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Account Executive (Strategic Communications / PR)

Global Gateway Advisors

New York, new york

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Full Job Description

Global Gateway Advisors, an award-winning global communications consultancy, is seeking an Account Executive to join our team of dynamic communicators. If you are passionate about how companies and organizations engage their audiences, love to collaborate with clients and partners, and want to be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial agency team, we want to talk to you.

We are looking for an Account Executive with a minimum of two (2) years of communications agency experience, with a focus on strategic communications for global organizations. In this role, you will be responsible for contributing to media relations, strategic communications and thought leadership programs for our clients and participating in firm initiatives.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit press releases, media pitches, media lists, letters, backgrounders, fact sheets, spokesperson bios, etc.
  • Build comprehensive media lists and proactively pitch top-tier and trade reporters and editors for campaigns and company announcements, and build media relationships over time
  • Conduct research and glean insights that inform strategic communication approaches for client initiatives
  • Manage monitoring for social and traditional media on behalf of clients and tracks, analyzes topics/themes
  • Manage junior team members’ work product, including interns, to ensure high quality and accurate work is completed on time

Core Competencies:

  • Well-organized, skilled multi-tasker and resourceful problem-solver
  • Passionate about tech companies and how they build and protect their reputation
  • Experience in and passion for working with international affairs clients
  • Manage assigned projects with appropriate supervision
  • Nimble and adept at managing more than one project, account or deadline at a time
  • Show initiative for bringing new ideas or ways of approaching projects to the team
  • Demonstrate flexibility in working across teams and ability to adapt to project needs and different work styles
  • Proactively seek opportunities to develop skills and sector knowledge
  • Experience and interest in international affairs, global policy or related topics

Skills and Attributes:

  • BA/BS in a relevant field, such as but not limited to: Communications/Marketing/Public Relations, Political Science, Journalism, International Affairs
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in communications; experience with a communications firm, agency or organization with international affairs experience being a plus
  • Collaborative and eager to learn
  • Experience working and interacting directly with clients
  • Highly organized and meets deadlines
  • Has a professional presence and can perform with a sense of urgency and a profound client service orientation
  • Demonstrates good judgment and can solve problems independently when needed
  • Demonstrated proficiency in social media, both personally and professionally, across key platforms

Base Salary Range: $65,000-$75,000 annually


About Global Gateway Advisors

Global Gateway Advisors is an independent communications consultancy focused on helping companies, organizations and governments to establish, grow, enhance and protect their reputations through dialogue and influencer engagement. We work at the intersection of business and policy to develop responsive, informed strategies to communicate through times of crisis, transition and transformation. Our goal is to connect the issues and audiences that are critical to our clients in new and effective ways to create lasting impact. Global Gateway Advisors specializes in health, technology, finance, social impact and corporate public affairs. Get to know us at

Global Gateway Advisors is an equal opportunity employer and committed to equality. We celebrate diversity and ensure a fair and consistent interview process. We are committed to an inclusive work environment.

We’re proud to be a certified LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE). As a majority LGBTQIA+ owned business, we support expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBTQIA+ people everywhere.

Global Gateway Advisors is an equal opportunity employer and committed to equality. We celebrate diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging and strive to ensure a fair and consistent interview process.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes health benefits, life insurance, disability benefits, 401(k) employer matching, volunteer time off, an annual global travel stipend as well as a generous paid time off package, work from home and professional development opportunities.


Global Gateway Advisors has its main office at 7 World Trade Center in the Financial District of New York City. Candidates for this role will be based in the New York area and work in a hybrid work environment.

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