ScoutComms seeks a motivated, hard-working account executive to provide communications, advocacy and event support to Fortune 500 companies, veteran-owned businesses and veteran-focused non-profits.
Ideal candidates will have 1-2 years of work or internship experience in the public relations, advocacy, digital media or marketing fields (relevant military service is also valued). They will have outstanding written and oral communications skills, an interest in veteran and military family issues, as well as strong social media and research skills. Veterans, military family members and those with a Communications and/or Journalism background are encouraged to apply.
This position is an ideal opportunity for an eager, driven communications professional to develop valuable skills and experience, as well as deep experience working with the local and national veteran and military family communities.
Account executives provide support directly to ScoutComms clients—including the Home Depot Foundation, the USAA Educational Foundation, the Wounded Warrior Project, Hiring Our Heroes and Student Veterans of America—and help manage the daily activities of ScoutComms’ interns.
ScoutComms pays a competitive salary, based on experience, training and education, which is comparable to large firms. The company provides a monthly health care stipend and reimbursement for cell phone expenses.
ScoutComms is located in Fredericksburg, VA.
Please email a resume, cover letter, two short writing samples and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “ScoutComms Account Executive Application.”
ScoutComms is the nation’s leading communications, advocacy, and philanthropic strategy firm providing services that support veterans and military families.
We are a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business organized as a Benefit Corporation; we are one of the first Certified B Corps focused on veterans. In 2015, ScoutComms CEO Fred Wellman was honored as Virginia’s Small Business Veteran of the Year.
Our vision is of a society that better understands the needs of veterans and military families and is committed to providing greater access to the social and economic resources essential to their health and well-being.
At ScoutComms our mission is to empower veterans and military families through communications grounded initiatives and collaborative partnerships that lead to greater awareness of veterans’ needs and expands their access to resources promoting their economic, physical, and mental well being. We accomplish our mission by working with the companies, non-profits and foundations that are providing programs and charitable-giving efforts in support of veterans and military families.