Account Supervisor: Travel and Real Estate

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 15, 2014
Closes
Feb 14, 2014
Contact
Ms. Mikel Ashkin
Duration
Full Time
Overview:
The position of Account Supervisor reports to an Account Director or higher level employee. The primary responsibility is to manage and implement account work for several clients in the travel and real estate department. The Account Supervisor is responsible for managing and executing all aspects of a PR program, supervising and managing the media relationships, and managing the account team. In this position the publicist should demonstrate an expertise to answer all general PR questions immediately and unaided.

Responsibilities:
•Oversee entire public relations performance and all functions of accounts
•Develops public relations strategies and manages senior level day-to-day contact with the client to ensure all objectives are met
•Executes senior level strategic public relations positioning with the media
•Provide strategic media counsel to clients and account team
•Anticipate clients’ strategic needs
•Supervise account staff in their daily activities
•Proactive participation in new business initiatives: plan writing and presentation

Education and Experience Required:
•BA/BS Degree is preferred
•6-8 years of experience in public relations
•Agency experience is preferred

Knowledge and Skills Required:
•Ability to prioritize while simultaneously working on numerous projects
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•Detail oriented and results oriented
•Ability to spot trends and integrate into PR efforts to keep accounts current in the media


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