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Account Executive

PR
team
Vested

$60,000

$78,000

Job Description

Vested is a communications agency focused on the future of finance. Named one of the top 50 Most Powerful PR agencies and one of the fastest-growing agencies globally, Vested is for "creative nerds" - hardworking, fun, charismatic, entrepreneurial individuals who are looking to jump into a fast-paced environment. 

Vested Account Executives are responsible for the day-to-day support of account activities, working collaboratively with all their team members to ensure their tasks are being completed on-time and to the Vested standard. Account Executives are responsible for supporting Senior Account Executives and Account Managers, in particular, to help with projects and the many core functions that help keep accounts running successfully. 

VESTED LEADERSHIP

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
- Provides support as needed on new business initiatives - which may include pitches or Vested events
- Contribution to Vested initiatives
- Provides ideas (can be big or small) - that can help improve Vested as a business, place to work, agency or otherwise

FINANCIAL ACUMEN
- Demonstrates intellectual curiosity about the financial services space
- Is actively reading and asking questions in an effort to better understand the financial services sector, with a particular focus on their clients’ businesses
- Is beginning to explore personal areas of interest in financial services and deepening their knowledge with a view towards becoming more of an “expert” in that area

INTEGRATION AND CREATIVITY
- Supports on the execution of integrated campaigns
- Demonstrates an increasingly working knowledge of multiple channels and how to execute programs across channels
- Seeks out opportunities for further training and attends lunch and learns to gather more knowledge
- Leverages existing skill sets and proactively identifies how to tap into these skills on behalf of clients

Demonstrates deep understanding of clients’ business and communications goals
- Works with account managers to keep overall program goals in mind when executing on daily tasks - from reporting to briefing sheets to drafting client e-mails or meeting agendas
- Asks questions to better understand clients’ goals
- Proactively researches and reads to more deeply understand clients’ businesses

Maintains deep, successful relationships with key client contacts
- Brings their own presence to client interactions - comes across as poised, personable, professional, polished, intelligent, detail-oriented
- Begins to build their own relationships with the clients they work with by demonstrating a commitment to the P’s of consulting
- Is viewed as responsible and responsive by their client contacts

Delivers client work that exceeds client’s expectations
- Shows ownership over their work - quickly works to correct mistakes and focuses on delivering high-quality output
- Is attentive to their tasks and demonstrates a commitment to delivering above-standard work
- Asks questions when receiving assignments and understands what success looks like in the eyes of team members and the client

Monitors and inputs account time into Noko on time and on a regular basis
- Inputs time into Noko on time and weekly

Contributes positively to the Vested environment, acts as a role model for juniors and team members
- Is viewed as a positive contribution to the Vested workplace - is respectful, professional, inspirational, and a demonstrable servant leader
- Is a reliable, positive team member
- Works collaboratively alongside all team members

Proactively identifies ways in which the agency’s culture can be improved
- Demonstrates attention to how Vested can continuously improve its approach to client programs, retention/recruitment, and knowledge of financial services
- Has offered suggestions on areas for improvement

Identifies and appeals to individual team member’s needs and motives
- Is able to manage both up and down - demonstrating high-functioning communications and collaboration
- Is able to work with diverse personalities - successfully working with personalities that may be both similar or different to their own
- Communicates effectively with different team members and leaders

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