Account Manager

Treble is turning the traditional PR agency on its head. We empower brands with ideas, relationships and results. Headquartered in a brand new office space in East Austin where we know our company values and culture are paramount to success. Led by an experienced collection of media relations professionals, we act as a newsroom, creating impressive and consistent wins as a team firing on all cylinders. We believe great ideas are just as important as great relationships. We believe in an aggressive, yet intelligent approach to media relations. We believe in working with clients that view us as an integral partner. We have amazing clients and compete and win against some of the biggest agencies in the world, and we expect the winning to continue as Treble scales.

Our team consists of a diverse group of former agency rainmakers, entrepreneurs & journalists from broadcast and leading online tech publications. We work with entrepreneurs, VCs and global brands whose innovations change the way people live and organizations work. Our clients quickly become familiar faces on the media circuit, and define and are ultimately viewed as trusted experts within their respective industries.

About you

As an Account Manager, you are the media backbone of each account you work on. You should have a passion for securing media coverage. You have optimally built up a network of trusted media sources and you can engage a diverse range of media at a moment’s notice. You understand how to cater and deliver customized pitches to business and technology outlets You apply your full creativity and focus to each client and project, and work hard to generate ridiculous(ly awesome) results that gel into each client’s unique PR and business goals.

The best ideas thrive under our roof, and you thrive in a creative environment. Communication expertise, outstanding time management skills, and a passion for public relations, social media and technology are essential to succeed in this position. Here’s a detailed list of what the job looks like:

Account roles

  • Leading and contributing to client meetings / calls
  • Providing strategic counsel to clients – ongoing and when faced with good news or unexpected challenges
  • Ensuring the strategic value and highest quality of all client deliverables
  • Communicating – both verbally and written – regarding strategic client documents and ongoing client activities
  • Additional responsibilities as needed and when assigned

Media relations

  • Executing all aspects of strategic media relations; leveraging existing relationships with reporters and outlets on behalf of client and agency
  • Building new media relationships; proactively engaging media on a regular basis with heavy emphasis on Tier 1 media
  • Securing and staffing interviews; developing savvy / timely ideas and moving pitches from “concept to coverage”
  • Creating and presenting strategic media relations plans for individual launches
  • Conduct mock interviews with executives

Team leadership

  • Active mentorship of junior team members to build out their respective PR skill sets and empower team overall productivity
  • Seeking opportunities to recruit talented people to join the team
  • Contributing to agency growth and direction via All-Hands Meetings
  • Sets the positive, uplifting tone to create a spirit of teamwork, enthusiasm and quality
  • Committed to Treble mission and culture

New Business

  • Attending networking events and building a personal network with the goal of obtaining new business for the agency
  • Assisting in the development of new business collateral and taking an active lead role in new business meetings

Travel

  • New business travel may be required as needed
  • Travel for client facing meetings as needed
  • Treble will pay or reimburse you for business related travel

Reports to

  • CEO

Mentors

  • Account Executives, Coordinators & Interns

Location

  • Austin, TX
  • Opportunity for relocation for the right candidate

Employment Type

  • At-Will
  • Full-time
  • Exempt

Education: BA / BS

Experience: minimum 5 yrs in tech PR and minimum 1 yr of agency account management

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $70,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Contact: jointheteam@treblepr.com