Job Openings Senior Account Executive

About the job Senior Account Executive

NYC PR agency is looking to hire a Senior Account Executive to join their corporate communications team in NY/Chicago or LA. The role is hybrid --two days a week in office (Weds plus Tues or Thurs) for NYC-based team members. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in PR, communications, or a related field as well as an interest in expanding their understanding of the B2B,  publishing, and technology industries. 

Essential duties 

-Serve as the primary support and/or day-to-day contact for a group of clients, working with senior leadership 

-Lead or support client calls and daily communication with clients via email and phone 

-Draft and edit client press releases, corporate bios, media pitches, and other written materials with attention to detail 

-Assist account teams with measurement, content development, media list research, development, and maintenance 

-Develop, research, and write pitches and story angles targeting specific journalists in B2B spaces 

-Distribute pitches and follow-up to secure client coverage 

-Set and manage internal and external deadlines, ensuring proper communication with internal team and clients 


Qualifications 

-Bachelors degree, preferably in journalism, public relations, communications or marketing 

-Proven working experience in PR, communications, marketing or a related field with a minimum of 3 years full-time experience is strongly preferred 

-Strong relationships with influential journalists 

-Proven ability to prioritize workloads 

-Proven ability to think in a proactive and critical manner 

-Previous experience collaborating with a team in multiple locations a plus