Antenna is looking for an Senior 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 and Management: 

  • Lead strategy development and creation of plans for successful client programs
  • Facilitate and lead the creative development process including brainstorms; encourage teammates to identify fresh approaches to client programs 
  • Advise on roles and responsibilities across account teams
  • Monitor timesheets for accounts and advise on client budget management
  • Ensure seamless coordination, communication and project management between cross-functional teams in public relations, digital marketing, graphic design, web development, and marketing automation.
  • Manage projects to ensure on-time delivery of high-quality work for all clients

Client Relations:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact across accounts
  • Lead client strategy meetings and status calls
  • Work with junior staff to refine email and phone communication
  • Supervise junior staff to ensure maintenance of internal and client-facing dashboards 


Media and Analyst Relations:

  • Develop and oversee execution of media strategy across accounts, including proactive and reactive opportunities
  • Conduct media outreach via phone, email and other platforms and regularly secure coverage in top-tier and trade media
  • Strengthen relationships with key contacts, focusing on top-tier print, online and broadcast media and trade media
  • Support junior staff in developing relationships with reporters in trade, regional and national media
  • Finalize written pitches; advise on phone pitching 
  • Set goals for media coverage for junior staff and help them meet those goals

Messaging and Content Creation:

  • Help drive the strategic messaging process to inform all content creation.
  • Manage editorial process for client account teams, including the drafting and/or editing of press releases, bylines, case studies, infographics, ebooks, website copy, newsletters, social media, presentations, speaking abstracts, award nominations, and marketing/sales collateral, among other content pieces.
  • Liaise with the creative and digital teams to develop visual content

Ant Management and Mentorship:

  • Work with junior staff to develop and strengthen PR skills and understanding of clients’ industries
  • Lead and participate in agency team building activities 

QUALIFICATIONS 

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

  • Experience working with B2B companies/organizations in energy, sustainability, environment, transportation, circular economy or similar
  • 4+ 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. 
  • Ability to think strategically and connect client goals/objectives with integrated marketing and PR program approaches 
  • 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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