Overview

Are you passionate about purpose-driven companies, organizations and campaigns that are grounded in authentic action and impact? Do you like translating complicated stories about global health, data and tech to wider audiences? We are looking for a Senior Account Executive with experience running accounts and managing clients to join our growing Corporate Reputation and Brand Purpose team.

WE's Senior Account Executives manage multiple day-to-day client and agency requests across a dynamic team environment. You’ll tackle media and influencer thinking and engagement, announcements and storytelling, owned and earned writing and amplification, and more. This role will support clients across philanthropy, health, consumer and tech accounts that are changing the social impact space.

 

What you'll be doing

  • Identifying, creating, and growing relationships with target media/influencers to appropriately engage, pitch, and build news stories
  • Serving as day-to-day counsel to clients and agency stakeholders, managing high-profile campaigns across diverse teams, providing key and tactical recommendations and anticipating needs
  • Developing and leading brainstorming and execution of integrated communications plans aimed at changing perceptions and achieving specific goals
  • Contributing to the development and execution of integrated digital/social/broadcast campaigns
  • Negotiating and managing client expectations and satisfaction; Assuring internal and external stakeholders are aligned
  • Maintaining and growing client relationships by contributing to the development and implementation of communication strategies, executing on projects and leading where appropriate

What you've been able to accomplish

  • Achieved a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English or a related field is preferred. Or the equivalent knowledge and/or experience
  • In a 3-year span, have developed your integrated communications/PR experience, preferably in an agency setting and/or within an applicable industry
  • Established a media relations background with a demonstrated capacity of working with global https://jobs-we-worldwide.icims.com/jobs/10069/sr-account-executive---corporate-reputation-brand-purpose/jobpress to manage story development
  • Developed an understanding of the social impact space, including experience on issues related to sustainability and/or diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)
  • Through daily use, developed high proficiencies with the Microsoft Office suite (particularly Outlook, Word, SharePoint, Teams, PowerPoint and Excel)

Additional Requirements:

  • High level of initiative; takes accountability for role on projects
  • Demonstrated ability to establish strong client relationships
  • Experience working globally or with colleagues in multiple locations
  • Strong presentation and writing skills

About Us

WE Communications:

WE is one of the largest communications and integrated marketing agencies in the world. We’re independent, we’re all about our people — both our clients and our employees — and we believe in the power of communications to move audiences to positive action. 

 

For more than 30 years, we have been helping translate complex innovations into powerful, persuasive stories. Our sector expertise across key verticals — including technology, healthcare, consumer, and brand purpose — translates into insights and strategies that are informed, current and credible.

 

We work with companies that are embracing the ever-evolving digital world to reinvent themselves, to deliver new value to their customers or reach them in new ways and ultimately improve people’s lives.

 

 

Equal Opportunity: WE provides equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against an employee or applicant because of age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, or other legally protected class status.

 

Diversity and Inclusion: WE values a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to creating a workplace where everyone thrives. We promote an atmosphere in which diversity of people and ideas are welcomed and valued. Diversity includes differences in race, religion, gender identity or expression, age, lifestyle, ethnic background and sexual orientation as well as differences in experiences and ideas.

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