Antenna is a PR and integrated marketing agency that specializes in real estate, proptech, sustainability/cleantech, mobility and health. Our team combines deep domain expertise with full-stack PR and marketing capabilities to help innovative companies in our industries achieve breakout growth and velocity. With offices throughout the U.S., and an international network, Antenna is a high-growth organization that is hyper focused on providing its professionals with an exceptional work-life experience. 

Antenna is looking for individuals to contribute diverse perspectives and new ideas to the Antenna community. We celebrate differences among our staff and encourage everyone to be their authentic selves. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and remain committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, supportive and respectful environment, where each Ant feels a sense of dignity, belonging, and acceptance.

Antenna is looking for an Account Director for our Cleantech/Mobility practice to manage the development, coordination, and direction of public relations activities on behalf of clients.

Account Strategy and Management: 

  • Lead strategy development and creation of plans for successful client programs
  • Drive the creative process and encourage teammates to identify fresh approaches to clients’ programs
  • Assign roles and responsibilities across account teams
  • Monitor financial health of accounts and advise on retainer management
  • Ensure efficient and effective collaboration and coordination with other Antenna divisions (e.g. digital marketing team, web team) on account work 

Client Relations:

  • Take ultimate responsibility for client satisfaction; expediently address client concerns and requests; prioritize client retention
  • Serve as account teams’ primary client contact
  • Drive client update calls, and coach junior staff to own portions of agendas 
  • Work with junior staff to refine written and verbal communication skills, with an emphasis on delivering thoughtful recommendations and attention to detail
  • Hold junior staff accountable for timely reporting and updates to client-facing dashboards

Media and Analyst Relations:

  • Develop and oversee execution of media strategy across accounts, including proactive and reactive opportunities
  • Coach junior staff on mastering media engagement, beginning with trades, customer verticals and regional outlets, then expanding to national broadcast and print and online media
  • Finalize written pitches; advise on phone pitching 
  • Support outreach efforts as needed, focusing on top-tier opportunities 

Content Development:

  • Perform final edits on and enforce quality standards for all written materials, including press releases, bylines, case studies and sales collateral
  • Coach junior staff on how to develop compelling written materials and master the art of storytelling

Ant Management and Mentorship:

  • Work with junior staff to develop and strengthen PR skills and understanding of clients’ industries
  • Directly manage three to five junior staff members; coordinate performance reviews and make recommendations to senior management regarding salaries and titles
  • Lead and participate in agency team building activities 

Business Development: 

  • Identify and engage with potential client organizations 
  • Attend networking events and industry conferences on behalf of agency
  • Develop and present excellent communications proposals 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Experience working with B2B companies/organizations in energy, sustainability, environment, transportation, circular economy or similar
  • 5+ years of direct public relations experience or related areas
  • Interest in client subject matter and ability to understand complex technologies and explain them in accessible, compelling terms
  • 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

BENEFITS & PERKS

  • Competitive salary
  • Profit Sharing Plan 
  • 18 PTO days to start
  • Floating Holidays
  • Paid Volunteer Day
  • Winter Recess and Summer Fridays
  • Sabbatical Leave
  • Parental Bonding Leave 
  • Mentorship/Allyship Program
  • Yearly Professional Development Stipend
  • Career development, training and mobility
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K with matching
  • Hybrid Office Schedule
  • Regular outings, celebrations, happy hours and adventures
  • Office Dog! (varies by location) 

Antenna has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees reporting to any of our offices or attending any Company-sponsored event. The Company requires that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19, but will provide accommodations as required by law.