Full Time Job

Senior Account Executive, Public Affairs & Crisis

Sunshine Sachs Morgan & Lylis

New York, NY 03-04-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
We have an immediate opening for a Senior Account Executive on our Public Affairs & Crisis Team. This role will support a variety of clients in public affairs, issues management, real estate, legal, banking/finance and healthcare. You're the type of person who can read a room well, you know when you command and own it and you also know when you take a step back. You're so focused on the best strategy to a problem that you don't have time to get star-struck! We are looking for someone who wakes up every day checking everything from POLITICO, to the Washington Post, to the Los Angeles Times. If you are passionate about your work and are cool and calm under pressure, come join our team!

Responsibilities Include:
• Media engagement.
• Drafting, developing, and executing comprehensive crisis communications strategies.
• Supporting teams in managing complex client issues and will see the client through stressful situations that will require thoughtful counsel.
• Responding to client requests and ensuring requests are taken care of in an efficient manner.
• Conducting regular and thorough research on various topics, flagging relevant news updates for teams/clients.
• Drafting, editing and proofreading materials including press releases, blog content, pitches, fact sheets, FAQs, briefing notes, and client correspondence.
• Partnering with senior managers on achieving deliverables for a full roster of clients (average of 4 – 6).
• Developing an impactful and trusting relationship with clients
• Building relationships with new publications and media contacts.
• Regularly bringing new opportunities for clients – media meetings, key introductions, etc.
• Proactively mentoring and teaching junior team members on account teams (really important to us)

You should apply if:
• You have 4+ years working in PR, specific experience in political campaigns, government, legal affairs, finance, or corporate communications.
• You have interest in learning how to navigate stakeholders, thought leaders, and media.
• You are a strong writer – persuasive, concise, creative, and quick!
• You are a strategic thinker, bring new ideas to the table, and love a good brainstorm.
• You have strong decision-making abilities and personal accountability.
• You have an innate curiosity and an entrepreneurial spirit.
• You are incredibly organized, detail oriented and able to excel at managing multiple projects simultaneously.
• You're willing to work select evenings/weekends and travel when necessary.
• You enjoy overdelivering rather than meeting expectations and take genuine pride in being part of something good.

$67,500 - $75,000 a year

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5yk2z-44-223-39-67-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $67,500 to $75,000 Per Year ($ USD)