Senior Account Executive, Sustainability
Location: Washington D.C.
Senior Account Executive, Sustainability
Finn Partners’ Purpose practice works with a broad range of corporations, nonprofits, associations, and government agencies to raise awareness for major social and environmental causes and manage issues related to corporate sustainability priorities. Our campaigns on the digital divide, diversity & inclusion, sustainability, ESG, women’s economic empowerment, LGBTQ+ rights, mental health, caregiver support, health & wellness, have strengthened our clients’ reputations and elevated the voices of those on the frontlines. We support a range of corporate imperatives around climate change, food security, waste reduction and more. We are a hands-on group of creative, strategic thinkers who are ultimately rewarded by the impactful work we accomplish with our clients.
FINN Partners is the fastest growing integrated marketing agency in the United States. We offer a collaborative, non-hierarchical environment, and an opportunity to grow, learn and contribute.
This SAE role is a full-time position focused on the DC-based corporate sustainability team. The position will be based out of FINN’s Washington D.C. office. The sustainability team operates on a hybrid work schedule, 3 days in the office.
I. Job Summary:
This position in the Finn Partners’ Purpose practice provides an opportunity to work on 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 Sustainability or nonprofit space. As a 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; securing consistent media coverage across a wide range of sustainability, business, environmental trade, consumer, and news publications; 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
Solid understanding of the broader sustainability landscape; develop opportunistic client storyline recommendations and communication strategy surrounding them
Please upload your resume, upload your cover letter detailing your relevant experience.
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.