Digital PR Account Executive

We are a Portland-based and San Diego-based digital marketing company powered by public relations. Our 10 employees believe in doing business the right way with good people who want nice things for our communities. We’re grounded in simple principles that meet at the intersection of local business, community, environmental protection, social equity, healthy living, and fun. Lots of fun. In addition to incubating a social enterprise agency (Tracks PR), we’re searching for our next Mixte Superstar to help our team implement mind-blowing work for our clients. About YouYou see the potential for communications to make the world a better place. You love, in fact, you thrive, in the fast-paced agency setting, and you feel alive when multiple clients have conflicting deadlines and you are at the center of solving how to get it all done. You love the art of media relations, and you understand how to support reporters while we’re all working remotely. You also understand that the field of public relations requires comfort in and knowledge of the digital space. You’ve followed Mixte and our work, and you, too, believe that maintaining a commitment to strong community values is a critical element of any job in today’s world. You love working independently, and you understand how to seek help and support from your teammates, even though we are all working remotely for the unforeseen future. Diversity & Inclusion Mixte is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes diversity. We are committed to building teams where people of all identities and backgrounds are welcome, included, and respected. We work to help close representation gaps in the PR and advertising industries and to actively recruit people from underrepresented groups. We strongly encourage gender diverse people and minority candidates to apply for this role.RoleOur agency account executive brings at least three years of agency experience to help us implement full communications strategies with a focus on digital communications and public relations. This person will have considerable experience coordinating with clients, presenting concepts, thinking creatively, and getting results. In addition to implementing public affairs public relations programs, our account executive will lead some extension-of-staff communication campaigns, including emails, social media, website maintenance, media relations, and internal communications. We are looking for someone who has the experience and thrives in an agency setting and who understands the dynamics of internal communication skills and has a commitment to developing top-notch emotional intelligence. The perfect candidate will have relationships within San Diego’s social justice communities and have experience in geographic areas such as City Heights, communities south of I-8, Tijuana, or other regions facing social justice challenges. Reports to: Senior Account ExecutiveResponsibilities:Building and managing client relationshipsDeveloping and presenting concepts to clients Planning and thinking beyond a checked off boxPitching, pitching, pitching — and pitching some more (from local to national media)Writing, writing, and writing- emails, social media, marketing plans, newsletters, website copy, infographics, releases, brochures, pitches and annual reports (and holding your team to this same standard of writing)Organizing work and communications through Basecamp as a primary toolCreating media and publicity opportunities Development of creative assets and basic videos for presentations or social media Cultivating team spirit to get the work doneSupporting strategy in communications plansMore writingInterviewing and collaborating with clients to uncover storiesKeeping a pulse on the digital and media worlds around youReporting to clients Be awesome, be flexible, be committed to the end resultLove what you doRequired Skills and Knowledge:At least three years of agency experience is required. More is ideal.Client leadership and relationship buildingOrganizing priorities and Basecamp communicationsIndependent worker and efficiency in a remote settingAbility to multitaskAttention to detailsFluent in English and ideally in another language such as Spanish, Tagalog, Arabic or similarKnowledge in these areas are a plus but not mandatory: HTML, Adobe Design Suites, email software, SEO and WordPressEducation:Bachelors degree On-the-job experience or education related to PR or communications industriesCompensation & Culture:Salary dependent on experience – $20/hour to $25/hourComplete benefits package including company-sponsored health insurance and vision insurance, company-sponsored dental and disability insurance, two weeks vacation, 10 paid holidays + two floating holidays, 40 hours of sick, monthly cell phone reimbursement, Mixte Adventures, and a company culture that will blow your mind.Mixte Communications, Inc. has a business casual environment that encourages its employees to ditch the car commute. We are currently an all-remote team. We’re reviewing applications on a rolling basis until we find the right candidate.Mixte provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mixte complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.