Account Assistant, Beauty

mml pr
Santa Monica, California
Competitive compensation and benefits package
Aug 31, 2017
Sep 30, 2017
Entry Level
Metro Area
Los Angeles
Full Time

Seeking an Assistant Publicist with 1-2 years of relevant (beauty) agency experience to handle day-to-day press initiatives for all designated mml pr clients in the west coast beauty division.

Duties includes (but not limited to):

-Assisting Account Director/Account Executive with any and all client related duties/tasks
-Creating pitches and assist in securing print, online and broadcast placements for clients
-Writing press releases, fact sheets and other press materials
-Compiling monthly and weekly client reports including, edit/credit report, weekly/monthly summation, event/project recaps, inventories and public relations calendar

-Monitoring media placements for hits and servicing to clients in a timely manner (Utilize Cision media monitoring where relevant)
-Taking notes during conference calls and arranging conference calls, handle related agendas and recaps
-Putting together and managing client databases
-Costing out and helping to execute client mailings
-Fielding all press/sample requests for clients
-Communicating any and all related initiatives with client on a day-to-day basis -- as directed

-General media monitoring on a daily basis for industry related news and events
-Assist with client event planning; media trips, desk sides, media launch events, dinners, etc.
-Booking client related travel
-Tracking expenses and supporting publicist on budgets
-Keeping press kit materials current and updated
-Carry out any and all pr related initiatives deemed appropriate by president of mml and or Publicist
-Hours 8:30am to 6:00pm daily
-Longer hours required based on work load and client events

Job Qualifications

• At least 1 year relevant agency experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated by experience pitching and writing press releases
• Possess press contacts and the ability to actively create and maintain great industry contacts
• Excellent research ability and command of the internet
• Resourceful, proactive and detail oriented
• Able to handle multi-faceted projects with strong follow through
• Possess a professional attitude with good phone etiquette
• Must be proficient in computer applications including, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Photoshop. Cision experience preferred.

• Location: Santa Monica, CA

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

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