3934 S Corbett Ave.
Portland, OR 97239

(503) 231-3086


Open Position // May 18, 2022

Senior Account Executive


Maxwell, an award-winning integrated communications agency serving national purpose-driven brands, is looking for a public relations program driver for our natural food and wellness brands. A self-starter who thrives working in a collaborative team environment, the ideal candidate brings strong experience with public relations programs, including earned media and influencer relations – with experience working with integrated campaigns a plus.


Grow Your Career

  • Manage multiple PR projects from start to finish
  • Help develop and drive creative product launches and ongoing programs, integrating traditional media relations, influencer marketing and content strategies
  • Demonstrate understanding of client business strategies, products and services offered, and ensure these are reflected in communications and programs
  • Draft written materials, as a brand steward
  • Develop and maintain journalist and influencer relationships
  • Spot and capitalize on timely consumer trends – applying to content creation, media and influencer opportunities
  • Lead efforts to analyze and report on performance
  • Work with account managers to develop and manage scopes of work, timelines and budgets
  • Mentor junior staff


Bring Your Skills

  • 3+ years public relations experience, agency preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, PR or communication preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to drive multiple projects simultaneously to deliver client work on-time and on-budget
  • Highly accountable and deadline driven
  • Strategic thinker with good judgement, with a lens for supporting client objectives
  • Calm and courteous under pressure
  • A curious learner, collaborative and open to feedback and growth


Enjoy the Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Full employee benefits including medical, dental and vision, as well as alternative care
  • 401K match
  • Generous paid holidays and vacation
  • Regular check-ins and an “Always On” approach to feedback and goal setting
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A positive, balanced work-life


About Us

Maxwell is a woman-owned, integrated marketing agency serving national consumer brands in food & beverage, wellness, outdoor, hospitality and tourism. Among its clients include Bob’s Red Mill, Dave’s Killer Bread, Herb Pharm, Mountain House and Travel Oregon. The tight-knit, collaborative team works with marketing leaders ready to think big, embrace new opportunities and make game-changing shifts. Based in Portland, Ore., the 24-year-old company offers a flexible, hybrid work mode. Its team is currently fully remote with the option to use its creative studio, a renovated art gallery transformed into office space, meeting rooms, fully functioning test kitchen and content production studio.


How to Apply

If you’re excited by this role, but don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying.  Studies show that you can still be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role’s requirements.

Please email jointheteam@thinkmaxwell.com about why you’re interested in the job and what makes you most qualified, with a resume and three relevant work samples.

Maxwell is an equal opportunity employer committed to meeting the needs of a multigenerational and multicultural workforce. We believe a diverse staff, reflective of our community, is an integral and welcome part of a successful and ethical business. Maxwell is actively working to strengthen efforts to better reflect the cultures of our community and the people our clients serve. We believe different values, experiences and backgrounds are not only a better representation of society, they contribute to two of our most important deliverables: fresh thinking and creativity.

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