Senior Account Manager/Account Director, Fashion PR (Maternity Cover)

New York City, New York (US)
Competitive, dependent on experience
Jan 28, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Contract, Full Time

Our Fashion team is looking for an exceptional, experienced and motivated Senior Account Manager/Account Director to join the team for a maternity cover. 

You will join a lively, creative and talented team, leading them in delivering excellent performances for a wide range of exciting fashion clients.Please note that this is a fixed term maternity cover contract. Exact length of contract to be determined.

Role description

  • Develop PR objectives and strategy that satisfy the clients brief, balancing strategic thinking, creativity and budget
  • Keep abreast of developments in the marketing/communications industry to ensure thorough, relevant client counsel is delivered
  • Maintain close and regular client liaison, anticipating potential problem areas, devising solutions and discussing these with the Senior Team as appropriate
  • Maintain a network of contacts across broad media and proactively meet senior media/journalists
  • Press release and document writing targeted to relevant target audiences
  • Motivate and leader of your team, including providing guidance on planning of client programs and identifying training needs
  • Take responsibility for delivering client programs to budget and account for all aspects of client billing, closely monitoring billing and budget reconciliations
  • Seek out opportunities for organic client growth


Our ideal candidate is:

  • Currently operating at Senior Account Manager or Account Director level 
  • Must have strong fashion brands experience across womenswear, menswear, and accessories
  • Wide range of extensive contacts in fashion sector and media relations 
  • Experience managing and motivating team members
  • Strong agency experience
  • Passionate about creativity and ideas generation and inspires colleagues
  • Proven ability to devise and provide brand strategy
  • Must thrive under pressure
  • Confident and upbeat persona both with colleagues and clients
  • Experience managing and motivating junior team members


Please email your resume and cover letter to 

No agencies, please.

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