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Account Manager

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Role: Account Manager

Location: Skyya Communications – Greater MSP Area (Remote to Start)

# of Openings: 1

Description

Skyya Communications (www.skyya.com) is a PR/strategic communication agency focused on the automotive/mobility sector. We work with some of the most innovative and trusted Fortune 500/1000 brands including automotive and motorcycle OEMs, powersports vehicles, autonomous and self-driving vehicles, autonomous delivery vehicles, recreational vehicles, autonomous trucks and buses, e-bikes and EVs. We successfully compete against much larger agencies by offering highly experienced, talented and passionate team members who all possess a high-touch, customer-centric attitude and are driven to deliver outstanding results. Our senior team are among the brightest in the business and we are prepared to invest in making you a shining star and helping take your career to the next level.

 

What we’re looking for: If you’re looking for a different type of communications agency, we’re looking for you. We’re seeking an entrepreneurial and enthusiastic Account Manager to join our Minneapolis office. If you know how to manage multiple accounts, deliver unsurpassed results and client satisfaction and are excited to mentor and motivate our growing staff you might be right for this role.    

 

Primary responsibilities include

  • Leading multiple client accounts
  • Creating & executing engaging PR/marketing plans that align with client goals
  • Drafting & finalizing solid, compelling written deliverables including press releases, various briefs, pitches, planning documents, marketing copy, etc.
  • Becoming an expert on our clients’ brands, products and relevant industry trends and issues
  • Providing ongoing counsel to clients and account teams
  • Managing PR, marketing and digital initiatives
  • Managing projects using our project management process
  • Participating in the agency’s development
  • Acting as a role model and resource for our staff

 

What’s in it for you?

  • PTO, paid company holidays, health insurance, 401k + match
  • An opportunity to work with a team to solve challenging, intriguing and industry-changing challenges
  • Managing a client roster that includes everything from startups to publicly traded global brands
  • Being part of a talented local and national team
  • Contributing to the growth of the Minneapolis office

 

Key Qualifications

  • 6+ years of highly relevant experience, preferably in an agency environment
  • Cross-sector experience — tech is preferred
  • Strong PR, marketing, content development and digital capabilities and ability to counsel clients
  • Superb communications skills
  • Exceptional writing skills and strategic capabilities
  • Proven ability to lead/manage teams and clients
  • Committed to encouraging client and internal collaboration to inspire great thinking, deliverables and results
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude to assisting with new business development and new client activation
  • Proven ability to create & execute plans (PR, marketing, events, project plans, etc.)
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, PR or related degree

Sound exciting? If so, please send your resume to malory@skyya.com.