Location: New York, NY
Field: PR/Communications
Min. Experience: 3-4 year(s)
Basis: Full-time


RHC is looking for a Senior Publicist on our spirits team with a keen understanding of the media landscape and strong public relations skills. They should have prior agency experience working with wine & spirits clients, with solid general public relations skills. The Senior Publicist will potentially lead accounts including proactive and reactive media relations, strategy writing, creative writing (press releases, media alerts, content, etc.), and creative brainstorming.

Senior Publicists manage account teams, have very strong relationships with media and some experience with new business (assisting with proposal writing, researching relevant business leads).


Create meaningful and impactful comprehensive public relations strategies and plans

Conduct proactive and reactive media pitching; successfully pitch stories and meet with media to deliver high quality results

Act as day-to-day client contact for a selection of accounts

Lead client calls and meetingsSeek out creative ideas and opportunities to identify and cultivate story ideas for media pitching

Contribute to creative brainstorming sessions

Create key assets for accounts including press releases, fact sheets, biographies, messaging, media alerts, agendas and recaps

Follow industry and client category trends and regularly share insights, thoughts and key findings as it relates to competitors

Delegate effectively, setting clear expectations and deadlines to junior team membersProvide needed resources for projects

Manage quality of work on multiple accounts with professionalism and support team leaders

Support on new business proposals with research, brainstorming ideas and proposal creation

Requirements:4-6 years of experience in public relations with a focus on wine & spirits; agency preferred

Ability to manage multiple accounts with ease and professionalism; ability to work under pressure

Excellent verbal, written, presentation and follow up skillsEffective organizational and project management skills

Creative writer with experience crafting assets (press releases, bios, media alerts, etc.)

Ability to manage a junior team as a mentor; delegate work effectivelyLead by example; demonstrate proven strong work ethic

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Contact RHC: Rachel Harrison Communications


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