The Manufacturing and Trade practice of FINN Partners is seeking an Assistant Account Executive to join our public relations team, located within our New York City global headquarters on the upper east side of Manhattan. Our diverse client base ranges from multi-billion-dollar global organizations to entrepreneurial regionally focused companies that operate in industries such as packaging, pharmaceuticals, robotics, and automation. Our forte is working closely with clients, deeply rooting ourselves in their business to understand challenges and opportunities, and then proactively offering ideas to accelerate growth.
Our ideal candidate has excellent writing skills, 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, be detail oriented and be able to see projects to completion on deadline. The position requires the ability to think strategically and multi-task; solid presentation and speaking skills are also critical.
Helping execute several client programs as directed by our mid-level and senior staff. This includes keeping teams and deliverables organized, ensuring they meet internal or client requirements, and verifying that work is performed to established standards.
Creating a variety of public relations and marketing content. The AAE must display an understanding of the basics of PR writing and possess a solid writing foundation. Examples of this writing content the AAE will create include - case studies, press releases, social media posts, website copy etc. The AAE periodically also receives technical documents/data from our clients to use as basis for creating public relations documents for release to the public.
Serving as our team’s day-to-day client contact person (in conjunction with other members of our team).
Being an active participant in team and client meetings, including contributing ideas.
Conducting media relations efforts to generate targeted publicity in print and online trade and business media.
Cultivating relationships with key client contacts as well as the media.
Regularly articulating ideas for organic business growth and agency improvement.
1+ year(s) of full-time work experience in a public relations agency or corporate setting. An equivalent amount of internship experience is also acceptable.
Excellent writing and editing skills.
Exposure to media relations, including developing pitches and/or engaging with the media to generate coverage.
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
Displays proactivity, flexibility, and adaptability.
Understanding of and 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.
Fluency in Portuguese and/or Spanish desired, but not required.
Enjoy working with other talented people in a creative, collaborative, and fast-paced environment.
Residing within commuting distance to FINN Partners NYC HQ. (Applicants residing in other US cities must indicate date they will be relocating themselves to NYC.)
Able to work full time onsite in the Finn Partners NYC Office (during COVID19 while our HQ building is closed our team members work remotely from home).
To Apply for This Position:
No calls please. Please log into our website at www.finnpartners.com/careers/new-york/assistant-account-executive-manufacturing-trade-nyc.html and apply by uploading your resume, your cover letter, and your portfolio website (where you have stored your writing samples and samples of your professional work), and indicate your target salary in US Dollars.
Internal Number: AAE M&T NYC
About FINN Partners
About Finn Partners:
Finn Partners was launched in late 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. Specialty areas include technology, consumer, education, travel & lifestyle, CSR, arts, health, and public and corporate affairs.
Finn Partners was named “Best Midsize Agency” in 2020 and in 2015, "Best Agency to Work For" in 2013 and "Best New Agency" in 2012 by the industry's Holmes Report. Headquartered in New York City, the company has over 500 employees, with offices in Chicago, Boston, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Jerusalem, London, Los Angeles, Munich, Nashville, Paris, San Francisco and Washington D.C., and has additional international capabilities through its own global network and PROI Worldwide. Find us at www.finnpartners.com and follow us on Twitter @finnpartners.
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