PR Account Executive


Washington, DC
Direct Hire - Full Time
First Shift
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Competitive
Sales
4/10/2018
Credit Union National Association is recruiting for a PR Account Executive in partnership with QTI Executive & Professional Search.
Credit Union National Association is excited to announce an opening for a PR Account Executive. The ideal candidate will possess strong project management and communication skills, the ability to work in a fast paced, high-volume environment, and thrives on the unknown and tackling new challenges.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides day to day leadership of the consulting team working on the initiative by managing contracts, budgets, and timelines.
  • Develops and fields RFPs for the initiative as new needs are identified.
  • Manages the online resource center that credit unions utilize to participate in the initiative ensuring material is kept up to date.
  • Maintains calendars and resources for staff working on the initiative in order to track key events, production timelines, and meetings.
  • Write edit all major member/industry communications related to the initiative.
  • Develops the communication strategy for the initiative that keeps the membership informed and interested.
  • Writes/edits newsletter articles, speeches, talking points, and presentations.
  • Independently interacts with credit union leaders to answer questions and build support for the initiative.
  • Works closely with Strategic Communications team, consultants, and a membership committee, keeping the project team informed and up to date. Works closely with other CUNA team members on logistics for meeting presentations.
  • Leads efforts to ensure a high degree of awareness about the initiative and active coordination of its activity with other CUNA work.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional, listening, written and oral skills.
  • Ability to perform under internal and external deadlines.
  • Willing to play critical behind-the-scenes role in the interest of greater common goals.
  • Must have a strong sense of urgency and be comfortable working in a high-volume environment and have the ability to closely follow and craft messaging on a wide variety of issues.
  • Must be a team player, self-starter, eager to join a collaborative, goals-oriented team.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree not required, but preferable.
Internal job grade: DC190




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