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Senior Account Executive, Corporate Communications

Weber Shandwick

This is a Full-time position in Dallas, TX posted August 23, 2021.

Weber Shandwick has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Account Executive to join our Corporate/Enterprise team working on both B2C and B2B brands.

We are looking for a collaboration-minded person with excellent media relationships, account management, strategic planning and digital/social skills to help support a variety of accounts.

The ideal candidate has experience with and a passion for working with a wide range of clients and corporate communications, with the ability to anticipate client and team needs, develop strategy, create messaging, and leverage strong media contacts.

Responsibilities * Serve as a primary day-to-day client contact, provide tactical counsel, manage workflow, lead projects, and anticipate needs of the client and team* Lead client communications with supervision from manager and reliably represent agency to both internal and external stakeholders* Support the execution of an employee engagement and change management plan in line with best practices and engagement goals* Generate story ideas and topic angles, draft media relations materials, and pitch media to land earned coverage* Track status of account activities and take a lead role in proactively sharing updates with clients* Assist in account budgeting recommendations and ongoing tracking* Serve as a role model to team members and delegate tasks as appropriate while still remaining accountable for outcomes Basic Qualifications * BA or BS in communications or related field* 3+ years of related communications experience* Ability to think critically about account work, ask questions as needed and effectively solve problems* Exceptional judgment when working with team members, client contacts and partners* Be a strong hands-on, rubber-meets-road type that can organize projects and operate multi-faceted programs* Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with clients and internal team members across multiple levels* Strong time management skills and attention to detail* Ability to adapt quickly to changes* Demonstrates potential to lead multiple accounts and interact with senior level clients* Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment; applicant must be a self-starter, with the ability to work independently and interdependently across a diverse organization* Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, online services, and AP style writing is essential Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

About Weber Shandwick Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world.

Led by world-class strategic and creative thinkers and activators, we have won some of the most prestigious awards in the industry.

Weber Shandwick was named to Ad Age’s Best Places to Work in 2019 and was the only PR firm designated an Ad Age A-List Agency Standout in 2017 and 2018.

Weber Shandwick was also honored as PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, and earned 25 Lions at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Data-led, with earned ideas at the core, the agency deploys leading and emerging technologies to inform strategy, develop critical insights and heighten impact across sectors and specialty areas, including brand and B2B marketing, healthcare marketing, change management, employee engagement, corporate reputation, crisis management, data and analytics, technology, public affairs, social impact and financial communications.

Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG).

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