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Purple PR Is Hiring A Jr. Beauty PR Account Executive To Start ASAP In NYC

A boutique PR agency, Purple is looking for a bright, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial junior to mid-level Account Executive to join its thriving beauty division.

Job Title: PR Beauty Account Executive/Junior Account Executive

Duration: Permanent

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Start date: ASAP

A boutique PR agency, Purple is looking for a bright, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial junior to mid-level Account Executive to join its thriving beauty division. Based in downtown New York, Purple represents a number of fantastic beauty brands, including Wexler Dermatology, James Read, Uslu Airlines, ODIN Fragrances, The Super Elixir by Elle Macpherson, RMS Beauty, UNITE Luxury Haircare and Go 24/7, and EDITION Spas.

You will be a hard-working and proactive candidate with 2-4 years of experience who is enthusiastic, works well within a team and has a passion for the beauty industry.

Key Responsibilities:


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  • Support the senior staff and manage communication strategies to support the growth of the Purples brands  

  • Established, strong industry contacts with junior and mid level beauty press, both online and in print and key beauty bloggers.
  • Ability to creatively & strategically plan and implement PR campaigns and events working alongside senior staff
  • Liaise with London team on mutual clients when necessary
  • Proven success in product placement
  • Create press releases that are both visually appealing and informative
  • Possess excellent team skills, working alongside junior and senior members of the team
  • Manage the beauty internship program
  • Assist in driving ,organizing and executing PR programs in North America & Global projects  

  • Liaise with all clients to ensure the brand voice is consistent in each market  

  • Manage and coordinate press events, new product launch events, and desksides alongside senior staff  

  • Efficient, organised with excellent time management skills and adherence to deadlines

  • Experience managing and compiling client reports and presentations – PowerPoint and Photoshop experience preferred

  • Knowledge & understanding of budgeting processes

  • Fashion week experience is preferential

  • Understands both niche and corporate brands
  • Will bring dynamic, creative insight into the agency through personal contacts network and interests


  • Job type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Salary: Dependent upon experience and ability to meet all requirements
  • Standard company benefits
  • Standard company working hours of 9:30am-6:30pm, flexibility required during campaigns and events
  • Confirmation of appointment and eligibility to benefits, subject to successful completion of a three month probationary period
  • Equal Opportunities Employer


  • Candidates should apply in writing with a covering letter highlighting your relevant experience for this role, attaching your CV and email to
  • Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the US


  • B.S./B.A. in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, English, or related area
  • 2-4 years of communications experience, preferably within the beauty industry  

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player who thrives on collaboration. Has ability and desire to interact with people at all levels
  • Ability to work well independently in a fast-paced environment under hard deadlines
  • Superior organizational and problem solving skills
  • Experience and ability to manage budgets
  • Strong working knowledge of social media platforms

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