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Assistant Account Executive, Purpose

Daniel J. Edelman Holdings
New York, NY 10007
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Edelman New York has an amazing opportunity for someone looking to propel their career in strategic communications and social impact by join the Corporate & Public Affairs practice as an Assistant Account Executive on the Purpose team.

We're a team of passionate, dedicated professionals and experts that believe true purpose - why a company exists and why it matters - is essential for business. We work at the strategic intersection between what a business does, the impact it has on people and planet, and its ability to bring about transformative change. We partner with our clients to uncover and define their purpose, help embed it internally and externally, and bring it to life in concrete, impactful ways that earn stakeholders' attention and build trust.

We are looking for an Assistant Account Executive to support our team working on purpose-driven integrated communications campaigns. You'll be an integral part of teams helping some of the world's largest companies, non-profits, and government organizations build credible corporate responsibility, social impact and sustainability programs that simultaneously create business value and drive positive societal benefit. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team and work across industries, building a portfolio that spans your interests and passions.

Your responsibilities will include:

    • Reading and identifying trends in social purpose and sustainability
    • Conducting and compiling research, including issues analysis, competitive benchmarking, and prospective partnership identification
    • Updating media and/or issue expert lists
    • Assisting with compilation of media coverage reports
    • Drafting pitch letters and/or emailing pitch memos to media contacts
    • Monitoring client competition coverage
    • Assisting with new business, including compiling company research, developing competitive landscape analyses, and contributing to strategy development

About you:

    • Demonstrate strong leadership capabilities and creative thinking through projects, coursework, or extracurricular activities
    • Possess excellent organizational skills, are entrepreneurial, and have the proven ability to adapt to new conditions, assignments, and deadlines
    • Focus on problem solving and have confidence to proactively share your ideas
    • Take pride in your work
    • Show superior verbal communication skills
    • Have strong writing abilities
    • Have interest in public relations and marketing communications relating to social impact, corporate social responsibility, climate change, and/or sustainability
    • Familiarity with the public relations and communications discipline through past coursework, other internships, or personal experiences. Prior internship experience highly preferred


Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age's 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report's 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor's Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

For more information please visit: www.edelman.com

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Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Posted: 2021-02-09 Expires: 2021-03-10
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