Account Executive, Public Relations

Washington, DC

We're seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time Account Executive position on our Public Relations team.  As an Account Executive, you’ll work closely with REQ’s PR team to deliver top results to our clients. The AE is responsible for serving as a key contact on REQ PR client accounts.  The AE will oversee and support the infrastructure for accounts within the team structure and be instrumental to the execution of all core elements of the clients' PR program.

At REQ, you'll be surrounded by people who are curious, resourceful, creative, enthusiastic, passionate, and proactive. We're a team of thinkers, creators, and builders who act as trusted advisers to our clients and stewards of their marketing budgets. We enjoy each other’s company and have fun while we work, which is why we were named as a Best Place to Work in the Washingtonian and Washington Business Journal.


  • Oversee and support the infrastructure for accounts within the team structure.
  • Execute all core elements of the clients' PR program.
  • Possess excellent writing skills to tackle in-depth topics succinctly and with impact.
  • Establish relationships with journalists, analysts, and influencers through media relations and influencer relations experience.
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge and experience with social media, community building, content marketing, and inbound marketing.
  • Excel at team communication, prioritization, multi-tasking, and accountability.
  • Act as the day-to-day client contact, fostering client-agency relationships and trust.
  • Plan and implement account activities such as special events, media events, media relations, social media, and program implementation.
  • Build understanding and knowledge of clients' business and competitive environments to provide strategic recommendations.
  • Contribute to the company's and PR team's marketing and business development activities.


  • The ideal candidate for the position should have a BA or BS undergraduate degree in public relations, journalism, communications, marketing or similar field 
  • 3+ years of business experience, preferably in technology marketing and/or PR
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Google docs 
  • Experience managing social media platforms 
  • Possesses a great deal of scrappiness, initiative, proactivity, and a drive for high performance and a sincere interest in the success and well-being of clients and colleagues

Based in the Washington, DC area.

No contractors or recruiters, please.

REQ is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or age.

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