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 Associate Account Executive for our Climate practice to assist account staff with research, content creation, reporting, client relations and foundational media relations activities. This role can be based in either our New York or Chicago offices.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Media and Analyst Relations: 

  • Develop and maintain media lists
  • Develop reporter backgrounders and event briefing books
  • Maintain client-specific editorial calendars
  • Draft written pitches and begin phone pitching
  • Cultivate relationships with key contacts, focusing on industry trades, customer verticals and regional outlets
  • Meet at least one reporter/analyst per quarter

Reporting:

  • Maintain internal and client-facing dashboards
  • Monitor media placements
  • Develop coverage reports
  • Keep notes during all team meetings and client calls
  • Deliver list of action items following team meetings and client calls
  • Monitor Asana and add tasks as needed 

Client Relations:

  • Respond to relevant client emails in a timely manner
  • “Own” a section of call agendas

Speaking and Awards Programs: 

  • Develop and manage conference calendars and award opportunities
  • Draft speaking abstracts and award submissions

Content Creation: 

  • Develop first drafts of client materials, including press releases, bylines, case studies and sales collateral
  • Develop regular social media posts

Business Development: 

  • Contribute to proposal development.
  • Attend at least 1 networking event per quarter.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • 0-2 years of direct public relations experience or related areas
  • Interest in client subject matter 
  • 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

For New York City Ants, the base salary for this role is $50,000 - $55,000. Relevant experience, skills, business needs, and other related qualifications determine compensation. In addition to the base salary, Antenna provides a total rewards package including a Profit Sharing Plan, a Professional Development Reimbursement, generous PTO, affordable healthcare, and matching 401K, as well as numerous programs and initiatives for career development and training. 

BENEFITS & PERKS

  • Competitive salary
  • Profit Sharing Plan 
  • 18 PTO days to start
  • Floating Holidays
  • Paid Volunteer Day
  • Winter Recess and Early 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.