Senior Account Executive - Beauty PR

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Sep 25, 2013
Closes
Oct 25, 2013
Contact
Ms. Julia Labaton
Duration
Full Time
As a Senior Account Executive, you will be responsible for managing an account team, nurturing client relationships, doing media relations, and providing 5-star client service to several global beauty brands. You will be a key member of an award-winning boutique communications firm in New York City specializing in beauty, fashion and lifestyle brands.

Top candidates will:
•Foster positive working relationships with clients, media and colleagues
•Create and execute public relations and social media strategies
•Tell and write great stories
•Be creative and culturally savvy
•Possess excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills
•Have stellar media relations skills (print, broadcast, digital) and strong relationships with beauty and lifestyle media
•Write concise, intelligent pitches and press releases
•Be an enthusiastic team leader able to guide, encourage and mentor junior staff members
•Manage, budget and organize projects/events with skill and grace
•Demonstrate a proven ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines
•Plan and lead brainstorms with staff
•Be eager to develop connections with influencers and taste-makers in key cities
•Participate in new business pitch meetings
•Be responsible, reliable, and act with integrity

Requirements
•3-5 years public relations experience
•Agency experience preferred
•Bachelor’s degree from a top school
•Media and industry contacts relevant to beauty and fashion

Compensation
•$50-$60K commensurate with experience
•Health insurance
•Retirement plan eligibility after 1 year
•3 weeks vacations
•Summer hours

Timing: Immediate

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