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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Weber Shanwick seeks Senior Account Executive/Account Supervisor

As a leading global communications firm, Weber Shandwick works with clients to address a broad range of challenges across diverse geographies, product categories and audiences. Our ability to harness this collective experience and knowledge to apply it to each assignment is an important ingredient in our success. We are continuing to develop new ways of harnessing the power of advocacy for our clients. One way is through recognizing how advocacy - the active support of brands, causes and issues by individuals - has emerged as the most trusted source of information and communication today, as well as the most powerful force in business. We seek to build advocacy creation into our client work from the start.

Our Minneapolis office has an exciting opportunity for a proven professional with 5+ years of PR experience to join us as a .Senior Account Executive/Account Supervisor.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Regular client contact including strategic counsel, presentations, developing long-term plans, recommendations to client
  • Staying current with relevant media, social media, generating ideas for media outreach, pitching the media
  • Developing proposals, releases, customer profiles, bylined articles and other press materials
  • Effectively leading a team to ensure quality work; developing staff
  • Processing client billing & budgeting
Qualifications:
  • BA or BS in PR, Strategic Communications, Journalism or related degree
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Ability to handle and thrive in a fast-paced environment while giving relentless attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding client management skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite, on-line services and AP style writing is essential
We have a wonderful work environment and offer a competitive salary and benefits program.

Submit resume to: www.webershandwick.com

Weber Shandwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA.M/F/D/V