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WORK WITH US: ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

November 2, 2018     MAVERICK   Work With Us

Lyndsay Wallis

Do you have a creative and curious mind, exceptional writing skills, a keen eye for detail and a can-do attitude? Are you a media master who spends equal time with mainstream media, blogs and Twitter? Are you a voracious pop culture and news culture junkie? Would you be excited for working with a diverse range of B2B and B2C clients?

If you answered yes to the questions above, submit your resume to join the country’s most nimble, skilled and fun team of kick-ass communicators.

About the role:

A MAVERICK Account Executive has solid communications experience, as well as the skills to manage communications programs for various clients.

The Account Executive is an integral part of the MAVERICK team. He or she is responsible for supporting senior members on client account activities, project management and the day-to-day completion of work related to MAVERICK and client business.

The Account Executive reports to several managers on various accounts.

Skills and qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of agency or corporate experience
  • University degree in a related filed and/or a post-graduate certificate in public relations
  • Excellent communications skills both oral and written
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, including news releases, advisories, strategic plans, presentations, etc.
  • Ability to inspire confidence of others through personal leadership and a collaborative work style
  • Strong information technology skills
  • Strong understanding of new and emerging social media tools

Account Management:

  • Media relations expertise and a track record of building positive, mutually beneficial relationships with journalists
  • Comfortable dealing with multiple clients and meeting their communications goals and priorities
  • Ability to manage and keep track of multiple priorities and keep track of a variety of projects
  • Organizing promotional events, such as launch events, media tours, etc.

People Management

  • Work with senior team members to brief account coordinators
  • Provide mentoring support to and engage account coordinators
  • Work with senior team members to develop your leadership skills and seek out opportunities for growth

Think you have what it takes to be a MAVERICK? Email your resume along with why you think you’re a MAVERICK to Jessica Patriquin, Account Manager at jessicap@wearemaverick.com with the subject line “AE Application – [YOUR NAME]” 

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