Earned Media Account Manager
Saatchi & Saatchi S - San Francisco, CA

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Saatchi & Saatchi S is seeking an amazing rising star Account Manager for our fast growing Communications Practice.

At Saatchi & Saatchi S, we make sustainability irresistible. With a passion for making a positive contribution to society every day at work, this unique role is ideal for an ambitious, socially-conscious communication ninja who lives and breathes PR. We need a thinker who likes to get his/her hands dirty, a green guru who understands everything from the shared economy to electric vehicles to consumer behavior change, and a savvy social hipster who reads the New York Times, Gawker and Greenbiz.com.

Our new colleague should have 5 - 7 years of PR experience with consumer and cleantech brands doing everything from pitching and Tweeting to developing strategy and building excellent trusted relationships with clients.

For additional information on Saatchi & Saatchi S and affiliates, please visit us at www.saatchis.com.

Responsibilities:

  • Establishes and fosters relationships with Client(s) and external audiences.
  • Creates story-telling strategies designed to advance authentic sustainable business.
  • Maintains steady and positive Client presence in the media through proactive pitching, releases, proactive outreach, event management and responsiveness to inquiries/requests.
  • Creates content (e.g. posts, tweets, pitches, releases, backgrounders, fact sheets, bios, newsletters) and materials on complex issues (e.g. Q&A, speeches, collateral materials).
  • Maintains clear and consistent communication between the Client(s) and account team; manages 2 – 3 team members directly.
  • Build trust, credibility, and gain referrals from existing clients; cultivate new account relationships to increase both revenues and client roster.
  • Handles in-account administration duties such as billing and activity reports.

Requisites:

  • 3 - 5 years work experience in communications, both PR and social, agency preferred.
  • Experience with, and interest in, cleantech and consumer brands.
  • Strong understanding of, and interest in, social media landscape and tools.
  • Comprehensive understanding of influentials in cleantech and sustainability; proven relationships with trade, business and consumer media.
  • Passion for sustainability as a business driver.
  • Intuitive understanding of how to build relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to travel, as necessary, for team, client, and Company meetings.
  • Excellent oral, organizational, and written communication skills.
  • Great attitude and sense of humor; team player.
  • College degree required.

This is a full-time, exempt position with comprehensive benefits.

To apply for this position, email your resume and original cover letter, with “AM-105” in the subject line of your email.


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Created in 2008 when advertising powerhouse Saatchi & Saatchi acquired grassroots production firm Act Now, today Saatchi & Saatchi S...