Senior Account Associate

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
May 23, 2013
Closes
Jun 22, 2013
Contact
Andrew McDonald
Duration
Full Time
The position is ideal for candidates with 3-6 years of relevant experience in strategic communications. Excellent writing skills are a must. The position is based in our New York office.

This position provides candidates with a unique opportunity to join a talented and growing team working with major national progressive organizations on some of the most high-profile issues of our time. BerlinRosen's current and recent clients are at the forefront of progressive work around low-wage worker advocacy, creative union organizing, women's issues, voting rights, the environment, affordable housing, Wall Street accountability, human rights, LGBT issues, healthcare, education, money in politics and ending mass incarceration.

Job responsibilities will include:
*Drafting and editing press releases, op-eds, fact sheets, talking points, editorial board memos, and other communications documents
*Managing clients and campaigns as part of a larger team
*Developing communications plans with the assistance of senior staff
*Building press lists and pitching reporters to get media attention for events, ideas, and breaking news
*Researching issues, candidates, and past media coverage of a diverse range of topics
*Proactively proposing creative ideas for helping clients achieve their goals
*Monitoring various forms of media on a daily or more frequent basis to help aid in rapid response
*Providing advice on creative, effective social media strategies

Applicants should possess:
*Excellent written and oral communication skills
*Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, Powerpoint
*Attention to detail
*Ability to handle multiple assignments at once, work quickly and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
*Ability to work with a team to meet group objectives
*Bachelor's degree or experience in a communications-related field
*Familiarity with social media
*Familiarity with and interest in local, state, and national politics and a commitment and passion for progressive politics
*A sense of humor!

Women, people of color and people with disabilities strongly encouraged to apply.
Opportunities for advancement exist, and BerlinRosen is committed to helping staff develop and grow.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to jobs@berlinrosen.com with Senior Account Associate-NY in the subject line.


Women, people of color and people with disabilities strongly encouraged to apply.
Opportunities for advancement exist, and BerlinRosen is committed to helping staff develop and grow.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to jobs@berlinrosen.com with Senior Account Associate-NY in the subject line.

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