Account Executive

Colangelo & Partners

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An Account Executive at Colangelo & Partners is a proactive problem solver and can think quickly on their feet. They pay attention to detail in every-aspect of their job, from reviewing media lists and press releases to editing social media copy and new business proposals. They are strong writers, who value and embody the PR fundamentals of establishing genuine relationships with media, crafting intriguing and relevant stories. In return, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the most important brands in the wine and spirits industry, gain access to C&P’s unrivaled network of wine and spirits professionals including top sommeliers and bartenders across the country, and join a dynamic, passionate team of wine and spirits communications specialists.  

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of wine/spirits and/or lifestyle/hospitality PR experience, preferably at an agency and with a proven track record of results

  • A thorough understanding of public relations fundamentals including media list development, developing talking points for spokespersons, pitching across print/media/broadcast outlets

  • Adept in Cision and Microsoft office tools (Excel, PPT, Word)

  • Can work strategically across multiple accounts at once – and handle and field requests from clients, media and managers alike

  • Attention to detail – from your calendar to your to-do lists, you must have a proven system for organization for your own work as well as the work and responsibilities of your team

  • Ability to think creatively, contribute to team brainstorms and develop innovative communications campaigns for clients

What We Offer:

  • Offices in New York and San Francisco.

  • We encourage you to help us grow: new business bonuses and an employee referral program.

  • We want you to continue to learn: continuing 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 and wine bars and more.

  • We provide excellent benefits to our employees, including medical and dental insurance, 401K contribution match, and a paid leave policy including PTO for vacation, service, personal/sick 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.

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