Senior Public Relations Account Executive

We are turning the traditional PR agency on its head. We are headquartered in Austin, TX where we know our company values and culture are paramount to our success. We seek out the best talent and retain them by supporting them with an environment rooted in wellness. 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.

The Ideal Canidate

The Senior Account Executive is the media backbone of each owned account. The ideal candidate has a passion for securing media coverage and optimally building up a network of trusted, diverse media sources that can be engaged at a moment’s notice. This position will understand how to cater and deliver customized pitches to business and technology outlets and apply the full creativity and focus to each client and project. The ideal candidate will 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:

  • Actively participate / contribute to client calls / meetings
  • Providing 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 professionally both verbally and written
  • Take direction from senior members of the team and maintain a coachable attitude

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
  • 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
  • Take direction from senior members of the team and maintain a coachable attitude

Team Leadership:

  • Developing junior team members as directed
  • Seeking opportunities to recruit talented people to join the team
  • Contributing to agency growth and direction via All-Hands Meetings and agency trainings
  • 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
  • Preparing for and attending new business pitches

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:

  • Directly to CEO
  • Takes direction from account leader & directors

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental & vision benefits, 75% of premiums paid by Treble
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Approximately 17 paid holidays in 2021 (closed the week between Christmas and New Years and half day Fridays in the month of July)
  • 401k with 2% company match, eligible upon 6 months of employment
  • Monthly Telecommunication stipend
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Quarterly office supply reimbursement
  • Opportunity for performance and new business bonuses

Location:

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

Job Type: Full-time

  • At-Will
  • Full-time
  • Exempt

Education: BA / BS
Agency Experience: 5 yrs minimum

Ready to join our team? Send your cover letter and resume to jointheteam@treblepr.com . No phone calls please.