Account Executive (Remote)

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Summary:Are you obsessed with storytelling? Do you get a rush drafting the perfect pitch, landing a killer placement, and moving your client’s business forward through media relations? If so, we want to talk!
 
BAM is a fast-paced agency specializing in public relations and digital marketing for innovators, mainly start-ups, across all tech-driven industries. We work with the movers, shakers, breakers and makers who want to be known for their big ideas and groundbreaking developments. Now, we're looking to expand our account servicing team. 
 
BAM is looking for an Account Executive for our PR team. The newest member of the BAM team will be someone results-driven, creative, eager to bring ideas to the table, and prove to be a media relations superstar. If you’re the person for this role, please apply with your resume.
 
Qualifications:
    • Hands-on PR agency experience
    • Proven public relations results secured in major national outlets such as Inc., Fast Company, TechCrunch, NY Times and the Wall Street Journal
    • Experience working within any tech verticals (including but not limited to: consumer-tech, med-tech, artificial intelligence, fin-tech, cyber-security, etc) and startups 
Job Duties Include:
    • Create and manage client-specific contact lists ensuring contacts and media outlets (if applicable) are targeted
    • Build and maintain relationships with key local, regional and national media
    • Draft and/or edit press releases, pitches, e-mailers, press kit materials, etc.
    • Regularly pitch media and get results for client news and story angles
    • Think holistically about the client’s presence from a media relations, social media and marketing perspective
    • Seek and create unique opportunities for clients, providing invaluable service that they cannot achieve on their own
    • Contribute to client meetings and participate in client events and media opportunities as needed
    • Draft proposals and plan initiatives for your clients, developing tactics targeted to each client
    • Draft and manage client meeting agendas, recaps and wrap-up reports
    • Identify and nurture new business opportunities for clients, which may increase budgets
    • Assist in growing BAM’s public reputation by contributing to the BAM blog and newsletter and attending professional events
    • Anticipate the needs of clients and the media and manage all account tasks to ensure quality service

Salary

BAM offers a competitive base salary, annual bonuses of up to 12%, and other benefits/bonuses (listed below). The base salary range for an Account Executive is $68k - $73,750 (based on experience). 

BAM team members enjoy perks such as:
    • "Flexible Fridays" year round
    • Full health, dental, and vision insurance
    • Bonuses of up to 12% of your salary, no matter your position
    • Client bonuses (re-signed contracts, exceeded goals, etc.)
    • Matching 401k
    • Equity
    • Learning & Development stipend
    • Student loan pay-down
    • Joy stipend
    • Fertility benefits 
    • Monthly “BAMmy” awards to recognize those who showcase our core values
    • Paid holiday shutdown (Christmas Eve to New Year)
    • Paid volunteer time off
    • Flex time and remote flexibility 
    • Ample PTO, caregiving time, and sick time
    • Up to 6 months maternity/paternity leaves
    • Constant feedback and “Extreme Ownership” ethos culture
    • Democratic management style allowing the team say in new clients and management decisions
    • Semi-annual virtual (COVID-friendly) retreats with loads of delight and surprise

BAM is committed to becoming a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive agency. You can find our company commitments to DEI here. Our goal is to hear, share, and celebrate stories less-told because all stories must be told in order to truly move the world forward. Every company, every founder, and every venture capital fund needs to understand that the time is now to make changes. Not because you have to or want to, but simply because it’s the right thing to do.


Few are a fit for BAM.

That's because the curious, the bold, the relentless, the kind, and the quirky are a rare bunch. Rare as well? Join us!

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