Senior Account Executive (Financial/Professional Services)

New York, New York, United States

Posted on 09/26/2019


Position Details

Job Level:

Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)

Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Reference ID:

SAE FIN PRO Services

Well-established PR firm is looking to hire a seasoned Senior Account Executive or an Account Supervisor with a public relations/marketing background to support and collaborate on a mix of 3 accounts in our Professional Services & Financial Services practices. 

 

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Serve as day-to-day support for select clients, managing both strategy and execution
  • Coordinate media relations efforts, including media list development, pitch writing, securing coverage
  • Develop and edit content (bylined articles, blog posts, external marketing collateral, and other press materials)
  • Serve as information leader on client teams, demonstrating industry or media-driven knowledge that directly and indirectly affects the client
  • Route articles of interest to account teams and client
  • Assist in the development of long-term client plans, program recommendations, and developing budgets
  • Manage reporting mechanisms for client and account team
  • Participate with senior team leaders in client presentations

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Public Relations and/or integrated marketing experience required (SAE: 3+ yrs; AS 4-5+).  Agency experience preferred .  This is not an entry-level position. 
  • B2B experience strongly preferred
  • Musthave media relations skills/experience
  • Experience and/or strong interest in financial services and/or professional services is required 
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills is an absolute must 
  • Understanding of digital media role in integrated communication strategies 
  • Experience managing accounts and strong client interactions 
  • Works effectively within a team, demonstrating coordination, collaboration, communication and problem-solving 
  • Flexible approach; has the ability to change priorities against changing client and team needs 
  • Ability to grasp complex content