Strategy Supervisor + Account Strategist + Strategy Coordinator

https://twitter.com/ellecomm Elle Communications

We believe there is a lot of good in the world and that we can use PR to elevate pioneers who are driving positive change.

OPENINGS AT ELLE COMMUNICATIONS
Los Angeles + New York

Elle Communications is seeking several new employees for our growing agency with headquarters in both New York City and Los Angeles. We are currently hiring for junior, senior, and mid-level publicists in both offices.

The right candidates will have a solid rolodex of contacts and experience in lifestyle, fashion, consumer products, business, CSR, politics, and/or social and environmental impact. At Elle, we represent an array of businesses and individuals working hard and smart to make the world a better place, and our strength in work comes from our team of diverse backgrounds and experience who can help causes break through the noise and into the mainstream conversation.

Following are the responsibilities for the roles we are currently hiring for, and we are open to candidates in both NYC and LA:

STRATEGY SUPERVISOR

Job Description Summary: responsible for planning, coordinating, consulting, and directing public relations initiatives for clients. Produces bold, strategic, persuasive campaigns for clients. Works closely with Senior Strategy Manage to maintain client relations, manage account deliverables and understand client management. Has solid rolodex of media contacts and works to grow this. Oversees growth of their client teams, manages accounts with consideration of retention and growth, contributes to executive planning for overall health and performance of the agency.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Has expert level understanding and implementation of client management Oversees gowth of overall team
  • Management of account with consideration of retention and growth Contributesfully to executive team
  • Manages project budgets
  • Consult on strategy for client accounts and internal company structure, processes, and tools
  • Approves final materials including reporting
  • Provides regular feedback to teams, both client and leadership
  • Implement proactive leadership that encourages teams to perform to the best of their ability
  • Prospect, pitch and secure new business opportunities
  • Help manage hours allocation and team member utilization
  • Proactively works with team members on time management
  • Demonstrate passion for and understanding of Elle Communications’ mission, culture and values.
  • Regularly develop and maintain new relationships on behalf of clients and agency
  • Regularly secure results for all clients under your purview
  • Participate in creating a positive, results-driven, collaborative, fun and respectful company culture
  • Serve as an industry expert that consistently monitors news trends, clients and competitors

ACCOUNT STRATEGIST

Job Description Summary: Supports account management in planning, coordinating, consulting, problem solving and directing public relations campaigns for clients. Has solid rolodex of media contacts and works to grow this. Acts as an additional day-to-day client liaison. Takes steps to becoming a lead, mastering skills to move up to strategy manager, and displaying ability to coordinate, consult and problem solve on both client accounts and internal teams.

  • Work closely with both mentors and senior account team members to develop client strategy
  • Be responsible for at least one creation of a client campaign
  • Must be comfortable interacting with client and reaching out for campaign-specific needs, asks and alerts
  • Manage junior team members and display leadership through team building Adhere to and report on internal and client-facing deadlines
  • Continue to build strong media rolodex and nurture relationships Learn about and participate in new business opportunities Regular face-to-face interaction with media
  • Demonstrate passion for and understanding of Elle Communications’ mission, culture and values.
  • Regularly develop and maintain new relationships on behalf of clients and agency.
  • Regularly secure results for all clients under your purview
  • Participate in creating a positive, results-driven, collaborative, fun and respectful company culture
  • Serve as an industry expert that consistently monitors news trends, clients and competitors

STRATEGY COORDINATOR

Job Description Summary: supports account management through account administration, maintaining reports and databases, creating and maintaining media lists, research, pitching, and creative cultivation of ideas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Represent Elle Communications publicly in a positive and knowledgeable manner
  • Respond to team communication same day
  • Hire and maintain interns
  • Consistently approach project leads to discuss client goals, objectives, and needs
  • Serve as an industry expert that consistently monitors news trends, clients and competitors
  • Monitor the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs, for placements and opportunities for clients
  • Regularly pursue and secure meaningful media placements
  • Regularly secure new opportunities and relationships that will benefit clients
  • Communicate with project lead on best practices for client interaction
  • Attend, organize and participate in all client meetings
  • Maintain and organize all client initiatives, timelines, and materials
  • Participate in producing weekly or bi-weekly client meeting agendas
  • Create first draft of weekly, monthly and quarterly client reports; distribute when approved
  • Participate in client brainstorming and idea creation
  • Maintain pre-existing and develop new relationships with influencers and stakeholders in media, talent and other areas of importance for agency and clients
  • Research and develop relationships with influencers on behalf of client accounts
  • Participate in event management, including press conferences, desksides, previews and promotional events
  • Attend and promote client events to the media, as needed
  • Demonstrate passion for and understanding of Elle Communications’ mission, culture and values.
  • Regularly develop and maintain new relationships on behalf of clients and agency
  • Regularly secure results for all clients under your purview
  • Participate in creating a positive, results-driven, collaborative, fun and respectful company culture
  • Serve as an industry expert that consistently monitors news trends, clients and competitors

ABOUT ELLE:

We believe there is a lot of good in the world and that we can use PR to elevate pioneers who are driving positive change. Through our LA and NYC headquarters, we offer a team of seasoned experts to support you in media, talent, and influencer relations, communications strategy, media training, and thought leadership. Our clients are non-profits, social enterprises, CSR teams, ethical brands, political activists and leaders making the world a better place each and every day.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to resumes@ellecomm.com. Resumes will be accepted only via email. Please, no phone calls, tweets, Facebook messages, pokes, prods or messenger pigeons.

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