PR Senior Account Coordinator

About Cultural Counsel

Cultural Counsel is a New York-based communications consultancy. Founded in 2015, we have grown to encompass a dedicated team of PR professionals, journalists, artists, and designers, who all share a deep understanding of today’s media and communications environment.

 

Our clients represent some of the most innovative and impactful cultural institutions and brands working in the fields of contemporary art, design, fashion, film, philanthropy, and hospitality. Collaborating to shape and articulate their missions, amplify their voices, and elevate their work, we facilitate lasting contributions to the global cultural conversation, and drive it forward.

 

We are seeking a full-time Senior Account Coordinator with experience in arts and culture communications to join our result-oriented team.  Working in a fast-paced and collaborative environment, the Senior Account Coordinator will assist the team with daily tasks, help implement high-impact earned media strategies, craft a wide variety of communications materials, support the management of several key accounts, and oversee an intern. This is a dynamic role in a fast-growing firm, with significant possibilities for growth. The job will require occasional travel, and work on events that may take place on nights and weekends.

 

While we are still working remotely, applicants should be based in New York City or the tri-state area.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

+ Develop targeted media strategies for clients across a range of cultural fields

+ Draft engaging, incisive press releases, pitches, and other communications materials, often under tight deadlines

+ Build and maintain trusting client relationships with clear and consistent communication, responsiveness, and professionalism

+ Identify target audiences and assist with pitching and placing stories in a wide variety of media

+ Develop and maintain relationships with critics, reporters, producers, and editors

+ Manage client meeting agendas, scheduling, and calendars

+ Manage lists, pitch trackers, and reports 

+ Proactively monitor media and trends

+ Help train and supervise interns

 

DESIRED SKILLS

+ B.A. degree

+ 2 - 3 years PR experience, in-house or at an agency

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Active and demonstrated interest in the arts

+ Strong time management skills and ability to multitask

+ Broad understanding of the media landscape and evolving trends

+ Relationships with editors, journalists, bookers, and segment producers in the culture space

+ Familiarity with digital marketing and social media

+ Experience with client management

+ Demonstrated history of creative problem-solving, responsiveness, and lateral thinking

+ Familiarity with Slack, Mailchimp, Google Suite, and PR Databases

 

BENEFITS

+ Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Optical Insurance

+ 401K match program

+ Flexible PTO

+ WFH (for the foreseeable future)

 

Salary commensurate with experience. 

 

Send resume, press release writing sample, and short letter of interest to jobs@culturalcounsel.com