Senior Account Executive - Greenough | Holmes Report Jobs Board
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Senior Account Executive - Greenough

Boston, MA

Greenough seeks a talented senior account executive to join our team of brand journalists and storytellers. The ideal candidate will support healthcare and life sciences clients and be eager to learn and master brand journalism, Greenough’s unique approach to telling clients’ stories through integrated marketing channels, including earned, owned and paid media.

Responsibilities include: daily media monitoring and media pitching; creation of editorial calendars, speaking calendars, awards calendars and strategic media lists; composition of press releases, media advisories, contributed articles, social media content, blog posts and speaking and awards submissions; and account measurement and reporting. The candidate must be able to manage and execute projects efficiently and on deadline and handle multiple responsibilities for clients across different industries. Strong writing and communication skills are prerequisites.

Greenough employees enjoy complimentary exercise boot camp 2x per week, Happy Hour, Bagel Fridays, Summer Fridays, regular company outings, free parking and a week off over the Christmas holiday.
Minimum Requirements

  • 2-4 years of agency experience (or the equivalent inside a healthcare or life science organization)
  • Prior experience working with healthcare/life sciences clients (or relevant experience “inside”)
  • B.A./B.S. or higher


  • Identify client-relevant media coverage, including competitor news and newsworthy industry information
  • Research and develop comprehensive media lists and uncover relevant opportunities for client story placement
  • Draft strong pitches, conduct media outreach and secure strong results
  • Draft press releases, briefing documents for media interviews, article abstracts, contributed articles, blog posts, social media posts and press kit materials
  • Create monthly and/or annual editorial calendars, speaking/conference calendars and awards calendars
  • Draft and manage submission of client award submissions and speaking abstracts
  • Prepare weekly/biweekly comprehensive status reports for clients
  • Conduct client results tracking, measurement and reporting
  • Provide research and assistance for new business activity   
  • Manage and mentor interns and AEs
  • Support team members on all client activity

Required Skills & Attributes

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of media relations and understanding of pitching process
  • Strong writing skills and ability to think creatively
  • Proofreading skills and keen attention to grammatical and numerical details
  • Well-organized and able to effectively prioritize multiple tasks
  • Strong understanding of complex concepts/technologies
  • Team player focused on alignment of team and individual goals
  • Professional, fun and outgoing demeanor

We're always on the lookout for great talent in the areas of strategy, media, marketing and content. If you excel at helping companies and institutions tell their stories creatively to achieve specific business objectives, are an effective writer and verbal communicator, know how to conduct research and are skilled in social media, we want to hear your story. 

Submit your resume and a creative cover letter that will show us why you'd be a great addition to the Greenough team!

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