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Account Executive

Publication or Company  Michelle Lehmann Communications
Industry  Public Relations
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements
Job Description:
MLC is looking for a smart, hard-working, dynamic, creative and organized PR Account Executive to join our talented and fun team, managing the accounts for our fantastic roster of food and lifestyle clients.

Qualifications:
3-5 years experience in PR, ideally with food/hospitality/lifestyle background (though not required). Strategic thinker, excellent writer and communicator, great at building and maintaining relationships with clients and media, articulate, multi-tasker, organized, strong work ethic, creative, positive and warm attitude, enthusiastic, interest in food and lifestyle brands, passionate about his/her work, works well with others, independent and self-motivated, wants to have fun at their job every day.

Job Responsibilities:
- Build/manage relationships with clients and media
- Develop strategic plans for clients
- Brand positioning
- Messaging
- Write press materials
- Oversee photo shoots
- Coordinate press requests, photo shoots and media interviews
- Press/status reports
- Monitor Internet/blogs daily for press hits and new story angles
- Social media management
- Develop event ideas
- Conceive partnerships with like-minded brands
- Build/maintain key industry relationships
- Oversee and mentor Assistant Account Executives and Account Coordinators on all assigned tasks

Please visit www.mlc-pr.com for more details about MLC.
About Our Company
Based in New York City, MLC is a boutique PR and marketing firm with a focus on food, wine, health/wellness, and other lifestyle brands. MLC’s services include communications strategy, publicity, social media, branding, online marketing, promotions, marketing collateral, events, partnerships, and more. We are passionate about what we do, and take great care in doing the highest quality work for our clients. Current clients include sweetgreen, Counter Culture Coffee, Mouth, Eli Zabar’s, L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon, il Buco and il Buco Alimentari, Bubby’s, Melvin’s Juice Box, Miss Lily’s, Bronwyn and TW Food in Boston, Sustain, Edible Schoolyard and reCrib. Our team has developed excellent, close relationships with the media, and has a great understanding for how the media works, as well as a keen ability for how to tell stories. MLC was founded in 2011 by Michelle Lehmann, who was formerly the Director of PR and Marketing of Danny Meyer's restaurant group, Union Square Hospitality Group, and, before that, the PR Director for Zagat. We are located in a great loft space in the West Village.