Account Executive, Consumer

Zeno Group
Santa Monica, CA
30+ days ago
Zeno Group
Zeno Group
zenogroup.com

Job Description

About the Job

We are currently looking for an Account Executive to join our Consumer team in Santa Monica. You will succeed at Zeno if you are fearless, media-savvy, resourceful, tenacious, and can drive great programs and results while building strong, productive relationships with your clients and your team.

Responsibilities

    • Build strong relationships with client and vendor contacts and proactively manage correspondence
    • Manage multiple projects simultaneously meeting deadlines and budgets
    • Develop and manage media relations programs spanning consumer, trade, business and vertical press including but not limited to food/beverage, lifestyle, technology, etc.
    • Craft thoughtful pitches and build/maintain media lists for accounts (Experience with Cision and/or Muckrack preferred)
    • Plan and implement press conferences, seminars, speakers’ bureau, and other special events.
    • Compile media results for clients (Experience with managing coverage trackers for your teams preferred)
    • Support social media efforts
    • Research, interview, write, and edit media materials such as: news releases, fact sheets, pitches, message maps and other media materials as needed
    • Assist in research, development and writing of program plans
    • Understand key client information including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services offered, key customers and competitors in the marketplace
    • Understand general principles of business and marketing and the role of PR in communications
    • Communicate with your account team to keep them abreast of timelines and deadlines
    • Actively participate in brainstorms
    • Practice effective project management while working with other team members and show an understanding of the “big picture” of client programs
    • Coach AAEs and interns and demonstrate ability to supervise and delegate tasks as necessary
    • Assist with new business proposals and attend new business pitches and meetings as necessary

About You

    • You have earned a Bachelor’s degree
    • PR is your passion and you possess a at least 2 years of experience in consumer or brand PR; agency experience a plus
    • You love media relations and building strong relationships with reporters
    • You’re digitally savvy, personally and professionally. You understand that any client program should be rounded out with social elements in today’s world
    • People recognize your collaborative spirit, and the way you thrive in close team environment
    • Your writing skills are exceptional
    • You’re driven and detail-oriented, and you possess the ability to manage multiple priorities and successfully meet deadlines
    • You’re organized, and you manage time effectively
    • You have demonstrated the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and the ability to “think on your feet” and respond quickly as business factors shift
    • You are in the know about what’s happening in pop culture
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ABOUT US
Zeno Group is a fiercely independent and global integrated communications agency, born from PR. We bring together the boldest and brightest talent to help clients across industries and sectors unleash the power of strategic communications. Guided by our ‘Fearless Pursuit of the Unexpected,’ we push the boundaries to achieve real business value and societal impact for clients.
Zeno Group is a place where careers are built and lives are lived. We cultivate our fearless culture to ensure greater diversity, equity and inclusion across the entire agency and the industry. Zeno is for everyone. Winner of our industry’s most coveted awards including the 2021 PRWeek Agency of the Year and a two-time winner of PRWeek’s Best Places to Work, Zeno has been previously named Creative Agency of the Year by PRovoke and recognized twice by the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Zeno is a DJE Holdings Company.
ABOUT OUR BENEFITS
Zeno Group offers a creative and differentiating benefits package including a variety of medical and dental choices, vacation, and sick time. We also offer a 401(k) plan, pretax flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, a prescription drug benefit plan, a vision plan, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance and programs that support flexibility and promote work/life balance. In addition, our unique ZenoFit wellness program offers financial support to pursue the wellness activity of your choice.

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