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Senior Account Executive

Company: Jenelle Hamilton PR
Location: Walton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Jenelle Hamilton PR is a communications firm based in Los Angeles, CA specializing in traditional PR, brand building and image maintenance. We have a range of clients across many categories including beauty, food and beverage and fashion brands. Our clients have included; Simply Gum, Partake Foods, delivery.com, Tom Ford Beauty, Black Opal, Fashion Fair, Mented Cosmetics, Bob Mackie, Nickson Living, The Shorty Awards, Champagne Taittinger and Domaine Carneros.
We're seeking a full-time senior account executive to join our small and powerful team, starting immediately. This is an ideal position must have experience working in-house or at a PR Agency. We are seeking someone with established food, beverage or beauty media relationships, who is looking to grow and expand their PR skill set. Candidate will be client facing and will work closely with CEO and team, to execute on strategy and key activity. Candidate should take initiative, think strategically and possess an ability to develop the position by identifying creative opportunities and proactively solving challenges.--
Reporting to the CEO this role undertakes the following RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Strategic outreach to media - including editors and freelance writers - pitching clients to relevant print and digital media. Focus includes product, people and brand ethics.
  • Respond to inbound requests for product, information, interviews, partnership opportunities and brand stories.
  • Research and execute media outreach for thought leaders and spokespeople of respective brands.--
  • Compose press releases, pitches and collateral for product launches and other relevant client news.
  • Develop and grow strong media contacts across North America. Managing and updating of media lists using Muck Rack and Cision.--
  • Enter clients into industry awards, always finding new opportunities.----
  • Scheduling and confirming virtual and in person events and/or desk-sides.--
  • Brainstorm strategy and support team in finding new opportunities for clients, editorially and outside of traditional PR. Consistently communicate trends, shifts, opportunities and statuses of the industry with cross-functional teams and clients, while externally inserting brands into relevant conversations.--
  • Assist team with daily duties of account management and client servicing, maintaining weekly client updates.--
  • Participating in team meetings, bringing fresh ideas around driving press coverage, social trends and raising brand profiles.
    You bring the following QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in traditional PR, either in-house or agency. Previous work with beauty or food & beverage brands are a must.
    • Established media relationships and contacts in the beauty, food or beverage category.
    • Bachelor's degree in related field (communications, marketing, journalism or public relations).
    • Strategic understanding of PR, in addition to appropriate metrics of success. Hold an intimate knowledge of the current landscape and trends in the beauty or food & beverage space.--
    • Strong communication skills; written, spoken, presentation etc.
    • Ability to problem solve, think critically and in an integrated manner, while presenting creative ideas.
    • Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to focus, prioritize and multitask.----
    • A team player with a collaborative mindset and the ability to work with initiative, taking direction where needed.

    • Basic knowledge of media databases (i.e. Cision, Muck Rack)

Keywords: Jenelle Hamilton PR, Scranton , Senior Account Executive, Other , Walton, Pennsylvania

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