Account Executive

Issues & Crisis

Posted on 5/2/2024

Zeno Group

Zeno Group

501-1,000 employees

Specializes in data-driven storytelling and communications



Washington, DC, USA

Required Skills
Business Strategy
  • At least 2 years of experience in Corporate Communications and/or Public Affairs
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations or another related communications field
  • Interest in Corporate/B2B, Crisis and Issues; prior experience a plus
  • Excellent writing skills, demonstrated experience crafting newsworthy pitches, releases, contributed articles
  • Highly organized
  • Proven success in building relationships with a variety of media and ability to tailor pitches and approach based on client/assignment
  • Have a working knowledge, instinct and ongoing curiosity about how companies’ public affairs priorities contribute to their business strategy and reputation building efforts
  • Keep a pulse on the news of the day and identify vulnerabilities, threats and opportunities for client reputation
  • Learn and leverage monitoring tools to draft issue analyses for clients
  • Craft thoughtful issue mitigation strategies, including identification of relevant voices
  • Build strong relationships with client and vendor contacts and proactively manage correspondence
  • Coach AAEs and interns and demonstrate ability to supervise and delegate tasks as necessary
  • Develop and manage media relations programs both defensive and offensive
  • Communicate with your account team to keep them abreast of timelines and deadlines
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously meeting deadlines and budgets
  • Research, interview, write, and edit media materials such as: news releases, fact sheets, pitches, message maps and other media materials as needed
  • Understand general principles of business and marketing and the role of PR in communications
  • Understand key client information including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services offered, key customers and competitors in the marketplace

Zeno Group specializes in data-driven storytelling and creative solutions, leveraging strategic communications to achieve tangible business value and societal impact. The company's main product involves utilizing strategic communications to push boundaries and drive real business and societal impact, employing data-driven storytelling and creative solutions.

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New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth