Public Relations Account Executive

Posted in Advertising/Marketing/PR on May 16, 2017

Wagstaff Worldwide, Inc

Our New York office is looking for a public relations superstar to join the team. Candidates should have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience managing high level accounts in the wine, spirits, and food/hospitality industries, and have a solid network of media and industry-related contacts.

Candidates must demonstrate experience in the placement of meaningful editorial coverage, superior writing abilities, and social media acumen. We are looking for someone with natural charisma and excellent presentation skills, who possesses a passion for wine and spirits as well as experience in an agency environment.

The ideal candidate measures success by the strong relationships they’ve built with the media and clients, as well as the media results achieved through their work.

You must also possess the following skills/qualities:

Detailed oriented
Energetic and enthusiastic
Thrives in fast-paced environments
Can juggle multiple projects
Can work independently as well as within a team environment
Has a great work ethic and professional attitude
Your responsibilities will include (and are not limited to):

Media outreach on behalf of wine and spirit brands
Manage and foster client relationships
Responsible for the day-to-day client management
Manage project calendars and timelines
Manage internal processes to meet deadlines
Follow through on projects from briefing to completion
Working with third party vendors
Additional qualifications:

Degree in communications, PR and/or marketing, preferred
Excellent communications skills (written and verbal)
Proficient with Microsoft Office programs i.e. Excel, Word, PPT
Experience in the Wine & Spirits industry is a plus

This position offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, along with a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic, high-energy work environment.


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