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Senior Account Executive, Health 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.

Break out and take the next step in your career by joining our Health Communications practice in our Edelman New York office. We’re seeking a Senior Account Executive to join our award winning healthcare account team that is helping health care companies shape their marketing and communications work to drive business results – not just issue press releases.


  • Generate and execute high-impact media relations strategies

  • Write press materials and other documents

  • Evaluate campaign results against objectives

  • Build relationships with client contacts and provide proactive counsel

  • Manage multiple projects for multiple clients, on-time and on-budget

  • Craft key messages that forward client objectives

  • Write and edit news releases, corporate and product backgrounders, contributed articles, corporate strategy news releases and complex client correspondences

  • Keep senior managers apprised of tactical project milestones

  • Help lead client media campaigns


The Senior Account Executive should have a minimum of 3 years of public relations experience. The Senior Account Executive should have a bachelor’s degree, a solid grasp of all public relations tools, superior research, writing and editing skills. We’re looking for someone who can work with healthcare clients, help grow existing accounts, and is a rock star with media relations.