Purple Is Hiring An Account Manager, Lifestyle In New York, NY

Purple – with offices in London, New York and Los Angeles – are actively seeking a bright and enthusiastic Account Manager to join its Lifestyle practice in the agency’s New York office, working on several high-profile global clients.
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Purple – with offices in London, New York and Los Angeles – are actively seeking a bright and enthusiastic Account Manager to join its Lifestyle practice in the agency’s New York office, working on several high-profile global clients. The ideal candidate will have experience working in PR across different areas including but not limited to: consumer tech, architecture / design, and real estate – with an understanding of the US media landscape as it relates to those categories, and lifestyle more broadly.

The candidate should demonstrate tactical proficiency in media relations, including creating and driving both traditional and social media outreach plans. Moreover, the candidate should demonstrate a high degree of written communication skills, initiative, creativity and be extremely organized.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Media networking and liaising across relevant beats; Maintaining strong relationships with media through regular one-to-one appointments and meetings
  • Executing media relations plans for clients including developing outreach plans, message development, management of events, coordination of media familiarization trips, effective pitching, training of spokespersons and pitching local, regional and national stories
  • Competitive media research and analysis
  • Participating in the creation of communications plans
  • Navigating partnership and collaboration opportunities
  • Spearheading and supporting with event logistics and production
  • Involvement with Purple led events such as press days, and events led by other departments
  • Developing weekly and monthly media reports for clients
  • Overseeing the management of all product-related media requests – from email inquiry through prospective media coverage – through sample product distribution and tracking and follow up
  • Taking inventory of and being responsible for client product inventory
  • General media monitoring across clients and all competitors
  • Consistently producing high quality internal and external communications content
  • Oversight and compilation of weekly client agendas

Requirements:

  • Two (2) to four (4) years professional experience, agency experience a plus
  • Experience working within the real estate, consumer tech product, and / or architecture and design industries
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Fashion GPS for sample tracking
  • Knowledge of Cision and other PR industry tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

To Apply: Please send your resume to careers@purplepr.com, subject line Account Manager, Lifestyle - New York.