Press Coordinator

Recruiter
Dion Lee
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
06 Jun 2022
Closes
06 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

ROLE OVERVIEW

DION LEE is looking for a Press Coordinator to join the New York-based Marketing + Press team. This role will work closely with the Brand Director and press team to develop and execute the Dion Lee global press strategy.

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the PR landscape, trends and platforms with a strong pulse on creative talent and media across music, fashion, art, celebrity and influencer talent. Previous experience in PR + fashion is a must.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Management of showroom and ownership of sample inventory, ensuring seamless transitions for all external sample trafficking

- Coordination of internal sample sharing across all departments of the business + managing all shipping logistics

- Record all press and VIP requests, booking in and sending out samples

- Aid in coordination of global gifting initiatives

- Researching and identifying brand ambassadors and VIP gifting opportunities

- Compile press clippings, monthly press highlights and quarterly PR reports to analyze results

- Liaise with press on editorial opportunities as well as image and credit requests 

- Manage, build, and update contact and outreach lists

- Strengthening existing industry relationships and forging new ones with key fashion assistants and market editors

- Coordinate showroom press appointments + represent the brand

- Support, plan and execute global press + retail events, including NYFW runway show

- Support the brand team across brand projects including photoshoots + partnership projects

- Monitor media landscape for relevant industry news

 

REQUIREMENTS

- Minimum of 2 years working in a Public Relations / Social Media / Communications capacity, with prior fashion experience

- Bachelor’s Degree required

- Strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational and project management skills required

- Adaptability and multi-tasking capability, with strong time management

- Should possess a strong interest in the fashion industry, as well as knowledge of the market and its key players; Press, stylist, and influencer contacts

- Exceptional writing skills, outstanding verbal communication with the ability to represent the brand

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