Account Executive/Senior Account Executive, CSR & Social Impact Practice
Location: New York
Finn Partners’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Social Impact practice works with a broad range of corporations, nonprofits, associations, and government agencies to raise awareness for major social causes and issues. Our campaigns on the digital divide, diversity & inclusion, sustainability, women’s economic empowerment, LGBTQ+ rights, mental health, veteran affairs, health & wellness, have strengthened our clients’ reputations and elevated the voices of those on the frontlines. More importantly, they have led to tangible social impact across multiple sectors. We are a hands-on group of creative, strategic thinkers who are ultimately rewarded by the impactful work we accomplish with our clients.
I. Job Summary:
This position in the Finn Partners’ CSR & Social Impact team provides an opportunity to work on social impact and sustainability campaigns for major corporations, non-profits and global foundations and advance social good through integrated communications and marketing. The Ideal candidate will have strong media relations background and experience in the CSR or nonprofit space. As an Account Executive/Senior Account Executive, you will be a key member of our tight-knit, collaborative and highly motivated team engaged in a range of assignments spanning earned media relations, publicity-driven events and account management/reporting. You will be an active contributor to the quality work and earned media outcomes we generate daily for an array of clients. Specific responsibilities will include intensive media pitching; building and maintaining strong relationships with press and executive client contacts; developing assets (Press Releases, Pitches, Fact Sheets, Media Briefings, etc.) that will pique media interest; admin and reporting for clients and actively participating in team brainstorms and staff meetings. Senior Account Executives also will contribute to thought leadership strategy/ writing; new business presentations and assist with client management/counsel. You will come equipped with strong media contacts and proven track record securing national media placements; experience in client relations; excellent writing skills; and strong attention to detail.
II. Skills Required:
Media relations and proven ability to secure media placements.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Strong interpersonal and client service skills.
Experience working in a fast-paced agency environment
Ability to balance multiple clients and deadlines