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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Exponent PR - Senior Account Executive

Senior Account Executive
Role
The senior account executive is primarily responsible for initiation and execution of public relations activities for assigned accounts. He or she is the client’s day-to-day contact within the agency.
Responsibilities
  • Maintain a positive relationship between agency and client
  • Understand client businesses and strategic direction
  • Develop creative ideas and solutions to address specific business challenges
  • Work with account supervisor, account planner and creative director to draft briefs that support stated strategy and positioning
  • Initiate and issue call reports and ACOs after client meetings/discussions when account executive is not present
  • Follow up on all work in progress to ensure meeting due dates are met
  • Write clear and concise communications to clients including recommendations, media materials, social media posts and presentations
  • Develop, manage and implement media relations programs, special events and social media initiatives
  • Informal mentoring of account executives and oversight of their daily work
  • Keep immediate supervisor informed to status and progress of all projects, drawing upon the supervisor for assistance and advice as needed
  • Review billing worksheets, work with accounting and production personnel to manage costs, interface with client to answer billing questions and clear up accounts receivables
  • Monitor all budget, research and production activity and communicate status of each project to appropriate agency and client personnel
  • Participate in new business as appropriate
Traits
  • Must have strong media relations experience
  • Experience marketing to teens a plus
  • Self starter, motivated, eager, inquisitive and enthusiastic
  • Confident and resourceful, can function with minimal supervision
  • Thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Has excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Learns new information quickly and understands complex concepts
  • Ability to persuade and sell ideas and recommendations to colleagues and clients
  • Demonstrates excellent written and oral communications skills
About Exponent
Exponent Public Relations is a modern agency that creates belief in its clients' brands. The agency's belief-building approach has earned national recognition, including The Holmes Report’s 2015 Boutique PR Agency of the Year. Clients include CHS, Cenex Convenience Stores, Duluth Trading Company, DuPont, Florida’s Natural, Granular, Grain Belt, Medtronic, Peanut and Tree Nut Processors Association, Progressive Agriculture Foundation, Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, Ruiz Foods, Wells Enterprises and WinField. Exponent is the public relations partner of Colle+McVoy and a member of the MDC Partners Public Relations Network. For more information, visit ExponentPR.com, Facebook.com/ExponentPR or follow on Twitter at @exponentpr.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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