Account Manager, Beauty and Entertainment

Location
New York
Posted
Mar 13, 2013
Closes
Apr 12, 2013
Contact
Ms. HR Coordinator
Duration
Full Time
Responsibilities and Expectations
REQUIREMENTS
•Minimum 8 years publicity experience
•Agency experience preferred
•New York based
•Experience working with beauty and consumer goods

PRESS RELATIONS
• Excellent short and long-lead beauty editor contacts (weekly magazines, national daily papers, top national long lead titles)
• Ability to pitch and coordinate national and regional broadcast segments and in-studio
style segments
• Strong relationships with top beauty and entertainment onlines and bloggers
• Experience in writing and pitching beauty credits and trend stories
• Strong beauty expert relationships
• Ability to pitch columns such as Page Six, Gatecrasher and Memo Pad

SKILLS/CHARACTERISTICS
• Supervise and manage account teams
• Help conceptualize, organize, and execute PR strategies
• Able to lead, encourage, mentor, and develop junior staff members
• Effective organizational and project management skills
• Proven ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines
• Plan and lead brainstorms with staff
• Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills
• Ability to write creative and effective press releases and media alerts
• Event planning experience
• An enthusiastic team leader
• Connections with influencers and tastemakers in New York, Miami and Los Angeles
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and media
• Structured communication with clients and staff
• Develop PR strategies for new business opportunities and participate in new business pitch meetings


No phone calls, please.

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