Associate (PR-RFP)

Full-Time
CT, NYC, Remote
Posted 5 months ago

ICR, a leading strategic communications firm, seeks a highly motivated, team oriented and intellectually curious Associate to join its Real Estate, Financial and Professional Services team in Norwalk, CT or New York, NY. This role involves supporting a diverse range of high-profile real estate, financial and professional services clients, and provides exceptional professional development opportunities for self-driven individuals.

The Associate will work closely with and firm’s senior executives to service existing clients. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, client and industry research and reporting, drafting communication materials, engaging with the media, and assisting with new business development. The ideal candidate must have a strong desire to learn about the real estate, financial and professional services industries and develop mutually beneficial relationships with the media that covers these dynamic spaces.

The successful candidate will appreciate ICR’s entrepreneurial culture and take advantage of the many resources and opportunities to advance their career while contributing to the firm’s ongoing success. Previous experience servicing real estate, financial and professional services companies is desired, but not required, to be considered for the Associate/Senior Associate position.

Responsibilities:

  • General account support
  • Compiling daily media monitoring reports
  • Conducting company research/supporting new business efforts
  • Maintain an understanding of clients’ businesses, industries and issues that directly and indirectly affect those clients
  • Work across several accounts with a positive and proactive attitude
  • Administrative tasks as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong writing ability a plus
  • Organizational skills
  • Good client/people skills
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments
  • An interest in working with real estate, financial and professional services companies
  • Ability to make decisions in a changing environment and anticipate future needs
  • Self-reliant, good problem solver, results oriented
  • Ability to meet deadlines without sacrificing quality
  • Social media savvy is a plus

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