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Senior Account Executive (Consumer Public Relations)
@ ICF Next, we are fearless in finding new ways to solve problems, relentless in making sure it pays off for our clients and committed to making a positive change in the world. Join our community of mission-driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists to challenge the status quo.
We’re currently hiring for a Senior Account Executive with a specialty in Public Relations. We are open to the location of this individual.
As a Senior Account Executive, you will:
Play a critical role in partnering with both senior leaders and the junior team to drive campaigns for large consumer clients
Show passion, energy and ability to identify, translate and capitalize on news hooks and pop culture trends to activate and drive talk value for clients
Plan and execute media and influencer relations strategies including contributing to brainstorms, developing media materials, and being accountable for measurable results and reporting
Demonstrate strong client communications including developing and participating in presentations, annual plans, recommendations and competitive analyses
Show tenacious problem-solving skills and a curiosity for what’s possible, always thinking of new ways to breakthrough while meeting client’s marketing challenges
Build strong relationships with internal teams while maintaining a positive, can-do attitude and championing great work
Adapt to ever-changing workload priorities and events with grace and poise
Work with project management to develop project scopes and have a clear understanding of the budgeting and billing process of the agency as well as an aptitude for sound budget management
As a Senior Account Executive, you will have:
A bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, public relations or communications
4+ years of relevant work experience at a PR Agency or an internal communications/marketing team
Some PR Agency experience required along with experience working on consumer brands, health and wellness experience a plus
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Leadership instincts and the ability to identify and elevate great work from junior team members
Conflict management skills
Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team and collaborate regularly with team members at all levels
Ability to oversee and manage third-party partners, from talent to event vendors
Ability to travel as required
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.
ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.
Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email email@example.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.
Chicago, IL (IL14)