Account Executive, Public Affairs

Unearth is a digital public affairs agency based in downtown Sacramento with a satellite office in Washington, DC. We work hard every day with our clients to unleash campaign superpowers. We are looking to recruit a talented Account Executive (AE) who is equally passionate about project management and client services to work in our Sacramento, CA office.

The AE is a member of Unearth’s Client Services team, working closely with members of the Media & Analytics team to both lead and support client projects. A successful AE will ensure our clients receive error-free and on-time deliverables, foster effective client and colleague communication, and understand the big picture of client and project goals. 

  • 1-3 years of experience in digital public affairs, advertising, marketing, or public relations, preferably within a top-tier agency 
  • Demonstrable track record of success with digital communications campaigns across paid ads, social media, websites, emails, mobile, and more on-time and on-budget 
  • Solid understanding of digital marketing and communications tools and software including: WordPress, Facebook Ads Manager, Google Analytics, MS Office suite, Keynote, and design software
  • Collaborative communicator with the ability to work across teams to develop excellent client deliverables
  • Superb listener who can turn meetings into actionable and clear next steps 
  • Results-driven doer who knocks out their to-do list every day with impeccable attention to detail
  • BA/BS in a related field preferred

We're a small, rapidly growing shop. Startup culture - we move fast, we are versatile. 

We are changing how high-stakes public affairs, PR, and marketing campaigns are managed. This is new territory. No one has all the answers, but we are finding them first. 

It's difficult work and it's not for everyone. Every team member balances multiple demanding projects; in return we offer dramatic professional growth. 

If our team sounds like it might be the place for you, send an email to with the subject line "Account Executive, Public Affairs" including your resume and/or LinkedIn profile. Please also include your thoughts on the biggest mistake teams make when implementing digital communications projects and we can talk about fixing it together.

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