Account Executive - Public Sector

Washington, DC
Nov 25, 2021
Nov 27, 2021
Full Time
The Public Sector team is looking to add an Account Executive to our growing team, which is based in Washington DC This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in joining a team that thrives on driving mission-critical programs for federal and state agencies. In this role, you'll support two important public health campaigns while being at the center of an integrated team that coordinates collaboration across Edelman's global network of multicultural, creative, research, paid media and earned media experts. If you're interested in working in an environment that is fast-paced and intellectually challenging with colleagues who are just as committed to work place culture as they are to delivering the best of client service each day, this role is for you! Responsibilities include, but are not limited to Provide client service support with regular monitoring and reporting, managing timelines, proofreading, and client touchpoints Attend and contribute to meetings, including taking thoughtful notes and recaps in both internal and external meetings; handle scheduling, logistics and provide billing support Research, compile and analyze client and competitor media coverage Monitor news and industry trends that are relevant to client accounts, including traditional and social media channels, and provide points-of-view on how news may influence client programming or perceptions Help create communications plans and materials that meet client objectives Consistently produce high quality internal and external communications content Write, edit and proofread materials including press releases, pitch letters, fact sheets and client correspondence Build lists and effectively pitch stories (via email and phone) to relevant media Participate in new business process including research and proposal preparation Qualifications One to three years of experience working within public relations, government affairs, or public affairs. You have preferably worked with clients in a government agency, public relations agency, or in-house in the health sector. Government contracting and health sector experience is a plus. You have a strong interest in working with clients in the federal government and public health sector You have excellent organizational skills and the ability to adapt to change and meet deadlines You demonstrate dedication to consistently provide quality work You demonstrate strong presentation skills and the ability to ideate on the spot and actively participate in group discussions You possess solid research, writing, and editing skills You possess strong interpersonal and communication skills You possess a Bachelor's degree Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age's 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report's 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor's Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle). For more information please visit: Click here to view a short video about life at Edelman. Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (ie, at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination before start date. Candidates may request an accommodation due to disability, sincerely held religious belief or exception required under applicable law. Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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