Senior Account Executive, Financial Communications – Independent PR Agency

New York City
Job Information

Our client is a leading mid-sized global public relations agency that is industry-recognized for its work in consumer lifestyle marketing and social media, corporate communications, public affairs, consumer technology, and visual branding. The agency is looking for a Senior Account Executive to manage several elite financial accounts. The successful candidate will be a motivated, results-focused candidate with exceptional media skills and contacts, strategic writing skills, creative thinking abilities, and a solid understanding for financial communications. Prior public relations agency experience with corporate communications is required. This is a great opportunity for someone who holds a team player mentality and is looking to grow professionally at a top tier agency within the financial services field of public relations.


  • Prepare and/or review activity reports and status reports for clients
  • Conduct high quality research and analysis on tight deadlines
  • Assist with content strategy planning
  • Understand and be able to assist in the development of financial service campaign
  • Support new business research and agency marketing content development as needed
  • Draft visibility, content and conversation audits
  • Keep account team abreast of timelines and deadlines
  • Manage day-to-day client contact and account maintenance, high level media relations


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in financial services and or related fields
  • Strong research, writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrate advanced writing skills and excellent financial acumen and subject matter expertise across the financial services landscape
  • Deep understanding of the role that financial services plays in a client’s communications mix
  • Exhibit effective project management skills
  • Solid grasp of all basic public relations tools, and how they affect clients
  • Basic knowledge of website structure, technology platforms, and social networks
  • Desire to work hard and be a productive member of a fun and close-knit team

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