In The Lights, a boutique NYC-based PR and Marketing agency focused on performing arts and culture, seeks a full-time account executive position in New York City to start immediately.
Applicants for the position should have 2+ years of experience, an interest in working in the arts sector, and be able to show excellent writing skills and track record of solid press wins. Candidate must also have a working knowledge of social media, providing examples of campaigns a plus. The ideal candidate will have a combination of integrated marketing skills, including but not limited to: PR, social media, blog writing, marketing campaigns, understanding of SEO and a strong creative eye.
Candidate must be detail-oriented with the ability to effectively proof their own and other’s work. Candidate must be self-motivated, have strong organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to multitask and prioritize; ability to work well independently and within a team. Having a creative eye and vision is also a plus.
This person will have direct contact with clients and daily account activities and participate in creative brainstorming sessions. This person will need to be a strong writer, show confidence in media relations and know to implement social media strategies across facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Google+, pinterest and new platforms. Additional marketing tasks, such as blog and newsletter writing and tracking Google Analytics, are part of team responsibilities.
Required Technical Skills: Expert knowledge of Mac OS and MS Office, Google Drive, Mailchimp and social media platforms. Candidates should also have a working knowledge of Cision. Understanding of design platforms such as photoshop is a plus.
Status: This person will work remotely but will need to be available for client meetings and weekly team sessions. The first 3 months will be a freelancer position 30-40 hours, after such time the position will be a full-time 2-year commitment.