Communications Director - BEAUTY PR - NEW YORK

Empresa: SEEN Group
Tipo de empleo: A tiempo completo

Founded in 2007, SEEN leads beauty conversations for the worlds most exciting roster of beauty and wellness brands from offices in London and New York. Its our pitch-perfect understanding of how to tell brand stories using the right voice on the right channel at the right time that has created our matchless reputation for both the depth of our industry knowledge and the standard of our immaculate events.
We are a team that is courageous, collaborative, sociable and beauty obsessed.
As SEENERs, were characterised by our energy and creativity and our belief in the importance and relevance of beauty. Were proud to be a female-led, female-first business.
In everything we do, our aim is for our values of positivity, inclusivity, creativity and excellence to shine through and we go above and beyond to ensure that as a team we feel empowered and inspired, and were always looking for new ways to expand our thinking.
The Role:
The Account Director is a true PR expert & a true inspiration to the account team. You are a true leader who thrives to achieve great results through its team and see them grow. The Account Director is a strategic pillar as well as a people person.
Roles and Responsibilities:
* Demonstrate a deep understanding of clients business in order to deliver strategic and creative campaigns against briefs
* Develop senior client relationships
* Ensure day-to-day team work is on brief, on time and on budget
* Lead client relationships on a day to day
* Oversee client meetings and ensure Senior Account Manager & Account Manager delivers updates in a professional & knowledgeable manner
* Consult on briefing to presentation, and guide the team to ensure response is on brief,
* Proactively pitch new ideas to the client ensure concepts are aligned with overall business/PR objectives and strategy
* Develop and execute engaging campaign activity relevant to the clients brief and key objectives
* Be aware of potential issues facing your clients and offer appropriate solutions
* Develop, where possible, relationships with other areas of your clients business outside of the core PR/Comms team
* Demonstrate ability to lead, nurture and develop your team
* Bring the best industry talent to your team and the wider business with the support of HR to ensure an efficient and positive process from candidate to employee status
* Provide insightful advise, team consultation & oversee teams media output
* Ensure b/vlogger outreach is integral to campaign output using a variety of assets (video, photo, competitions, copy)
* Consult and advise team on management of press trips, sponsored shoots, product launches and macro activity
* Support in the management and handling of potential issues/crisis situations
* Lead, organise and participate in internal brainstorming sessions
* Ensure team is monitoring media daily, including newspapers, magazines, broadcast, online & social channels f
* Keep abreast of industry trends, developments and opportunities and demonstrate new ideas
* Oversee regular internal meetings take place on all clients with team roles and responsibilities established on a weekly basis
* Oversee the delivery of weekly/monthly reports
* Ensure that all client & internal deadlines are respected and adhered to (for you & direct reports)
* Identify opportunities to organically grow existing client business b
* Demonstrate the ability to develop credentials and write new business proposals
* Work on new business opportunities from research, development, and to pitch, giving strategic insight and counsel
* Negotiate effectively with prospective new clients where necessary, including client budgets and scope of work
* Ensure client is aware of the wider services on offer from the Seen Group
* Responsibility for delivery of team financial departments
* Deliver against team/client budget forecasts
* Work with the senior client team on annual budget ensure all budgets are approved by clients
* Support Finance with billing issues
* Support senior team to drive client efficiency and profitability
* Demonstrate ability to grow clients business and leverage the Seen Group
Requirements
* 8 years minimum PR experience
* 5 years minimum beauty PR Experience
* Strong local beauty press relationships
* Experience in influencer marketing
* Strong management and leadership experience
Benefits
* 18 days vacation
* Private healthcare, vision and dental