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Connect2 Communications is currently looking for candidates for Account Executive and Account Manager.
 

Are you a natural storyteller? Are you intellectually curious and want to help clients understand all the elements that go into telling a good story? Do you have the passion and dedication to champion a cause for a client and help a team drive a story idea from start to finish? If this sounds like you, Connect2 Communications is looking for an Account Executive and for a seasoned PR professional to join our team to manage client programs.  

 

Ideal candidates will thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, possess strong organizational skills, and be able to represent the agency and our clients in a professional manner. This candidate should be self-motivated and able to bring superb judgment to the unexpected and creative approaches to the routine.  

 

Connect2 maintains a culture that respects creativity, rewards success, and challenges its employees to grow, learn, and thrive. Connect2’s team members play an active role in account teams and agency life, where your mind matters and your voice counts! Be where you are heard and matter.   

 

If you are interested in applying to the role of Account Executive or Account Manager, please submit your resume to ashley@connect2comm.com

 

Connect2 Account Executive Job Description 

Account Executive Responsibilities:

Account Executives serve as a contact point for Connect2 Communications' clients, the media and analyst community, as well as other industry influencers. In this role, Account Executives will help manage ongoing client, media, and analyst relations activities to ensure client's needs are met. Account Executives report to a Director on each client account. 

  

  • Build understanding and knowledge of the clients' businesses and their competitive environments. 

  • Actively participate/contribute to the development of account plans/ideas. Provide appropriate instruction to junior staff on projects. 

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively develop a full range of written materials including press releases, byline articles, speeches, client correspondence, and reports. 

  • Initiate implementation of media events, press conferences/briefings, media tours, etc. 

  • Develop editorial/journalistic/media contacts; utilize them to earn coverage for clients. 

  • Manage time to ensure that each client's needs are met within allocated budget parameters. 

  • Communicate with senior team members on client needs, expectations, concerns, and issues 

  

The requirements for the Account Executive position are as follows: 

  • A bachelor's degree in a related field (public relations, journalism, communications) 

  • 3-5 years' experience in PR agencies or corporate relations 

  • Experience and knowledge of telecom technologies 

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills 

  • Strong, established media and analyst relationships, tech relations a plus 

  • Experience in B2B social media programs 

  • Ability to guide and mentor junior employees 

Connect2 Account Manager Job Description 

 

Account Manager Responsibilities 

Account Managers serve as a contact point for Connect2 Communications' clients, the media and analyst community, as well as other industry influencers. In this role, Account Managers will help manage ongoing client, media, and analyst relations activities to ensure client's needs are met. Account Managers report to a Director on each client account. 

 

  • Engage, inform, motivate, and expand the range and reach of clients’ messaging. 

  • Maintain a working knowledge of the client’s business, goals, objectives, and technology, along with strong connections within the media and analyst community.  

  • Strong writing is a must, with the ability to create messaging that resonates in long form and over socials.  

  • Must be proactive in terms of understanding the gaps in client news and how media engagement and social programs can fill the gap. 

  • Help clients shape public debate with thoughtful Points of View, Executive Visibility, and Adjacent Story ideas.    

  • Actively participate/contribute to the development of account plans/ideas. Provide appropriate instruction to junior staff on projects. 

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively develop a full range of written materials including press releases, byline articles, speeches, client correspondence, and reports. 

  • Manage time to ensure that each client's needs are met within allocated budget parameters. 

  • Communicate with senior team members on client needs, expectations, concerns, and issues 

  

Minimum Requirements 

  • A bachelor's degree in a related field (public relations, journalism, communications) 

  • 5-8 years' experience in PR agencies or corporate relations 

  • Experience and knowledge of telecom technologies 

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills 

  • Strong, established media and analyst relationships, tech relations a plus 

  • Ability to guide and mentor junior employees 

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