Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Assistant Account Executive, Edelman, Silicon Valley, CA

Assistant Account Executive - PR
Job Req #: 1168
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: An assistant account executive must have good interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work effectively with a variety of account service staff within a specific set of accounts.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The assistant account executive should have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, proficiency with Microsoft Office, excellent organization skills, and the ability to adapt to change and meet deadlines. S/he must have a strong work ethic and dedication to consistently provide quality work. Previous internship experience is preferred.


- Provide client service administration support; attend meetings, handle scheduling, logistics and provide billing support
- Research, compile and analyze client media coverage
- Write, edit and proofread materials including press releases, pitch letters, fact sheets and client correspondence
- Demonstrate general knowledge of social media tools
- Build lists and pitch media
- Help supervise interns/trainees
- Participate in new business process including research and proposal preparation
- Commit to continuous learning through Edelman University and other training opportunities
- Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Edelman’s values (Quality, Integrity, Respect, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Mutual Benefits) and Code of Ethics and Business Conduct

ABOUT EDELMAN: Edelman is the world’s largest independent public relations firm, with wholly owned offices in 54 cities and 4,000 employees worldwide. Edelman was named Advertising Age’s top-ranked PR firm of the decade and one of its “2010 A-List Agencies” and “2010 Best Places to Work;” PRWeek’s “2011 Large PR Agency of the Year;” European Excellence Awards’ “2010 Agency of the Year;” Holmes Report’s “Agency of the Decade” and “2009 Asia Pacific Consultancy of the Year;” and among Glassdoor’s top five “2011 Best Places to Work.” Edelman owns specialty firms Blue (advertising), StrategyOne (research), Ruth (integrated marketing), DJE Science (medical education/publishing and science communications), and MATTER (sports, sponsorship, and entertainment). Visit http://www.edelman.com for more information. Edelman is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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