PR Agent/Account Manager

New York, NY New York, NY
February 6, 2018

NES Creative is a non-traditional communications agency for the leading edge in style, design, and culture. We are  seeking a talented PR Agent + Account Manager with a specialization in our core fields to join the team in our New York office. The ideal candidate is passionate about culture and design, has a keen sense of style, is highly organized, has an entrepreneurial spirit, can manage high volume requests in a fast paced environment with ease and enthusiasm.

We are seeking an agent with 3+ years of PR experience in the design, architecture, hospitality, travel, real estate, fashion, luxury, and lifestyle industry who is results driven and have a proven track record in successfully garnering optimal media placements on behalf of clients. They will have excellent press contacts and demonstrate a high degree of initiative and creativity when pro-actively proposing new ideas. They will also possess proficient writing skills, be competent at media analysis reporting, thrive on attention to detail, have a personalized approach to their efforts, and posses a desire to grow within the company.

Responsibilities include:

• A proven track record of executing results driven media relations campaigns on behalf of clients spanning style, culture, design, hospitality, health/wellness, travel, real estate, architecture and fashion

• Liaising with clients, press and key influencer contacts to support all needs, including: monthly coverage reports and day-to-day campaign production management 

• Pro-actively pitch and secure maximum editorial opportunities. Maintain press interest in existing campaigns and maintain momentum and media conversation around new launches

• Daily press interaction; nurture and develop high level strategic relationships with media across all channels via regular communication, press appointments, studio visits, etc.

• Writing press releases, bios, company boiler plates and fact sheets

• Support NY team and company partners with day-to-day client campaign production 

• Prioritize a diverse workload and manage multiple clients at one time

• Architect media grids to support curated campaign efforts 

• Manage turn key event production 

• Read trades and consumer publications (print/online/social) and share findings with NYC team

• Seek and submit all press clippings to client

• Produce press reports for clients and hold status meetings 

Skills and qualities required:

• Established press, blogger and influencer contacts

• Excellent knowledge of all media including strong understanding of digital landscape and social media platforms

• You will be a hard-working and proactive candidate who is enthusiastic, works well within a small team and has a passion for media. An understanding of the lifestyle and design industry is vital.

• Experience managing high profile clients within the realm of travel, design, hospitality, luxury, lifestyle, art & culture

Requirements include:

• 3+ years of lifestyle PR experience, agency or in-house

• Existing contacts with national design, architecture, hospitality, lifestyle & online media

• Experience overseeing product and showroom launches, new projects, large-scale events, creating compelling brand partnerships, and having worked across the agency to seek out client collaborations.

• Portfolio of previous secured press clips, including features, profiles, news items, event coverage, etc.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

• Job type: Full-time, Permanent

• Salary: Dependent upon experience

• Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the United States

• Please send CV and Cover Letter to nes@nescreative.com