Account Director

JONESWORKS, a full-service marketing, public relations, and brand consultancy agency, is seeking a strategic, driven, and creative Account Director in our New York office.

The ideal candidate is a natural leader and a seasoned publicist with experience driving, managing and executing impactful PR campaigns for consumer and lifestyle clients.  Candidate must think big picture, have extensive background in client management and have a deep understanding of the ever-changing media landscape and the ability to lead strategic counsel, internally and externally, to successfully align our client’s objectives with impactful earned media ROI. 

Responsibilities

  • Drive strategic development for organic and new business growth with deck development and client presentations
  • Develop and lead creative and innovative, results-driven public relations programs to support client objectives and launches/activations
  • Act as senior counsel to client to address client needs thoughtfully and effectively
  • Drive the roll-out of the client strategy and ensure team meets key deadlines to deliver impactful ROI
  • Oversee client thought leadership such as conferences and Op-eds
  • Oversee the creation of original materials such as press releases, features and Op-eds
  • Manage Account Supervisors, Senior Account Executives, Account Executives, Account Coordinators and Interns with a positive and proactive attitude
  • Contribute to development of standard operating procedures to evolve team processes

Media Relations

  • Oversee execution of PR programs which may include partnerships, Activations, FAM trips, media events and desk sides
  • Oversee execution of PR calendar, developing story ideas and creative pitches for targeted media
  • Craft the narrative for business stories and press releases
  • Manage and facilitate high-level media placements
  • Manage team to aggressively pursue new media angles and story opportunities
  • Actively networks with media across lifestyle, business, trade, and consumer outlets and maintains strong relationships

Benefits

  • Benefits including medical, dental, vision and 401(K) with an abbreviated waiting period
  • Unlimited PTO days, summer Fridays and extended time off for December/January holiday

**Applications without resumes will not be considered.**

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