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Account Director

Portland, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Publitek (a Next 15 company) is an integrated, technical and global B2B marketing agency for leading tech brands. Our unmatched technical expertise and global reach helps innovative technology and engineering companies connect with audiences to change the world.

Our team of professionals comes from a wide range of backgrounds including engineering, marketing, creative, publishing, journalism, and PR. The one thing we all have in common is curiosity and enthusiasm for the pivotal role engineering and technology plays in creating a sustainable future and enabling the innovation that enhances all aspects of our lives and society.

Publitek serves its clients globally from its offices in Bath, Luton and London in the United Kingdom, Hamburg in Germany, and Portland Oregon in North America as well as Tokyo in Japan. Publitek is a Next 15 company alongside brands such as Archetype, Savanta and Engine UK.

Together, we make B2B marketing technically inspiring.

Role overview

We are looking for an Account Director who is passionate about technology marketing to support our agency client services team on a variety of disciplines including PR, social media and advertising. You will manage client programs and provide strategic counsel to clients alongside daily communications. Reporting to and being supported by our VP of Client Services & Strategy, you will lead a portfolio of client teams, manage junior staff, and participate in new business growth and agency initiatives.

As an Account Director, you will:

  • Plan and implement strategic PR programs, social media programs for brands and executives, and integrated programs across multiple service areas
  • Develop plans and goals and set quarterly/yearly metrics based on our goals and anecdotal program performance
  • Oversee reporting, analysis and program optimization
  • Lead status/strategy calls with clients; manage client relationships; oversee integrated programs
  • Guide junior staff and direct reports on daily responsibilities
  • Oversee financial management and time forecasting for your portfolio of accounts
  • Be the primary client contact for strategic counsel, while elevating and guiding your teams toward leading strategy themselves
  • Conduct and direct the team on media pitching and placement for announcements, launches, and active storytelling outreach
  • Understand the media landscape and actively monitor for new opportunities, guiding the team to ensure client-specific media lists are on target and updated
  • Ensure your teams establish and maintain relationships with industry influencers and media
  • Secure and manage briefings and schedules, and serve as clients' PR representative during briefings
  • Manage writing/editing of PR materials and other content
  • Manage social media strategy and oversee your team's execution

You'll bring:

  • 5+ years of experience in PR/Social Media/Advertising
  • Experience in strategic PR and organic social media strategy
  • Your experience managing advertising, direct marketing and collateral or a genuine desire and commitment to learn them
  • Experience within agency environments and B2B technology clients
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant business experience

 And in return, Publitek offers:

  • Great compensation package
  • Flexible working including hybrid / remote working
  • Impressive PTO package (23 days your first year, and 28 for years two and beyond) and paid holidays off
  • 401K
  • Career pathway opportunities to progress to Account Director and Senior Account Director and beyond!
  • Opportunities to contribute to pro-bono activity and play an active role in the evolving culture of our business with our Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion council, Fun Committee and other employee-led programs 

We are committed to building a culture that recognizes the value of diversity among our people, and where everyone feels included irrespective of their differences including race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status or condition protected by applicable law. This commitment extends to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to; recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, training, transfer and termination.



Portland, OR
97209 USA