Location: New York, NY
Field: Public Relations
Min. Experience: 5-6 year(s)
Basis: Full-time

Description:

WE INSPIRE PEOPLE TO GO PLACES. 

NJF is MMGY Global’s practice specializing in public relations, social and experiential marketing. Launched in 1981, with more than 50 team members today, the boutique services and integrated approach are rooted in a long-standing history of building relationships, uncovering emerging trends and developing creative solutions to tell client stories. NJF connects its clients with key stakeholders – media, consumers and influencers – to elevate brand image and reputation and generate media results.  

We have an immediate opening for a Public Relations Account Supervisor in our New York, NY office.

The Public Relations Account Supervisor will spend the majority of his/her time doing the following: 

Account Management Develop, plan and implement PR programs for clients

Manage account activities and monitor program timetable and budgets to generate results and profit

Develop relationships with clients’ decision makers and provide strategic counsel

Develop deep understanding of clients’ business competition, challenges and opportunities

Provide creative input and direction to account group, including development of program concepts and activations, promotions, story placement, conceptualization of press materials, etc.

Generate and execute innovative ideas for major media coverage

Maintain established media and blogger relationships while continually developing new media contacts that are important to PR practice and rest of agency Keep abreast of media – be consistently aware of who is writing for which publications and which ones are viable outlets for clients Stay abreast of latest travel, consumer and social media trends

Demonstrate understanding and application of social media tools

Strategic media pitching (traditional and online), review/editing of press materials, client programs and recommendations; industry partner liaison, attend client and industry meetings and coordination/supervision of events

Supervise/train junior/mid-level team members

Budget development and tracking for client and new business programs

Participate in client and new business presentations

Create and/or seize opportunities for selling projects to PR clients 

Company Management Anticipate, identify and suggest solutions to company development issues Interview potential staff candidates; make recommendations

Help to identify and generate new business opportunities Represent MMGY at industry functions – take an active role in associations and help generate visibility for MMGY Actively participate in company promotion strategies  

Necessary Skills

Ability to develop and write effective PR plans, manage day-to-day account activities and proven media placement track record

Strong detail and organizational skills, troubleshooting skills, ability to manage people, strong pitching/writing skills, sensitivity to deadlines, self motivation, resourcefulness, ability to learn quickly, creativity, initiative, high energy, sensitive listening skills (from clients, supervisors, media), ability to prioritize and juggle tasks effectively, results-oriented thinking, effective judgment, ability to anticipate and fix problems, strong base of media contacts and media skills, social media savvy, effective networking and relationship-building skills, ability to delegate effectively, sound judgment, polished presentation skills, integrity, and effective strategic counseling skills.

Previous experience in managing new bureau programs, launch events, press trips, media tours

Requirements:

Education and Industry Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree

5 – 8 years of advertising agency experience in Public Relations

at least two years in a supervisory role

Experience working on “travel, tourism or hospitality” related clients is necessary

Must have established media relationships with national consumer/lifestyle and industry travel trade media

**Please submit your resume to recruitment@mmgyglobal.com  Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Please provide salary requirements with your application.  Subject title - ThePRnet.com AS-NJF job posting

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