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Senior Account Executive

Washington, District Of Columbia | Job #311492

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We have your next Senior Account Executive position available! Our client is looking for a talented Senior Account Executive for a temp to hire opportunity currently located in Washington, D.C. The Senior Account Executive’s primary responsibilities is to lead day-to-day efforts on assigned client projects and implement pieces of larger accounts. Assigned tasks will regularly include but are not limited to: drafting high-quality client materials and presentations, including internal memos as well as client deliverables; conducting media relations; conducting research for communication plans including analysis of media coverage and materials, digital channels and relevant activities and tactics that support overarching strategy. Other tasks include managing assigned projects, providing client coaching, and creating and updating project work plans and budgets.

Senior Account Executive Responsibilities:
  • Communication and Process
    • Create client materials, such as memos, media materials and emails that can be forwarded to the client with few or no revisions
    • Contribute content to our client's intellectual property, such as training presentations, resource guides, blogs and case studies.
    • Draft components of a strategic communications plan
    • Develop and implement high impact media outreach strategies
    • Demonstrate media relations expertise, including pitching reporters and drafting editorial content
    • Utilize appropriate communication tactics to meet client’s goal
    • Demonstrate outstanding copy editing and writing skills
    • Build an area of expertise (e.g., social media, particular policy issue, PowerPoint)
    • Create and manage work plans to scope of work outlined in proposal and contract
    • Consistently meet project deadlines as set by project team
  • Internal Relationships
    • Proactively contribute ideas to projects
    • Regularly make recommendations to project lead on how to improve a project
    • Work with project/team lead to effectively complete scope of work so that it is top quality and within the terms of the contract
    • Consistently demonstrate ability to successfully move into problem-solving mode whenever challenges or concerns arise
    • Work well with and demonstrate respect for colleagues at all levels and consistently contribute to a positive work environment.
    • Demonstrate ability to work with functional manager to prioritize workload
    • Understand scope of work of the projects working on well enough to answer questions about the project posed by firm management or other colleagues
    • Assist members of project teams on challenging projects and hone understanding of account management
    • Solicit feedback/provide regular updates to functional manager for assigned projects
    • Identify new communications tools and demonstrate use to staff
    • Solidify relationship with mentor to continue career growth
Senior Account Executive Requirements:
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree (degree requirements may be substituted for an equivalent combination of education, training and experience) and minimum of four years public relations agency or related professional experience or must have successful experience meeting all expectations as an Account Executive. Must demonstrate superior writing and editing skills. 
  • Must have ability to help clients develop highly strategic communications plans
  • Demonstrated outstanding public speaking skills are preferred as are superior client


About The BOSS Group:

A specialist in placing creative, marketing and digital talent, The BOSS Group, offers temporary and direct hire/full-time positions with corporations, associations design agencies and non-profit organizations across the U.S. With 28 years of experience staffing and recruiting top creative talent we seek the best placement for you.  The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer. 

Where Talent and Opportunity Meet 
www.thebossgroup.com.  

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