Edelman is looking for a talented communications professional at the Senior Account Executive level to join the growing brand team in the Austin office. This person will be an integral part of the team, supporting PR and communications programs on behalf of our clients. The position requires strong project management skills, attention to detail and keen media relations chops. Experience in the non-profit and retail industries is a bonus.
Edelman supports ambitious, entrepreneurial and creative individuals and the unique approaches they bring to the world of communications. At Edelman your role is limited only by your vision of what you can help build. If you're a strong writer with proven experience engaging local and national media in a breadth of sectors (as a cornerstone of integrated marketing programs) and are interested in being part of a motivated and vibrant team, this may be the role for you.
Contribute to creation of communications plans that meet client objectives
Manage multiple projects from conception to completion, by anticipating challenges and ensuring deadline and budget adherence
Build relationship with clients and colleagues at all levels
Consistently produce high quality internal and external communications content
Supervise staff junior to you by motivating, coaching and consistently providing feedback
Aid in new business process including idea contribution, research and proposal contribution
Commit to continuous learning; set and pursue stretch goals
Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Edelman's values and Code of Ethics and Business Conduct
The senior account executive must have at least three years of relevant experience in public relations and/or related fields including research, advertising, management consulting, media and publishing.
The senior account executive should have a bachelor's degree in a related field and a proven ability to manage multiple small or medium-sized projects simultaneously. S/he should be able to develop communications plans, implement tactics and impart knowledge to more junior team members. S/he should have strong research, writing, editing and client interaction skills, perform well under pressure and be a team player.