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Assistant Account Executive, Technology

Edelman is growing in Tech – and fast. Our Technology practice sits at the nexus point of innovative, integrated campaigns for technologies that impact consumers, society, and our way of life. We’re helping Fortune 500 companies re-conceive their business models, and start-ups challenge entire markets. Technology is our fastest-growing sector, and the obsession of our clients big and small. 

We are seeking a dynamic Assistant Account Executive based in Dallas, Texas. In this role, the Assistant Account Executive will support a Fortune 200 technology company and demonstrate strong communication skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-based environment, and a passion for technology. They should demonstrate a spirit of innovation, intellectual curiosity and action-oriented approach in their work. The Assistant Account Executive will have the exciting opportunity to execute always-on media storytelling, integrated client programs, and more across a variety of topics. They will be responsible for assisting with managing, implementing, monitoring and reporting on projects with a specific set of account teams under the direction of a supervisor. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • The Assistant Account Executive is responsible for supporting the account team in daily activities.
  • Monitoring and flagging coverage across client, competitor, and industry news, in addition to developing coverage reports and flagging major media moves
  • Conducting background research, compiling, and analyzing media or competitor coverage
  • Providing client service and cross-team support by attending meetings and taking detailed notes, handling scheduling and logistics, providing billing support, preparing client status and activity reports
  • Monitoring media and ongoing, real-time coverage tracking; development of client-facing reports and support in program recaps
  • Developing briefing materials, including schedules, messaging and reporter background, to support media interviews
  • Researching, outlining, writing, editing, and proofreading press materials, specifically press releases, media pitches, interview briefs, fact sheets, client correspondence and other materials
  • Demonstrating an understanding of research techniques, including analysis of media coverage and online conversation (volume and tone), and identification and categorization of various stakeholders, including organization and individuals to be engaged by clients
  • Engaging with media
  • Participating in team-wide and client-facing brainstorms
  • Understanding key client information including business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers, and competitors
  • Providing client service administration including preparing client status and activity reports, attending client meetings (developing agendas and recaps), compiling client and competitor coverage reports, scheduling, and logistics
  • Assisting with new business, including compiling company research, developing competitive landscape analyses, and contributing to strategy development

You're a great fit if you:

  • Are seeking an amazing workplace invested in supporting your growth and development
  • Value a diverse and inclusive work environment, and understand the importance of having a team that can represent all types of voices
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, flexible, ever-changing environment
  • Are detail-oriented with strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, capable of driving results, and working with a sense of urgency
  • Can work independently, as well as collaboratively with a team
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Want to learn from some of the best and brightest in the industry
  • Interested in working on a global piece of business


  • This is an entry-level position. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in and understanding of strategic communications and basic principles of integrated communications marketing, public relations and writing.
  • An Assistant Account Executive will possess strong interpersonal, organizational and written and oral communication skills.
  • Candidate should be based in Dallas or willing to relocate to Dallas ahead of the start date.
  • Previous internship experience in Communications Marketing and/or related fields, including research, advertising, management consulting, media or publishing.
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field such as public relations, journalism, communications or business.
  • Experience and/or strong interest in technology communications.
  • Creative thinker, problem solver, and action-oriented individual committed to client excellence.
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail and dedication to consistently provide high-quality work to their team and clients.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment with large teams.
  • Ability to use social media platforms for storymining and industry trendspotting.
  • Proficient organizational, scheduling, and time/project management skills; possess the ability to meet multiple deadlines simultaneously and adapt to new assignments, deadlines and priorities.
  • Familiarity with AP style and Microsoft Office.

What you'll get in return:

  • We value our employees’ health and well-being and recognize that life’s not all about work. Our hybrid work model gives you the flexibility to create a schedule that works with your personal and professional goals.

Benefits include:  

  • Generous paid time off – All employees starting at this level receive:
  • 15 paid holidays
  • 15 vacation days
  • 10 sick days
  • 12 hours of paid time off to participate in civic action
  • 8 hours of paid time off to volunteer
  • 4pm close on Fridays
  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Caregiver Leave
  • 401k with company match
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Tutoring Assistance
  • Service awards and sabbaticals
  • Adoption Assistance (including pets)
  • Community Investment Grant Program
  • Mentor program
  • Wellness programs
  • A broad range of career development, networking, team-building and cultural activities

$40,000 - $50,000 a year

An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, travel requirements, revenue-based metrics, any contractual agreements, and business or organizational needs. The range listed is just one component of DJEH’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, a Paid Time Off policy, and region-specific benefits.

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age’s 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report’s 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

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Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination before start date. Candidates may request an accommodation due to disability, sincerely held religious belief or exception required under applicable law. 

Edelman is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage racially and ethnically diverse people, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, parents, individuals with disabilities and members of any and all protected classes to apply.