Account Executive

New York
Jan 22, 2013
Feb 21, 2013
Laura Bierbaum
Full Time
Seeking a dynamic and energetic Account Executive to join our company

Ideal candidates must have a passion for beauty and lifestyle and have a solid work history, strong media contacts and references and be able to:

•Pitch long lead, regional and short lead media outlets on an ongoing basis both proactively and reactively; secure impactful coverage on a regional and national level
•Maintain and enhance media relationship with national and local editors, freelancers, bloggers and producers
•Facilitate positive relationships with brands and influencers/celebrities
•Draft and edit press releases on an ongoing basis
•Secure, monitor and report coverage on a daily basis
•Oversee/manage account coordinator
•Plan and execute events, desksides, press days, etc. from start to finish
•Oversee the management of inventory tracking and product orders
•Manage the report generation process for clients
•Assist in development of PR plans, as well as tactical logistics for specific PR initiatives


Experience in Beauty PR is a MUST (minimum of 1 year experience)

Agency experience preferred

Must complete a writing test as part of application process

Excellent written communication skills for creating and editing correspondence/press releases, etc.

Established network of press/editorial contacts in beauty, health, lifestyle and fashion publications and media

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with strong attention to detail

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

BA/BS required

Knowledge of and skill in using MS Office Word, Excel, Power Point, and PhotoShop

Please e-mail resume and salary requirements/history.

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