Dunhill Is Hiring A PR Coordinator In NYC

The PR Coordinator will provide support to the Marketing Manager, acting as a primary contact for press in  the US market.
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The PR Coordinator will provide support to the Marketing Manager, acting as a primary contact for press in  the US market.
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Job Title: PR Coordinator
Reporting to: Marketing Manager
Department: Marketing
Location: New York

Purpose: The PR Coordinator will provide support to the Marketing Manager, acting as a primary contact for press in the US market. 

Key Contacts: 

  • Internal
    • Marketing Manager (Key Contact)
    • Global Communications Director
    • Chief Marketing Officer
    • Global Marketing and PR teams
    • Retail Teams
    • Finance Teams
  • External
    • Press – junior level
    •  Suppliers where relevant
    • Charity/CSR partners where relevant
    •  Brand partners where relevant 

Key Accountabilities:

  • To develop key contacts with relevant fashion, style and lifestyle press ensuring that contacts are developed and maintained at key titles
  •  Maintain contact database
  •  To be an ambassador for the brand, connecting and building relationships with internal and external colleagues
  •  To consistently create intelligent, topical and proactive pitches by identifying and executing appropriate PR opportunities based on global focus set by London HQ
  •  Grow the brands presence on-line. Effectively manage the on-line media community with guidance from London HQ and Community Manger.
  •  Compile look book and image library across all lines to communicate new collections to the press
  • Effectively manage and control all PR budgets as appropriate, as well as manage US inventory of all sample stock.
  • Monitor and manage all press coverage, both print and online and producing weekly reports as directed.
  • Populating monthly editorial coverage round ups and creating and maintaining coverage for specific projects and events
  • Assist in the management and development of the team intern/work experience. Help them to increase their skills and experience.
  • Responsible for all central PR stock and sample movement
  • Work with Marketing Manager on all PR focused events; including but not limited to seasonal press days and store events.
  • Provide consistent creative support and suggestions to the Senior press
  • Maintain and demonstrate a high level of informed and strategic industry knowledge
  •  Appropriately represent the dunhill brand at all times and ensure that all who interact with the PR department, colleagues, suppliers and press, are treated with courtesy and respect
  • Media database management

    (You may be required to undertake such further duties as your skills, qualifications and experience allow and/or as may be assigned to you by the Company on occasions)

  Personal Specification  

Education & Qualifications: College Degree in related field

Experience:

  • At least 3 years experience in menswear PR
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Proven experience of building strong relationships with press, external suppliers and brand partners
  • PR/Marketing related work experience within fashion / luxury sector 

Technical Skills:

  • Strong verbal communication and rapport building skills
  • Excellent written communication
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

Personal Skills:

  • Excellent team player
  • Creative and entrepreneurial skills
  • Results driven and dynamic
  • Pro-active, enthusiastic and tenacious
  • Inquisitive and interested
  • Able to react intelligently when responding to unforeseen requests
  • Courteous and gracious

Job Knowledge:

  • Passion for and keen knowledge of the luxury goods/fashion industry
  • A strong knowledge of media 

Ability:

  • Ability to work under immense pressure during the build up to events, whilst keeping logical and clear organization.
  • Flexible to different working hours such as evenings and weekends as the role requires

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