Account Supervisor, Public Relations

14 Sep, 2022


Account Supervisor, Public Relations

New York, NY

We’re looking for a self-motivated, pro-active Account Supervisor/Publicist with extremely strong media pitching skills and media relationships to join our dynamic team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with clients to uncover and identify business needs and objectives

  • Crafting appropriate strategies, timelines, budgets and implementation plans to achieve client goals

  • Anticipating client needs and identifying issues/concerns in order to proactively develop solutions

  • Developing broad industry expertise with a regional and national scope

  • Building trust, credibility, and client referrals.

  • Initiating regular contact with client contacts to review priorities, share counsel and garner feedback from the client to ensure that their needs are being met

  • Tracking results for clients and then determining media targets and goals based on that tracking

  • Reviewing all press materials, proposals, agendas, weekly client reports and anything to be sent to the client for accuracy, grammar, spelling, formatting and content

  • Leveraging strong relationships with senior editors to generate results and develop strategic opportunities for clients

  • Advising and mentoring team members on appropriate media strategy

  • Attending media tours and managing event planning

  • Overall program and budget management for clients and each campaign

  • Helping with new business including generating leads, research, developing proposals, attending new business meetings and presenting ideas

Ideal candidate will:

  • Have 5-6 years of experience pitching consumer beauty and lifestyle product accounts

  • Have strong media contacts with beauty editors at the top national consumer publications

  • Be creative, resourceful and have a keen attention to detail

  • Be able to contribute to a team atmosphere and work well with others

  • Do whatever it takes to provide the ultimate service to both clients and the media

  • Have a sense of humor, a sense of loyalty and be able to think outside of the box

  • Be able to meet deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere

  • Demonstrate ability to plan and prioritize a team’s workload, keeping Vice President informed of all developments relating to client work

  • Pitch and secure placements for our clients in national consumer press

  • Oversee performance of junior team members

  • Draft and edit press releases, invitations, background information sheets, status reports

  • Develop a greater, more detailed understanding of client business, markets and issues affecting them

Please send resume along with a cover letter to

Job posted: 2022-09-14