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Account Executive - Citizen Relations

New York, NY

Citizen Relations is an international, award-winning public relations and integrated communications agency with expertise in consumer technology, food & beverage, consumer packaged goods, travel & tourism, automotive, energy and financial services. We believe it’s paramount to understand the intricacies and inner workings of our client’s businesses and the industries in which they compete. It is this knowledge that allows us to accurately guide dialogue with employees, customers and shareholders, and to better understand and recommend how our clients are living up to their values and promises. And most of all, deliver a well measured  and operational return on investment.

We have more than 250 staff in eight (8) core offices in the U.S., Canada and U.K. Our affiliate network provides additional coverage across more than 40 cities in North America and more than 60 countries worldwide allowing us support our clients on a local, regional and global level.

Citizen Relations is looking for an Account Executive to join our growing NYC team. As an AE you are building an understanding and the skills required of a solid integrated communications professional. You will lean on an Account Supervisor for guidance on day-to-day activities and will help in delivering exceptional results, client relations and program execution.

Key Responsibilities

● Draft client-facing correspondence for team review/approval

● Has a good knowledge of the client’s formal organizational structure

● Is able to adapt communication styles to specific audiences

● Understand the agency’s structure and develop relationships with colleagues

● Provide support to other colleagues and project teams within own group and to colleagues in general when required

● Follow an organized approach to developing quality deliverables based on the objectives and specific brief/deliverable expectations

● Seek responsibility for developing significant portions of deliverables

● Ensure that assigned responsibilities are completed efficiently, effectively and on time

● Is available to answer ad hoc team or client requests in a timely manner

● Develop project plans and ensure follow-up

● Coordinate project logistics, working with suppliers, managing timelines and details

● Ability to manage 2-3 accounts simultaneously

● Proactively seek out opportunities to participate in and contribute to the development of pitches, proposals, and creative sessions

● Develop case studies of excellent work according to agency guidelines

● Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to take on tasks outside the area of assigned responsibility

● Support and lead specific elements of program execution



● Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism, Marketing, or related field is degree a plus

● 1-2 years of comparable agency experience with supervisory experience preferred

● Excellent writing skills

● Track record of contributing to client planning

● Creative, strategic thinker and excellent writing and editing ability

● Results oriented and deadline driven

● Strong verbal and communication skills

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