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Manager, Public Relations + Events

Company: AZZI + CO
Location: New York
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

AZZI+CO is looking for a Public Relations and Events Manager to join a growing team in NYC.The PR and Events Event report directly to the Director, PR + Business Development and supervise the junior members of staff (Coordinator, assistant, interns, etc). Ideally, applicants come with a Fashion, Jewelry, and/or Lifestyle background. The candidate chosen must be able to own their work, have a well developed sense of how the business works, be able to pitch media, and be comfortable with event ideation and execution. Strong candidates will also come with strong relationships with press and proven track record of garnering coverage.
In addition to managing the day to day of the accounts, the PR Manager will also assist with sample trafficking, reporting, client management, short-lead & long-lead product and feature pitching, drafting & circulating press releases, among other activities.Applicants should be passionate about the fashion and luxury space, extremely detail oriented, and have a go-getter attitude. -COMPANY DESCRIPTIONAZZI+CO was founded out of the desire to redefine the standards of collaboration across agency, brand and client. We are a team of strategists, communicators and creatives working at the intersection of brand relationships and business development, alongside emerging lifestyle and legacy luxury brandsOur work process is guided by a tailored and mentorship approach that allows us to fully assess the existing business and define potential opportunities of our brands, driving them forward across sales optimization, brand introductions and market penetration.Through our global network of collaborators, we provide an agile, fresh and collective perspective that evolves and transforms with the times, while remaining firmly rooted in the power of human connections. -Job Description - - - - - - -Candidate will report to both Director and VP level staff - - - - - - -Develop and maintain key media relationships with both traditional press and KOL - - - - - - -Liaise directly with clients and manage day to day account activity - - - - - - -Support in the ideation and development of strategy supporting client's goals - - - - - - -Pitch and secure media coverage on client activity - - - - - - -Ideate creative pitch and media angles and concepts - - - - - - -Manage media requests for editorial photo shoots and features - - - - - - -Create media alerts, releases, and other press collateral - - - - - - -Support in the planning and execution of events and brand activations - - - - - - -Manage junior team to ensure timely deliverables for clients - - - - - - -Research and share analysis on top trends within the fashion, accessory, jewelry, and hospitality industries - - - - - - -Demonstrate strong relationships with target press and influencers - - - - - - -Build and maintain target media and influencer lists - - - - - - -Support influencer seeding and KOL engagement strategies as well as logistics - - - - - - -Collaborate with team to develop programming for clients including in-store events, press/VIP related activations -KEY REQUIREMENTS--- Bachelor's Degree, ideally with major in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related disciplines and at least 4 experience in the fashion industry, preferably in marketing, public relations or related disciplines;--- Sample trafficking experience either at a fashion brand or on the agency side;--- Working knowledge of fashion media and experience working with stylists and editors;--- Strong understanding of and interest in the major social media platforms and their best practices, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, etc.--- Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, as well as strong written and verbal skills;--- Appreciation and understanding of the fashion industry;--- Must be highly organized, detailed oriented and able to work in a fasted paced environment;--- Organizational skills and the ability to multitask, handling several projects at once and meeting tight deadlines;--- Resourcefulness, detail-oriented, proactive, and creative, with possession of a strong work ethic and high level of confidentiality;--- Proficiency in Adobe, Microsoft Office, Cision--- Ability to work occasional early mornings, late nights and weekends

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