CareersOur Values

We are strategic thinkers who generate awareness and demand for brands,
people and causes.


Saxum is committed to the highest level of ethics. Our employees are honest, trustworthy and maintain high moral standards. We are loyal to Saxum, our team members, our clients and our communities.
We are passionate and ambitious, but most importantly, we are respectful of our peers, our clients and everyone we work with at all times. We remain positive while managing adversity and challenges. We make sure to not only be good listeners, but to really hear what others are saying.
We are accountable to each other and our clients. In an industry where minutes could mean your reputation, we are accessible and dependable 24/7.
We are partners who provide quality, innovative and strategic solutions that drive results for our clients.
Saxum is a diverse group, dedicated to our families and our communities. Since our success is truly attributable to our team, we regularly celebrate employees’ accomplishments. We want our employees to be better people because they worked at Saxum.
We are all lifelong learners and mentors, learning from each other daily as we grow in our professional and personal lives. Leadership is valued, teamwork is required and resourcefulness is expected.
Above all else, Saxum is creative. We settle for nothing less than authentic, strategic and thoughtful in the way we approach each new challenge/each new day/each new project. We are a better bold.
As a growing organization, we know that change creates opportunities, so we remain flexible and supportive.
We reject the idea that work can't be fun. We are vibrant, fun-loving and energetic, and we love what we do.

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At Saxum, we are always looking for talent, even when there isn’t a job opening. Send us your resume, and if your skills and talents fit our needs, we’ll contact you with next steps.
Saxum is an equal opportunity employer.

Senior Account Executive

We are looking for either a Senior Account Executive (SAE) or Account Supervisor (AS), dependent upon experience level, to manage client accounts with a passion for foundation and nonprofit work. This position manages or helps manage the strategic direction of integrated marketing communications programs, including media strategies (both paid and earned), public relations, digital and creative initiatives, budgets and client relationships. This position will focus on both strategic and tactical items and also oversee other staff members assigned to his/her client teams.

The candidate should have experience developing integrated marketing communications strategies, place priority on teamwork, be a strong problem-solver and have excellent time- management and organization skills. Excellent writing (including AP style), marketing, media relations, crisis communications, project management, relationship management, event coordination, issue advocacy, public affairs, communications and presentation skills are important. Candidates must be committed to and enthusiastic about delivering results that drive clients’ goals.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Account Management

-Develop and manage strategic plans for client accounts

-Maintain a high-level perspective on clients’ opportunities to engage in effective strategic marketing through advertising, media relations, and stakeholder engagement functions including public affairs, internal communications and community relations

-Determine direction of accounts, with supervisor input, in terms of long-range, strategic planning

-Handle short-term tactical planning

-Make decisions that move the account forward

-Handle specific tactical work for clients

-Direct activities of others working on the account

-Work to become a trusted extension of client’s internal team and management

-Keep client informed on account status

Team Management

-Lead or internally lead integrated client teams

-Mentor and provide troubleshooting support to a team of account service professionals of different experience levels

-Continually ask, “Are we getting results?” and provide quality control

-Lead client team meetings, internal and external

-Delegate mindfully to ensure work is distributed equally and fairly among team members

Administration and budget management

-Monitor client budgeting and profitability; intervene with client when necessary to establish priorities

-Accountable for profitability on accounts/team members reporting to you

-Assist with monitoring account loads and staffing projections

-Review weekly time reports and billing per accounting department deadlines

REQUIREMENTS

Required Skills and Experience

-Experience managing and leading multiple projects and or accounts

-Experience in crisis communications/issues management -Experience in public affairs, legislative issues management, government relations or issue advocacy

-Experience in foundation or nonprofit work

-Proven track record of taking initiative

Preferred Skills and Experience

-Agency experience

-Mentoring and managing other team members

Additional Requirements

-5+ years of experience in strategic communications, marketing, public relations, public affairs or advertising field (SAE)

-8+ years of experience in strategic communications, marketing, public relations, public affairs or advertising field (AS)

-Bachelor's degree

-Proficient in all Microsoft office products

-Energetic, positive, talented, highly-motivated and creative individual with a strong work ethic.

-Must work well in a fast-paced, team environment under demanding deadlines and have excellent time management skills.

CAREERSSaxumships

The Saxumship program includes paid graduate fellowships, paid college internships and Summerships (a multi-day introduction to Saxum).

Fellowship

The Saxum fellowship is designed specifically for recent college graduates (one year or less) and graduate students. Fellows work approximately 30 hours per week in one of the following areas: Public Relations, Digital, Graphic Design, Marketing or Insights and Analytics.

To apply for a fellowship, send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Sara Walker via email at swalker@saxum.com.

Application deadlines:

Jan. 1 - June 30 fellowship: Oct. 15

July 1 - Dec. 31 fellowship: April 1

Internship

The Saxum internship is designed specifically for college juniors and seniors. Interns work approximately 15 - 25 hours per week. Saxum hosts three classes of interns per year.

To apply for an internship, send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Sara Walker via email at swalker@saxum.com.

Application deadlines:

Spring Internship: Oct. 15

Summer Internship: April 1

Fall Internship: June 15

Summership

The Saxum Summership includes one-on-one meetings with Saxumites, educational assignments and hands-on experiences in each of our areas of expertise (PR, advertising and digital) as students witness a day in the life of a leading integrated marketing communications agency.

To apply for the Summership, please email your resume and a one-page letter stating why you want to attend to rhinderman@saxum.com.

Application deadline:

April 15

CAREERSDiversity

Saxum believes that the best integrated marketing communication strategies come from well-rounded agencies that are diverse. Saxum promotes diversity in our hiring processes, as well as the makeup of our client teams.