If someone were to ask me if I was a feminist before I started what is now a nine-year journey of creating the largest video collection of women’s stories ever assembled, I would have said - sadly - “no.”
Today, as that journey continues to unfold, I know for certain that…
A fantastic personal essay by MAKERS founder, Dyllan McGee on gender equality in the workplace and the future of feminism.
We’re growing rapidly & looking for a full-time Account Executive to work on some of our great clients (GE, Meetup, AOL, Hinge, Gawker, the list continues!) The AE will be tasked with thinking strategically about media opportunities and creative partnerships that result in elevating clients public engagement. The AE should have 2-3 years experience, preferably in tech PR but open to journalism backgrounds as well.
Role Profile: An Account Executive supports the senior team in executing media strategy and building reporter rapport on behalf of the brands entrusted to their expertise. The AE’s creativity is called upon in assisting their seniors when setting strategy and quarterly client initiatives, and his or her media savvy is essential in quickly crafting and smartly distributing content. This role involves 25% research, 25% writing, and 40% pitching media and building relationships, with 10% time to reflect on successes and failures in order to make the rest better the next time around. It also means working with a fun crew in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and some cool benefits.
Monitor media (including newspapers, magazines, trades, TV segments, and blogs) for opportunities for clients
Curate media lists related to client goals
Assist in uncovering the news-worthy stories related to client initiatives
Craft pitches that unpack client stories for relevant media
Draft press materials for director approvals
Coordinate client collateral and image assets for requesting media
Prepare meeting agendas & recaps
Oversee regular Activity Report recaps with assistance of juniors
Establish relationships with journalists and producers
Cultivate & nurture relationships with external brands or marketers for client cross-promotional opportunities
Follow up diligently with team members, clients, and media to ensure all loops are closed
Event assistance; including press conferences, launch parties and client speaking opportunities
Pursue opportunities for enhancing involvement and contributions to the agency
Facilitate growth of Assistant Account Executives, Account Associates, and interns.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with interest or referrals :)