We are looking for an experienced PR professional who has a passion for food and wine. As an Account Executive or Senior Account Executive, you'll actively participate in all aspects of the integrated public relations campaigns, from media relations to client management to brainstorms and social media. You will proactively pitch media as your main role and will also work with clients directly to help grow their business. The ideal candidate is someone who loves food and beverage PR, is intelligent, wants to be part of a growing team, and can manage a small team.
Desired Skills and Experience: 3-5 years of media relations experience and a proven track record of results. Must be able to plan strategically across multiple accounts.
Experience working in the wine and spirits industry on media relations is a must. Must also be a team player with a passion for spirits, food, and wine and a thorough understanding of media relations (writing materials, using Cision, working with media, etc). Please respond only if you have relevant experience specific to public relations.
Colangelo & Partners is a mid-sized wine, spirits and food agency with offices located in midtown Manhattan and San Francisco. We offer integrated programs to our clients to grow all aspects of their business, and team members are encouraged to work directly with clients on a daily basis. We believe that no job is too big or small, and encourage our employees to reach as high as they can. This is not an agency where you will be micro-managed; we want the best from our employees and give them the freedom to work in their style to get results for our clients. Colangelo & Partners has 50 employees, serving 50+ clients on five continents. Over the last ten years, Colangelo & Partners has steadily grown its client base from smaller, entrepreneurial brands to regional and national institutions ranging from the trade commissions of Japan, Italy, Spain and Portugal to global brands such as Sapporo and Ornellaia. Our company's success is attributable to a true immersion in the wine, spirits and food trade. Good buzz has spread from clients who recognize our focus on building sales rather than publicity for our own sake. 70% of current accounts have called us their agency of record for five years or more. Among our 40 employees are 12 nationalities with an average age of 25. The work of Colangelo & Partners has also garnered PR industry awards and speaking opportunities for our founder, Gino Colangelo, now widely regarded as one of the wine industry's leading experts on marketing communications.
Colangelo & Partners offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid vacation, subsidized health insurance, 401K, etc.