Location: New York, NY
Field: Public Relations
Min. Experience: 0-1 year(s)
Basis: Full-time

Description:

NJF – the award-winning PR, Social Media, and Experiential Marketing practice of top travel and hospitality marketing firm MMGY Global – is looking for talented candidates at senior account executive level​ to serve a growing roster of 70+ internationally recognized clients.Our global mindset and boutique personalized service approach, helps engage media with unique stories and generate top results.This is an opportunity to join the largest integrated travel marketing firm in the world.

Join us at our exciting new office​s​ featuring travel-inspired team rooms, lounge areas, a meditation and mother’s room, live news screens and collaborative working environment. Our benefits include year-round half day Fridays, wellness days, cultural celebrations, professional development training, employee assistance program and a generous PTO policy.

We’ve made it our job, passion and mission to inspire people to go places.  It is time for you to go places with us!

Summary:

The Account Coordinator is an entry-level position. The Account Coordinator’s primary responsibility is providing support to teams on a number of accounts including development of press materials, development of media lists, implementation and execution of media relations, client relations, special events, client reporting and administrative duties required for servicing the accounts.

Duties, Responsibilites, Tasks Include, But Are Not Limited To:

Assist in development, planning and implementation of PR campaigns

Contribute to/initiate ideas for stories, programs and special events 

Write and/or edit press materials and social media posts

Handle media list creation and distribution of press releases 

Monitor/coordinate editorial calendar listings and lead generation services and pitch stories to appropriate media 

Track media coverage and monitor results

Respond to media inquiries and fulfill travel requests

Coordinate aspects of press trips, such as list development and invites 

Maintain current supply of client material (press kits, brochures, photo library, letterhead, etc.) 

Compile, write, edit and distribute client status, media and activity reports 

Assist with day-to-day client communication 

Participate in client conference calls

Begin building media relationships

Maintain media database of consumer and trade press

Develop understanding of client business: competition, industry news, etc.

Safeguard the confidentiality of all client, vendor and company information

Adhere to all company policies and procedures

Requirements:

Excellent verbal communication skills

Strong news writing and reporting proficiency 

Solid understanding of social media and how to utilize it

Strong detail and organizational skills 

Sensitivity to deadlines 

Ability to multi-task, prioritize and juggle projects effectively 

Self-motivation 

Resourcefulness 

Ability to learn quickly 

Creativity 

High energy 

Sharp listening skills 

Results-oriented 

Effective judgment and ability to anticipate, spot and fix problems 

Computer proficiency and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google programs, and office equipment

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

Experience Requirements: 

Minimum one year of prior internship or job-related experience in public relations, communications, marketing, journalism or related fields 

Travel industry experience or knowledge a plus 

Bilingual Spanish/English written and oral skills a plus 

Educational Requirements:

Minimum of an undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts) in communications, journalism or related field.

This position reports to:

One or more Senior Account Executives, Account Supervisor and/or Account Director 

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Theresa Thornhill

Recruiter

Tthornhill@mmgyglobal.com 



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