Full Time Job

Senior Account Executive - Public Affairs Team


New York, NY 06-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The DKC Public Affairs team covers a broad range of issue areas including public policy, education, real estate, the arts/design, non-profit/foundations, sustainability, and social impact. The nature of the work provides a dynamic environment where members of the team are asked to adapt quickly to a changing media landscape while working with reporters on a number of beats. No two days are the same, and we like it that way.

The team is energetic, hardworking, and collaborative. We work closely with DKC's other groups, including Sports, Health Care, Corporate, Entertainment, Hospitality, Data/Analytics, and our creative shop, Hangar4. We value self-starters with a curious mind and a good sense of humor, who hold client service in the highest regard.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Senior Account Executive will provide account support across the Public Affairs team in areas mainly focused on media relations.

Among the responsibilities:
• Support media relations efforts for Public Affairs clients
• Work collaboratively with account teams to complete deliverables and meet deadlines
• Research and draft communications materials, including briefing memos, media statements, communications plans, new business proposals, and talking points, among others
• Develop and maintain media lists across multiple topic areas and clients
• Conduct media outreach; secure impactful coverage across print, online, and broadcast media
• Develop relationships with media relevant to your clients
• Identify new storytelling opportunities on behalf of clients

• 2-4 years of relevant work experience. Agency, political and/or government experience preferred.
• Proven success in executing strategic communications programs with media relations at the core
• Experience working with reporters/editors at national and local outlets
• Strong collaborative skills including the ability to work across multiple accounts teams
• Passion for storytelling and experience shaping brands through the media
• Excellent writing skills
• Relentless attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, bringing a sense of urgency to the task at hand
• Commitment to delivering outstanding client service
• Ability to think both analytically and creatively
• Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to be a part of team

The salary range for this role is commensurate with experience: $60k - $80k.
Our office has a hybrid work model: in office 3 days a week, working remote 2 days a week.

Department: Public Affairs
This is a full time position

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz0q61-44-213-60-33-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $60,000 to $80,000 Per Year ($ 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.