Senior Account Executive- Seattle

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
ID
2021-4804
Position Function
Public Relations
Job Classification
Full Time

Overview

Are you up for a meaningful challenge? Do you aspire to use your creativity to drive social change? 

Then come join our team of sharp, passionate, and (sometimes) quirky activists.  In our 35+ years, we’ve helped elect presidents; fought for stricter regulations on tobacco, drunk driving, and carbon emissions; helped bring health coverage to all Americans; supported clients seeking to improve learning opportunities for all children from early education through higher education; supported clients to help improve health interventions like vaccines and clean water in the developing world; and brought people together to improve the lives of individuals, families, communities and nations.

   

Our mission: to create real and lasting change in the world.  And between our D.C. home base and our Seattle and San Francisco offices, you’ll find all the know-how and drive to create advocacy campaigns that deliver real results.

Responsibilities

We areissue experts, social and digital strategists, comms and advertising gurus, designers, writers, media planners, and multi-media producers.

 

You area Senior Account Executive who knows how to:

  • Research, write, edit, and proofread written materials, including creative strategy briefs, press materials, messaging documents, strategy memorandums, social media content, blog posts, web copy, advertising elements, and/or general client correspondence
  • Execute media relations efforts including media list development and pitching, and develop strong ongoing relationships with journalists, reporters, and bloggers
  • Coordinate with team members to develop social media content and manage social channels on behalf of clients
  • Work with senior staff and media department to develop effective and targeted media plans for traditional, digital, and social media
  • Work across departments, including creative, digital, media, and/or production, to develop and implement communications and advertising strategies, media, materials, and creative collateral for clients' campaigns
  • Work with team members to develop and manage project budgets and timelines
  • Serve as day-to-day client contact, providing tactical support and guidance on communications and/or advertising efforts
  • Stay informed on client industry and issues
  • Mentor and provide constructive feedback to junior staff members

Qualifications

You have…

  • 4-6 years of experience in communications, advertising, public relations, public policy, government, or related field.
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects
  • Excellent client service skills; flexibility to work evenings and weekends - because we're a client services firm and sometimes that's when our clients need us 
  • An interest in education, science, social justice, innovation, and/or health policy and the ability to drive projects from start to finish. Experience in education and/or public health a plus.
  • The ability to proactively problem solve, mind the details, and see the big picture
  • Intermediate skills in MS Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and other apps

GMMB 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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