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Associate Account Executive

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Role: Associate Account Executive

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

# of Openings: 2


Skyya Communications (www.skyya.com) is a full-service PR/strategic communications agency primarily focused on serving the needs of mid-sized automotive/mobility and technology (and other) clients, both here and abroad. We successfully compete against much larger agencies by offering highly experienced, talented and driven team members who all possess a high-touch, customer-centric attitude toward our clients, and by delivering outstanding results. Our senior team is among the best in the business, and we are prepared to invest in making you a shining star and starting your career on the right foot.


What we’re looking for: If you’re looking for a different type of communications agency, we’re looking for you. We’re seeking engaged, entrepreneurial and enthusiastic interns for our Associate Account Executive roles to join our growing Minneapolis team. If you are eager to learn and participate in every step in creating and executing PR plans and campaigns, deliver unsurpassed results and client satisfaction and are excited to be part of our growing staff you might be right for this role.


Primary responsibilities include

  • Research/create lists for media/analysts

  • Draft press releases/pitch letters

  • Pitching

  • Submit clients for industry awards

  • Plan + assist at  client events

  • Manage ongoing media contacts, coordinates follow-up requests

  • Schedule editor appointments at media tours/trade shows

  • Manage editorial calendar opportunities / identify and research new opportunities

  • Act as client contact for project work

  • Manage media analysis projects

  • Involved in project planning

  • Prepare meeting reports/minutes

  • Administrative duties when necessary


What’s in it for you?

  • This is a 6-month “internship” with the intent to convert to full-time effective at the conclusion based on performance, 40 hrs/wk. Eligible for health insurance, 401k, paid vacation, paid company holidays 30 days after the completion of the internship.

  • 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

  • Bachelor's in Communications, Mass Communications, Journalism, English, or associated degrees 

  • Outstanding personal and academic references

  • Creative, energetic personality

  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills, proofreading skills

  • Motivated team player and ability to work independently

  • Detail-oriented and consistent ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to multi-task and think strategically, analyze data and make recommendations, work independently in a hybrid office environment (home & office) and respond well to ongoing client and team feedback

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