Public Relations Account Supervisor / Director

New York City
Competitive annual salary, health/dental/vision benefits, 401k + % matching, profit sharing, etc.
Dec 09, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

R\West is looking for a dynamic individual to join our New York City office and work on an exciting mix of fashion/lifestyle and food/beverage accounts. Our ideal Account Supervisor or Account Director has a minimum of seven years’ PR agency experience and a bachelor's degree in communications, public relations or a liberal arts degree. Background and strong contacts in fashion/lifestyle, wine/spirits, and CPG PR is desired. Title will be dependent on relevant experience.

We are looking for someone who thrives in a collaborative team environment, who is also a self-starter and can work independently. If you're a pro at account management, interacting with the media, executing strategic partnerships, and acting as a client liaison, this job is for you.  

With our home base in Portland, Oregon, our New York City office has a West Coast heart. Coast to coast, our team believes in fostering a creative spirit, a sense of community, and a passion for getting the job done.  

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Developing and executing fresh integrated PR campaigns in the fashion, food and beverage worlds; from product launches, brand collaborations, executive thought leadership, etc.
  • Communication with clients to help identify internal goals and execute communication strategies to accomplish them in a creative and effective manner
  • Identifying and capitalizing on editorial opportunities – we’re looking for a news junkie hungry for the next piece of coverage
  • Establishing and delivering analytical reports based on mutually agreed upon metrics, proving our agency’s worth to executive leadership 
  • Leading client calls with ease, confidence, and positivity 
  • Coaching junior team members through projects and deliverables, sharing constructive feedback
  • Completing projects on time and within budget
  • Collaborating with other departments – essential at our integrated agency
  • This role will lead accounts (e.g. client communication, contribute to strategic planning, mentor junior team members), as well as accomplish day-to-day tasks (e.g., writing, pitching, reporting, etc.)

Ideal candidates should possess:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (both creative and AP­­ style)
  • A willingness to help at all levels of tasks with a can-do attitude
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Solid media relations experience with a history of delivering results

Please send your resume and cover letter to Salary commensurate with experience. 

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