Senior Account Executive

Marketing and communications Los Angeles, California San Francisco, California


Description

Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Senior Account Executive, Gaming

H+K Strategies is searching for a talented Senior Account Executive to support our gaming and entertainment clients. This is a unique opportunity to grow as a communications professional by working across a diverse portfolio of influential clients within a dynamic, global agency.

The ideal candidate will have experience in the gaming sector and a track record of success developing and executing strategic communications campaigns, earned media expertise and a client-obsessed mindset to deliver results and superior client service.  

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Leveraging top-tier media relationships to drive successful earned media outcomes for clients
  • Providing clients with proactive and informed recommendations based on a true understanding of, and changes within, the media landscape
  • Planning and executing strategic executive communications programs
  • Contributing superb writing abilities
  • Using data and analytics to report results and insights that is valuable to the client and key executives
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with client contacts
  • Proactively identifying and developing story angles or new ideas
  • Working closely with H+K team members and key client contacts across multiple projects at the same time, ensuring high quality and precision on client deliverables
  • Contributing creativity, passion and expertise to an entrepreneurial team environment where everyone’s voice is heard, highly valued and rewarded

What else is in it for you?

  • Competitive benefits package—including healthy vacation allotment, 401(k) matching, medical/dental/vision support), fitness reimbursement, your birthday off and more
  • A career working with and influencing bold, impactful clients and innovative account teams
  • Strong leadership with a focus on entrepreneurial thinking, training and mentoring to help you grow, expand your skills and become your professional best

 What you’ll need to get here:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • 3+ years’ experience in strategic communications/public relations; experience working with clients in the gaming sector; agency experience preferred
  • Proven track record of success planning and executing executive communications programs that meet client business objectives
  • Earned media expertise with the ability to develop media strategy and secure earned media coverage for clients; existing relationships with gaming media
  • Strong understanding of the media landscape; proactive in tracking relevant changes in the media and the ability to make recommendations/share insight with client contacts based on those changes
  • Enthusiasm for working as a leader within a team, managing and upskilling junior staff while modeling corporate culture values
  • Excellent client service skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with client contacts 
  • Superb writing and editing skills across a variety of platforms with a keen eye for detail and love of the written word
  • Passion, integrity and excitement for the H+K brand