Senior Account Executive, Education

| Madison, WI, USA
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We’re looking for someone with 2-4 years of agency experience who would be a strong mid-level addition to our account teams. This person should bring significant exposure to our clients through their strong, genuine relationships with media outlets and trade associations. They should have strong writing skills that are consistent and on brand. This role is active on client calls, begins learning the business financials and budgeting, and will start to mentor junior team members.


This specific role will support clients within the K12 and Higher Education sector, including edtech, curriculum, school safety and security, tutoring, professional development, and more. This is a full-time position at FINN Partners that will be based in the Madison, Wisconsin office. Candidates for this hybrid position should be located in Madison or Chicago. This ad is for Chicago, IL applicants.


About FINN: Founded in 2011, FINN Partners is one of the fastest-growing, independent PR and integrated marketing communications agencies in the world. We have 1300+ employees in 32 offices around the globe and an extensive network of global affiliates and partners in key markets.


We are smart, passionate, communications advocates on a mission to make a difference in the world. We change the way the brands relate to their markets. The way companies are positioned and perceived. The way causes become movements. How great stories are shared to earn attention. Our work reflects our values.


Why work for us? More than an agency, we are a bold collective of communications advocates, stewarding brands, protecting reputations, influencing public policy, and leveraging data and analytics to shape the most important conversations of our day.


Most great achievements in science, medicine, the arts, politics, and business are achieved as a result of a group of dedicated individuals coming together with a collaborative spirit. Without every team member, FINN is nothing more than an idea. Together we are special. By working together we are stronger, and it is only by striving together as one team—working hard, playing nice, creating a best-place-to-work environment, taking risks, making the world a better place, and amazing those around us—we can make FINN Partners a truly unique agency. Come be a part of the journey.


Responsibilities

  • Compose creative and thoughtful traditional and social media plans to secure earned media
  • Develop comprehensive, targeted media lists, influencer lists, tailored pitches, content calendars, client content, media materials, social content
  • Generate ideas and unique pitch angles for media outreach, as well as persuasively pitch media and adjust angles, as required to get the best results
  • Support and sometimes lead client pitch teams; assist team to further develop pitch strategies and approaches
  • Maintain regular client contact and serve as the day-to-day client contact during program execution, as assigned
  • Proactively generate new ideas and opportunities to ensure client program success and growth
  • Create error-free media materials that are strong in both structure and AP style and align with clients’ strategic direction
  • Prepare project management communications, including planning timelines, client meeting recaps, etc.
  • Develop initial drafts of client presentations and proof/edit client-related documents, as needed
  • Actively participate in client calls, meetings and presentations, taking the lead, as assigned
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 Qualifications

  • 2-4 years relevant work experience in a marketing communications field
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, initiative-seeker and strong work ethic
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills — able to evaluate self and client work, key learnings and implications that help ensure ongoing improvement for the agency
  • Strong knowledge of social media channels, monitoring and listening tools/technologies

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TO APPLY: Please upload your resume, upload your cover letter detailing your PR prior work experience, and indicate your desired salary in $US Dollars. While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, we will only respond to those with whom we have a greater interest.

 About Finn Partners:
Finn Partners was launched in 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. Practice areas
include arts, consumer lifestyle & sports, corporate social responsibility, education,
health, manufacturing, technology, travel, and public affairs.
We are entrepreneurial-minded, global, and focused on integrated programs that bring
to life the world-changing technologies, products, and services of our client partners.
Our company culture celebrates delighting our clients with innovative and creative
campaigns and programs, and we provide opportunities for our employees to conduct
career-meaningful work in a creative, fast-paced, collaborative, and fun environment.
We work hard and play nice.
Headquartered in New York City, the agency has 1,300+ employees with offices in 32
cities around the world: Atlanta, Bangalore, Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Delhi, Denver,
Detroit, Dublin, Frankfurt, Fort Lauderdale, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Jerusalem, Kuala
Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Madison (Wisc.), Manila, Mumbai, Munich, Nashville,
Paris, Portland (Ore.), San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore,
Tamuning (Guam), Vancouver (Wash.) and Washington D.C.

More Information on Finn Partners
Finn Partners operates in the Marketing Tech industry. The company is located in New York, NY. Finn Partners was founded in 2011. It has 1005 total employees. To see all 19 open jobs at Finn Partners, click here.
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