Geto & de Milly, Inc. is looking for dedicated and talented professionals to join our highly-regarded boutique public affairs firm, which specializes in government and community relations, issue advocacy and strategic communications. Our highly experienced team includes former government and campaign staff as well as writers and journalists.
Geto & de Milly, Inc. seeks an Account Executive with experience in government and community affairs. Knowledge of New York City government land use issues and procedures a significant plus. Portfolio will include shepherding real estate and economic development projects through public approval processes; creating and implementing effective community relations strategies to achieve clients’ objectives; and crafting and managing lobbying/advocacy campaigns for academic, health, cultural, environmental, LGBTQ, and other nonprofit institutions as well as labor unions.
Must have 5+ years of governmental/policy/political experience in New York, an existing network of government/political contacts and be an effective writer with experience composing community-oriented communications as well as press releases, social media messaging, PowerPoint presentations, and strategy documents.
Responsibilities include drafting press releases, memos and digital content; focused, thorough online research; building and maintaining press lists and other databases; providing support to multiple account executives; answering phones and other administrative duties.
Candidate must be a motivated self-starter, have strong written and oral communication skills, and be adept with office computer systems. Knowledge of local, state and national real estate, architectural design and political news media, as well as the workings of City and State governments and grassroots communities a BIG plus. Candidate must be extremely detail-oriented, organized and capable of efficiently handling multiple tasks and deadlines.
Familiarity with the following systems/platforms is essential: Microsoft Office Suite; HTML and basic web design (WordPress in particular), Email Service Providers (MailChimp and Constant Contact), and social media platforms.
Work schedule includes regular evening hours, paid overtime as well as health benefits. 3+ years-experience and college degree. Salary negotiable based on experience.
All applicants must submit a cover letter, résumé and writing samples and email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Salary commensurate with experience.
Geto & de Milly, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
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