Senior Account Executive

Southwest Strategies
San Diego, CA
30+ days ago
Southwest Strategies
Southwest Strategies

Job Description

Southwest Strategies is seeking a full-time senior account executive to assist with community outreach, media relations and digital media for the agency’s wide range of development, infrastructure and energy clients.

We seek people who are creative and have a passion for building strategic relationships and communicating with community members, media and civic organizations.

Who We Are

We are a full-service public affairs, outreach and strategic communications firm, specializing in community outreach, government relations and digital advocacy. Get to know our work through some of our case studies.



  • Assist with development and implementation of comprehensive strategic communications and community outreach programs
  • Develop engaging and innovative content for social media, advertising, videos, websites, fact sheets, presentations, newsletters and other collateral
  • Cultivate community support for projects through targeted outreach, canvassing, meetings and events
  • Plan public meetings, open houses, workshops, special events and news conferences
  • Help organize and manage large scale outreach for emergency and crisis situations
  • Provide insight and analysis on the community to clients
  • Plan and implement engaging social media campaigns and track metrics and successes


  • 3-5 years previous Public Relations, Marketing or Community Relations experience required
  • Familiarity with developing key messaging, branding and public outreach materials
  • Proven success in implementing marketing and communication plans
  • Knowledge of social media and digital outreach campaigns, including advertising
  • Relationships with key media outlets


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, Digital Media, Political Science, Public Affairs or Public Administration required


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Confidence to take initiative and problem solve
  • Experience with video and animation development, production and software preferred
  • Social media and digital advocacy expertise, including advertising and targeting, preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish or another language a bonus!


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