Assistant Account Executive


Consider our annual retreats and outings featuring private chefs, blues guitar anthems and magicians. Add in-house training and professional development events featuring guest speakers from Twin Cities advertising, mobile marketing, online video and search engine optimization agencies; unlimited free soda pop and an ever-refillable “Candy Bowl of Temptation.” Combine that with generous health, dental, IRA and other employee benefits; monthly therapeutic in-office massages from Sister Rosalind Gefre Massage Centers; and sit-stand ergonomic computer workstations. Did we mention the jukebox filled with 1950s Chicago blues and Motown soul classics and the remote controlled disco ball?

It’s no wonder Maccabee has been selected five times as one of “100 Best Companies to Work For” by Minnesota Business magazine. Along with that list of workplace benefits, Maccabee employees have the pleasure of collaborating with a high-energy, dynamic team to deliver amazing results to clients.

Located in the historic North Loop district of downtown Minneapolis above Spoon & Stable restaurant, Maccabee has produced award-winning campaigns for clients ranging from RedBrick Health, Thomson Reuters, Delta Airlines’ MLT Vacations, M & M/Mars chocolate, Jostens, Cirque de Soleil and Caribou Coffee to OfficeMax, Deluxe Corp, CaringBridge, Kemps and Pilgrim’s Pride (Gold’n Plump and Just BARE chicken). Maccabee, winner of Promo Interactive’s “Best Viral Campaign” and the Silver Halo Award for “Best Cause Marketing Campaign,” offers a high-energy, nurturing culture fueled by a fierce dedication to professional development, training and advancement for every employee.

Position Details

Assistant Account Executive
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN

Are you an exceptionally-talented, early-career PR professional who loves media relations, social media, research, influencer marketing and writing? Then our Minneapolis-based PR agency has an immediate opening for a new Assistant Account Executive that could be perfect for you!

We want you to be able to hit the ground running, and we’ll expect you to have experience with the following:

  • Building strategic media lists 
  • Strong proficiency in writing media materials (news release, fact sheets, media alerts, media pitches) 
  • Crafting creative story angles to secure news coverage 
  • Ability to pitch media and build relationships with media 
  • Ability to draft social copy across different platforms 
  • Research influencer partners 
  • Monitor and track key metrics for clients for social media, media relations and influencer marketing programs

Five-time winner of Minnesota Business’ “100 Best Places to Work,” Maccabee is seeking a new assistant account executive who will work on both consumer and B2B clients and have the following experience and interests:

  • One to three years of PR experience, with an emphasis in media relations 
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, journalism, communications or related field 
  • Collaborative, possesses a can-do, team-forward mentality 
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills 
  • Natural sense of curiosity and creativity 
  • Self-starter 
  • Strong project management skills to ensure work is completed flawlessly, delivered on time, and proactive communication with the team about project updates

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