Account Supervisor

Creative Media Marketing
10012, New York City
Competitive annual salary + company paid health insurance, summer hours & 401K w/company match
Jan 09, 2017
Account Management
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

We are a fast paced, high energy public relations agency specializing in the beauty and lifestyle arena and we're looking for a self-motivated, pro-active Account Supervisor to join our dynamic team.  The Account Supervisor will work on several well-known beauty brands and report directly to the team’s Vice President and President.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with clients to uncover and identify business needs and objectives
  • Crafting appropriate strategies, timelines, budgets and implementation plans to achieve client goals
  • Anticipating client needs and identifying issues/concerns in order to proactively develop solutions
  • Developing broad industry expertise with a regional and national scope
  • Building trust, credibility, and client referrals.
  • Initiating regular contact with client contacts to review priorities, share counsel and garner feedback from the client to ensure that their needs are being met
  • Tracking results for clients and then determining media targets and goals based on that tracking
  • Reviewing all press materials, proposals, agendas, weekly client reports and anything to be sent to the client for accuracy, grammar, spelling, formatting and content
  • Leveraging  strong relationships with senior editors to  generate results and develop strategic opportunities for clients
  • Advising and mentoring team members on appropriate media strategy
  • Attending media tours and managing event planning
  • Overall program and budget management for clients and each campaign
  • Helping with new business including generating leads, research, developing proposals, attending new business meetings and presenting ideas

Ideal candidate will:

  • Have 4-5 years of experience pitching consumer beauty and lifestyle product accounts
  • Have strong media contacts with beauty editors at the top national consumer publications
  • Be creative, resourceful and have a keen attention to detail
  • Be able to contribute to a team atmosphere and work well with others
  • Do whatever it takes to provide the ultimate service to both clients and the media
  • Have a sense of humor, a sense of loyalty and be able to think outside of the box
  • Be able to meet deadlines and thrive in a fast paced atmosphere
  • Demonstrate ability to plan and prioritize a team’s workload, keeping Vice President informed of all developments relating to client work
  • Pitch and secure placements for our clients in national consumer press
  • Oversee performance of AE and Account Coordinator
  • Draft and edit press releases, invitations, background information sheets, status reports
  • Develop a greater, more detailed understanding of client business, markets and issues affecting them

In exchange, we offer full health insurance benefits, retirement plan, vacation time and a fun work environment. Please send your resume with salary requirements. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DON'T LIVE IN THE TRI-STATE AREA.

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