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Account Executive, Food & Beverage at Daniel J. Edelman Holdings

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

Edelman is a leading global Communications Marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Edelman was named one of Advertising Age’s “Agency to Watch” in 2014; one of Forbes’ “14 Most Influential Agencies of 2014”; and The Holmes Report’s “2013 Global Agency of the Year.” Edelman was awarded the Grand Prix Cannes Lion for PR in 2014 and was among Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” for the third time in 2014. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, experiential), a joint venture with United Talent Agency.

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


  • Provide client service support: attend meetings, meet deadlines, troubleshoot problems, draft recaps

  • Write, edit and proofread materials ensuring quality and consistency with appropriate writing styles

  • Manage projects working with staff and vendors, including tracking financial details

  • Demonstrate understanding of and implement public engagement and social media tools

  • Identify and work with media; demonstrate network of traditional and online media contacts

  • Supervise staff junior to you on projects

  • Participate in new business process including research, proposal and pitch preparation

  • Commit to continuous learning through Edelman University and other training opportunities

  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Edelman’s values and Code of Ethics and Business Conduct

Basic Qualifications:

The account executive must have at least one year of relevant experience in public relations and/or related fields including research, advertising, management consulting, media and publishing.


Preferred Qualifications:

The account executive should have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, a solid grasp of all basic public relations tools and how they are used as well as solid research, writing and editing skills. S/he should have the ability to develop relationship with media and apply experience and initiative in developing traditional and digital media relations strategies.