Finn Partners

Senior Account Executive- Public Affairs

Public Affairs - Washington, DC - Full Time

Senior Account Executive- Public Affairs

Position: Account Executive/Senior Account Executive

Finn Partners is one of the fastest growing public relations and communications firms in the world.  From media relations to innovative public education and legislative campaigns to cutting edge digital content, social media and creative, we produce amazing work and incredible results for clients. Do you devour business and policy media, follow emerging trends, thought leaders and influencers? Are you a connector of people and information? Are you a quick thinker and even quicker on your feet?

Finn Partners is looking for an Account Executive/Senior Account Executive to join its Public Affairs team in Washington, D.C.  Our team is looking for someone with 3-4 years of proven experience reaching decision-makers through innovative integrated media campaigns, who is digitally savvy, is a strong, deadline-driven writer, gets how to create compelling, multi-media business and consumer content, and is naturally curious about current events and interested in following news cycles relevant to clients.

This team member will be successful by understanding clients and audiences and making things happen:

  • Develop creative narratives and storylines that break through to policy, consumer and trade media
  • Build client reputations, thought leadership and share of voice through any and all media
  • Help clients successfully navigate earned and social media interactions
  • Contribute to the success of integrated, cross-office, cross-practice teams and be a leader for both team members and clients
  • Help ensure clear and effective communications among clients, account teams and other stakeholders
  • Generate new ideas, opportunities and strategies to enhance client success
  • Help develop programs, campaigns and new business proposals
  • Contribute to seamless and effortless client service, with account administration, client billing and activity reports, results reports and success metrics

How you’ll know you’re ready:

  • Track record developing media strategies with successful media placements
  • Illustrative samples of your professional writing and publishing content across media platforms and managing client needs
  • Detail-oriented, excellent, and timely writing skills
  • Ability to collaborate with a team and actively prepare and participate in all meetings
  • Strong time management skills
  • Positive, go-getter attitude, and strong work ethic
  • Project management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communication studies or related field
  • Preferred 3-4 years of experience with minimum 2 years of that in an agency setting. Capitol Hill experience a bonus.

About Finn Partners:

Finn Partners was launched in late 2011 to realize Peter Finn's vision to create a leading communications agency dedicated to shaping a bold new future in which innovation and partnership are strong drivers of the brand. Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of communications services, including digital and social media. Specialty areas include technology, consumer, education, travel & lifestyle, CSR, arts, health, and public and corporate affairs.

Finn Partners was named “Best Midsize Agency” in 2015, "Best Agency to Work For" in 2013 and "Best New Agency" in 2012 by the industry's Holmes Report. Headquartered in New York City, the company has approximately 450 employees, with offices in Chicago, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Jerusalem, London, Los Angeles, Munich, Nashville, Paris, San Francisco and Washington D.C., and has additional international capabilities through its own global network and PROI Worldwide. Find us at www.finnpartners.com and follow us on Twitter @finnpartners.

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, we will only respond to those with whom we have a greater interest. Compensation commensurate with experience.

Please submit resumes and cover letters to Katie.Franklin@finnpartners.com 

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