Account Executive, Corporate Affairs

at BCW Global (view profile)
Location Dallas
Date Posted September 21, 2022
Category Public Relations
Job Type Full-time


The Role:

Our team is excited to find an Account Executive to join our growing Corporate Affairs practice in our Austin or Dallas office in Texas. You are going to work across numerous Fortune 500 client accounts and service various programs and initiatives. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills, as well as solid research and analytical skills. You must be detailed oriented, resourceful, and able to multi-task and prioritize under deadlines.

Perks of working at BCW:

  • Hybrid work environment that offers the flexibility and balance of working from home and going into the office
  • Career growth opportunities through continued education, training & development courses, and BCW’s Career Pathing program
  • Employee Resource Groups that provide our employees the platform to network, build key leadership skills, gain greater visibility and access to senior leadership, have an impact at BCW and the outside community and accelerate their careers.
  • Paid time off for vacation, sick and personal days, as well as Summer Fridays. Our Flexible Holiday Policy includes 9 paid holidays inclusive of Juneteenth and World Mental Health Day, with the option to swap out a company holiday for another personally significant day. We also offer paid time off for voting, jury duty, bereavement and school leave. In addition, our offices are closed for Winter Break between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day.
  • 12 weeks paid Parental Leave to bond with your new child, also inclusive of adoption and foster care
  • Wellness benefits including healthcare, vision, dental and pet insurance, as well as free virtual or in-person counselling for mental health.
  • 401K Savings and Investment Plans
  • Commuter benefits using pre-tax dollars per month to pay for eligible commuting & parking expenses
  • WPP Employee Discount Program based on client roster

What is the work?

  • Writing media relations materials to include pitch letters, news releases, backgrounders, fact sheets & bios.
  • Developing pitches and working with targeted media on story development.
  • Program execution and daily client service.
  • Assisting in the research and preparation for new business pitches and campaigns.
  • Handling media relations activities that might include list building and maintenance, daily media monitoring, and scanning media to identify opportunities for clients.
  • Researching and monitoring client’s business and industry to maintain knowledge base.
  • Demonstrate a true passion for and understanding of emerging digital platforms and how they can be leveraged as part of our clients’ strategies
  • Work within an integrated PR and digital team and develop a comprehensive understanding of a client’s business, products, and markets

Experience that contributes to your success:

  • 1 to 2 years of previous public relations work experience.
  • Prior internship or employment experience in an agency setting is a plus.
  • Proficiency in the use of office computer programs to include MS Office Suite.
  • Have a working knowledge of social media tools, from listening/research to community and content management
  • Strong writing and media relations skills and the ability to translate client’s needs into media opportunities.
  • Advanced understanding of key trade publications and national media outlets.
  • Professional and pleasant interpersonal communications skills.
  • Proven large program project management abilities.
  • Ability to work on a team and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to handle high priority and pressure situations.
  • Desire to work in a diverse and inclusive organization as an active participant in culture initiatives, training opportunities and employee resource groups.

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