Account Executive at PR Agency

Account Executive at PR Agency

Colangelo & Partners
New York, New York
Other · Marketing/Media

50k - 60k · Full time


An Account Executive with Colangelo & Partners will be a core member of the account team. Their work is multifaceted and varies depending on the skill set and interests of the individual, with many opportunities for growth. The main responsibility of the AE is to work with account teams on various aspects of the business to achieve client deliverables.

AE’s are expected to be able to work across multiple PR disciplines and execute a broad set of measurable tasks with support from their peers and supervisors. AE’s are given quantifiable goals, including garnering press placements, writing press materials and forming relationships with media/influencer contacts. They will be given responsibility within their accounts and are expected to interact with clients on calls, in meetings, and at events.

Qualifications- Desired Skills and Experience
- 2-4 years of public relations experience within the wine/spirits/hospitality industry
- Basic understanding of public relations fundamentals including media list development, pitching across print/media/broadcast outlets
- Can work strategically across multiple accounts at once – and handle and field requests from clients, media and managers alike
- Adept in Cision and Microsoft office tools (Excel, PPT, Word)
- Strong research and database management skills
- Can network professionally at events and is interested in continuously refining PR skills and/or learn new ones
- Ability to think creatively, contribute to team brainstorms and support the development of innovative communications campaigns for clients
- Social Media - Understands strategic social media campaigns and essential social media pillars (advertising, influencers, engagement, etc)

What We Offer
- We encourage you to help us grow: New business bonuses, employee referral program
- We want you to continue to learn: Education and training programs whether they be part of our in-house curriculum or subsidizing courses at accredited institutions
- We not only want to know our client’s communications goals, we want to understand their product from the glass as well! This means weekly happy hours, group outings to wineries/distilleries, bars and more
- We provide excellent benefits to our employees, including medical and dental insurance, 401K contribution matching, flexibility with Summer hours, and a paid leave policy including PTO for service, personal time and Summer Fridays. Benefits also extend to company-paid training programs, performance-based incentives, and the opportunity to work between the New York and San Francisco offices
- We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics

Sick leave
Professional development
Parental leave