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PR Director of Lifestyle & Innovation

Company: Ellecomm
Location: New York
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Elle Communications is seeking a Director ofLifestyle and Innovationwith 6-8 years of PR agency experience based in Los Angeles or New York for our growing agency that exclusively represents clients who are making positive social and environmental impacts in the world. We represent an array of businesses and distinctive 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 deserving causes break through the noise and into the mainstream conversation.For this position specifically, our new team member would be leading client projects in the lifestyle arena, including discerning ethical and sustainable fashion brands, climate and health innovations, pioneering authors, entertainment-driven advocacy, and more.Candidates must have at least six years of experience working inside of a public relations agency, will need to have managed other teams of publicists and speak to their leadership styles, and will need to be able to showcase specific strategic results you have driven for the brands you have supported. The ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, a passion for driving positive change in the world, is results-driven, has experience managing issues-oriented political, business and lifestyle accounts, can provide examples of top-tier media results, maintains close relationships with journalists in New York, as well as in the national landscape. Displayed interest in the social impact space is required, and experience working to tie celebrities and influencers to causes is a bonus. And because we believe you do your best work when you're living your best life, we are looking for candidates who exemplify this and have a desire to give their all to us during business hours and give their all to friends, family, self-care, and personal hobbies outside of work.Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring an effective and creative strategy is always in place and being proactively implemented on for each client you oversee
  • Keep a laser focus on top tier targets for each client, ensuring we're thoughtfully pursuing opportunities most likely to move the needle forward for the important organizations we represent
  • Work closely with our clients to understand how PR will be most effective in supporting their organizational priorities, and guide our internal project teams to reach - and surpass - the goals we set forward
  • Ensure that members of your project teams are set up for success, and work closely between them and agency leadership to identify ways they can grow and succeed
  • Serve as quality control for each account, ensuring that everything presented to clients and the media is of the highest caliber and has our agency seal of approval on it
  • Ensure a professional, respectful, optimistic, and proactive dynamic in all client and colleague relationships and interactions.
  • 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 premier results for all clients under your purview
  • Participate in creating a positive, results-driven, collaborative, fun and respectful company culture
  • Regularly report back to the CEO and Vice President on progress and impact

Keywords: Ellecomm, New York , PR Director of Lifestyle & Innovation, Advertising , New York, New York

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