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This Account Executive (AE) position is perfect for those who like to make order out of chaos, are tactful and diplomatic, yet still able to herd cats and finalize materials on a tight deadline. We need an outgoing, friendly, intellectually-quick individual with impeccable attention to detail for this non-traditional role.
The right candidate will help function as an air traffic controller for all of the news of a Fortune 500 technology client, ensuring compliance to news management best practices on both the agency and client sides. In addition, you’ll help manage our media response hotline, taking questions from influencers, getting all the necessary info, and then routing to the appropriate people for response. You’ll also be responsible for ensuring we have the most up-to-date information possible, enabling quick responses.
You have a keen attention to detail along with the ability to think holistically and draw out insights. Must be able to work with multiple groups and form connections across teams, accounts, and agencies. Experience with public relations and understanding of influencer and client needs are preferred but can be taught on the job – more important will be your project management skills and analytical, strategic thinking. Must be able to balance the necessity of urgency with the need for perfection, be comfortable with a fast-paced environment, and take initiative.
WE communications, a global, integrated communications agency, is hiring an Account Director (AD) for its Employee Engagement team.
The AD will be a key member of this team serving as the day-to-day contact for client accounts and responsible for developing and implementing campaigns that ensure client satisfaction and achievement of goals and objectives.
- Advising on CEO/executive leadership communication to employees
- Delivering communication campaigns for clients on internal or employee-focused initiatives
- Managing client projects and crafting deliverables, such as communication plans, key messaging, and collateral materials
- Managing client relationships and developing positive rapport and strong client relationships
- Contributing to broader practice development efforts and supporting new business pursuits, targeted marketing, business development and thought leadership activities.
WE is looking for a strategic, proactive and creative Account Director to join the team supporting Microsoft’s cybersecurity and privacy product and thought leadership work.
This position will be responsible for creating, managing and directing the day-to-day execution of integrated communications campaigns with media and industry influencers as part of Microsoft’s efforts to help make the world more safe and secure place. This will include partnering with clients to provide strong, strategic and proactive council on how to drive the most impact across earned and own media channels, bring fresh and creative ideas and strategies to the table to solve priority business problems, engage in high-profile media relations and storytelling with top tier business and general audience media and lead and manage a team of smart, motivated and high-functioning agency resources to support Microsoft’s efforts.
WE is looking for someone who brings tech and cybersecurity experience to the role, thrives in a fast-paced environment, is a proactive self-starter, is excited about bringing creative ideas to solve tough issues and is passionate about the power of storytelling to help Microsoft protect customers while empowering every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
WE Communications is one of the largest independent communications and integrated marketing agencies in the world with 23 offices globally and more than 1,200 people who love bringing communications to the next level. With an office based in Rosebank, Johannesburg, we are keen to bolster our HR team with a HR/ Talent Acquisition Specialist to support both the wider Johannesburg team and the EMEA HR team.
The role is a 1-year fixed term position within the EMEA HR team, sitting within the Johannesburg client services team, to be the "eyes and ears on the ground” supporting the HR Business Partner, EMEA and International HR Director, who are based in London, UK. This a great opportunity for someone who is currently in their first HR role to expand their knowledge, skills and experience in HR and Talent Acquisition to join a super-collaborative and committed team.
Key strengths for this role include proven knowledge and application of South African Labor Law, HR processes and procedures, insight into the South African labor market and recruitment best practices. Focus, attention to detail, adaptability, a sense of honour and a can-do attitude are a must. Experience within a PR/ Comms/ Media/ Creative environment would be ideal, but not a prerequisite.
WE Communications is looking for an Executive Vice President who wants to lead our thriving Microsoft consumer team. This is a growing team focused on bringing people together to inspire the best work possible for clients – equal parts strategy, award-winning creative ideas that drive brand and product recognition.
The EVP is a trusted client advisor who is progressive in bringing clients strategic counsel, creative ideas for changing consumer behavior and established media relationships to give voice to your client’s story. You leverage key insights and WE’s owned IP to build strong strategic platforms and have the competence to present to and influence top tier clients. You understand the art and science of selling ideas into a core group of stakeholders and have excellent presentation skills and know how to bring ideas to life. You know how to communicate a brand’s story in a way that shows broader impact both inside and outside the industry. Collaborating and building teams is second nature. Working across a variety of business groups, teams and multiple stakeholders gives you energy.
Finally, you recognize our people as our most valuable asset, coaching talent across a variety of levels and welcoming diverse experiences and opinions.
When you work at WE, you will find compelling work, global partnerships, worthwhile professional development, outstanding benefits and the opportunity to make a difference. We value those who share our passion and belief in the power of change, discovery and innovation. We invest in our future by creating a fun workplace full of creative, skilled, curious and enthusiastic people. If that sounds like you, we want you to work with us.
We are looking for a strong writer to join our team and craft materials tailored to the employee audiences. This writer will produce internal communications documents for WE clients and edit content written by others to ensure top quality and adherence to detailed style, tone/voice and editorial guidelines. Content is targeted to various segments of employee populations – as determined through matrixed segmentation – and spans tailored emails, newsletters, digital signage, posters and home mailers.
In addition, this writer will execute creative approaches to engaging employees – as detailed in content briefs -- and stay on top of trends and innovations in internal communications as well as overall content strategy and marketing.
Do you know how to craft a compelling story? Create an epic explainer video? Write punchy social copy? Are you up on all the latest blogs? If your answer is an enthusiastic yes (preferably in GIF form), then we want you to join the tight-knit community of editors, creative writers, designers, and strategists in our New York office.
We’re looking for a razor-sharp writer/editor to develop editorial content and creative campaigns for one of the world’s largest tech brands. This person will help with everything from creative ideation and content development to planning, promotion, analytics, and production, and will work with our staff and clients to find and tell fun and interesting stories.
Are you passionate about social storytelling? Does building content and channel strategy sound like a challenge you want to tackle? Are you always on top of the latest social trends and platform updates? Then we want you!
WE is looking for a Digital Specialist to help develop social media content and channel strategies on behalf of some incredible brands in technology, consumer, healthcare and more! This hands on role will allow you to use and build on the skills you have, and give you the opportunity to grow into new areas of expertise. So if you are a smart, detail-oriented self-starter with a passion for all things digital and social media, then please read on and apply to join our Digital Experience Technology (DXT) team!
WE Codeword is looking for an Account Supervisor, a PR pro with at least 4 years of experience who can handle clients and wants to work with exec, peer and junior staff as equals.
You will lead by example and help manage and teach our junior staff the trade. With support of the PR team, you will own and run your accounts with a support team and be responsible for crafting and implementing PR strategies that generate results for our clients. You will manage your account teams and direct reports on their career growth. You will contribute to our new business initiatives, be responsible for day-to-day client communications, and give confident counsel to clients on media strategy and media relations.
This position will evolve and expand over time as the company grows. You’ll be part of the New York PR team and report to the SVP. The ideal candidate must be able to write, be interested in technology, will be based out of WE Codeword's NY office, and will work remotely until our physical offices reopen.
WE Codeword is looking for a PR pro with at least 3 years of experience to join our growing team. We’re seeking someone who has experience in running accounts, managing clients, and mentoring junior employees. The ideal candidate will have outstanding media relationships and the skills necessary to serve as a client-facing account lead.
The Senior Account Executive will work closely with teams to hold them accountable to client objectives and deliverables and expertly manage up to agency leadership. This person will understand what it means to own things and will be responsible for supporting the crafting and implementation of PR and brand strategies that generate results for our clients. This role requires a storyteller that knows how to crack media across a variety of different verticals and mediums – and you’ve got the clips to prove it.