Public Relations Account Lead - Bar/Restaurant/Spirits/Wine

Location
TriBeCa, NYC
Salary
Based on experience + benefits
Posted
Jul 21, 2017
Closes
Aug 20, 2017
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time, Part Time

Tribeca based PR agency - KLG Public Relations - is hiring!

KLGPR is looking for an ambitious self starter with strong public relations skills and contacts to represent various high-profile bars, restaurants, personalities, wine and spirits brands. The candidate should be entrepreneurial in nature with 2-3 years of experience and a solid knowledge of the wine and spirits industry.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has strong media contacts and relationships
  • Excels in multi-tasking
  • MUST have experience representing bars and restaurants
  • 2-3 Years of PR experience (title to match experience)

The candidate 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

Job Type: Full-time, open to part time

Benefits: Healthcare, Vision, Dental