Marketing / New Business Coordinator

Location
New York
Posted
Mar 10, 2014
Closes
Apr 09, 2014
Contact
Belinda Marment
Duration
Full Time
OVERVIEW
Fashion and Media business has an opportunity for a full time independent contractor position to head up Marketing and New Business Procurement at Upper West Side, Manhattan Home Office.
We are looking for a self-starter, who is independently motivated, organized and detail-oriented with exceptional follow through. A go-getter with a proven track record of success who is willing to do what it takes to make things happen.

The ideal candidate needs to –
- Have a genuine enthusiasm for and understanding of fashion, popular culture and social media with 5+ years experience.
- Be a leader with the vision and drive to embrace the opportunity of helping continue to build and expand upon a multifaceted celebrity brand.
- Be thick-skinned and have the persuasiveness and tenacity to sell ideas
- Maintain a professional, positive demeanor and be a calming influence in a fast paced, ever changing environment.


RESPONSIBILITIES
- Plan, develop and direct the current marketing efforts for our brand as well as procuring new business.
- Follow direction from and meet goals set by leadership.
- Be a strategic and creative thinker, coming up with new TV segment and promotional ideas.
- Writing pitches to procure new business and communications for ongoing projects.
- Manage multiple projects at once, leading the team to work together and effectively delegating to others to meet deadlines.
- Build relationships with brands, PR firms and other industry contacts.
- Manage celebrity one on one and oversee any personal assistant requirements for celebrity.


REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelors degree or comparable work experience required
- 5 + years work experience in, training or comprehensive understanding of Entertainment, Fashion, Advertising, PR, TV Production, Marketing or similar creative industries.
- Impeccable grammar, creative writing and verbal communication skills (please be prepared to submit a writing sample)
- Proficient on Mac, Microsoft office for Mac and Photoshop
- Digital and social media savvy
- Strong fashion or entertainment industry, PR and Marketing or TV Production contacts preferred.
- High level of initiative and assertiveness. Results oriented


Are you a creative person with the ability and commitment required to see a project through from beginning to end?
Are you interested in doing more than basic office duties and set yourself up for entrepreneurship by being a vibrant part of an exciting and evolving fashion and media business?

If you answered yes to these questions and have already been inspired as you've read this, then we definitely want to meet you!


NOTE
- Candidates should be based in New York City. Out of city / state applicants need not apply.
- Please do not apply if you do not already posses the experience and ability to perform these duties. This position holds great long term potential. But the required qualifications are not to be achieved; they should be possessed right out of the gate.


SALARY
Pay range is in the $50,000 / year range plus with a very competitive commission structure based on ability to generate new opportunities and expand on existing business.


Additional Information / Work Hours
Full time office attendance required Monday through Friday from 9.30am to 6.30pm.
When celebrity is working in LA, the NY office hours shift to 12.30 to 9pm
Additional hours may be required for projects such as fashion show or shoots.