ABOUT BERLINROSEN 

BerlinRosen is a leading national public relations and strategic communications firm delivering high impact media, digital and creative strategies to top organizations, companies, and candidates around the United States. Named one of America's best PR agencies by Forbes, BerlinRosen was founded in 2005 by Valerie Berlin and Jonathan Rosen and has grown to a staff of more than 200 with offices in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.  

Our clients are at the forefront of progressive work around racial justice and civil rights, low-wage worker advocacy, voting rights, economic security, the environment, affordable housing, human rights, LGBT issues, healthcare, education, money in politics and ending mass incarceration. We also represent some of the biggest clients defining the future of technology, urban innovation, lifestyle and real estate, architecture and those who are shaping the future of cities.

People of color, people with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. BerlinRosen is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff, and recognizes that its continued success depends on hiring and retaining high-quality creative professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Opportunities for advancement exist, and we are committed to helping all staff develop and grow.  

 

ABOUT THE TEAM 

BerlinRosen serves clients across practice areas with teams focused on a wide variety of issues related to racial justice, politics, culture and more. This role will work with teams across the firm sitting on the Strategic Campaigns team, which works with advocacy organizations, nonprofits, leaders in arts and culture, film and entertainment, as well as philanthropic foundations, labor unions and others focused on racial and economic justice. 

Note: This role is currently fully remote within the U.S. on Eastern Time, and will be based in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, California or New York, New York when we return to our offices in a hybrid model (date TBD). Our return to office plan is contingent on public health safety protocols. On an optional basis, our DC and NY offices are currently open to staff (with proof of vaccination).

 

ABOUT THIS ROLE

BerlinRosen is seeking a Senior Account Executive, Influencer Engagement to lead celebrity and digital influencer engagement and activations for a variety of clients in the corporate, philanthropic and nonprofit spaces. 

This position provides a unique opportunity to play a role on a talented and motivated team working on strategizing and executing advocacy and purpose-driven influencer campaigns for clients, as well as developing and nurturing relationships with key celebrity and digital creator talent and their representation.

The ideal candidate for this role has a passion for leveraging celebrity and creator engagement to generate advocacy and create impact. You have a pulse on culture, social platforms and the influencers driving engagement. You’ve led highly creative digital campaigns for consumer brands and/or non-profit organizations and are able to engage with all levels of influencers. You’ve engaged celebrity talent through a suite of client integrations from in-person events to ambassador programs and endorsement deals as well as creative content production. You are able to adapt to client requests and problem solve. Experience with talent relations is a must.  

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

As a Senior Account Executive on our Strategic Campaigns team, you will...

  • Provide client counsel on the best influencer strategy based on goals and a strong business case for their particular brand
  • Collaborate with client teams to strategize and execute influencer campaigns; provide strong counsel to clients and colleagues on social/digital/influencer best practices
  • Build connections and strong relationships with influencer representatives, talent agencies, management companies and public relations firms
  • Build connections and strong relationships with digital influencers
  • Develop and execute influencer campaigns from strategic and creative development, identification of creators, outreach and relationship management, negotiations and contracts, content approvals and measurement
  • Build detailed client-facing pitches and post engagement performance reports 
  • Establish a centralized influencer database, clear protocols and criteria for all influencer activations
  • Identify, recruit and onboard influencers for activations
  • Draft and edit talent/influencer materials including travel itineraries, creative briefs, client materials, memos, agendas, talking points, pitches, fact sheets, FAQs, briefing notes, and client correspondence
  • Participate in business development efforts focused on influencer engagement 

Essential skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, advertising, public relations, marketing or a related field or relevant work experience
  • 4 years agency (or in-house) experience in digital/social media role with heavy experience driving influence marketing or public relations with heavy experience in celebrity engagement/ talent booking   
  • An ability to balance creativity with pragmatic execution
  • An ability to work with varied clients, non-profit and corporate 
  • Ability to navigate varied spaces, grasstops and nonprofit 
  • Experience in the entertainment industry, contacts at agencies, management companies, and public relations firms
  • Experience creating high impact storytelling and narrative campaigns
  • Utilization of influencer tools and knowledge of social platforms
  • Strong networking skills a must
  • Strong news sense and knowledge of the media 
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Multi-tasks easily; has the ability to handle multiple assignments at once, work quickly and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while paying close attention to details and communicating clearly internally
  • Knowledge of pop culture and understanding of influencer landscape
  • Deep understanding of social platform capabilities and paid social strategy
  • Experience working with all levels of influencers (from micro to celebrity)
  • Excellent people relations skills with ability to work collaboratively and adapt to pivots

 

WORKING AT BERLINROSEN

BerlinRosen will make sure that you have what you need to excel in your role with excellence, including...

  • A positive and supportive team with opportunities for advancement and a commitment to helping all staff develop and grow
  • A competitive salary based on leading market rates
  • 100% coverage of Health, Dental and Vision insurance monthly premiums
  • Company sponsored Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K with a 4% employer match with no vesting period
  • Generous paid time off in which we encourage staff to take sufficient time for self-care
  • 10 paid bank holidays
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits via WageWorks
  • Mobile phone reimbursement

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