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PR Senior Account Executive (Food/Bev, Travel/Beauty)

At Edelman Sydney, we are looking for an experienced Senior Account Executive (SAE) to join the passionate and dynamic Edelman Brand team to work on some of the industry’s most coveted clients. This is an opportunity for a driven, professional team player with a passion for consumer brand, lifestyle and/ or FMCG to work on some of the world’s largest brands.  

Thriving in a fast-paced, creative environment is an essential skill as you will have the opportunity to work with some of the biggest brands across these key segments, supported above and below by some of the industry’s greatest talent.

While there is no “typical day” at Edelman, you will be exposed to a variety of disciplines within the company and be involved in several large, integrated client projects. You’ll:
– Play a major role in creation of communications plans and goals for leading brands
– Manage multiple projects from conception to completion, by anticipating challenges and ensuring deadline and budget adherence
– Drive media relations including creating and leading outreach plans, message development, management of events, coordination of media familiarisation trips, effective pitching and training of spokespersons and growth of contact network
– Serve as daily client contact and act as client lead when appropriate; address client issues thoughtfully and effectively
– Demonstrate tactical proficiency in media relations, including creating and driving both traditional and social media outreach plans
– Build relationships with third-party influencers and internal business partners to meet client needs
– Oversee operational performance of accounts, ensuring quality work, deadline and budget adherence
– Supervise junior staff by motivating, coaching and consistently providing feedback
– Consistently produce high quality internal and external communications content  

Qualifications:
– A minimum of three years of relevant experience in consumer and/or consumer technology communications.
– Be a media relations expert with experience building strategic media relations plans, drafting messaging and pitch angles, and have relationships with key players across broadcast, print, online and social.
– Have a passion for storytelling, be proficient in building campaigns that employ creative tactics along with traditional media and digital/ social media strategies, have strong writing capabilities and be a creative thinker who isn’t afraid to share ideas and opinions.
– Ideally, have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. 

If this sounds like you, please apply.  We would love to meet you.

Edelman is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Sydney 2000

Edelman

Interested?

Please send cv to lynnette.edmonds@edelman.com

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