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Edelman is a leading global Communications Marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Edelman was named one of Advertising Age’s “Agency to Watch” in 2014; one of Forbes’ “14 Most Influential Agencies of 2014”; and The Holmes Report’s “2013 Global Agency of the Year.” Edelman was awarded the Grand Prix Cannes Lion for PR in 2014 and was among Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” for the third time in 2014. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, experiential), a joint venture with United Talent Agency.



Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
A major global account based out of Edelman’s Chicago office is looking for an Account Executive (AE). The AE will contribute to daily account work by managing small projects and contributing to larger projects as directed by project leaders. S/he may supervise account work done by more junior staff. S/he will learn Edelman’s various Communications Marketing processes/approaches, including public engagement, message workshops, master narrative assignments, brand engagement, social media campaigns and stakeholder mapping exercises and support account teams in the execution of these processes for clients.
This exciting role will require regular and on-going in-person client interaction, as well as working with Edelman colleagues in our offices across the U.S. and the world. The ideal candidate would be globally minded, exhibit excellent interpersonal and client service competencies, and have strong media relations, corporate communications and writing skills.


Responsibilities and Expectations
SKILLS
Client & Stakeholder Engagement
Demonstrates a deep knowledge of integrated Communications Marketing principles and strategies
Demonstrates understanding of key client information including business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors
Demonstrates understanding of and implements public engagement and social media programs
Manages media relations by identifying and working with target media and demonstrating a network of traditional and online media contacts and influencers
Writes press materials and internal communications
Edits and proofreads written materials for quality and adherence to appropriate writing style
Develops client interaction skills
Implements traditional and online research techniques
Demonstrates understanding of how to use and apply basic social media tools to client objectives, including blogs, Twitter, RSS feeds, microblogging, social networks, etc.
Participates and assists in program brainstorming, development and planning
Business & Project Management
Manages projects using organizational skills, working with colleagues, vendors and support agencies and keeping project leaders apprised of status
Provides account administration including meeting deadlines, troubleshooting problems, attending client meetings and conference calls and reporting activity and coverage
Coordinates Communications Marketing tactics by managing workflow, logistics and interaction with media and influencers
Demonstrates understanding of project budget parameters, pricing structures and over-service
Records and submits time, expenses and POs to the right project codes on a timely basis
Manages third-party vendors
Follows all Edelman financial policies and procedures
Business Development
Participates in the new business process, including lead identification, research, audits, preparation of proposals and support for new business pitches
Talent Development/Leadership
Manages and delegates to assistant account executives and interns, including setting clear expectations and deadlines, providing needed resources, monitoring progress and providing feedback
Contributes to performance appraisal process for peers, managers and junior staff
Learns about Edelman’s various capabilities and contributes ideas about how to improve, develop and implement new capabilities
Stays up to date with emerging technologies and trends and demonstrates understanding of how they integrate into communications programs
Commits to continuous learning to improve tactical skills by attending Edelman Learning Institute classes and seeking other training, including on-the-job training and mentoring
Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Edelman’s values, Code of Ethics and Business Conduct 
BEHAVIORS 
Relentless Pursuit of Excellence
Serves as a positive role model; supports and respects colleagues, clients and partners; focuses on self-improvement and ensures work is based on strategic insights
Effectively and consistently manages strengths and weaknesses of self and others; enables self and others to bring the best of their skills and talents to work; is consistently ambitious in setting and achieving goals
Always takes all feedback as a constructive learning opportunity and acts upon it; enables others to thrive as part of agency life and adapts to others’ styles to do so; ensures excellence is repeated by rigorously identifying and socializing key learnings for all colleagues 
Freedom to be Constantly Curious
Pushes for creative ideas; is purposeful and enterprising in problem-solving; embraces diverse trends, skills, specialties and viewpoints
Delivers substantial change for clients and the communities in which we operate; ensures new insights from self and others fuel innovation in agency approach and client work; uses diversity of perspective to elevate client counsel, the agency and own career
Effectively implements change for clients and agency in a way that demonstrates powerful and unique thinking; uses thoughtful, strategic insights and knowledge to balance risk-taking for clients and the agency; holds others accountable for open-mindedness and embracing diverse viewpoints 
Courage to do the Right Thing 
Ensures work and relationships are founded on open and honest communications; listens and asks the right questions during day-to-day work; upholds creative, ethical and legal standards
Ensures that client counsel and agency action is always purposeful and challenging; prioritizes the interests of the wider agency; holds subordinates, peers and superiors accountable for demonstrating integrity and ethical behavior
Demonstrates a strategic and thoughtful approach in challenging others to ask the right questions; prioritizes the interests of client service excellence ahead of individual advancement 
Basic Qualifications: 
Candidates must have at least one year of relevant experience in Communications Marketing and/or related fields, including research, advertising, management consulting, media or publishing.
An Account Executive will possess good interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work effectively with a variety of account service staff within a specific set of accounts. 
Preferred Qualifications



A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university
Intricate level of understanding of the account(s), the clients’ businesses, products, markets, personnel, outside influencers, opposition, etc.
Solid grasp of all basic public relations tools and how they are used to achieve client goals
Strong research, writing and editing skills and the ability to develop media contacts/relationships
Fundamental understanding of media outreach assignments and the ability to apply experience and initiative in developing appropriate traditional and online media strategies
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A major global account based out of Edelman’s Chicago office is looking for an Account Executive (AE). The AE will contribute to daily account work by managing small projects and contributing to larger projects as directed by project leaders. S/he may supervise account work done by more junior staff. S/he will learn Edelman’s various Communications Marketing processes/approaches, including public engagement, message workshops, master narrative assignments, brand engagement, social media campaigns and stakeholder mapping exercises and support account teams in the execution of these processes for clients.
This exciting role will require regular and on-going in-person client interaction, as well as working with Edelman colleagues in our offices across the U.S. and the world. The ideal candidate would be globally minded, exhibit excellent interpersonal and client service competencies, and have strong media relations, corporate communications and writing skills.
Responsibilities and Expectations :
SKILLS
Client & Stakeholder Engagement
Demonstrates a deep knowledge of integrated Communications Marketing principles and strategies
Demonstrates understanding of key client information including business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors
Demonstrates understanding of and implements public engagement and social media programs
Manages media relations by identifying and working with target media and demonstrating a network of traditional and online media contacts and influencers
Writes press materials and internal communications
Edits and proofreads written materials for quality and adherence to appropriate writing style
Develops client interaction skills
Implements traditional and online research techniques
Demonstrates understanding of how to use and apply basic social media tools to client objectives, including blogs, Twitter, RSS feeds, microblogging, social networks, etc.
Participates and assists in program brainstorming, development and planning
Business & Project Management
Manages projects using organizational skills, working with colleagues, vendors and support agencies and keeping project leaders apprised of status
Provides account administration including meeting deadlines, troubleshooting problems, attending client meetings and conference calls and reporting activity and coverage
Coordinates Communications Marketing tactics by managing workflow, logistics and interaction with media and influencers
Demonstrates understanding of project budget parameters, pricing structures and over-service
Records and submits time, expenses and POs to the right project codes on a timely basis
Manages third-party vendors
Follows all Edelman financial policies and procedures
Business Development
Participates in the new business process, including lead identification, research, audits, preparation of proposals and support for new business pitches
Talent Development/Leadership
Manages and delegates to assistant account executives and interns, including setting clear expectations and deadlines, providing needed resources, monitoring progress and providing feedback
Contributes to performance appraisal process for peers, managers and junior staff
Learns about Edelman’s various capabilities and contributes ideas about how to improve, develop and implement new capabilities
Stays up to date with emerging technologies and trends and demonstrates understanding of how they integrate into communications programs
Commits to continuous learning to improve tactical skills by attending Edelman Learning Institute classes and seeking other training, including on-the-job training and mentoring
Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Edelman’s values, Code of Ethics and Business Conduct 
BEHAVIORS 
Relentless Pursuit of Excellence
Serves as a positive role model; supports and respects colleagues, clients and partners; focuses on self-improvement and ensures work is based on strategic insights
Effectively and consistently manages strengths and weaknesses of self and others; enables self and others to bring the best of their skills and talents to work; is consistently ambitious in setting and achieving goals
Always takes all feedback as a constructive learning opportunity and acts upon it; enables others to thrive as part of agency life and adapts to others’ styles to do so; ensures excellence is repeated by rigorously identifying and socializing key learnings for all colleagues 
Freedom to be Constantly Curious
Pushes for creative ideas; is purposeful and enterprising in problem-solving; embraces diverse trends, skills, specialties and viewpoints
Delivers substantial change for clients and the communities in which we operate; ensures new insights from self and others fuel innovation in agency approach and client work; uses diversity of perspective to elevate client counsel, the agency and own career
Effectively implements change for clients and agency in a way that demonstrates powerful and unique thinking; uses thoughtful, strategic insights and knowledge to balance risk-taking for clients and the agency; holds others accountable for open-mindedness and embracing diverse viewpoints 
Courage to do the Right Thing 
Ensures work and relationships are founded on open and honest communications; listens and asks the right questions during day-to-day work; upholds creative, ethical and legal standards
Ensures that client counsel and agency action is always purposeful and challenging; prioritizes the interests of the wider agency; holds subordinates, peers and superiors accountable for demonstrating integrity and ethical behavior
Demonstrates a strategic and thoughtful approach in challenging others to ask the right questions; prioritizes the interests of client service excellence ahead of individual advancement 
Basic Qualifications: 
Candidates must have at least one year of relevant experience in Communications Marketing and/or related fields, including research, advertising, management consulting, media or publishing.
An Account Executive will possess good interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work effectively with a variety of account service staff within a specific set of accounts. 
Preferred Qualifications : 
A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university
Intricate level of understanding of the account(s), the clients’ businesses, products, markets, personnel, outside influencers, opposition, etc.
Solid grasp of all basic public relations tools and how they are used to achieve client goals
Strong research, writing and editing skills and the ability to develop media contacts/relationships
Fundamental understanding of media outreach assignments and the ability to apply experience and initiative in developing appropriate traditional and online media strategies
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