Senior Account Executive

Austin, Texas, United States | Full-time

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About Caliber

Caliber is a strategic marketing communications firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. We partner with established industry leaders and rising entrepreneurial organizations within financial services, fintech, insurtech and proptech. 

 

About the Role:

Caliber is looking to hire a PR enthusiast to join our team as a Senior Account Executive. Caliber Senior Account Executives play a key role in developing and executing on creative media relations strategies as the critical connector between our internal team and our clients. In this role, you will be responsible for nurturing a strong journalist network to support our clients’ media goals in our industries of focus -  financial services, fintech, insurtech and proptech.

Our team represents a talented and inclusive workforce. If you're looking to work with a supportive team of PR pros who value flexing their creative muscles while producing excellent work (and having fun at the same time) - check us out! The right candidate will thrive in a boutique agency environment where they will be part of a growing team in a fast-paced and supportive work environment.

 

About your responsibilities:

Client Liaison: serve as the primary day-to-day contact for a group of clients, working with senior leadership within financial services and fintech companies to ensure proper coverage of client priorities, including:

  • Lead client calls and daily communication with clients via email and phone. 
  • Draft client press releases, corporate bios, media pitches, and other written materials, with stellar attention to detail.
  • Support the senior team on each of your accounts across a number of parameters including measurement of results, drafting of content and media list development.
  • Researching reporters and building media lists (through databases and DIY) across broadcast, podcast, online and print media outlets.
  • Development, research, and writing of pitches and story angles targeting specific journalists in B2B and/or B2C spaces, focusing on proactive news hooks and newsjacking opportunities.
  • Setting and managing evolving internal and external deadlines, ensuring proper communication as the connector between our internal team and clients.

 

About Our Ideal Candidate

  • 2 years minimum relevant experience in PR, fintech or related field
  • Intellectual curiosity about businesses and how strategic marketing communications plays a role in a business’ growth
  • Enthusiasm for fintech and financial services
  • Solutions oriented with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Passionate communicator with great presentation skills
  • Team player, supportive and considerate of others
  • A student of the media – identifying new publications, writers and relevant topics

 

Caliber is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.