Assistant Account Executive


: $70,220.00 - $99,450.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

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The Opportunity
Stanton is a top marketing and PR communications agency based in New York and California and was recently ranked as one of The Most Powerful Financial PR Firms for the second year in a row by The Observer.
We are seeking a motivated junior professional in our New York office to immediately support compelling clients working in industries across the spectrum from financial services, asset management and insurance, to education, healthcare, professional services and technology. Our dedicated staff includes professionals with decades of experience in public relations and marketing, who are ready to help you find your passions and strengths in communications, while working with you to sharpen existing skills.
Our agency is designed for those looking to grow professionally, take on responsibility and contribute in all phases of work- including account management, proactive media relations, informative research and writing assignments, and day-to-day public relations tactics. We also pride ourselves in valuing perspectives from junior staffers, and you may be trusted provide high-impact input to client strategy.
An ideal Assistant Account Executive (AAE) is detailed-oriented, well-versed in the ever-evolving media landscape, produces quality work and isn't afraid to challenge conventional thinking. The AAE will be expected to play a major role in supporting multiple media relations campaigns, securing consistent press coverage for clients, and producing strong written materials.
Key Responsibilities
Actively play a major role on multiple accounts and quickly grow into a client-facing role.Proactively handle media outreach to trade, business, and broadcast outlets. Develop and draft story angles, press releases, byline articles, newsletters, presentations, media briefing materials. Review and synthesize data from new or existing client research and materials. Manage media contact databases, with primary responsibility for updating media contact information to maintain currency. Monitor media relations results and produce appropriate reports. Requirements
At least one year of experience within an agency setting.Business-to-business or financial services public relations experience preferred.Knowledge of the media industry and ongoing readership of major outlets.
The position affords the right individual with significant opportunity for advancement within the firm, pursuit of clients and issues of interest, and significant skill development. We also offer an attractive bonus, an engaging culture, a competitive salary and strong benefits - such as a philanthropic program and wellness-reimbursement package.
Company Description
Stanton employs communications solutions across multiple disciplines and media channels to drive powerful results for B2B organizations across a spectrum of industry sectors and sizes-from large global firms to mid-size leaders and entrepreneurial enterprises. These organizations partner with Stanton because we ask tough questions, challenge assumptions and recommend bold solutions that don't just check a box, but elevate communications and drive success. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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