POSITION: SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE, HOSPITALITY DIVISION
REPORTING TO: DIRECTORS, VICE PRESIDENTS
COMPANY OVERVIEW: M18 is a leading public relations company specializing in the intersecting fields of hospitality, real estate and design. With a unique understanding of today's cultural, business and media landscapes, our mission is to develop and execute strategic, high-impact public relations campaigns that engage the public with compelling and meaningful storytelling. We represent a high profile group of the most innovative companies, projects and people within our areas of focus. While our projects are diverse in concept, scale and location, each of our clients has a distinct vision that influences and inspires, shaping their industry and the culture at large. From pioneering hotels with award-winning food and beverage to sky-grazing residential towers that have transformed the urban fabric, we are committed to bringing their stories to the forefront.
POSITION OVERVIEW: M18 is currently seeking an senior account executive to contribute to client work on some of the leading hospitality and food & beverage projects in the country. RESPONSIBILITIES: Ability to develop and execute communication strategies for hospitality projects Conceptualize press angles, craft pitches, draft press materials, including press releases, opening timelines, and other collateral for clients Generate and sustain meaningful press coverage for clients in top-tier media outlets Establish and build upon strong relationships with national, international, local/regional media outlets covering travel, design, lifestyle, and hospitality Act as client lead for specific accounts with oversight by senior team Interact daily with clients including leading conference calls and meeting agendas Secure opportunities for awards, speaking engagements, sponsorships, partnerships, and other alliances, and coordinate logistics for media-related events and press trips Oversight of junior team members, including monitoring workload and assigning tasks that include handling press inquiries, monitoring & distributing incoming press coverage, and keeping detailed press reports Work with junior team to ensure press recaps are sent to clients with info on what PR initiatives have taken place during a specific time frame
REQUIREMENTS: 4- 6 years of relevant PR experience (hospitality, food, travel, design, lifestyle)