Senior Account Executive, Cities and Real Estate
New York, NY
Named one of America’s best PR agencies by Forbes, BerlinRosen is a leading national public relations and strategic communications firm. BerlinRosen takes a message-first, results-focused approach to communications challenges, delivering high impact media, digital strategy and advertising to top organizations and companies across a variety of industries and sectors. BerlinRosen was founded in 2005 by Valerie Berlin and Jonathan Rosen and has grown to a staff of more than 220 with offices in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.
People of color, people with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. BerlinRosen is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff, and recognizes that its continued success depends on hiring and retaining high-quality creative professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Opportunities for advancement exist, and we are committed to helping all staff develop and grow.
ABOUT THE CITIES PRACTICE
Our Cities practice helps visionary companies in real estate, infrastructure, hospitality, architecture and design who are shaping the future of cities.
We work with industry leaders, award-winning institutions and global innovators including SL Green and Brookfield Properties, 92Y and Lincoln Center, Ennead and Practice for Architecture and Urbanism, Breaking Ground and Regional Plan Association, Northwell Health and the New York Proton Center, Waldorf Astoria New York and the Wythe Hotel.
With a team of over 30 communications professionals, we bring a unique campaign-style approach to strategic communications, combining expert strategy and nimble execution with the creativity and speed of a startup. We are news junkies, publicists, former campaigners, journalists, government and policy pros, and expert communications professionals obsessed with developing the future of cities.
ABOUT THIS ROLE
We are looking for a Senior Account Executive to join our rapidly-growing team and work with clients in the commercial real estate space. The Senior Account Executive will lead daily client relations, plan and execute day-to-day project deliverables, support and lead client teams, and conceptualize strategies, pitches and media placements. This person will work closely with client leads and internal staff, delegating to peers and junior staff and develop and advance strategy with senior leaders. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a full roster of media relationships in the world of commercial real estate media and wants to take the lead on client initiatives and work, and help further grow the practice area.
Note: This role requires a presence in New York, NY and staff will be requested to visit our office or attend client events. Proof of vaccination is required for on-site tasks.
As a Senior Account Executive on the Cities team, you will…
- Develop and implement communications strategies and plan campaigns for multiple high-profile client accounts
- Manage clients
- Engage with key reporters
- Write and edit persuasive external and internal documents such as press releases, op-eds, fact sheets, talking points, editorial board memos, and communications plans
- Participate in business development opportunities
- Manage internal client teams and mentor junior staff
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE…
- Has at least 4 years of strategic communications experience: in-house, media or journalism; PR agency experience preferred
- Has deep experience in healthcare media relations and an interest in PR for corporate clients
- Has outstanding project management skills, with the ability to prioritize work streams and track progress across multiple teams
- Is an expert multitasker. Project briefs change, deadlines move. It’s the nature of the business, and not only can you keep up with our fast-paced process, you thrive off of it. You have an ability to handle multiple projects at once, work quickly and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment with high attention to detail
- Writes well. Your background in written communication includes extensive experience developing sharp, compelling online content.
- Is a team player. You have an ability to work with a team to meet group objectives
- Is proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
WORKING AT BERLINROSEN
BerlinRosen will make sure that you have what you need to excel in your role, including:
- A positive and supportive team with opportunities for advancement committed to helping all staff develop and grow
- A competitive salary based on leading market rates
- 100% coverage of Health, Dental, and Vision insurance monthly premiums
- Company Sponsored Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- 401K with a 4% employer match with no vesting period
- Generous paid time off in which we encourage staff to take sufficient time for self-care
- 10 paid bank holidays
- Pre-tax commuter benefits via WageWorks
- Mobile Phone Reimbursement
How to apply: Please apply here