A fast-growing, dynamic New York-based Communications, PR, and Marketing Consulting firm seeks an Account Director to join a team overseeing a comprehensive fashion roster. The firm specializes in marketing and communications strategies across a broad spectrum of industries, and is quickly expanding into other categories.
ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Execute communication strategies and conduct press outreach to appropriately position a range of fashion and lifestyle brands in the marketplace
- Secure editorial features and news items, develop story angles, and write press releases
- Manage 2-3 person staff of account coordinators and managers, overseeing daily product placement and media tracking
- Secure additional top-tier media opportunities, including speaking engagements, sponsorship opportunities, award submissions, etc.
- Manage targeted press events to support seasonal launches, collections, and other brand introductions
- Interface with client executives as relevant to pursue press opportunities and event logistics
- Report to Vice President, interacting with firm’s senior executives (including Partners) to solicit brand- and industry-specific expertise
Please note: Applicants who do not meet all of the following requirements will not be considered
- Minimum 5-6 years experience on either the agency or client side, with demonstrated success in a wide array of lifestyle industry segments, including those listed above
- Ability to manage a team
- Relationships within the fashion/lifestyle media (specifically market/ features editors and directors) on both a national and regional level
- Exceptional interpersonal, networking, and verbal/written communications skills
- Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
- Ability to direct multiple projects simultaneously in a hectic, fast-paced environment
- Experience with broadcast booking and relationships with industry influencers a plus
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
To apply, please send your resume to Denisse at firstname.lastname@example.org.