Public Relations Account Coordinator - Food, Wine & Spirits

Oakland, California (US)
Salary commensurate with experience; Health insurance; 401K plan
Jul 24, 2018
Entry Level
Metro Area
San Francisco
Full Time

Teuwen Communications—an award-winning marketing and public relations agency specialized in wine, spirits and food—is hiring a full-time Account Coordinator for its Uptown Oakland, California office. The Account Coordinator will work closely with the California office’s Associate Director on the Wines of Alsace and Cognac accounts, among others.


Based in New York City, Teuwen Communications is steadily growing and has set benchmarks in the wine, spirits and food industry for innovation and results for over 20 years. The ideal candidate will have a “no job is too big or too small” attitude, be ready to grow his/her skill set through hands-on training, and (of course) have a passion for food and beverage. While this is a fast-paced environment, the emphasis is placed on work/life balance, and we pride ourselves on having a nurturing team where everyone’s skills are cultivated and made to shine.


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Key Responsibilities

  • Media Relations: Research and write compelling pitches and press releases; Connect with media on a regular basis; Establish relationships with journalists, bloggers and influencers
  • Source, track and distribute wine samples; Maintain wine warehouse and inventories
  • Reporting and analysis: Monitor for placements; Manage clipping service and clip articles; Produce monthly, quarterly and yearly reports; Analyze results
  • Assist in the production of events—across media, trade and consumer, from small dinners to large tastings—and media and trade trips  
  • Develop and produce press and marketing materials, invitations, website copy, blog posts
  • Participate in social media campaigns for clients and agency
  • Provide general office support: Update internal database; Help with intern management; Oversee supplies and office environment



  • A passion for food and beverage
  • Internships to 1 year experience in wine/food/consumer PR/Marketing, preferably in agency 
  • Excellent oral and written communications
  • Good understanding of media relations 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Social media savvy
  • Multitasker
  • Team player
  • Result-driven, resourceful, creative
  • Available for evening events and national travel
  • Working knowledge of Cision, Burrelles, InDesign, Photoshop is a plus


Salary & Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Health insurance
  • 401K plan 
  • Vacation package, 15 holidays & sick day package



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