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Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:17 AM


Devries Global is a global network of Curiously Creative people with a passion for building brands and having fun along the way. Candidate must have 2 - 4 years related professional experience.

Devries Global's Account Executive serves as a one of the day-to-day client contacts. He/she manages the flow of work and information to the account team, and possesses an in-depth understanding of the client’s business, industry, and PR issues. The Account Executive will perform fundamental PR tasks such as media outreach and press material development. He/she must also have strong research, writing and editing skills. The focus of an Account Executive is on developing the proficiency and the necessary skill set to become a successful PR practitioner.



Work with client on tactical programs
Follow through on approved media strategies and effectively communicate progress, updates and challenges to senior team members and/or clients
Participate in client meetings and presentations
Provide basic client counsel
Oversee maintenance of client product/inventory closet


Monitor media outlets for coverage of client news and competitor developments
Help to track and maintain media placements
Draft media relations materials including press releases, fact sheets, bios, FAQs, etc.
Generate story ideas and topic angles
Understand industry issues that directly and indirectly affect the client
Understand clients’ media objectives/priorities; identify and pitch appropriate outlets
Counsel clients and provide feedback
Demonstrate knowledge of media pitching and proactively ideate new and compelling story angles
Manage the logistics of events (e.g., satellite media tours, desk side briefings, editor events, etc.)
Manage external vendors
Has base knowledge of social media trends, brand activity and relationship to PR


Develop proposals, releases, customer profiles, and other press materials
Proof and edit client related documents as needed
Compose basic media plans and contribute to the plan development process
Draft program recaps and reports Team Participation
Serve as a role model and mentor to junior team members
Participate in agency development and assist with new business
Balance workload between projects and account staff to ensure that all work is accurate and completed within established deadlines
Communicate frequently and appropriately with manager
Delegate work to interns, account coordinators and junior account executives as needed
Informally provides feedback to performance reviews of subordinates as needed
Talk intelligently about agency at internal and external meetings and industry functions
Attend agency staff meetings and group meetings Administrative Support
Track/enter time in a precise and timely manner
Code, track and approve invoices and coordinate with the Accounting Department
Assist in account budgeting recommendations
Perform other administrative tasks as assigned QUALIFICATIONS


Bachelor’s Degree


2 - 4 years related professional experience


Strong oral and written business communication skills
Proven media skills with strong relevant media contacts
Demonstrates potential to lead projects and interact with clients
Can anticipate client and team needs
Complete challenging projects within set parameters
Exceptional judgment when working with team members, client contacts and vendors
Strong commitment and dedication to the agency’s success as well as personal career
Desire to pursue learning and self development; participates in required and voluntary professional development programs.
Consistently meets deadlines
Attentive to detail and quality
Solves problems
Demonstrates an eagerness to learn and be involved in account/agency opportunities
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Internet, social platforms, Cision, etc.

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• Location: Manhattan, New York, NY

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