MCL

MLC
180 VARICK STREET, SUITE 1320
NYC 10014


INFO@MLC-PR.COM



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MLC IS HIRING! INTERESTED CANDIDATES CAN SEND RESUME TO INFO@MLC-PR.COM

 
Account Director Job Description

MLC is searching for an Account Director to join our growing team and to work with an outstanding collection of restaurants, food and lifestyle clients. Candidates should have 6-7+ years of experience in the food/media, or related space. The ideal candidate has existing relationships, a smart eye for story angles, is a strong writer, passionate about food and lifestyle brands, and is incredibly smart, creative and dynamic. Candidate must be able to lead accounts, provide/drive strategic goals for their clients, lead client interaction, and generate media results on a consistent basis. Experience in marketing, collaborations, partnerships and social media is a plus.
 
 
Responsibilities
- Bring a creative and strategic approach to brands/projects, and be able to execute PR campaigns, partnerships and events
- Write thoughtfully and beautifully about brands, developing key messages, bios, press releases and more
- Prepare individuals for interviews and media-facing opportunities
- Lead pitching efforts and develop story ideas to achieve maximum editorial placement
- Day-to-day lead on communication with all clients, building rapport and credibility with the client, based on trust and expert counsel
- Ensure client satisfaction with the agency, services and staff
- Excellent team skills, working alongside junior and senior members of the agency
- Manage, coach and motivate junior members of the team to ensure day to day operations run smoothly and PR results are delivered
- Efficient, organized with excellent time management skills and adherence to deadlines
- Leverage traditional, digital and social media, as well as, emerging technologies to develop strategic PR solutions for our client
- Established, strong industry contacts wit press, both online and in print, and with key bloggers 


Requirements
- 6 + years of communications experience
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines at once; exceptional time management skills
- Ability to work well independently in a fast-paced environment
- Strong working knowledge of social media platforms and print & online publications
- Invested interest and knowledge of chefs, restaurants, brands, and hospitality world in general