Boutique PR Agency Is Hiring An Account Director / VP In New York, NY

We are a boutique PR agency specializing in fashion and accessories, looking to add a senior team member to lead our Ready-to-Wear division in NY. The ideal candidate must have at least 5 years + relevant Fashion PR experience at an agency or in-house.
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JOB DESCRIPTION: Account Director/VP

We are a boutique PR agency specializing in fashion and accessories, looking to add a senior team member to lead our Ready-to-Wear division in NY. With offices in Soho (and Los Angeles), we work with some of the top contemporary RTW collections sold at Barneys, Net-a-Porter, etc.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and create new relationships with target fashion editors, stylists and bloggers
  • Secure strategic press coverage in national, regional, and online media outlets. (Both features and product placements)
  • Manage and execute the day-to-day work of 5-6 RTW accounts
  • Exhibit strong writing and communication skills to interface and articulate ideas to both clients and media
  • Manage and coordinate targeted press events to support seasonal launches, collections, and previews
  • Compile and send monthly reports to clients
  • Multitask across multiple client accounts and projects under deadline
  • Ensure that all media and stylist’s requests are fulfilled, delivered on time and are value-producing to each client
  • Take ownership for specific projects without supervision
  • Exhibit strong writing, communication and presentation skills to effectively articulate ideas to clients, agency principals and colleagues

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate must have at least 5 years + relevant Fashion PR experience at an agency or in-house and:

  • Be a self-starter and take ownership of projects
  • Have excellent editorial and digital media relationships in RTW market editors, features editors.
  • Have a positive personality and energy
  • Possess excellent client interaction skills
  • Have extensive knowledge of the fashion industry
  • Have the ability to handle multiple projects and client deadlines at once
  • Demonstrate high level strategic thinking skills

To apply, please send your resume to fashionprdirector.2016@gmail.com, subject line Account Director / VP.