senior account executive

PR Senior Account Executive

Allison+Partners has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Account Executive to join our NYC office. We are seeking an ambitious and highly creative individual who has a passion for communications with prior agency experience. This position will provide support to one of our largest tech clients.
We are also open to hiring at an Account Manager level.
Responsibilities will include:
Acts as right-hand to account manager or director
Supervises AEs, AAEs and ACs alongside account managers
Serves as resident expert on client, competitive environment and related subjects
Maintains regular client contact, both verbal and written, across a range of accounts
Actively pursues media to secure press results; networks and builds relationship with key media
Develops story angles, both planned and proactive
Oversees development and implementation of account strategy, delegating appropriate assignments to teams and jumping in on tactics
Begins developing skills outside of traditional media, including integrated campaigns, social media, influencer work, etc
Works with account managers and directors to develop big picture skills vis-à-vis strategic planning, client development, integrated campaigns, social media, etc.
Responsible for developing solid first drafts of creative and strategic client and new business plans Writes and/or edits materials with keen eye, providing near-final copy for review to his/her AM or Director
Participates on an Allison+Partners’ committee
Qualifications include:
BA or BS in related field required
Requires 4+ years of public relations, marketing or related experience
Works well under pressure
Works independently
Strategic thinker
Excellent writer in need of minimal editing
Strong media relations skills and proved industry relationships