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Senior Account Executive, Transformation at Daniel J. Edelman Holdings

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Chicago, Illinois





Job Description:

About Edelman:

Edelman is an independent global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations-long-established and just-emerging-to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our global network comprises 6,000 practitioners in more than 60 offices whose work spans brand, reputation, digital, and advisory and is powered by analytics, planning, creative and media relations. Among our many honors are the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; the Holmes Report's 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; Advertising Age's "Agencies to Watch 2018" and "Best Places to Work 2019;" and, five times, Glassdoor's "Best Places to Work." Since our founding in 1952, we have remained a family-run business. Edelman also owns specialty companies Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

About Business Transformation:

Edelman's Business Transformation team works with agility and purpose everywhere work gets done. We build stronger companies from the inside out by focusing on the core driver of successful transformations - people. Our team's human-centric approach powers successful transformation by strengthening:

Value: We translate business strategy into transformation narratives for internal and external stakeholders, with emphasis on analysts, investors, media and industry

Culture: We engage and connect employees to the organization's core purpose, values and behaviors through personalized employee experiences

Brand: We shape brand identity and ambition, and bring it to life for all stakeholders

Joining our team means bringing with you a diverse set of skills and abilities in employee experience and change management, corporate repositioning, talent attraction, marketing, and risk and reputation. As part of Edelman's U.S. practice, you will be part of a close-knit, collaborative network of team members, some of whom have been working together for more than a decade, while others have brought their unique transformation skills and abilities more recently. Our combined strength allows us to serve the widest variety of client needs and empower employees at all levels to shape the future of their companies and industries.

About the Opportunity:

We are seeking a flexible, adaptable and high-energy Senior Account Executive to join our Business Transformation team in Chicago. As part of our dynamic team, you'll contribute to the success of several major accounts across a variety of industries.

The ideal candidate will have:


    • 3-5 years of relevant experience in public relations and/or news media (publishing/editorial or broadcast)

    • Strong writing skills, ability to develop client-facing communications strategies or memos, press releases, op-eds, etc.

    • Strong understanding of the earned media landscape-including what makes a story for different media verticals, and how their clients can break through

    • Ability to effectively monitor the news landscape daily, develop proactive and reactive pitches, conduct planned and proactive outreach daily, develop relationships with key U.S. media, etc.

    • Create content, including messaging, media pitches, event submissions and more to help tell client's stories

    • Thoughtfully counsel clients based on the internal and external landscape and business goals

    • A proactive self-starter with excellent organizational and project management skills, and the ability to adapt to change and meet deadlines

    • An affinity for storytelling, and is able to generate creative ideas, take risks and think big

    • Help supervise more junior staff by mentoring, motivating, coaching, and consistently providing feedback

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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

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