At Elle, we represent an array of businesses and individuals working hard and smart to make the world a better place, and our strength in work comes from our team of diverse backgrounds and experience who can help causes break through the noise and into the mainstream conversation.
Job Description Summary: Supports account management through account administration, maintaining reports and databases, creating and maintaining media lists, research, pitching, and creative cultivation of ideas.
-Represent Elle Communications publicly in a positive and knowledgeable manner
-Serve as an industry expert that consistently monitors news trends, clients and competitorsMonitor the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs, for placements and opportunities for clients
-Regularly pursue and secure meaningful media placements
-Regularly secure new opportunities and relationships that will benefit clients
-Participate in client brainstorming and idea creation
-Maintain pre-existing and develop new relationships with influencers and stakeholders in media, talent and other areas of importance for agency and clients
-Consistently approach project leads to discuss client goals, objectives, and needs
-Communicate with project lead on best practices for client interaction
-Attend, organize and participate in all client meetings
-Maintain and organize all client initiatives, timelines, and materialsParticipate in producing weekly or bi-weekly client meeting agendas
-Create first draft of weekly, monthly and quarterly client reports; distribute when approved
-Research and develop relationships with influencers on behalf of client accounts
-Participate in event management, including press conferences, desksides, previews and promotional events
-Attend (virtually and in-person once safe to do so again) and promote client events to the media, as needed
-Demonstrate passion for and understanding of Elle Communications' mission, culture and values
-Respond to team communication same day
-Hire and maintain interns
-Participate in creating a positive, results-driven, collaborative, fun and respectful company culture
-Serve as an industry expert that consistently monitors news trends, clients and competitors
-Ensure a professional, respectful, optimistic, and proactive dynamic in all client and colleague relationships and interactions.
ABOUT ELLE: We believe there is a lot of good in the world and that we can use PR to elevate pioneers who are driving positive change. Through our LA and NYC headquarters, we offer a team of seasoned experts to support our clients in media, talent, and influencer relations, communications strategy, media training, and thought leadership. Our clients are non-profits, social enterprises, CSR teams, ethical brands, political activists and leaders making the world a better place each and every day.At Elle, we care a lot about people and the planet, and we work hard to take good care of every person we come across, both inside and outside our office walls.
HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org (this makes it easier for us to see you instead of just applying on Indeed). Resumes will be accepted only via email. Please, no phone calls, DMs, pokes, prods or messenger pigeons.
Elle Communications is seeking a junior associate based in New York or Los Angeles for our growing agency with headquarters in both NYC and LA, and a satellite office in San Francisco. The position is temporarily virtual, but will shift to in-office following pandemic guidelines. The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of relevent PR experience and be passionate about the mission-driven space. This is a rare opportunity for someone looking to seriously establish their career in public relations.