Purple New York Is Hiring An Account Director In NYC

Reporting to the VP, the Account Director’s responsibilities include increasing awareness for all brands assigned to them and leading an experienced team.
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Reporting to the VP, the Account Director’s responsibilities include increasing awareness for all brands assigned to them and leading an experienced team.
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Purple New York is looking for an experienced Account Director to join the agency. The Account Director will play an essential role in supporting the Vice President of Fashion in the development and execution of: generating maximum brand exposure through creating communication strategies, profile features and launches. The Account Director must have a genuine passion for developing brands, using true initiative in order to achieve exceptional results. Impeccable client liaison skills and an established network of key contacts (brands and press) are essential.

Reporting to the VP, the Account Director’s responsibilities include increasing awareness for all brands assigned to them and leading an experienced team. In this role the Account Director will promote the different clients in all activities, campaigns, special projects, shows, presentations and events to the media and to develop and maintain relationships with key journalists and media within your assigned and designated market, acting as an ambassador for Purple.

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

  • Proven experience in a Senior PR role within a luxury fashion environment
  • Prerequisites include strong managerial and organisational skills - to oversee, manage, and develop all tasks and responsibilities set internally and by the client
  • Demonstrate solid understanding of and ongoing interest in the luxury fashion industry
  • A responsive and understanding approach to client management
  • Creative and strategic thinker
  • Experience of leading a team with excellent results
  • Able to identify communication opportunities through a pro-active approach
  • Proven experience of working in a fast paced environment. Ability to work to tight deadlines. Excellent prioritizing and time management
  • Discreet, professional and articulate, with excellent communication skills
  • Extremely well-organised, methodical and efficient, with strong initiative
  • Strong presentation & writing skills
  • Having a visionary and opportunistic approach to new business development
  • Strong computer skills including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Fashion GPS

APPLICATION PROCESS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Job type: Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the United States

    Please send CV and Cover Letter to jobsny@purplepr.com