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Senior Account Executive

Senior Account Executive

Requisition ID 
2018-2671
Location 
US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 
1/22/2018
Department  
Account

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Overview

Ogilvy Public Relations is seeking an experienced communications professional to join our Technology Practice, with a focus on Analyst Relations as a Senior Account Executive in the San Francisco office. As a Senior Account Executive within the Technology Practice, you will join a very smart, talented and dynamic group of professionals working on a prestigious list of clients. Our ability to deliver successful campaigns, find creative solutions and exceed client expectations has earned us a reputation as a valued partner and industry leader.  

Responsibilities

A SAE meets all responsibilities and expectations of an account executive and: 

 

  • Accurately, efficiently, and independently manages projects for multiple small accounts or a project for a larger account 
  • Develops and manages projects/programs including implementation of plans  
  • Act as primary day-to-day client contact on projects; keeps teams informed of all updates and progress as well as identifies any emerging account problems 
  • Effectively plans and manages events (e.g., press conference, media tour, analyst meeting, etc.) 
  • Has built and applies specialized expertise in a particular function of practice area 
  • Develops accurate project budgets and monitors them effectively 
  • Oversees timely development and distribution of bills and activity reports 
  • Identifies and pursues opportunities for developing new business and provides leadership in organic growth of current clients 
  • Understands strengths/opportunities of junior team members; provides guidance and counseling 

 

Qualifications

  • 4+ years experience in PR communications, agency experience preferred 
  • Background experience and/or knowledge of B2B, enterprise technology, and/or consumer technology necessary
  • Experience within Analyst Relations is a plus  
  • Incredibly organized account manager 
  • Experience managing integrated marketing campaigns with budgets of $1M or higher (earned, owned and paid media) 
  • Effective at working with cross-functional and remote teams 
  • High energy, deadline driven, accountable 
  • Leadership skills to drive for results 
  • Proven experience successfully managing mid-size to large agency clients - both from a client service and a program execution perspective 
  • Strong financial acumen, able to manage large budgets and staffing projections 
  • Media relations, influencer engagement and online/social experience 
  • Strong strategic and creative thinking. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • BA/BS