication interests
  • Stay on top of breaking government IT news
  • Write and edit news releases, bylines, articles, awards nominations, white papers, and case studies
  • Demonstrate and maintain understanding of IT-focused legislation and industry/technology trends
  • Manage client program goals and deliver highly responsive with key stakeholders
  • Support client reporting and forecast/manage budgets
  • Contribute ideas to program development and new business proposals

Skills and experience:

  • 4+ years’ of B2B or B2G agency (or similar) experience with technology PR/marcom experience strongly preferred
  • Track record of managing strategy and execution of social media marketing campaigns
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong project management skills and an eye for detail
  • Familiarity with government technology media outlets
  • Experience with digital marketing campaign execution
  • Established record delivering results on PR and marketing programs
  • Ability to write about implications of public policy issues
  • Experience with forecasting, planning, and managing budgets

Additional Information

TorchLight Hire matches qualified candidates like you with contract and permanent marketing, communications, creative, and digital roles that are a professional and cultural fit. We offer our contractors industry-leading benefits like medical insurance, 401(k) plans and others.

TorchLight values diversity, equity and inclusion of people of all backgrounds, perspectives and experience — including our full-time employees, contractors and clients. Read more about our commitment to diversity.

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