DeVries Global is currently seeking a passionate self-starter to join our New York office (currently remote) as an Account Coordinator. The Account Coordinator must have excellent organizational skills and be able to adapt to multiple assignments and deadlines, as well as an environment that is ever changing.
Media relations support for the team across two clients (Beauty & Lifestyle)
Media outreach to long- and short-lead outlets to generate coverage for brands year-long
Build media lists
Write press materials, creative pitches and pitch calendars
Research to help foster relationships with editors for ongoing coverage opportunities throughout the year
Support flawless execution of editor events, desksides, 1:1 immersions, creative deliveries, press launches, etc.
In partnership with Business and Creative Intelligence groups, monitor consumer, category, culture, etc. and surface relevant insights and trends to be shared with clients and for informing program planning, execution/media pitches and real-time optimization
Create and manage timelines, liaise with vendor partners and clients
Monitor and track media coverage; develop coverage reports
Update the budget tracker, billing expenses back to the client
Draft meeting agendas and action item recaps
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
0-1 years related professional experience
Internship experience in a public relations, digital, communications, creative or media buying environment highly desired
Desire to build deep media relationships;
Strong writing skills, particularly creative writing with a journalistic mindset;
Experience with and passion for travel, wellness and lifestyle brands preferred;
Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines;
Proactive problem solver;
Organized and able to work independently as well as own assignments;
A positive “can-do” attitude;
Ideal candidate comes with cultural curiosity and desire to be actively engaged in today’s media landscape and trends
DeVries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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