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Location: Seattle

Account Executive

While all current positions have the option of starting fully remotely, our offices are available for all employees to work from on a voluntary basis, and we soft-launched our office re-opening on March 21st. Once we announce a firm return to office date for 2022 (still TBD), all local employees will have the option of working a minimum of two days and maximum of 5 days in the office.

ABOUT C+C

C+C is an award-winning integrated marketing agency based in Seattle all about changing behaviors for good. We help our clients motivate people to embrace a variety of social and environmental actions. Like choosing an energy-efficient appliance. Applying for college programs. Getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Making good financial decisions. Taking public transit. Saving water. Basically, doing things to make the world a better place.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

C+C Seattle is looking for a motivated, highly organized Account Executive (AE) who thrives on building relationships and trust, who anticipates and proactively works to fulfill client needs, and who is driven to deliver awesome work and services that surprise and delight. The successful candidate will have a ‘do-what-it-takes’ attitude, no matter the size or scope of the project or task at hand. They will have the ability to engage media, from press releases to media list development to outreach, to help shape public opinion of the company or organization and increase awareness of its brand They will be able to synthesize technical information into succinct, engaging messaging and distill high-level client goals into project requirements and next steps. Daily activities will run the gamut from online research, to story development, pitching, and communication planning, to collateral development, press release writing, and running logistics for outreach and events. This position will act in both support and lead roles depending on the project or campaign. We work with both public and private sector clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working with C+C managers (and clients) to plan, implement and evaluate integrated PR and marketing campaigns
  • Media list development
  • Media outreach
  • Building, monitoring, and tracking project timelines and budgets
  • Working cross-functionally with internal teams to accomplish work and track progress
  • Writing content for a variety of materials including media pitches, communication plans, newsletters, social media, press releases, press materials, campaign messaging and talking points
  • Work with and lead internal account teams to meet client deadlines, including supervising junior staff in support of client work
  • Creating high-level reports and presentation decks
  • Manage production of creative projects and events (e.g., collateral materials, organizing staffing, creating logistics plans, etc.)
  • Tracking and monitoring media coverage
  • Conducting secondary research on the sometimes technical or complex subject matter and synthesizing research and data sources into key insights

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Creative, flexible problem solving
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to manage time in a rapidly moving environment with daily competing priorities
  • At least three years of experience working in a PR/marketing position and/or in an agency environment with direct exposure to clients
  • Experience in media relations
  • Strong writing and editing skills (press releases, newsletters, blog posts, tweets, etc.)
  • Ability and love for multi-tasking (supporting 5-8 projects at any one time)
  • An understanding of marketing and social media concepts
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • A four-year college degree, or equivalent experience
  • A sense of humor!

WHAT YOU’LL LOVE ABOUT C+C If the following metrics of success sing to you, then we think you’ll really love being part of our team. Here’s what we provide to our C+C team, and what we expect from everyone here:

  • We have a diverse mix of work that is good for people, our community and our planet. Our team genuinely cares about our clients’ issues, our goal of doing good work and the success of the agency.
  • We create a work culture that is collaborative, team-oriented and provides an environment where awesome ideas can come from anywhere.
  • We are committed to continual growth in our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practices.
  • We provide a healthy benefits package, and a clear compensation structure for each role.
  • We facilitate and encourage regular feedback, along with career pathway conversations designed to help you and your manager create a development plan for your continued growth.
  • We hire employees who:
    • value inclusion, equity, and diversity and are open-minded and respectful
    • are ego-free
    • are flexible, positive, and forward-thinking
    • are passionate about results
    • have a sense of humor
    • are kind, welcoming, and helpful

ARE YOU PICKING UP WHAT WE’RE PUTTING DOWN? We’d love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and cover letter HERE. This is a full-time, salaried position with a full benefits package. Starting annual salary from $58,000 plus bonus. We provide work from home set-up as needed.

C+C requires all staff comply with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate as a condition of employment, except where prohibited by law. This mandate applies regardless of office/remote work location. Accommodation can be made for employees who have medical conditions or sincerely held religious belief that would preclude vaccination.

C+C is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. C+C will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. We strive for visible and invisible diversity within our team. People of color are encouraged to apply, as are candidates who identify as people historically not treated equitably.