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Account Executive / Senior Account Executive - Sports Team


New York, NY 06-10-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
For more than three decades, DKC has been one of the country's most innovative independent communications agencies attracting the best and the brightest talent from around the country. Currently, our award-winning DKC Sports practice is searching for the next trailblazing Account Executive/Senior Account Executive in New York who is ready to take their career to the next level.

DKC is one of the country's most innovative independent communications agencies. Our world-class sports practice is positioned at the epicenter of the sports and entertainment industry - both traditional and non-traditional. We're veterans when it comes to global sports events, executives, sponsors, technology, product, gaming, fan experience, media, college athletics, venues, retail and emerging sectors. We are also results-driven strategists, knowing how to raise awareness and drive business across multiple audiences.

We're looking for a creative thinker and business strategist who has strong media connections, curiosity to work in exciting sectors and the right amount of energy and enthusiasm to help elevate world-class teams and brands to new heights.

With a vibrant and fast-paced atmosphere, DKC prides itself on offering a culture of fun, inclusivity and growth. From our employee committees focused on health & wellness, diversity and fun, to a hands-on-approach to training and career growth, DKC offers a wide range of options for career minded staff. Plus, we offer 401K match, cell phone reimbursement, unlimited PTO, and a welcoming environment that is all about perfecting the craft of communications.

Now, a little about you:
• Smart, energetic, savvy Account Executive or Senior Account Executive with sophisticated media relations expertise looking to join one of the most dynamic sports practices in the country
• BA or BS in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or related field
• 2-4 years of experience working at a PR agency and/or on an in-house communications team
• A background in sports, consumer, and corporate communications. Experience in technology, media and emerging sectors is also a plus
• Understands and can study data, distill insights and brings new ideas to the forefront
• Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, both collaboratively and independently
• Has a strong attention to detail
• Excellent writing, research, and organizational abilities

Now, a little about the job:
• Can deliver excellent client service and is a reliable point of contact for clients and media
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously and become an expert in clients' businesses
• Able to foster new and significant media and industry relationships
• Assist in developing campaigns and integrated communication plans
• Provide training and guidance to junior team members
• Aid in the development and execution of PR campaigns, including product launches, events and media activations
• Proactive, multi-tasker, problem-solver who can be a collaborative team player
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and demonstrate ability to communicate efficiently and effectively
• Familiarity with Cision, Muck Rack, TV Eyes, or comparable tracking platforms
• Monitoring and sharing coverage across print, online and social media with clients - knowledge of industry KPIs
• Comfortable with engaging clients and serving as a day-to-day client contact
• Create and write press materials, including press releases, executive bios, fact sheets, and bylines

The salary range for this role is commensurate with experience: $50k - $70k.

Department: Sports
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz0mp1-44-222-64-76-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $50,000 to $70,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

We are defined by a heritage of exceeding expectations, through unrivaled access and unrelenting creativity. Client success is our only benchmark, and we expect to be judged on what we achieve, not just what we promise.