Cognito is an international consulting firm providing integrated marketing and communications in the financial services, technology, and professional services sectors.
We are looking for a driven candidate that is ready to help us tackle the dramatic technological and market disruption in those sectors.
As Senior Account Executive your responsibilities will include supporting client accounts, being responsible for spearheading media outreach in top-tier local publications, and coordinating events such as media interviews.
Along with creating a wide range of written materials including press releases, bylines and blog posts, you will contribute to new business pitches by conducting research and performing analysis.
You will be expected to work independently and as a key member of the team with the ability to produce client-ready work with little oversight.
If this fast moving environment sounds like a place you believe you can thrive in, apply today!
The ideal candidate will have :
A bachelors degree and two to four years of relevant experience, preferably within an agency or in-house communication role.
Experience working with clients in financial and professional services sectors a plus!
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to form relationships with clients at all levels (from entry level to C-level executives).
Familiarity with top-tier local and regional media publications, broadcast networks and financial trade publications.
A team mentality and accountability for oneself within a team environment
Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects at one time
Fluency in English as well as Mandarin and / or Cantonese
Cognito offers :
Competitive compensation and benefits packages
Exciting client work
Opportunities to work in our offices around the world
Offsite events including happy hours and a bi-annual global conference (when it’s safe to travel and have events in-person)
A tight team with opportunities to work with and form relationships with all levels of leadership within the business (for example, it’s common for entry level employees to form mentorships with senior level employees, either formally or informally)
A culture focused on training an annual training stipend for all employees, ongoing global trainings, lunch and learns, etc