PR Account Supervisor

Location
10012, New York City
Salary
$70,000-$80,000/depending on experience
Posted
Oct 07, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

PUBLIC RELATIONS ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR

We are looking for a strong, self-motivated, pro-active Account Supervisor/Publicist with extremely strong media pitching skills and media relationships to join our dynamic team.

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Working with clients to uncover and identify business needs and objectives
  • Crafting appropriate strategies, timelines, budgets and implementation plans to achieve client goals
  • Anticipating client needs and identifying issues/concerns in order to proactively develop solutions
  • Developing broad industry expertise with a regional and national scope
  • Building trust, credibility, and client referrals.
  • Initiating regular contact with client contacts to review priorities, share counsel and garner feedback from the client to ensure that their needs are being met
  • Tracking results for clients and then determining media targets and goals based on that tracking
  • Reviewing all press materials, proposals, agendas, weekly client reports and anything to be sent to the client for accuracy, grammar, spelling, formatting and content
  • Leveraging strong relationships with senior editors to generate results and develop strategic opportunities for clients
  • Advising and mentoring team members on appropriate media strategy
  • Attending media tours and managing event planning
  • Overall program and budget management for clients and each campaign
  • Helping with new business including generating leads, research, developing proposals, attending new business meetings and presenting ideas

Ideal candidate will:

  • Have 5-6 years of experience pitching consumer beauty and lifestyle product accounts
  • Have strong media contacts with beauty editors at the top national consumer publications
  • 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
  • Be able to meet deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere
  • Demonstrate ability to plan and prioritize a team’s workload, keeping Vice President informed of all developments relating to client work
  • Pitch and secure placements for our clients in national consumer press
  • Oversee performance of junior team members
  • Draft and edit press releases, invitations, background information sheets, status reports
  • Develop a greater, more detailed understanding of client business, markets and issues affecting them

 
 

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