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

Description:

BPCM is looking for a talented candidate to join our growing Travel, Wine and Spirits team as an Assistant Account Executive. We are looking for energetic, positive candidates with an understanding and passion for the luxury travel and spirits brands.Potential candidates must have experience working full-time in a PR department and must have strong writing skills (i.e. drafting press releases and pitches with creative story angles). Additionally, candidates must possess an understanding of the lifestyle and hospitality industries, ideally with Travel and Wine & Spirit brands, and must have at least one year of proven PR experience. Applicants should be great multi-taskers and team players who are extremely well-organized, have a strong sense of time management, and are able to juggle multiple client accounts at a time to meet deadlines.Applicants will have the opportunity to join a growing team of hardworking and fun individuals where they will be able to build a strong portfolio of media placements in top publications, connect with top-tier industry contacts, drive impactful media coverage through strategic and creative pitch angles, and support in the planning and implementation of VIP events. Additionally, candidates have the opportunity to work in a fun and fashion forward environment with high-end luxury clients in loft-like NYC office space surrounded by great teammates. 

Responsibilities will be (but are not limited to):

-Assisting team in updating weekly and monthly client reports

-Monitoring coverage and deliver press clippings to clients in a timely manner

-Drafting and contributing to all necessary media and client materials as directed including fact sheets, press releases, bios, and media alerts

-Developing creative pitch angles and proactively reaching out to targeted media contacts

-Handling correspondence with external entities for general day-to-day press requests

-Establishing and maintaining strong media relationships with key editors

-Brainstorming creative partnership and activation ideas for clients

-Assisting with the creation of strategic short and long-term PR plans for clients

-Tracking industry trends and identifying relevant opportunities for clients

-Supporting Travel, Wine & Spirits team with event production, organization and set up of special events

-Availability to work events across the company

Requirements:

Desired Skills & Experience:

-Minimum of 1 year work experience within a PR department (agency or in-house)

-A true interest in luxury lifestyle PR and the travel and spirits industries

-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships

-Problem solving and solution oriented with a proactive attitude

-Proficient computer skills i.e., PowerPoint, Excel and Word

-Proven results with top-tier media outlets



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