Manager/Senior Manager, Public Relations

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 21, 2013
Closes
Nov 20, 2013
Contact
Mr. Andrew Tuchfeld
Duration
Full Time
Gilt City is seeking a Public Relations Manager or Senior Manager to work with the PR & Events team in order to reach day-to-day objectives and overall department goals. The ideal candidate will evangelize the Gilt City brand. This role works closely with the executives at Gilt City in all media outlets and all of the teams in the Gilt City markets. To excel here, you should be familiar with our regional markets as well as have a proven track record pitching national media. Having great contacts is key and innovation is welcome, as you'll be coming up with creative solutions for each market. The ideal candidate is a go-getter with professional poise and presence, who can be a strong ambassador for the Gilt brand. Candidates will have a proven record of success in developing and executing PR programs for media as well as established relationships with key members of the press. Candidates should have the ability to multi-task, work in high energy, fast-paced environment with tight deadlines. Must be digitally savvy.

To be considered, you should have at least five to seven years of public relations experience, preferably at an agency.

Responsibilities:

-Work directly with executives, senior staff/curators, on media opportunities.
-Liaise with and manage public relations agencies and other vendors on contract.
-Responsible for understanding the needs and goals of City and turning into actionable PR Plan
-Manage internal expectations and communicate results and progress against goals on a regular basis
-Create and distribute press releases, media alerts and other external materials; conduct media outreach using these materials
-Develop monthly pitching plans, including development of creative pitches to appropriate media targets