Account Executive, Hospitality Division

Location
10003, New York City
Salary
Competitive salary with discretionary bonus + other perks and benefits
Posted
Apr 29, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

POSITION OVERVIEW:

M18 is currently seeking an account executive to contribute to client work on some of the leading hospitality and food & beverage projects in the country. 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Account support/Maintenance/Management
  • Client Interaction/Management 
  • Media Interaction/Outreach/Strategy
  • Administrative Duties

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Contribute to the creation of strategies, press releases, timelines, reports, and other collateral for clients
  • Work as part of an account team and implement PR activity
  • Monitor incoming press coverage 
  • Establish and build relationships with local, national and regional media outlets 
  • Ensure press reports are sent to clients to show results and press coverage
  • Craft and send pitches to relevant media outlets about client activities
  • Train and supervise junior staff/interns and delegate work as required
  • Responsible for maintenance and creation of media lists and editorial calendars
  • General administrative duties i.e. copying, filing, and phone calls
  • Report to and assist senior account team 

REQUIRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science in Marketing, or other relevant degree program preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in PR, with agency experience preferred
  • Experience pitching the media
  • Success securing coverage for clients
  • Creative writing proficiency to include experience writing press releases, media pitches, and social media content 
  • Strong aesthetic, point of view and attention to detail
  • Computer literate (microsoft word, excel, and photoshop)
  • Exemplary working knowledge of all social and digital media platforms
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines

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