Senior Account Executive - NY

Salary Band: $65,000 – $80,000 – dependent on experience

Comms Skills

  • Media writing skills – solid drafts of press releases, announcements, fact sheets, blog posts & bylines for clients
  • Strong copy editing and proofreading skills
  • Possess refined writing skills with the understanding of target audience
  • Gathering all journalist feedback and reporting this to AMs/ Acct Directors following sell-ins.
  • Event management
  • Relationships with key media contacts
  • Understanding of media landscape
  • Pitches stories and finds creative angles
  • Positive relationship with client
  • Articulates recommendations to the client

Digital Skills

  • Understanding of Google Analytics
  • Basic understanding of how social can complement comms work
  • Ability to write Google ad campaigns

Administrative/agency operations

  • With AD – ensures activity plans, agendas and reports are completed & delivered to client
  • Aware of client’s objectives
  • Time management on multiple accounts, using

Client Services

  • Main day to day client liaison
  • Meets all deadlines
  • Contributes in meetings
  • Understands clients, their market and competitors
  • Provide recommendations for executing various campaign components
  • Prepare ahead of meetings

Account Management

  • Begin to build Account Management skills
  • Flags problems on accounts and offers early solutions

Business Development

  • Contributes to new business pitches
  • Knowledge of full services in company
  • Starts to build solid presentation skills
  • Starts to develop contacts & networks to identify prospects
  • Efficient research in support of new business presentations
  • Demonstrate ability to spot project or cross-sell opportunities on accounts

People Management

  • Oversee, coach and support junior team
  • Builds profile with management team

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