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Account Executive (Part-Time)

We’re on the lookout for a part-time account executive who can help us drive meaningful results for our clients in the social impact space.

Account Executive (Part-Time)

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McPherson Strategies is a boutique communications consultancy focused on the intersection of brands and social impact. Our clients include corporations, social businesses, nonprofits, social entrepreneurs and foundations. We specialize in developing, amplifying and communicating social impact initiatives.   

We’re on the lookout for a part-time account executive who can help us drive meaningful results for our clients in the social impact space. We’d start by having you work on one client, with the opportunity to potentially expand to other accounts.

Location: Our team is remote, but we’re all about communication and collaboration. Most of our team is based in New York, and we also have a presence in Chicago.

Responsibilities:

This will vary account to account, but will include some combination of following.

  • Support media relations efforts, including developing target lists, drafting pitches and conducting outreach.
  • Track speaking and award opportunities for clients. Develop strategic positioning and prepare submission materials.
  • Discover, vet and pursue strategic opportunities to get clients visibility through media monitoring and social listening.
  • Research targets and prepare prep materials for partnership initiatives.  
  • Draft press releases and bylines.
  • Research, track and pursue editorial opportunities.  
  • Participate in client and internal calls, taking notes and providing call prep materials as needed.  
  • Ensure all client activities and opportunities are captured and tracked in real time.
  • Provide additional administrative and research support as needed.

You have:

  • At least two years of experience working in communications, with a preference for agency experience
  • A self-starter attitude
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to adapt to changing conditions, assignments and deadlines
  • Strong writing chops and critical thinking skills
  • Media pitching experience
  • Top-notch research skills and the ability to present information in a digestible way
  • A deep curiosity and diligent following of current news events and media platforms
  • The ability to work effectively with a remote team
  • A strong work ethic and a commitment to providing quality work to McPherson Strategies teams and clients  

Sound like you? Please send your resume to info@mcpstrategies.com along with a brief note about why you think you’re right for the gig.