Open Positions

Account Executive, Manufacturing Public Relations Agency

Location: New York, NY

Account Executive, Manufacturing Public Relations Agency

 

LOCATION: The department is New York, NY based.  We welcome metropolitan area NYC applicants seeking in-office/work from home hybrid, applicants residing within commuting distance to any FINN Partners US office location seeking in-office/work from home hybrid, or applicants living in USA Eastern, Central or Pacific time zones seeking fully remote work.

If you are eager to partner with the world’s leading companies on issues such as sustainability, robotics, supply chain or automation, consider joining our team at FINN Partners, a global integrated marketing agency that is an award-winning Best Place to Work.

The Manufacturing Sector of FINN Partners is seeking a confident public relations Account Executive (AE) ready to join a fast paced, collaborative and creative team. In this position, you will work closely with clients to deliver integrated programs across earned media, social media, and digital media that drive brand reputation and sales. We are willing to train public relations experienced candidates on our clients’ industry issues and trends – do not let your current unfamiliarity with manufacturing clients stop you from joining our supportive and kind working environment.

Our ideal candidate has an inquisitive nature, displays resourcefulness, proactivity and flexibility and thinks creatively to generate new ideas. The candidate should also have strong organizational and problem-solving skills. The position requires the ability to think strategically and multi-task; solid presentation and speaking skills are also critical.

Responsibilities:

  • Helping execute client public relations programs as directed by senior staff. This includes keeping teams and deliverables organized, ensuring they meet internal or client requirements, and that work is performed to established standards.
  • Creating a variety of public relations and marketing content. The AE must display an understanding of PR writing and possess a solid writing foundation. Examples of content the AE will write include case studies, press releases, social media posts and website copy. The AE may also receive technical documents/data from our clients to use as the basis for creating public relations documents to be shared with the media.
  • Serving as a day-to-day contact with clients (in conjunction with other team members).
  • Being an active participant in team and client meetings, including contributing ideas.
  • Conducting media relations efforts to generate targeted publicity in trade and business media.
  • Creating media pitches.
  • Cultivating relationships with key client contacts as well as members of the media.
  • Supervising and guiding junior team members, including interns.
  • Regularly articulating ideas for organic business growth and agency improvement and participating in proposal development.

Requirements:

  • 2 or more years of full-time work experience in a public relations or communications agency, or corporate setting.
  • Outstanding writing and editing skills.
  • Media relations experience, including developing pitches and/or engaging with the media to generate coverage.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Displays proactivity, flexibility and adaptability.
  • Experience using a range of digital and social media tools.
  • Aptitude for understanding and interest in technology-based businesses.
  • Strong work ethic, enthusiastic attitude and curious nature. who enjoys working with other talented people in a creative, collaborative and fast-paced environment.

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To Apply:

Please upload your resume, upload your cover letter detailing your recruitment prior work experience, and indicate your desired salary in $US Dollars. Please also share the link to your writing samples/work portfolio.

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, we will only respond to those with whom we have a greater interest.

 

About Finn Partners:

Finn Partners was launched in 2011 to realize Peter Finn’s vision to create a leading communications agency dedicated to shaping a bold new future in which innovation and partnership are strong drivers of the brand. Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of communications services, including digital and social media. Practice areas include arts, consumer lifestyle & sports, corporate social responsibility, education, health, manufacturing, technology, travel, and public affairs.

We are entrepreneurial-minded, global, and focused on integrated programs that bring to life the world-changing technologies, products, and services of our client partners.  Our company culture celebrates delighting our clients with innovative and creative campaigns and programs, and we provide opportunities for our employees to conduct career-meaningful work in a creative, fast-paced, collaborative, and fun environment. We work hard and play nice.

Headquartered in New York City, the agency has 1,000+ employees, with offices in 24 cities around the world: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Dublin, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Fort Lauderdale, Frankfurt, Jerusalem, London, Los Angeles, Munich, Nashville, Paris, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore, Tamuning (Guam), Vancouver (Wash.) and Washington D.C.