Public Relations Assistant, Women's

Recruiter
Ralph Lauren
Location
New York, New York, United States
Posted
28 Jul 2022
Closes
15 Sep 2022
Ref
31198
Company Description
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration. Any offer of employment is contingent upon proof of full COVID 19 vaccinations upon hire. Accommodations due to medical or religious reasons will be evaluated in compliance with the law.

Position Overview
Assist in media activities for the Women's Fashion portfolio

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Responsibilities: Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: · Coordinate Global Women's PR Editorial sample requests; communicate professionally and swiftly to both external and internal teams, ensure timely and full returns, track and communicate exclusivity as needed · Oversee tracking of Women's editorial requests and credits, monitor for future credit placements · Place Women's seasonal sample orders, ensure timely delivery of samples, and manage inventory · Compile monthly editorial placement reports and brand initiative recaps · RL News - working with PR and Corporate Communications team on credits to enter into daily news brief each morning · Archive all Women's press clips, lookbooks, and relevant merchandising documents · Contacts - maintain contact excel and update as needed · Gifting - Prepare and track editor gifts, maintain knowledge of competitor gifting landscape to contribute to creative brainstorming for new initiatives and launches · Collect magazines each month to distribute to leadership · Maintain organized PR closets and ensure seasonal archiving of samples · Ability to work in person for Press Events, Fashion shows, etc. Position Requirements: · Previous experience in PR and/or fashion is preferred · Social Media skills required · Available to work as needed for notable VIP events and company events

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

* Appreciation and understanding of the luxury fashion industry
* Clear and strategic thinker who executes tasks with composure in an organized manner
* Strong sense of industry, celebrity, and style knowledge
* Excellent communication and organizational skills
* Highly organized, detail oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment
* Strong writing and verbal skills
* Proficiency with computer programs and skills especially with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Google Sheets
* Strong ability to prioritize and multi-task
* Thorough understanding of brand positioning and DNA
* Ability to function in a fast - paced environment.
* Strong interpersonal skills

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