Assistant Account Manager

About BIGfish

BIGfish Communications is a boutique agency based in Boston that provides public relations and corporate communications services for disruptive brands and companies. We help our clients redefine industries through thoughtful storytelling and strategic campaigns. The tight-knit BIGfish team is comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds spanning marketing, public relations, social media, website development, branding, copywriting and graphic design.

About the candidate

BIGfish is seeking an ambitious, skilled and highly organized individual to act as Assistant Account Manager. Public relations, marketing or communications degree and relevant experience are required. Communication expertise, outstanding time management skills, and a passion for public relations, social media and technology are essential to succeed in this position.

About the job

The Assistant Account Manager plays an important role in supporting the BIGfish team by executing public relations and social media programs on behalf of BIGfish and its clients.

Job type: Full-time, on-site
Education: Bachelor’s Degree, concentration in Marketing or PR
Experience: 2-3 years
Travel: Occasionally
Reports to: Account Director


Public Relations

  • Develop pitches and story lines to secure coverage in print and online media.
  • Assist account management team with the representation of clients at press events, awards ceremonies and trade shows.
  • Draft press releases, backgrounders, media training materials and press kits.
  • Track press outreach campaigns for clients.

Social Media

  • Assist with the planning, implementation and tracking of social media campaigns.
  • Build and maintain daily, weekly and monthly content calendars for BIGfish and its social media clients.
  • Establish and maintain day-to-day activities across clients’ social media platforms.


  • Assist with drafting website copy, brochures and other marketing materials.
  • Build events, awards and speaking calendars for clients.
  • Research industry trends and stay up-to-date on current events and news.

Account Coordination

  • Act as a proactive, key support to account management team and assist in all account management duties.
  • Prepare meeting schedules, call agendas, and account updates for specific roster of clients.
  • Manage interns and part-time employees’ schedules and projects in order to meet client deadlines.
  • Ensure that your supervisor is kept fully informed on activities of team, media and clients.

Required Skills

  • Excellent communicator
  • Skilled writer
  • Social media savvy
  • Extremely organized
  • Professional demeanor • Eagerness to learn
  • Proficient multitasker
  • Resourcefulness
  • Drive to succeed
  • Attention to detail
  • Leadership qualities
  • Fast learner
  • Efficient worker

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