Account Director

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 10, 2014
Closes
Feb 09, 2014
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
In this position you will:

• Manage, train and inspire a team of junior and mid-level staff.
• Ideate, develop and execute integrated marketing and public relations campaigns on behalf of clients in various U.S. markets
• Work closely with clients to ensure accurate translation of their goals into successful marketing and PR programs.
•Manage client and employee relationships effectively.
•Oversee all team/client account activities and assets with quality and accuracy while maintaining deadlines/budget
•Oversee, train, and aid in staffing of team members
•Maintain and consistently develop relationships with top-tier media across genres and platforms
•Oversee all integrated campaigns on behalf of clients which includes marketing, media relations and social/digital programming.
•Implement systems, processes and procedures for the team to ensure superior performance and results.
•Develop and manage public relations plans and new business proposals that provide a full range of offerings, including fully developed and creative strategies, ideas and tactics as well as an evaluation of results.
•Initiate new business and maintain active involvement in the industry


The ideal candidate for this position:

•Has at least a Bachelor’s Degree
•Has five or more years of experience working in marketing/public relations with demonstrated success
•Is a motivated team player and self-starter
•Thinks strategically
•Is an excellent verbal communicator, writer and editor with the abilityto convey creative ideas in an intelligent manner.
•Can easily handle multiple projects/clients simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
•Is detail oriented with excellent follow through
•Offers exceptional client service
•Has proven ability to lead a team and manage junior employees
•Is able find great stories to pitch to high level media with outstanding results
•Experience in Hospitality and/or adjacent luxury lifestyle products


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