Weber Shandwick is looking for an Associate (Account Executive level) to join our Corporate team in New York.
We Are Seeking
We are looking for a star Associate to work across a variety of accounts and work streams. The ideal candidate has experience with and a passion for working with a wide range of clients and corporate communications, with the ability to anticipate client and team needs, develop strategy, create messaging, and leverage strong media contacts.
Serve as key team member on multiple accounts, managing multiple projects
Develop media materials (press releases, pitch emails, reporter backgrounders, bylined articles)
Develop targeted media lists, pitch, and learn/follow clients' priority media: top-tier, trade, social influencers
Develop social media strategies and content
Track and analyze media hits and campaign results against KPIs
Develop deep knowledge of client industry and contribute to the development of strategic client plans
Participate in client meetings and/or teleconferences, accurately capture meeting notes, next steps
Serve as a role model to other team members, producing high quality work and continually updating manager on progress of activities
Track/enter time with precision and on a day-to-day basis, and perform other administrative tasks as assigned
What We Are Looking For
Experience developing and delivering media relations programs for a variety of client mixes
Aptitude to work independently
Excellent oral and written business communication skills
Can complete challenging projects within set parameters
Exceptional judgment when working with team members, client contacts and vendors
Ability to anticipate client and team needs
Attention to detail and quality
Strong problem-solving skills
1+ year corporate communications experience in an agency setting
Experience in working with media
Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.
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