Company: Melwood Global

Job description:

Melwood Global, Boston’s leading strategic communications firm, is hiring. We’re looking for an Account Executive and/or a Senior Account Executive to join our Beacon Hill office in Boston to work on several high-profile initiatives. Melwood is owned and staffed by former journalists, spokespeople and public policy leaders who put a premium on media experience, strategic thinking, client service and innovative thinking.

Melwood believes that diversity in all dimensions of the organization supports and bolsters the innovative thinking essential to its success. Melwood does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, age, disability, religion, political affiliation, or ideology. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Melwood works on behalf of numerous clients throughout the United States in areas including politics and government, environment, immigration, criminal justice, K-12 and higher education, and health care. Our political team recently played senior roles in the campaigns of Governor-elect Maura Healey and Lt. Governor-elect Kim Driscoll.

We hire smart people with multiple skills: great writers and strategic thinkers who also possess a host of valuable additional talents, including digital and design capabilities, photography, and video editing.

We would like to meet you if:

  • You are intellectually curious.
  • If you dig into data to see how and why a communications strategy is working.
  • You can work independently and thrive as part of a team.
  • You crave escalating responsibilities and take pride in exceeding expectations.
  • You have a strong campaign, advocacy or journalism/marketing/PR background with proven skills.
  • You have a knack for creativity and an eye for visual storytelling.

We look for candidates with some or all of the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • For Account Executives: At least two years of experience in communications as a journalist, comms or digital staffer or consultant (internships or college experience can apply in some instances)
  • At least three to five years of experience in communications as a journalist, comms or digital staffer or consultant (internships or college experience can apply in some instances)
  • Superb research, writing and communications abilities
  • Track record in strategic communications and in leading outreach efforts on campaigns, whether political, corporate or nonprofit
  • Familiarity with graphic design techniques and software, such as InDesign and Photoshop
  • Deep understanding of social media channels, web platforms and digital marketing campaigns as well as associated communications tools and strategies
  • Video creation and editing experience a plus
  • Excellent time management skills

This full-time position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. The salary range for Account Executives is $50,000-$65,000 and the salary range for Senior Account Executive is $75,000-$90,000, both salaries depending on experience and skills. Benefits include four weeks paid time off annually (plus holidays), profit-sharing, company-funded retirement plan, commission bonuses, summer hours and a hybrid, work-from-home friendly environment. Melwood also covers 100% of healthcare premiums, including vision and dental. Some travel within the U.S. is likely.

Please send your resume with a cover email to David Guarino, Partner, Melwood Global at dguarino@melwoodglobal.com stating your qualifications and why you believe you should be shortlisted for an interview.

These positions will remain open until filled. Only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.

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Melwood Global is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job type: Full Time

Fully remote: Hybrid

Salary range: Senior Account Exec $75,000-$90,000, Account Exec $50,000-$65,000

Location: Boston, MA

Apply: dguarino@melwoodglobal.com

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