• Senior Account Executive

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(09/09/2019 6:22 AM)
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  • Overview

    A senior account executive has the ability and experience to play a primary implementation role in client work.  He/she must have basic public relations, writing, media, organizational, research and production skills, be able to handle direct client contact and have the potential to become a good program developer, presenter and counsellor.  


    • Performs day-to-day account work which may include: drafting a wide range of written materials, coordinating events, maintaining client and media contact, managing projects performed with and by others and supervising more junior staff.
    • Executes media relations activities and has working knowledge of the media landscape and client needs.
    • Is fully familiar with group’s communications plans for accounts and understands and tracks clients’ businesses. 
    • Acts as a liaison between client, outside suppliers (graphic designers, photographers, A/V houses, etc.) and, as appropriate, other internal and external audiences (e.g., employees, media, interest groups).
    • Interfaces with client contacts and others in a professional, positive and appropriate manner.
    • Is generally familiar with work of other account teams, other offices and operating units. 
    • Pursues opportunities for enhancing involvement and contributions to the account, team and agency.
    • Takes initiative in building skills and knowledge and otherwise increasing her/his value to the agency and to clients.


    • 2-3yrs years of relevant experience within an agency environment.
    • Experience pitching and securing top tier coverage.
    • Operates with a high degree of independence, but knows when to rely on own judgment and when to seek advice of supervisor and other team members.
    • Applies sound judgment in anticipating and taking action to avoid many workplace and client issues and problems.
    • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe.


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