Senior Account Executive

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #27578

Location: Midtown Manhattan

Remote: Remote until January 2022, Search in NJ, CT, and NY

Compensation: $85-105,000 + commission + IRA match (no 401K) + health

Firm Size: 16 and growing

Industries Represented: AdTech, Arts & Ent, B2B, Cannabis/CBD, Consumer, Education, FinTech, Healthcare, Issues, Media & Publishing, Mobile, and Technology

Agency or Inhouse client side preferred

Busy Midtown NYC PR Firm Seeks Storytellers With A Strong Rolodex

Global PR agency in Manhattan with an emphasis on tech and emerging industries. We work with a range of clients in technology and related verticals such as digital media/podcasting, traditional finance and fintech, AI, blockchain, cannabis/hemp, EdTech, Chatbots, HealthTech, and AdTech. Our firm is telling only the stories that matter; our clients are true leaders and disrupters. One might say visionaries.

The ideal Senior Account Executive has 7 “real years” of PR experience, either at an agency or on the client side. You have a solid fundamental understanding of media relations; you’re an exceptional verbal and written communicator; you’re digitally savvy, and you’re ready to take your career to the next level. Most importantly, you have reverence for the craft of communications and are ready to be a valued partner in the new world our clients are creating. 

We are now fully remote. We’ll have a part-time office in early 2022!

Media Relations –
* Strong knowledge of media relevant to client's business
* Proactive media engagement and story-line development
* Strong relationship management with traditional media and influencer targets.
* Ability to secure coverage for each account according to team goals

Writing Proficiency –
* Ability to generate releases 
* Ability to generate and edit award submissions, fact sheets, backgrounders, biographies, tour reports, briefing books, contributed articles, speaking opportunity abstracts, pitches, Q&As, company memoranda and general team correspondence; also responsible for document production and assembly
* Professional, articulate, timely and error-free communications
* Development of consistent, creative, successful pitches

Client Service/Management –
* Facilitate media briefings across client accounts and provide feedback to clients and management
* Provide counsel on media opportunities and coverage
* Prepare reports
* Become a go to resource for clients

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