PURPLE Is Hiring An Account Executive, Fashion In New York, NY - Fashionista

PURPLE Is Hiring An Account Executive, Fashion In New York, NY

The Account Executive must have a genuine passion for developing brands, using true initiative in order to achieve exceptional results.
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PURPLE New York is looking for an experienced Account Executive for its Fashion division to join the agency. The Account Executive will play an essential role in supporting the assigned Account Manager and Account Director: generating maximum brand exposure through creative product placement, editorial support and launches. The Account Executive 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 are essential.

The Account Executive's responsibilities include increasing awareness for all brands assigned to them. In this role the Account Executive will promote their assigned 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 and representative for Purple.

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

  • Proven two-three years experience in a 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 with strong relationships with senior editors within the fashion industry
  • 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
  • Show and Presentation experience essential
  • Strong computer skills including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Launchmetrics

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