At LaunchSquad, we work with the world’s most innovative, fast-growth companies, driving creative PR, social media and content creation programs. LaunchSquad is growing, and we’re looking for a PR professional with experience working in fashion and online retail to join our team as an Account Manager.
The Account Manager will be responsible for leading the day-to-day direction of teams across multiple accounts, crafting and driving strategy, and working closely with clients to make our programs successful. Our ideal candidate is a client services and media-relations pro who has established relationships with consumer media contacts at the major fashion books, knowledge of key influencers within the fashion world, and strong interest in the intersection of fashion and innovative technology (think Gilt, Rue La La…).
LaunchSquad offers a fast-paced, fun and rewarding work environment. We’re a high-energy, creative and collegial group who thrives on working with amazing clients and telling change-the-world stories. Our client base includes consumer- and business-focused clients across a range of industries, including consumer Internet,fashion, entertainment, business software, IT infrastructure, green technology, and mobile.
Requirements • 4 to 7 years of fashionand/or tech PR or related experience • Management experience • Extensive client servicesskills and experience, particularly in fashion, online retail & consumer technology • Background and strong interest in the fashion and technology industries • Strong media relations skills • Strong written and verbal communications skills • Entrepreneurial attitude • Team-oriented approach to PR • A sense of humor helps too
Position is located in New York.