Public Relations Account Executive

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Stacy McLaughlin Communications is a boutique public relations firm specializing in luxury lifestyle and design with well-known and respected clients in interior design and architecture, antiques, and contemporary design and fine jewelry, as well as representing leading design galleries, specialty retail, e-commerce, hospitality and publishing. With nearly 20 years of experience, we are a small band of highly motivated self-starters who are extremely organized and detail oriented. This has been a key to our continued success. Passionate about story-telling and the field of public relations, and bringing our collective high-energy to the table everyday.

We are currently looking for an Account Executive with 2-3 years of experience to add to our growing team. We are looking for someone who would be a point person for account work in addition to being proactive and strategic in media relations for clients. Our ideal candidate is a creative thinker that loves media and knows how to communicate effectively.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to):

  • Must be able to skillfully prioritize a diverse workload of ongoing account management and reporting including internal status reports and track all media credits for monthly client status reports
  • Secure meaningful press coverage including features and product placement in national print, digital, and social media outlets
  • Establish new and maintain existing media and influencer relationships in a variety of outlets in the consumer lifestyle, design, travel, and luxury markets
  • Daily print and digital media outreach
  • Social media strategy and implementation
  • Identify and secure relevant opportunities for clients including speaking engagements, events, partnerships, etc.
  • Adept at building client confidence and nurturing relationships
  • Team-player who is able to manage, problem solve, and motivate team members
  • Participate in internal marketing and strategy meetings
  • Attend client meetings/conference calls
  • Contribute ideas at weekly media outreach meetings
  • Take charge of event logistics as needed from party planning to running of event day activities

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 – 3 years PR experience
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Proven track record of pitching and securing media placements
  • Knowledge of the media landscape
  • Strategic and creative thinking
  • Passion for design and luxury lifestyle
  • Attend work and industry events, network, and represent the company in a professional manner
  • Detail oriented
  • Personable, highly motivated, self-starter attitude

BENEFITS

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Healthcare
  • Paid Time Off
  • Summer Friday’s

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $42,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Do you currently live in the New York Metro area? (NY, CT, NJ)
  • Do you have Public Relations experience in the Luxury Lifestyle market (Interior Design, Art, Fashion, etc..)

Experience:

  • Public Relations: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: One location

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