PR Account Supervisor

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 24, 2014
Closes
Feb 23, 2014
Contact
Ms. Mina Alexander
Duration
Full Time
EVINS, a New York City-based, luxury PR/marketing agency, is looking for a dynamic and motivated Account Supervisor (AS) for our Food, Wine & Spirits division. Established over 25 years ago, we are an award winning agency that is consistently recognized by our peers for our expertise within the lifestyle, food & beverage, and hospitality space. Rapidly growing and with great faith in our employees, we are looking to round out our team as we continue to set industry standards through brand / campaign management and ideation.




The Account Supervisor will have responsibility for account profitability, new business solicitation, quality of account service and employee engagement. He/she will be responsible for managing overall account team performance as it relates to client service and quality control on multiple sizeable pieces of business. The focus of this position is on media and pitching.



Responsibilities

AS responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:



•Manage media relations and pitching
•Coordinate media tours and press events
•Ideate and execute strategic media and business plans
•Secure press meetings for clients
•Cultivate relationships with top-tier consumer, business and trade press
•Draft press releases
•Manage comprehensive media databases for clients
•Serve as a day-to-day contact for clients
•Identify and forge relationships with relevant strategic partners
•Oversee event execution and budgets in line with client platforms
•Assist with core message development for brand platforms
•Participate in new business proposals and presentations
•Manage Senior Account Executives, Associate Account Executives, Account Executives, and Interns
•Monitor and identify trends/hot topics in the wine / spirits industry on a daily basis and apply them to client needs and programming
•Identify and draft opportunities for clients

•MUST HAVE MINIMUM 5 YEARS' EXPERIENCE
•MUST LOVE MEDIA/PITCHING
•EXPERIENCE IN SPIRITS IS PREFERABLE
•College degree in relevant field such as Marketing, PR, Communications, and Journalism
•Must have strong media contacts, especially in broadcast
•Impeccable writing and analytical abilities
•Excellent presentation, verbal, and interpersonal skills
•Able to work independently and as part of a team
•Strongly motivated and proactive in nature
•Ability to manage junior staff members
•Availability to travel and work occasional evening and/or weekend events
•Work and excel in a fast-paced work environment
•Personable and outgoing style with a knack for proactive problem-solving



•MUST HAVE MINIMUM 5 YEARS' EXPERIENCE

•MUST LOVE MEDIA/PITCHING

•EXPERIENCE IN SPIRITS IS PREFERABLE

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