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MVPR Is Hiring A Public Relations Director In New York, NY

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 6-8 years of PR agency experience in the fashion industry - with proven relationships.
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New York City based boutique PR agency, MVPR, is looking for an experienced candidate to join its PR Division. The ideal candidate will possess a comprehensive network of relationships with the world’s leading long lead & short lead market editors, features writers, editorial stylists and have Director level experience managing multiple accounts and Junior team members. The candidate must have a minimum of 6-8 years of relevant experience in the fashion industry, proven editor relationships and a strong interest in team/client management. Agency experience is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead & grow PR Division
  • Lead the development and implementation of creative and thoughtful PR strategies across all divisional accounts
  • Oversee ongoing account action items & client reporting with no executive guidance
  • Develop creative and strategic media campaigns around new product launches/initiatives and supervise account team members to secure high volume of impactful placements in top tier outlets across print, digital and broadcast media (where applicable)
  • Take responsibility and accountability for all team members, clearly defining roles and providing guidance and tools to facilitate goal achievement and client success
  • Oversee and own top to bottom performance of accounts, ensuring quality work, deadline and media coverage goals are met
  • Serve as senior client contact and team leader; address client issues thoughtfully and effectively
  • Draft and be the final say on press releases, pitches, positioning statements, talking points, key messaging for brand spokespeople, briefing materials and more
  • Consistently secure brand features, executive profiles, and trend stories for clients
  • Maintain and continuously grow network of relationships with media and potential partners for collaborations and proactively use to help make clients leaders in respective categories
  • Lead in-person meetings and calls with client
  • Lead new business process including research, proposal and pitch preparation without any executive guidance
  • Constantly innovate proposals bringing new ideas to the table
  • Manage team of AM’s, AC, and interns as assigned
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Skills and Required Experience:

  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 6-8+ years of PR agency experience working across a diverse portfolio of beauty, fashion, health+wellness, and food+beverage brands and have strong contacts
  • Candidates should have experience managing a team and client accounts without executive guidance
  • Candidates should have a strong desire to accelerate quickly at a fast-paced boutique agency with amazing clients
  • 6-8+ years of experience working in fashion + accessories public relations with experience managing multiple client accounts; agency experience is required
  • Team leadership skills is a must
  • Experience developing strategies through execution with a track record of proven results; experience developing goals for team and clients
  • Creative thinker and extremely detail oriented
  • Hard-working and proactive candidate who is enthusiastic and works well within a team
  • Highly proficient with digital and social media platforms
  • Must be based in NY

Please send resumes to: Megan@mvpublicrelations.com

*Cover letter is preferred

@mvpr_nyc | www.mvpublicrelations.com