Account Director - 5WPR | Holmes Report Jobs Board
Charting the future of public relations

Account Director - 5WPR

New York, NY

Entertainment & Hospitality

We are seeking a dynamic a Senior Account Supervisor to join 5W’s Entertainment & Hospitality practice. The ideal individual will have worked with Entertainment, Travel and/or Hospitality-based clients within an agency setting, is an expert at pitching, and possesses superior account and time management skills. This is an exciting opportunity that promises to offer challenges and professional development in an environment where drive, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a commitment to exceed expectations is a winning recipe for success.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Act as primary contact to clients, continually fostering client-agency relationship to build

trust and become a valuable resource and counselor to clients.

  • Manage and delegate responsibilities of daily workflow of 10+ accounts while driving

consistent media results.

  • Communicate account status to agency management regularly.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in writing and editing materials particularly presentations, program

plans and media strategies.

  • Provide strategic guidance to clients and team members on an ongoing basis; anticipate and

address clients’ needs.

  • Troubleshoot media, team, or strategy problems as they arise; seek senior management

input when appropriate.

  • Motivate team members by promptly reviewing work and providing constructive feedback.
  • Strive to develop the best communication and presentation skills possible to effectively

articulate ideas to clients, colleagues and others.

  • Conduct and lead monthly conference calls and meetings with clients
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to

ensure placements.

  • Conduct media training sessions with clients and junior staff.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to team members on effective pitching, team issues,

account workflow and general account issues.

  • Participate in the development of materials for new business opportunities including

timelines, proposals, business decks and case studies; assist in generating new business leads.

  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • Misc. research, duties and projects as required.

Here’s what you have:

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 5 years of Entertainment, Travel and/or Hospitality PR agency experience
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills
  • Proven client relations and supervisory skills
  • Creative and energetic personality

Why you’ll love working here:

  • Located in the Helmsley Building, in the center of the city and an easy commute
  • Competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, 401(K), and a fantastic vacation policy
  • Perks include catered lunches and breakfasts each month, a panoramic view of NYC, and creative and collaborative teams that push one another towards success!
Apply here

01/02/2019