Account Executive/Assistant Account Executive

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Mar 14, 2014
Closes
Apr 13, 2014
Contact
Mr. Terry Levine
Duration
Full Time
DCI is currently seeking to fill two positions within our Economic Development Division: an Account Executive and an Assistant Account Executive.

Candidates should have at least one year of relevant public relations, communications or marketing experience. A “passion for places,” strong interest in economic development and exceptionally strong writing and communications skills are important requirements. We are looking for creative, high-achieving individuals with a strong interest in business and its impacts on communities.

Primary Responsibilities:
•Support the PR & marketing campaigns of each client community
•Pitch national media and trade outlets on carefully-researched storylines
•Contribute to client digital and social media marketing efforts
•Assist with planning, logistics and implementation of special events
•Report on and track the progress of PR & marketing campaigns
•Demonstrated interest in the field of economic development

Qualifications:
•Must be a strong writer and communicator
•Impeccable organization and eagerness to work in a fast-paced environment
•Confidence and previous experience pitching news media
•Experience in use of social media platforms in a professional setting
•A strong interest in places and business marketing
•Goal-oriented, “can do” attitude and creative problem-solving abilities
•A self-starter who is independently-motivated and has the discipline to meet deadlines
•Prior PR agency or newsroom experience or have worked with a chamber of commerce/ economic development organization in a marketing capacity


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