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Account Exec/Sr. Account Exec - Esports - PR & Brand Activation

Company: DKC
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

DKC is looking for an Account Executive or Senior Account Executive with 2-5 years of relevant public relations and communications experience to join its robust esports practice that sits within DKC's sports team. The ideal candidate has experience in brand-led storytelling and media relations as well as brand marketing and sponsorship fulfillment. DKC's esports practice represents clients including Gen.G, Artie, GameSquare/GCN, Cxmmunity, Play One Up, Nature's Bounty Brain HP, Zenni to name a few, and is part of the wider DKC Sports team which is positioned at the epicenter of sports, media and technology and is a trusted partner for iconic brands and startups, innovative sports tech companies, leagues, franchises, media properties, venues, executives, coaches, athletes and global events. We manage many of the most prestigious and lucrative sports sponsorships, conceptualizing and activating compelling programs to create added-value PR that bring these strategic partnerships to life. Ideally the candidate would be located in Los Angeles but potential to be located in New York City area as well. What we are looking for:o Media relations experience and interest in gaming and esportso Media relationships and experience working with journalistso Must be proficient in the creation of basic press materials such as press releases, fact sheets, bios, etc. in accordance with the client's strategic objectives, brand identity, etc.o Experience with brand marketing and executing sponsorship obligationso Must be able to communicate clearly, comfortably and in an informed/prepared manner with senior DKC staff and independently with clients as necessaryo Must instill confidence in senior DKC staff and clients and guide Account Coordinators.o Must be proficient in the creation of internal and external documents such as memo's, client updates, recaps, etc.o Must be able to thoroughly understand the strategic imperatives/business objectives behind each of his/her client's communications program as directed by the immediate supervisoro Must be comfortable asking questions of the supervisor if these strategic imperatives/business objectives are unclear. DKC offers a comprehensive benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, retirement and a generous vacation policy. As an employee of DKC, you join a team of dedicated and creative individuals who are committed to providing best in class services to its clients. About DKC:DKC is a full-service public relations and marketing firm, providing all communications needs including strategic counsel and planning, media relations, digital and social media, integrated marketing, public affairs, original content development, event production and marketing, advertising and branding. The agency's diverse client roster includes Fortune 100 companies, entrepreneurs, non-profits and creative individuals across a broad range of industries. Headquartered in New York City, DKC has offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, and Miami. DKC was founded under the philosophy of combining strategic communications principles with creative concepts and programs executed via extensive, high-impact relationships. We operate on the principle that strategic communications - no matter the platform and regardless if the content is earned, owned or sponsored - requires a thorough understanding of the news and how to make it. We are focused on providing results that impact our clients' businesses and we are driven by our ability to create connections between our clients and the audiences important to them.
At DKC, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our agency. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: DKC, Los Angeles , Account Exec/Sr. Account Exec - Esports - PR & Brand Activation, Advertising , Los Angeles, California

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