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ACCOUNT Coordinator - public relations

New York or remote

GG Group, Inc. is a digital marketing firm delivering high impact media, digital and creative strategies to top organizations, companies, and candidates around the United States. People of color, people with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. We are committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff, and recognizes that its continued success depends on hiring and retaining high-quality creative professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Opportunities for advancement exist, and we are committed to helping all staff develop and grow. 

ABOUT THIS ROLE

In this role, you will create strategies and promote programs that drive media and consumers to attend events, exhibits and openings, while also raising the profile of hotels, attractions, museums, destinations, restaurants and brands. You will work with a team of expert colleagues that innovate in the travel, lifestyle and hospitality industries and lead the day to day account flow managing junior staff as well as manage clients relations.     

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Developing and presenting communications plans to high-profile clients

  • Managing client communications daily: setting expectations, escalating urgent needs to senior staff, building and maintaining strong relationships, etc.

  • Leading media strategy and maintaining strong relationships to secure press and influencers for launch events, hotel openings, press visits, and trips; please note this is not a social media position

  • Counseling junior staff on work plans and project management: ensuring that responsibilities are prioritized effectively to meet deadlines

  • Participating in business development meetings and drafting materials as needed

  • Helping more junior staff develop and grow key skills: engaging the team in brainstorming and execution

  • Writing and editing persuasive external and internal documents such as press releases, op-eds, fact sheets, talking points, editorial board memos, and communications plan

 

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE...

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working in strategic communications for lifestyle, hospitality, arts and culture, travel and tourism; PR agency, journalism, in-house communications, etc.

  • A passion for travel, culture, arts, hospitality, retail, real estate, and architecture

  • An ability to handle multiple assignments at once, work quickly and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated relationships with reporters and strong news sense

  • An ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with varying levels of staff, clients, the media, et al

  • Strong attention to detail

  • An ability to work with a team to meet group objectives

 

WORKING AT GG GROUP, INC.

We will make sure that you have what you need to excel in your role and do your job with excellence, including...

  • A positive, inclusive and supportive team with opportunities for advancement committed to helping all staff develop and grow

  • A competitive salary based on leading market rates

  • 100% coverage of Health, Dental, and Vision insurance monthly premiums

  • Company Sponsored Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • 401K with a 4% employer match with no vesting period

  • Generous paid time off in which we encourage staff to take sufficient time for self-care

  • 10 paid bank holidays

  • Pre-tax commuter benefits via WageWorks

  • Mobile Phone Reimbursement

Apply for this position

Click HERE to submit resume, cover letter.  If applicable, include a link to your design portfolio.

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