Public Relations Account Executive - Wine & Spirits

Employer
KLG Public Relations
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive Annual Salary + Benefits
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 19, 2017
Ref
Account Executive
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

NYC based boutique agency - KLG Public Relations - is hiring an Account Executive to join its growing team. The ideal candidate should be entrepreneurial in nature with 1-3 years of experience and a solid knowledge of the wine and spirits industry.

KLGPR is looking for an ambitious self starter with strong general public relations skills and contacts to represent various high-profile wine and spirits brands. The ideal candidate is a multi-tasker with current or prior experience in agency public relations.

The Account Executive will handle account management such as proactive and reactive media relations; client service, creative writing (press releases, media alerts), building and managing lists of media, bloggers and influencers, public relations strategy and creative brainstorming.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactive and reactive media pitching to consumer and trade press
  • Successfully pitch stories, meet with and manage media to deliver high-quality results
  • Contribute to creative brainstorming sessions and brand strategy
  • Seek out creative ideas and opportunities to identify and cultivate story ideas for media pitching
  • Follow industry and client category trends and regularly share insights, thoughts and key findings particularly as it relates to competitors
  • Create key assets for accounts including press releases, fact sheets, biographies, messaging, media alerts, agendas and recaps
  • Manage multiple clients while meeting various deadlines