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Account Executive

Posted by KLG Public Relations on 20 Mar 2017   Share

Job basics

  • Location: New York City, New York 10001
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Other
  • Categories: PR/Communications
  • Beverages: Alcoholic Beverages
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: Founder/CEO
  • # of Direct Reports: NA
  • Benefits: Health Insurance
 
Job Description

NYC based boutique agency- KLG Public Relations - is hiring an Account Executive to join its growing team. The ideal candidate should be entrepreneurial in nature with 1-3 years of experience and a solid knowledge of the wine and spirits industry.


KLGPR is looking for an ambitious self starter with strong general public relations skills and contacts to represent various high-profile wine and spirits brands. The ideal candidate is a multi-tasker with current or prior experience in agency public relations.


The Account Executive will handle account management such as proactive and reactive media relations; client service, creative writing (press releases, media alerts), building and managing lists of media, bloggers and influencers, public relations strategy and creative brainstorming.


Responsibilities:

  • Proactive and reactive media pitching to consumer and trade press

  • Successfully pitch stories, meet with and manage media to deliver high-quality results

  • Contribute to creative brainstorming sessions and brand strategy

  • Seek out creative ideas and opportunities to identify and cultivate story ideas for media pitching

  • Follow industry and client category trends and regularly share insights, thoughts and key findings particularly as it relates to competitors

  • Create key assets for accounts including press releases, fact sheets, biographies, messaging, media alerts, agendas and recaps

  • Manage multiple clients while meeting various deadlines
Job Requirements
  • 1-3 years of applicable PR experience
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Extensive knowledge of the Wine and Spirits industry
  • Extremely comfortable multi-tasking and managing deadlines

about KLG Public Relations

Founded in 2016, KLG Public Relations is a NYC based PR Agency specializing in Wine & Spirits.
Clients include Fernet-Branca, Templeton Rye, Teeling Irish Whiskey, Casamigos Tequila, Novo Fogo Cachaca, Cooper Spirits Company, Carpano Antica and more.