Posted in Public Relations 30+ days ago.
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Location: Portland, Oregon
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.
Edelman has an opening in the Portland office for an Assistant Account Executive (AAE), focused on Analyst Relations (AR) within the PNW technology practice. We are seeking an AAE to join our growing team of talented and collaborative communications professionals who provide a diverse client base with expert counsel in analyst relations, communications & event planning, content development, and influencer engagement. The AR AAE will gain a strong understanding in all areas of analyst relations and begin to build and maintain professional relationships with industry analyst contacts.
Demonstrate the ability to manage up, as well as manage across with peers and account team members
Anticipate client needs and act accordingly to provide superior client service
Support in the management of planning and execution of the account's analyst relations programs, including organizing work streams and helping to coordinate analyst outreach, scheduling tours and staffing briefings, developing regular client reports, as well as other day-to-day general account management
Develop and maintain strong relationships with industry analysts as well as internal stakeholders and clients
Gather, distill, and share insights gleaned from collecting feedback from analyst coverage, industry conferences and analyst comments
Demonstrate the ability to write, edit and proofread to create high quality internal and external, channel-appropriate communications content
Communicate effectively with team members
Manage multiple projects from concept to completion by anticipating challenges, troubleshooting problems, proposing solutions, and ensuring deadline and budget adherence
Participate in cross-practice and cross-geographical teams to provide clients and prospects with the most compelling team and proposal
Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Edelman’s values (Quality, Integrity, Respect, Entrepreneurial -Spirit, Mutual Benefits) and our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct
The AAE should have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, excellent organization skills, and the ability to adapt to change and meet deadlines. S/he must have a strong work ethic and dedication to consistently provide quality work. Previous internship experience is preferred.
The ideal candidate should have:
Good interpersonal and excellent verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to work effectively with a variety of team members
Willingness to jump in and support the team
Strong attention to detail
Basic research skills and project management skills
Eagerness to learn about industry analysts and the practice of analyst relations and contribute to a strong, high-performing team