Senior Account Manager

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
17 Jun 2021
Closes
17 Jul 2021
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent

Linda Gaunt Communications is seeking a Senior Account Manager with a minimum of 3 years of agency or in-house public relations experience. The role will be primarily working on women’s and men’s RTW, accessories, hospitality, technology and lifestyle brands.

Senior Account Manager

Requirements and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the day to day client contact and manage strategy execution
  • Conduct branding and strategy development, and regularly craft story ideas, creative pitches and influencer partnerships
  • Develop interview responses, press releases, talking points, and more
  • Proven ability to place founder, news, and product stories in both national and regional media
  • Interface with the media, influencers, and celebrity stylists daily to develop, enhance and maintain relationships
  • Create and update media lists with minimal review or directive needed
  • Coordinate strategy/logistics/execution for digital and physical activations to support brand initiatives
  • Mentor and supervise account coordinator and interns as applicable
  • Accountable for creating a successful working relationship and dialogue with colleagues, clients, and agency partners

Skills

  • 3 years PR experience, working within the fashion industry on either the agency or client side
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with brands on both a national and regional level
  • Established market level media relationships
  • Strategic thinker and team player with the ability to multi-task and reprioritize quickly

 

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