PR/Marketing Agency Account Manager

10004, New York City
Competitive, commensurate with experience + generous PTO, holidays and health benefits
Aug 09, 2017
NY Acct Mgr
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

We are an award-winning branding and communications agency focused on wine, beer, spirits, food and consumer lifestyle campaigns. Our clients span the world – from wineries in Italy, Israel, France, Argentina, Chile and Spain, to the fastest-growing craft beer and spirits makers in the U.S. We are proud to shape the future of quality brands from visionary producers. We’re a passionate team that relies on experience, creativity and strategic thinking to build campaigns.

Position Overview:

We’re looking for an Account Manager to work on our craft wine, spirits and hospitality account teams in New York on a full-time basis. The ideal candidate will have agency experience in PR/marketing with excellent media relations experience, client communications skills, and strong planning and budgeting skills. Food and beverage industry experience and exposure to international accounts are a plus. Responsibilities include executing integrated PR and marketing campaigns encompassing consumer and trade programming.

Essential Skills/Traits:

  • Substantial Interest in lifestyle, food and wine
  • Excellent communicator – precision in both written and verbal English
  • Spanish conversational a plus
  • Detail oriented - project and time management abilities
  • Creative, enthusiastic, self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work well with others

Key Responsibilities

  • Management, tracking and reporting of integrated campaigns based on defined goals
  • Media relations and managing the PR process, including content creation: media pitches, client backgrounders, social media/digital posts, and rich media formats
  • Coordination/management of consumer and trade events/sponsorships and advertising programs
  • Budget oversight for all client initiatives
  • Travel is required

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, preferably in  Marketing, Communications or Journalism
  • Minimum 2 years of marketing/public relations agency experience
  • Spanish language skills a plus; other languages a plus
  • High proficiency in Adobe and Office programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Wine industry, hospitality or travel industry experience a plus
  • Integrated marketing, sponsorship and/or special events experience a plus

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive base, contingent on experience
  • Generous paid time off policy, plus other holidays and summer Fridays
  • Health and dental benefits

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