Senior Account Executive, Beauty PR

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Apr 02, 2014
Closes
May 02, 2014
Contact
Ms. Julia Labaton
Duration
Full Time
You have a strong understanding of the beauty industry, good media contacts, exceptional writing skills and a healthy appreciation for pop culture. You possess an entrepreneurial spirit, a results-oriented approach, and a passion for creativity, organization and efficiency. You enjoy working in a thriving team environment where you teach and learn. You want a long term relationship with a respected and growing public relations agency.

Please note: DIRECTLY RELATED EXPERIENCE IS MANDATORY to be considered. Please don't apply unless you meet the qualifications.

Skills and Experience:
- Minimum of 2-4 years of experience in beauty public relations
- Ability to manage several accounts with a positive and proactive attitude
- Exceptional writing and verbal talent for pitches, press releases, proposals and client strategies
- Media relationships at top-tier beauty/fashion publications, blogs, TV shows
- Strong pitching skills and a track record of results
- Understand the editorial calendar, current events, pop culture, seasonal and celebrity trends to maximize opportunities for client results
- Social media savvy
- Career focused, dedicated, with a true passion for beauty, fashion and lifestyle PR

Role: 50% media relations 40% account management 10% agency development
- Be primary day-to-day client contact
- Efficiently organize and manage multiple projects and tasks
- Craft relevant story ideas and write pitches and press releases
- Work well in a team environment and independently by meeting goals and deadlines with minimal supervision
- Think big and plan strategically. Plan, research and advise clients on measurable PR programs
- Develop and nurture client confidence and relationships
- Counsel clients on brand positioning and messaging
- Manage and mentor junior staff
- Contribute to new business pitches


Email short cover letter with salary requirement and resume.