Account Supervisor, Digital Financial Communications and Capital Markets at Daniel J. Edelman Holdings in New York, New York

Posted in General Business 19 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

About Edelman:

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 awarded the Grand Prix Cannes Lion for PR in 2014; six Cannes Lions in 2015; and the Grand Prix in the Titanium category in 2016. The firm was named "2016 Global Agency of the Year" by the Holmes Report, and one of Advertising Age's "Agencies to Watch" in 2014. In 2015, Edelman was among Glassdoor's "Best Places to Work" for the fifth time. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, experiential), a joint venture with United Talent Agency. Visit for more information. Peek behind the scenes of our US operation at .

About Financial Communications and Capital Markets:

Edelman Financial Communications & Capital Markets is a boutique strategic consultancy with the reach and resources of a leading global communications marketing firm. We advise public and private companies on strategic communications and investor relations to help effectively position them with the financial community during transformative events as well as during the normal course of business. Our offering includes M&A, IPOs and spin-offs, crises, shareholder activism and IR. We also have a leading practice providing strategic communications counsel and support to firms in the alternative asset management and broader capital markets space. Clients choose to work with us because of our specialized and experienced financial communications team, our ability to provide the full range of Edelman's services (such as digital and social media, public affairs and employee engagement) as well as our ability to access Edelman's global network with more than 65 offices around the world.

We are seeking a highly motivated and hardworking digital strategist with demonstrated interest and experience in financial communications.

We are looking to add a digital-focused Account Supervisor to our growing team in New York, where we advise many of the largest and most recognizable US and global brands. The candidate will be part of our specialized team of financial communications practitioners, gaining broad exposure to Edelman senior leadership and supporting on core digital work.

We are looking for an entrepreneurial team member who can adapt and thrive in a rapidly-changing industry, collaborate on fast-moving projects, and confidently present digital recommendations to clients. Additionally, this role requires someone who is invigorated by challenges, complex subject matter, and thinking creatively on behalf of companies.

The ideal candidate will have a natural curiosity and passion for all things digital and social with experience in content creation, analytics, and digital strategy to back it up. This individual must also be willing to grow as an account leader and take an active role in strategically driving digital account work and building client relationships.


    • Write clear, persuasive, original copy for brand and executive social media accounts

    • Support day-to-day account management and serve as a digital point of contact, anticipating client needs and providing quality control.

    • Help craft strategy, draft materials, and present recommendations to clients for quarterly or annual communications plans, content strategies, etc.

    • Closely track digital communications and marketing trends to bring fresh thinking and best practices to clients

    • Contribute to the operational performance of accounts, ensuring quality work, deadline and budget adherence

    • Address client issues thoughtfully and effectively

    • Assist in building and marketing an emerging digital offering within the Financial Communications group

    • Build relationships with third-party influencers and internal business partners to meet client needs

    • Delegate to junior staff and help motivate and coach team members; manage up to senior staff consistently providing feedback that helps drive efficiency

    • Contribute to business growth through introducing clients to new capabilities, building network of industry contacts and participating in relevant professional organizations

    • Commit to continuous learning and improvement of leadership skills

    • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Edelman's values (Quality, Integrity, Respect, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Mutual Benefits) and Code of Ethics and Business Conduct


    • Must have 4-6 years of post-graduate, relevant professional experience in public relations, corporate communications, digital marketing, social media, advertising, consulting, media, or publishing.

    • A bachelor's degree in a related field and excellent written and verbal communications skills.

    • Deep understanding of social media platforms and the ever-changing digital ecosystem.

    • Previous experience serving as a main point of contact for clients, a proven ability to manage projects within budget, a passion for creative thinking and experience partnering with creative teams and designers.

    • Experience developing, leading, and executing plans to meet measurable client goals, as well as ability to juggle different tasks.

    • Comfort managing across levels and teams, an unrelenting commitment to excellence, and demonstrated ability to delegate and accurately judge and edit the work of others.

    • Experience in financial services, financial communications, asset management, crisis communications or banking is a plus.

    • Knowledge of social listening tools and analytics platforms is a plus. Graphic design experience and proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud is a big plus.

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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