Full-Time

Account Director

Media Relations, Consumer

Posted on 5/8/2024

Weber Shandwick

Weber Shandwick

1,001-5,000 employees

Global communications agency delivering impactful results

Consulting
Social Impact

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Journalism
Requirements
  • 7-8 years of communications experience, preferably in an agency environment
  • Strong media relations skills and relationships
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills; verbal and written
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in communications, journalism, international relations, or related field
  • Social media literacy with the ability to identify and recommend social program elements
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and work within tight deadlines
  • Confident and comfortable presenting in front of groups
Responsibilities
  • Develop a strong understanding of the client’s business and target audience
  • Monitor media outlets, analyze and distill meaningful insights from media coverage
  • Generate story ideas, draft media materials, and pitch media for earned coverage
  • Support executive visibility efforts for clients
  • Develop strategic messaging for clients and support creation of media plans
  • Provide recommendations for content creation and distribution across multiple channels
  • Support creative ideation and serve as a role model to team members
  • Participate in office-wide initiatives, seminars, and meetings
  • Actively participate in agency development and assist with new business

As a leader in global communications, Weber Shandwick offers a dynamic and engaging environment. The agency leverages advanced communication technologies and methods to ensure impactful results, providing employees with the chance to be at the forefront of strategic communications. This focus on high-performing solutions in a collaborative setting makes it an ideal workplace for professionals looking to advance in the communications industry.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$2.2M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2001

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-4%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

1%