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Aaron Blank
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+1 206.200.0103
Fearey Offices
The Tower Building
1809 7th Avenue, Suite 1212
Seattle, WA 98101
+1 206.343.1543
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Senior Account Executive – Public Relations

Fearey, one of the region’s leading independent public relations and public affairs agencies, has an immediate opening for an experienced Senior Account Executive to work in conjunction with a team to deliver excellent account management services for a range of clients in the company’s roster that includes health care, consumer, nonprofit, hospitality, legal and real estate industries. Candidates must be highly organized, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, hungry and humble, and have excellent communication skills, both oral and written. The right person will have 4-6 years of relevant PR experience, including developed account management, media relations, social media and project management skills. Agency experience is required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, PR, journalism or marketing
  • 4-6 years of PR experience with some agency experience required
  • Passion for doing great work, team spirit and excellence in client service a must
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 Suite and in social media channels
 

Skills Required

  • Ability to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage all deadlines on time and on budget
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Previously established relationships with a variety of digital and traditional media outlets is ideal; at minimum, candidate possesses media savvy skills to creatively and effectively pitch press and maintain industry contacts
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  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 Suite and in social media channels
 

Duties and Responsibilities

The selected Senior Account Executive will support the team on a number of high-profile and dynamic accounts. This includes building and maintaining key client relationships and implementing multi-level communication programs.

Core responsibilities include developing and editing many different types of written materials; performing proactive/reactive media outreach with local print, broadcast and online reporters; social media communication and website content; participating in meetings or other special events.

Comprehensive Benefits Package

Fearey offers an extensive benefits package to employees that includes the following:

  • 100% paid premium for employee’s medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Five percent commission on all new business accounts identified by the candidate and awarded to the firm
  • Annual four weeks of paid time off (depending on when you start) and a minimum of eight paid holidays per year
  • 100% paid ORCA transportation card or parking stipend
  • Bike parking and showers are available within the building
  • Lunch provided every Friday
  • 401(k) plan with match on employee contributions
  • Ability to work from home full time through the end of 2020. Beyond 2020 still to be determined.
 

About Fearey

In its fourth decade, Fearey has earned an outstanding reputation as the leading independent full-service public relations firm in Washington State. For 39 years, we have had a track record of long-term client and employee relationships. With our combined focus on public relations and public affairs, we bring a real-world understanding of the business climate and the local political landscape to every situation.  We pride ourselves in our award-winning social media practice.

We strongly support employee involvement in the community through board appointments, non-profit involvement and civic participation. Our industries of focus include healthcare, consumer, transportation, aerospace, real estate, built environment, life sciences, environmentally-friendly products, financial services, municipalities and non-profits.

Fearey consistently rewards individuals with drive, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit. Our motto is “Fearless Thinking.”

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]   (No phone calls, please)

Fearey is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other discriminatory factors prohibited by law

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