Zeno Group Hires a Senior Account Executive in New York, NY

ABOUT THE JOB
We are looking for a fearless Senior Account Executive to join our consumer team, with a focus on beauty. This role is responsible for acting as an ongoing customer contact for Ulta Beauty, actively managing multiple projects and programs. You will collaborate in the team, provide sound advice and recommendations to clients and drive results, including traditional and emerging public relations tactics. You have a passion for beauty, trends and culture and develop a comprehensive understanding of your client’s business – their products, marketing programs and industry influencers. You credibly convey this knowledge to your account team members and to the media, resulting in well-deserved media results.

Specifically, the person in this role will:
Build strong relationships with customer and supplier contacts and proactively manage correspondence
Manage multiple projects at once and complete them on time and within budget
Oversee daily and monthly monitoring reports
Research, interview, write and edit press releases and media materials
Develop key messages in line with client objectives and create newsworthy pieces around key messages
Practice effective project management while collaborating with other team members and understand the ‘big picture’ of client programs
Coach intern, more junior employees and show the ability to properly supervise and delegate tasks

ABOUT YOU
Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (ie at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, provide proof or vaccination before start date. Candidates may apply for accommodation due to disability or genuine religious affiliation or an exception required under applicable law.
PR is your passion and you have at least 3 years of experience in PR or related agency experience; working with Gen Z or beauty brand a plus
You enjoy media relations and building strong relationships with reporters in the Consumer/Lifestyle/Beauty industry
You are digitally literate, personal and professional. You’re aware of what’s happening in pop culture, especially what’s trending for Gen Z
People recognize your spirit of collaboration and the way you thrive in a close-knit team environment
You are driven and detail-oriented, and you have the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines successfully
You have demonstrated that you can thrive in a rapidly changing environment and that you can “think” and react quickly when business factors change
Confident in writing skills, able to create everything from email newsletters to press releases
Desire to commit to continuous learning and improvement of your leadership skills, and want to set and pursue stretch goals #LI-OS1

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ABOUT US
Zeno Group is the fiercely independent and global integrated communications agency, born of PR. We bring together the boldest and brightest talent to help clients across industries and sectors unleash the power of strategic communications. Guided by our ‘Fearless Pursuit of the Unexpected’, we push the boundaries to achieve true business value and social impact for customers. Winner of the industry’s most coveted awards, including the 2021 provoke Global Creative Agency of the Year, 2021 provoke North American Agency of the Year and 2021 PRWeek Agency of the year. We are honored to be a three-time winner of PRWeekThe best workplaces. Zeno has also previously been recognized by the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Zeno is a DJE Holdings Company.

ABOUT OUR BENEFITS
Healthy, happy employees make Zeno better, which is why we have programs that support physical, mental and financial well-being. Our culture and benefits are designed to promote flexibility, celebrate diversity and support work-life balance. We offer a variety of medical, dental and vision insurance with prescription plans, as well as short-term and long-term disability benefits. Our Be Kind to Your Mind program focuses on mental health, offering a paid subscription to Headspace and access to mental health and other support services through a premium employee utility. Employees are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to Zeno and participate in our employee workforce groups that build communities to share and support. And while we love our job, we believe in the restorative power of leisure with generous vacations, paid vacations, and self-care time. Employees are supported in their pursuit of financial well-being with a 401(k) plan, flexible pre-tax spending accounts, tuition assistance, life insurance, and free access to a certified financial coach. And our unique ZenoFit program offers a monthly stipend to support activities in your personal life that bring you joy and keep you healthy.

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