Antenna is looking for an Account Executive for our Mobility & Automotive practice to provide support with media relations, content development, and account management. This role will be temporarily remote due to COVID-19 and thereafter can be based in either our San Francisco, New York, New Jersey, Chicago or Detroit offices. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Account Strategy: 

  • Contribute to strategy sessions and assist with planning and tactical timelines for campaigns
  • Support the creative development process, identifying fresh approaches to clients’ programs
  • Monitor Asana and add tasks as needed 

Client Relations:

  • Master e-mail and verbal communications skills
  • Report on specific tasks directly to clients on periodic calls/meetings
  • Work with teams to ensure maintenance of internal and client-facing dashboards

Media and Analyst Relations:

  • Build rapport with trade press and vertical outlets, and foster relationships with new reporters across top-tier print, online and broadcast outlets
  • Deliver exciting email and phone pitches
  • Identify opportunities for proactive and reactive pitching
  • Oversee maintenance of media lists

Speaking and Awards Programs: 

  • Oversee maintenance of conference and award calendars
  • Draft  speaking abstracts and award submissions as necessary

Content Creation: 

  • Draft press releases, bylines, case studies and sales collateral—free of typos, factual inaccuracies, outdated messaging, etc.
  • Draft social media content that reflects knowledge of clients’ messages and audiences as well as current best practices for optimum reach and engagement  

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related area 

  • 2-3 years of direct public relations experience or related areas
  • Interest in and basic knowledge of advanced mobility, such as electric vehicles (EVs), EV charging and related technology, autonomous vehicle (AV) technology, alternative fuels, urban mobility platforms/programs, EV battery technology, shared mobility, connected cars and more. 
  • Detail oriented, organized and ability to manage time effectively
  • Self-motivated, proactive and flexible 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong writing, editing and communication skills

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