• Account Executive

    Job Locations 2 weeks ago(5/7/2018 4:03 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-18491
    Posted Date
    Account Management
    Category
    32 Avenue of Americas
  • Overview

    Mitchell is a full-service public relations firm and the flagship PR agency within the Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) - one of the fastest growing agency networks in the world.

     

    The Account Executive will be responsible for supporting the Consumer Marketing team through tactical activitites as well as managing multiple client projects utilizing highly organized and adaptable project management skills. This position will require direct communication with clients as well as national and local media. This position is located in our New York office. 

     

    Mitchell believes in valuing its team members and puts their wellbeing and development at the forefront. As a team, we recognize how hard our partners work and therefore do our part to ensure they feel recognized and celebrated for their efforts through key incentives including competitive salaries, an excellent benefit package, 401k programs, promotion and reimbursement for continued education, paid time off for community service, "perks" such as gym membership discounts and pet insurance. You take care of our clients, and we know it's our job to take care of YOU.

    Responsibilities

    Client Service:

    • Works with Supervisor and others to develop and implement plans, build relationships and lead client thinking while incorporating internal shared services, including creative and content development, digital and socialand training.
    • Recommends solutions that help build the client’s business
    • Manages client communication for project initiatives
    • Leads creative services in tying project execution back to the client’s objectives and creative brief
    • Develops communications materials for internal or external audiences
    • Manages third-party vendors on behalf of client
    • Ensures quality managementOther duties may vary, e.g., research, public speaking, event planning

    Media Relations:

    • Builds relationships with national media outlets in priority verticals including, food, beauty, lifestyle. This will include staffing interviews and entertaining media
    • Develops and manages execution of strategic media plans
    • Manages pitch teams for wide local outreach
    • Works within agency tools (i.e. Cision) to build and maintain media lists and track for coverage
    • Pitches media daily
    • Pre-existing media relationship a plus

    Project Management:

    • Partners with Supervisor to ensure successful execution of initiatives and delivers results to meet or exceed objectives
    • Manages project timelines and trackers to ensure timely results for clients
    • Oversees work flow for client projects on a daily basis
    • Travel for client work is required
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • BA or BS in the field of communications (PR / journalism / advertising / etc.)
    • 3-5 years experience in the field of communications, client service and internal communications
    • Experience working with media
    • Familiarity using and managing social media preferred
    • Project management / agency traffic experience
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and activities
    • Comfortable in a very fast-paced and changing environment
    • Reliable, highly organized, deadline and detailoriented, ability to anticipate client needs and react accordingly
    • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work well in a team environment, as well as handle work independently
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Familiarity with AP Style
    • Competence with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel

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