Account Director - Camron Global
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Account Director

Location

New York

Job type

Full time. Monday-Friday, 09:00 – 17:30, 3 days on site in the New York office and two days location flexible

Application closing date

Ongoing

How to apply

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Camron is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic communications strategist to play a leading role on a New York-based team working at the intersections of architecture, industrial design, interiors, urban design and real estate development. This person will become deeply integrated into client work, building and managing strategies and balancing day-to-day priorities across the team and the portfolio of accounts.

The ideal candidate for this role is intelligent and curious, with experience and a passion for architecture and interests in culture, the arts, and design-led business.

This role is for a team that specializes in strategic communications, working about 50/50 in traditional media relations/PR and sophisticated communications audits, strategic advisement, messaging, crisis communications, and more. Success on this team requires a commitment to teamwork and collaboration, as well as a passion for mentoring and supporting junior staff.

This role requires impeccable writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to quickly turn around written materials, including strategies, press releases, client reports, and more.

Responsibilities

Strategy:

Develop and execute creative brand strategies

Strategize and oversee press announcements

Conduct market research for strategy development and support in the drafting of strategies

Create client presentations, new business strategies, and press releases

Read industry-relevant magazines and share findings with the agency and team

Lead creative brainstorms and manage team-wide brainstorms

 

Client Management:

Manage the day-to-day of strategic and tactical work across a diverse portfolio of clients

Quickly intake and feedback on client plans, products, and launches, providing critical feedback

Manage logistics for client events, from vendor coordination to managing rsvp/check-in team

Manage media monitoring, delivering results to clients

Manage weekly and monthly status reports for clients

 

Media Relations: 

Maintain relationships with media, and serve as day-to-day contact for media

Generate feature placements across print and digital outlets

Develop pitch ideas, pitch press, and secure media coverage

Manage the development of customized media grids and lists to support editor pitching

 

Leadership: 

Engage, train, and support other employees on the team on the key elements they need to understand and deliver to be effective at their jobs, and to support their growth

Qualifications

5+ years public relations experience, with agency experience preferred 

An understanding of the architecture, design, interiors, and/or real estate development ecosystem

Familiarity with key topics, market drivers, and thought leaders affecting the built environment today 

Experienced client lead and project manager–easily breaks complex projects into their component parts and then executes each piece 

Caring manager who has overseen multiple direct reports and helped to grow their careers

Team player with the ability to manage both up and down–from senior leadership to interns 

Quick and precise writer and editor

Confident speaker and presenter

Curious and informed reader with a deep interest in news, trends, and events in the designer culture space

Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment 

Can-do attitude–no job is too big or too small 

Benefits

Full medical, dental, and vision insurance 

Generous PTO in addition to holidays

Compensation for this role is based upon experience, qualifications, location, and education and typically ranges from $95,000-$110,000 

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