Available Positions

Strategic Communications Senior Account Executive

Melwood Global, a leading strategic communications firm with teams in Boston and Washington, D.C. is hiring a Senior Account Executive to lead several high-profile initiatives. Melwood partners with organizations and leaders fighting for a better future and brings complex issues to life to motivate audiences and spur action.

Our teams deliver unmatched, front-line experience in media, government, advocacy and crisis communications and we create impactful, unified teams to seamlessly achieve results for our clients.

Melwood believes that diversity in all dimensions of the organization supports and bolsters the innovative thinking essential to its success. Melwood does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, age, disability, religion, political affiliation, or ideology. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Melwood partners with numerous clients throughout the United States in areas including politics and government, transportation, energy and the environment, housing, health care, K-12 and higher education, criminal justice, racial equity and justice and international development.

We hire smart people with multiple skills: great writers and strategic thinkers who also possess a host of valuable additional talents, including digital and design capabilities, photography, and video editing.

We would like to meet you if:

  • You are intellectually curious and care about how public policy decisions impact our future.
  • You care about communications and engagement, have seen the benefits of a strategic approach winning the day and dig into data to see why it worked.
  • You can work independently, can mentor and nurture colleagues with less experience and also know how to be a team player at all times.
  • You crave escalating responsibilities and insist on exceeding expectations – always.
  • You have a solid media/government/advocacy/PR background with proven skills as an excellent strategic thinker, writer and communicator.
  • You have a passion for creativity and an eye for visual storytelling. 

We look for candidates with some or all of the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least seven years of experience as a journalist or in PR/marketing/communications (internships or college experience can apply in many instances) 
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Extremely detail-oriented, ensuring that all outbound communications products are error-free and ready for prime-time
  • Experience managing and leading projects and/or teams in comparable work
  • Superb research, writing and communications abilities
  • Track record in strategic communications and in leading outreach efforts on communications campaigns, whether political, corporate or nonprofit
  • Deep understanding of social media channels and web platforms, as well as associated communications tools and strategies
  • Preference given to candidates with
    • Strong networks and/or an ability to support business development efforts
    • Familiarity with graphic design techniques and software, such as InDesign and Photoshop 
    • Video creation and editing experience
    • Fluency in Spanish and/or multilingual skills

This full-time position, which would be hybrid out of our Beacon Hill office in Boston, offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. The starting salary range is $85,000-$100,000, depending on experience and skills. Benefits include four weeks of paid time off annually (plus holidays), profit-sharing, a company-funded retirement plan, commission bonuses and summer hours. Melwood also covers 100% of healthcare premiums, including vision and dental. Some travel within the US is likely.

Please send your resume with a cover email to info@melwoodglobal.com stating your qualifications and why you think you’d be a great addition to our talented team. Please include the subject line “Senior Account Executive Application.”

This position will remain open until filled. Only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.

Melwood Global is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply.