GLCO Is Hiring A Public Relations Assistant/Coordinator In Los Angeles

The Public Relations Assistant/Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Global Communications Director in executing PR strategies, contributing to larger projects, and completing standard administrative tasks.
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The Public Relations Assistant/Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Global Communications Director in executing PR strategies, contributing to larger projects, and completing standard administrative tasks.

The Public Relations Assistant/Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Global Communications Director in executing PR strategies, contributing to larger projects, and completing standard administrative tasks. This is an exciting opportunity to join a quickly growing company, Garrett Leight LLC.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage & maintain PR inventory including the coordination and tracking of media and VIP pulls and returns.
  • Fulfill day to day global and domestic PR agency and direct press requests.
  • Relay information and feedback, acting as liaison between store managers, department directors, and agencies.
  • Assist with the organization, management, and execution of press and marketing events.
  • Create and distribute internal and external media releases, images, and information.
  • Contribute to Spectacle Magazine and assist with identification and fulfillment of new Spectacle distribution channels.
  • Prepare internal and external PR newsletters.
  • Organize and archive global editorial and all associated reporting.
  • Maintain master contacts and PR calendar database
  • Assist the Global Communications Director on day-to-day administrative tasks including expense reports, travel planning, scheduling, budgeting, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

A. Technical training or skills:

  • Proficiency in English.
  • Computer proficient including Excel and Word programs, Photoshop or similar, and Fashion GPS preferred.
  • Ability to compose professional business letters/correspondence and press releases.

B. Professional training or knowledge: Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) a prerequisite.

C. Work Experience: 1-3 years in the PR/fashion industry.

D. License Required: NONE

E. General Education or equivalent: University/College degree

F. Required behaviors (in order of decreasing priority):

  • Attention to Detail. Carries out procedures to ensure that work completed is error free.
  • Organization. Keeps on schedule. Performs work in a fashion that others can pick up where left off.
  • Initiative. Self-starting. Typically goes beyond what is normally expected.
  • Tolerance for Stress. Performs well under time or workload pressure, difficulty with or opposition from co-workers or supervisors. Tolerance of multiple, possibly conflicting, demands.
  • Adaptability. Is effective in varying environments and with varying tasks and responsibilities. Quickly adjust to new situations.
  • Resourcefulness. Ability to research information relevant to enhancing functionality of the department and/or related projects.
  • Ability to learn. Learn and apply new job related information without routine training.
  • Planning. Sets a course of action for self and others to accomplish a specific goal.
  • Practicality. Applies information available in a sensible way to function in the job.
  • Questioning. Ability and willingness to orally seek out information in order to maek a more effective presentation.
  • Resilience. Handles disappointment and/or rejection while maintaining effectiveness.
  • Tenacity. Stays with a position or plan of action until the desired objective is achieved or is no longer reasonably attainable.
  • Tolerance of Ambiguity. Can wait for vital information. Copes with unresolved situations.
  • Team building. Can create a team or work effectively in a team.
  • Organizational awareness. Understands the effect and implications of decisions on other components of the organization.
  • Oral communication skills to represent company successfully and clearly to public.
  • Cooperation with public and department members.
  • Sensitivity to others. 

To Apply: Please send your resume to Alice at abarros@garrettleight.com.