Beauty & Entertainment Account Executive

Location
New York
Posted
Nov 20, 2013
Closes
Dec 20, 2013
Contact
Ms. HR Coordinator
Duration
Full Time
Full Picture is looking to hire an energetic and dynamic individual to add to the PR team as an Account Executive on beauty and entertainment brands in our New York office. The position requires 4-5 years of beauty PR experience (preferably with an agency) and will work on a team of 4-5 on each account. This person will work alongside the Account Director to help conceptualize, organize and execute innovative campaigns and launch events. Strong relationships with beauty, fashion and celebrity press is required.

Responsibilities and Expectations
REQUIREMENTS
•Minimum 4 – 5 years publicity experience
•Agency experience preferred
•New York based
•Experience working with beauty brands, consumer goods and celebrity talent

PRESS RELATIONS
•Experience writing and pitching exclusive feature stories, product placement and trend stories
•Excellent long and short-lead entertainment/beauty contacts (entertainment shows, weekly magazines, national daily papers)
•Ability to pitch and coordinate national and regional broadcast segments and in-studio
style segments
•Strong relationships with online beauty editors and bloggers
•Strong beauty expert relationships (makeup artists, hair stylists, on-air experts)
•Experience with New York Fashion Week backstage beauty

SKILLS/CHARACTERISTICS
•Help conceptualize, organize, and execute PR strategies
•Effective organizational and project management skills
•Proven ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines
•Ability to manage and mentor junior staff and interns
•Plan and lead brainstorms with staff
•Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills
•Ability to write creative, and effective press releases and media alerts
•An enthusiastic team leader
•Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, co-workers and media
•Structured communication with clients and staff
•Create and implement proactive and targeted media campaigns
•Lead and assist in the development of new business proposals



No phone calls, please.

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