Account Executive

Location
10012, New York City
Salary
$50,000-60,000 but is negotiable based upon experience
Posted
Dec 14, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

We are a fast paced, high energy mid-size public relations agency and we're looking  for a self-motivated, pro-active Account Executive with strong media pitching skills to join our dynamic team.  You will work on several well-known beauty and lifestyle brands and report directly to the team’s Account Supervisor while overseeing the day to day duties of the team’s Junior Account Executive.In exchange, we offer full health insurance benefits, retirement plan, generous vacation time and a fun work environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: developing strong relationships with influential members of the national consumer beauty, lifestyle and fashion press, event coordination, booking deskside appointments, and contributing to the overall success of the office.

The ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running on a number of our current beauty accounts and possess the following qualities:

  • Have 2+ years of experience pitching consumer beauty and lifestyle product accounts
  • Have strong media contacts with beauty editors at the top national consumer publications
  • Pitch and secure placements for our clients in national and regional consumer publications, as well as regional and national broadcast, online and trade media outlets.
  • Draft press releases, invitations, features, background information sheets, status reports, and contribute to new business/PR strategy proposals
  • Be able to meet deadlines and thrive in a fast paced atmosphere
  • Be creative, resourceful and have a keen attention to detail
  • Be able to contribute to a team atmosphere and work well with others
  • Do whatever it takes to provide the ultimate service to both clients and the media
  • Have a sense of humor, a sense of loyalty and be able to think outside of the box
  • Demonstrate ability to plan and prioritize own work, keeping account director informed of all developments relating to client work
  • Oversee and manage performance of account coordinator
  • Develop a greater, more detailed understanding of client business, markets and issues affecting them

 

Please cut and paste your resume, current/previous client experience. Note, you may be asked to complete a writing test and provide media references. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DON'T LIVE IN THE TRI-STATE AREA.

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