Account Executive/Assistant Account Executive

New York
Mar 14, 2014
Apr 13, 2014
Mr. Terry Levine
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

•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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