Elle Communications is seeking a senior associate/account lead with a minimum of 5-7 years of PR experience based in Los Angeles or New York City for our growing agency with headquarters in both NYC and LA, and a satellite office in San Francisco.
At Elle, we represent an array of businesses and distinctive 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 deserving causes break through the noise and into the mainstream conversation.
-Ensuring an effective and creative strategy is always in place and being proactively implemented on for each client you oversee
-Keep a laser focus on top tier targets for each client, ensuring we’re thoughtfully pursuing opportunities most likely to move the needle forward for the important organizations we represent
-Work thoughtfully with our clients to understand how PR will be most effective in supporting their organizational priorities, and guide our internal project teams to reach - and surpass - the goals we set forward
-Ensure that members of your project teams are set up for success, and work closely between them and agency leadership to identify ways they can grow and succeed
-Serve as quality control for each account, ensuring that everything presented to clients and the media is of the highest caliber and has our agency seal of approval on it-Ensure a professional, respectful, optimistic, and proactive dynamic in all client and colleague relationships and interactions
-Demonstrate passion for and understanding of Elle Communications’ mission, culture and values
-Regularly develop and maintain new relationships on behalf of clients and agency
-Regularly secure premier results for all clients under your purview
-Participate in creating a positive, results-driven, collaborative, fun and respectful company culture
-Regularly report back to the CEO and Vice President on progress and impact
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 you 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. We offer great benefits, company culture, learning, a commitment to diversity, and growth opportunities.
HOW TO APPLY: To expedite the hiring process, please send your cover letter and resume to resumes@ ellecomm.com for consideration. We will get back to you if we feel it is a great fit. Please do not apply if you do not meet all of the requirements, including experience. Resumes will be accepted only via email. Please, no phone calls, tweets, Facebook messages, pokes, prods or messenger pigeons. Thank you in advance for your interest.
For this position specifically, our new team member would be leading client projects that elevate immigrants, that celebrate Black joy and resilience, and that fight for innovative policies and national legislation that tackle issues including, but not limited to, eliminating poverty, advancing worker’s rights, overhauling the criminal justice system, protecting Indigenous communities and lands, increasing civic engagement, accelerating climate justice, and elevating diverse stories that aim to further basic human rights. Candidates must have at least seven years of experience working inside of a public relations agency, and will need to be able to showcase specific strategic results you have driven for non-profits, foundations, and/or social and racial justice initiatives. The ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, a passion for driving positive change in the world, is results-driven, has experience managing top issues-oriented political, business and lifestyle accounts, can provide examples of top-tier media results, maintains close relationships with journalists in New York, as well as in the national landscape. Displayed interest in the social impact space is required. This position will begin virtually and move in-office following recommended COVID guidelines; thus, being physically present in Los Angeles or New York City is required for consideration.