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Account Executive - MSL

New York, NY

Consumer

MSL is currently seeking an Account Executive for our Consumer practice in our New York office. As an integral member of the team, this Account Executive will be responsible for the execution of PR plans and the day-to-day account activities.

MSL is a leading global communications organization. We are trusted advisors to some of the world’s biggest brands, helping them creatively engage with their audiences 24/7.

 We have a rich heritage: Parisian traditions on the one hand, American culture on the other and a dynamic and rapidly growing Asian voice. That means versatility and flexibility are core markers in our DNA. Our multicultural heritage means we're comfortable in our skin in a communications world where old structures are collapsing, boundaries are blurring and innovative thinking reigns supreme.

 Our people are innovators. If you can look at problems in new ways and come up with the solutions nobody had considered before, we will offer you the environment, the space and the inspiration to do so. You’ll be working alongside leading thinkers, with colleagues from around the globe. If you want to be part of the conversations that are shaping the world we live and work in, you’ll want to be here.

Responsibilities:

  • Executing PR plans and day to day client activities – creating press kits, coordinating events and meetings, conducting outreach in the social media space.
  • Developing relationships with digital and traditional media and continuously learning about new and emerging technologies.
  • Daily monitoring of media for news and information about our clients.
  • Placing stories through media pitching (traditional and social).
  • Event planning and meeting support.
  • Writing press releases, fact sheets, pitch letters, and blog posts.
  • Participating in brainstorming, office activities, staff meetings and client meetings as well as ensuring overall client satisfaction.
  • Researching and assisting with program and presentation development for existing clients and new prospects.
  • Analysis and reporting.
  • Executing tactical elements of client programs from start to finish.

Requirements/Skills:

  • BA/BS Degree in a related field
  • 2+ years’ experience in Public Relations in the consumer or personal care practice of an agency
  • Experience with digital and social media required
  • Strong understanding of the relationship between traditional public relations and the use of current online/digital technology and social media
  • Strong presentation skills, poise and professionalism
  • Excellent writing skills are essential to this position, as well as great attention to detail, organization, multi-tasking and being proactive.

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About Us:

About MSL

MSL is Publicis Groupe’s strategic communications and engagement group, advisors in all aspects of communication strategy: from consumer PR to financial communications, from public affairs to reputation management and from crisis communications to experiential marketing and events. With more than 3,000 people across more than 110 offices worldwide, MSL is also the largest PR network in Europe, and the fastest growing firm in China and India. The group offers strategic planning and counsel, insight-guided thinking and big, compelling ideas – followed by thorough execution.

 

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MSL is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

For more information contact: [email protected]

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01/10/2018

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