Assistant Account Executive, Brand

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Assistant Account Executive, Brand
Edelman // New York

Edelman Brand has helped evolve, promote, and protect some of the world’s most iconic and celebrated brands. We aspire to do work that moves people – work that inspires people to not only “buy in” to brands, but also buy. We thrive off the energy, heart, and hustle of the city around us and apply that same passion to everything we do. From cars to consumer goods, fashion and retail, financial service, food and beverage, luxury, and technology – we are fanatics about finding an insight or truth that will inform smart strategy, breakthrough creative, and brilliant programming. Edelman is a leading global communications marketing firm, with more than 6,000 employees in 65 cities worldwide. Our independence keeps us nimble, thoughtful, and resourceful, allowing us to invest in the best people in the business.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Support account teams in daily activities – learn Edelman’s various consulting processes/approaches, including integrated communications, media relations, consumer engagement, trend monitoring, brand collaborations, social media and digital campaigns, and support account teams in the execution of these processes for clients
  • Understand key client information including business strategy, products and services, key customers, and competitors
  • Build and foster ongoing relationships with key beauty and lifestyle media across brands
  • Research, outline, write, edit, and proofread materials, specifically pitches, product key messages, fact sheets, talk tracks, media briefing documents and more
  • Conduct media outreach and follow up in alignment with pitch calendar and agile opportunities
  • Assist with research including industry trends and competitor innovations
  • Coordinate details for brand collaborations and virtual press & influencer events including securing attendees, staffing events, and preparing recap reports
  • Provide client service administration including preparing client status and activity reports, attending meetings and conference calls, compiling media monitoring reports and competitor coverage, scheduling, and logistics
  • Track product inventory and oversee creative product mailers alongside the team
  • Assist with vendor management for brand initiatives including not limited to events, production, graphic design and activations
  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of social media platforms, including Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the social media industry, influencer marketing, and basic principles of community engagement
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Edelman’s values and Code of Ethics and Business Conduct

Qualifications:

  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work effectively with a variety of account service staff within a specific set of accounts
  • 4-year degree from an accredited university in a relevant field preferred
  • Prior agency or brand PR internship experience preferred
  • Strong work ethic and dedication to consistently provide quality work to their team and clients
  • Familiarity with Cision and MuckRack a plus

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Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age’s 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report’s 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

For more information please visit: www.edelman.com

Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination before start date. Candidates may request an accommodation due to disability, sincerely held religious belief or exception required under applicable law.
Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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