Senior Account Supervisor, Reputation + Advisory at Daniel J. Edelman Holdings in Los Angeles, California

Posted in General Business 1 day ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We're a team of corporate communications and public affairs professionals servicing some of the world's best-recognized brands and organizations working across the professional services, higher education, energy, retail, food and beverage, and healthcare sectors. We help our clients communicate their most pressing business challenges to a wide stakeholder set, ultimately expanding their corporate reputation.

While we help clients with the day-to-day, we look around corners to help future proof their businesses. We're involved in creative, integrated work across Edelman bringing a cohesive communications marketing team. We support clients to execute campaigns that enhance their credibility on an issue and influence audience perception and actions. We develop narratives that empower an organization to get its message across in a meaningful and impactful way.

You'll be joining a team of dedicated professionals who equally enjoy being on the forefront of business challenges and driving client results as much as they do working with each other. This is a collaborative, supportive environment in which to develop the next phase of your career. At its core, Edelman is an entrepreneurial agency - a boutique at scale providing the opportunity to build your own career path within a diverse, global environment.

Overview of the Role

We are seeking a Senior Account Supervisor to join the Reputation + Advisory team. You ... are a seasoned leader with a proven track record of success in corporate communications or integrated marketing in either a communications agency or an in-house setting. We're looking for a driven professional who can provide expert and creative client counsel, while inspiring and leading teams.

As a member of the Reputation + Advisory team, you will build culture, up-level client work, expand our collective capability, and drive growth. You should be a a big-picture thinker, but also able to turn big ideas into action. You're comfortable leveraging any channel in the marketing mix and have success in media relations. You demonstrate superior communication skills, charisma, and executive presence, and you are hungry to learn and evolve personally, and undaunted by change or complexity. If that sounds like you, please read on!

Core Responsibilities:

    • Counsel clients based on broad communications landscape and business goals

    • Drive strategic direction to help clients tell relevant and impactful stories around issues driving conversations today

    • Drive media relations including creating outreach plans, media strategy, message development, management of events, coordination of media tours, effective pitching and training of spokespersons on speeches and presentations and growth of contact network

    • Demonstrate tactical proficiency in thought leadership, executive positioning, and stakeholder engagement programs

    • Help lead operational and financial performance of account teams, ensuring quality work and effective processes

    • Demonstrate advanced writing skills and supervise writing of others

    • Lead staff by mentoring, motivating, coaching, and consistently providing feedback to more junior team members

    • Contribute to business growth through introducing clients to new capabilities and aiding in new business research and proposal preparation


    • Possess 5 or more years' experience in agency and/or in-house communications roles

    • Have developed and executed successful media relations programs

    • Advanced writing, editing, and presentation development skills

    • Ideally have experience or understanding of digital communications and community management, specifically when it comes to managing social content for C-Suite or top-tier executives

    • Have strong client management and consultative skills

    • Possess excellent leadership skills, are a superb people manager, and enjoy coaching and mentoring junior staff

    • Have a strong understanding of how to communicate with teams and work from both client and agency perspectives

    • Have experience successfully managing resources and budgets

    • Have experience helping win new business


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).

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