Full Time Job

Account Director

High10 Media

New York, NY 10-18-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

We are currently seeking an Account Director in our New York Office. The ideal candidate will be ambitious and highly organized, with strong writing skills, and a passion for public relations, social media, and current events. This is a fast-paced role for a creative PR practitioner who delegates effectively, manages projects and time well, demonstrates strong strategic aptitude, sound tactical skills, and senior management potential.

What You'll Get
• Ongoing professional development
• Invaluable experience
• A dedicated, fun and supportive group of colleagues
• Competitive Salary and Benefits

Responsibilities

As directed by a supervisor, a Director will:
• Develop, plan, and execute communications strategies that meet and exceed client goals
• Serve as account lead for multiple clients across media, lifestyle, and entertainment brands, including setting public relations goals, spearheading execution, and managing staff
• Create and draft consumer-facing communications materials, including press releases, media alerts, backgrounders, event invites, pitches and other documents; edit writing of junior staff
• Manage multiple projects from ideation to execution
• Supervise junior team members to ensure they have a balanced workload and the information they need to complete tasks on deadline – Edit and approve press lists, status reports, agendas, etc.
• Provide strategic counsel to clients, including during crisis situations
• Write talking points and prep executives for press interviews and speaking engagements
• Research and brainstorm editorial opportunities for clients
• Coordinate logistics of on-air bookings and interviews; serve as liaison between clients and the press
• Establish relationships with print and online reporters, and national and local broadcast producers
• Pitch press releases and feature ideas by phone or email to national, regional and trade journalists across print, broadcast and online outlets
• Represent clients at industry events, trade shows, vendor meetings, and other external opportunities as needed

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Company Profile
High10 Media

High10 Media is a global communications agency which creates and implements intelligent, holistic communications strategies that succeed in our complex media environment