Job Opening: Assistant Account Executive

Schmidt Public Affairs is looking for an Assistant Account Executive to join our team.


Job Description and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Experience in an apprenticeship or internship program, or other related experience
  • Assist in execution of ongoing projects, including drafting op-eds, LTEs, key messages, and press releases, developing media lists, landscape and media audits, crafting pitches and strategic recommendations that integrate earned and social media
  • Assist account managers in identifying client opportunities
  • Work with cross-functional team members to deliver timely, high-quality and detailed work
  • Contribute to creation of communications plans that meet client objectives
  • Engage in multiple projects simultaneously from conception to completion, anticipating challenges and providing constructive input and feedback
  • Consistently produce high-quality internal and external communications content
  • Help plan and coordinate traditional, digital and social media advocacy programs
  • Commitment to professional growth and continuous learning; set and pursue stretch goals

Compensation and Benefits:

The salary range for this position is $36,000 – $50,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience. Schmidt Public Affairs offers a highly competitive benefits package that includes health, vision and dental insurance, 401K, company provided computer and phone, parking or public transportation reimbursement, flexible vacation days, profit sharing and a bonus program.

Schmidt Public Affairs staff members have been working remotely for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm now offers a hybrid remote/in-office schedule.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume and 2-3 writing samples to and include “Account Supervisor” in the subject line.