ZOI Agency Is Hiring An Account Manager In New York, NY

ZOÏ was established with the vision to help bring brands to life in creative ways. With offices in New York, Montreal and Toronto, our boutique agency offers each client full North American support and global public relations services.
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Job Description

Reporting to the Agency Director, this position plays an instrumental role and the candidate acts as an ambassador for their clients. Works to bring a professional, motivated and diverse skill set to complement and grow the agency. They have the capacity to quickly earn the trust of their clients and have strong relationships with a wide range of fashion, lifestyle, beauty and design influencers, as well as media, both in the print and digital arenas.

The essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage 4-6 of agency's key accounts
  • Develop strategic and creative Annual PR plans
  • Advise clients on all communication activities while developing and maintaining a relationship with trust between the client and the agency
  • Draft strong PR messaging and create unique and compelling story angles
  • Organize and successfully execute seasonal press events, store openings, collection launches and press trips
  • Secure strategic client brand visibility, including press coverage such as brand features, as well as product placement in top national, regional and online media outlets
  • Build and grow new relationships with media and influencers while fostering already existing relationships
  • Create and deliver informative, well-organized reports and presentations to clients
  • Assess, manage and monitor budgets and project expenses

The Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience, including prior managing role
  • Experience managing a team and leading strategy, while being able to independently manage projects and day-to-day activities
  • Strong written communication and presentation skills to effectively articulate ideas, strategies and pitch stories
  • Strong knowledge and expertise in industry related matters, and ability to service and communicate with a wide range of fashion, lifestyle, design and beauty clients and influencers
  • Solid understanding and insatiable interest of consumer trends in fashion, design, hospitality and beauty industries 
  • Strong influencer and press contacts in print and online
  • Strong communication, management, and organizational skills are essential to succeeding in this role
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask with ease
  • Ability to take initiative and perform tasks in a self-sufficient manner
  • Extremely well organized, methodical and efficient
  • Good business sense and ability to work within budget

To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Francesco@agence-zoi.com, subject line Account Manager.

About Us

Inspired to bring brands to life, ZOÏ (‘life’ in Greek) was founded by Maria Varvarikos in 2000 and has left an indelible mark on the fashion, lifestyle, beauty and travel brands that have since partnered with the agency. With offices in New York, Toronto and Montreal, our boutique bureaus offer each client full public relations services across the United States, Canada, and in major cities worldwide.

With a mission to foster client relations that nurture new ideas, innovation, and growth, ZOÏ Agency maintains a highly-curated roster of brands, working with designers and tastemakers that inspire and motivate the team to push boundaries and achieve further excellence.

Comprised of young, seasoned professionals who are passionate about their work, ZOÏ Agency’s team assumes the role of brand ambassador rather than PR representative, forming an unofficial extension of the brand’s office and one that truly understands and communicates the unique identities of its clients. The agency’s selective number of clients allows each account manager to invest more time, energy and resources into our client relationships.

It’s this personalized approach that has allowed ZOÏ Agency to form long-term relationships with its clients and its strong network of media contacts, generating measurable results for every client while implementing tactics, event concepts and strategies that disrupt traditional PR and instead leave a unique impact of their own.

For a list of client roster examples, many of which were launched by ZOÏ Agency in North America, please visit our website: www.agence-zoi.com