Account Director or Vice President

Looking for a way to make your mark? To flex your leadership muscles? At Karbo Com we work with companies that are changing the world. 

You love tech and leading PR teams to accomplish great things. You want to be a part of an elite team that drives the direction of the agency. You thrive on developing positioning that sets companies apart and are driven to get results. You’re creative and don’t settle for the status quo. You want a company with an inspirational team and a phenomenal culture, including industry-leading practices, Friday afternoons off year-round, work/life balance, a paid one-month sabbatical every five years, and the opportunity to work in a fun environment with great people.

Karbo Com is one of the most respected tech PR and digital marketing agencies in the world.  We’re known for doing great work and all the awards we win prove it. We team with all types of tech companies, from stealth startups to billion-dollar brands. Our agency is the perfect place if you want a team-oriented, positive, and supportive environment where you can help shape the agency and your future.  We fast track promotions, so your growth is only limited by your accomplishments and drive.

You should have at least a six-year track record of motivating and directing teams to deliver results.  You have strong leadership ability, along with strategic and analytical skills. You’re goal-driven and an entrepreneurial thinker who takes an aggressive, opportunistic approach.  You love motivating a team to perform at the highest level.


  • A results-driven mindset that takes the initiative to seize opportunities and address challenges.
  • A solid understanding of current PR practices, trends, and client markets.
  • The ability to take fiscal and operational control of your accounts.
  • Excellent communication and persuasive skills (written and oral).
  • Ability to think strategically on everything from planning to pitches.
  • A creative mindset.
  • The ability to take responsibility for accounts and to see them through to completion.
  • The ability to deliver topflight press coverage and manage all services provided to clients.
  • Can adapt to changing priorities and deadlines, when necessary.
  • Excellent project and time management skills. This will include tracking budgets, tracking resources to goals, etc.
  • Instills confidence in team members. Effectively manages and mentors team members. You will have direct reports.
  • Independently manage four-five accounts (depending on budget levels and staffing) and the associated teams with the necessary level of executive team involvement.
  • As a member of the management team, play a role in defining agency policy, including positioning, HR and marketing policies and programs, etc. Ability to contribute towards annual agency goals.
  • Represent KC at industry events to increase visibility and develop relationships that contribute to the agency’s objectives and your personal development.
  • Uphold the highest ethical standards.
  • A college graduate with a degree in PR, communications, journalism, marketing, English or related field is preferred, but not mandatory.

Karbo Com rewards generously for results and actively mentors and promotes from within. Compensation is competitive and will vary based on experience and skills. Our benefits are topflight and include generous cash bonuses, liberal PTO, additional paid time off over the holidays, additional paid flextime, paid medical and dental premiums, commuter checks (when we’re not working remotely), a 401K plan, paid time off to work for your favorite causes, paid cell data plans, conference attendance, education, Friday afternoons off year-round, a yearly offsite (Las Vegas! New Mexico! Palm Springs! New Orleans in March 2022!) and quarterly outings such as Giants games, sailing, bocce ball, spa days and wine tasting trips to Napa.

This position can work out of our San Francisco or Redwood City offices, or remotely with occasional travel to San Francisco.

We can’t wait to hear from you! Apply now here.


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