Account Supervisor, Earned Media Strategist
Edelman Brand has helped evolve, promote and protect some of the world’s most iconic and celebrated brands. They aspire to do work that moves people – work that inspires people to not only “buy in” to brands, but also buy. They thrive off the energy, heart and hustle of the city around us and apply that same passion to everything we do. From cars to consumer goods, fashion and retail, financial service, food and beverage, luxury and technology – we are fanatics about finding an insight or truth that will inform smart strategy, breakthrough creative, and brilliant programming.
Edelman is a leading global communications marketing firm, with more than 5,500 employees in 65 cities worldwide. In New York, Edelman’s Brand practice is 170 people strong and growing, with experts and specialists who make it their business to understand the new media and marketing paradigm. Their independence keeps us nimble, thoughtful and resourceful, allowing them to invest in the best people in the business.
Who they’d like to join the team
We’re looking for a AS with 4+ years of experience who is passionate about creating smart, creative, award-winning work that is earned at the heart and social by design.
We would like a team leader who is well-respected by their peers, and who has helped clients advance a business goal and crafted earned centric campaigns for a wide range of clients.
The person must excel when working within an inter-agency structure and have the ability to serve as a solid and senior earned strategist for core team and other agency partners. In short, we’re looking for a presence that people don’t forget, especially among senior communications and marketing leaders.
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working with established Consumer Packaged Goods brands or retail brands as well as nonprofit, tech, health and wellness and hospitality brands.
All candidates should be able to operate inside a team structure where they take ownership of the business they support – in this case, rolling up their sleeves to understand and influence the management of their account(s) and take into consideration integrated workstreams outside of traditional PR.
We want self-reliant, self-motivated and proactive people, willing to apply themselves and strategically counsel new and innovative ways to break through a crowded media landscape, take on exciting prospects for the Consumer Marketing practice as needed and apply a critical earned-centric lens to all of our accounts.
This role is cut for a strong earned media specialist that can balance several accounts needs as strategic support and counsel and has strong foundational skills on the ever-changing media landscape to operate as a media lead. The person should be passionate about trend culture and lifestyle brands that ignite social sharing. Background in sports and entertainment and F&B, pop-culture junkie with experience in men and MC demos a plus.
The AS must have at least four years of relevant experience in public relations, communications and marketing and/or related fields.
The AS should have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and strong understanding of how to communicate with teams and work from both client and agency sides. S/he should have a track record of leading profitable programs that have advanced client business goals. S/he should be a superb people manager and have experience successfully managing resources and budgets as well as helping win new business. S/he will be entrepreneurial and professional and have the confidence necessary to manage a team.
Is this you? We’d love to meet you.