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ACCOUNT COORDINATOR, Public relations - Beauty

To be considered, please email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Bevin Anne O’Rourke, with the subject “Account Coordinator, Public Relations – Beauty”. No phone calls please. 


New York, NY

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Senior Account Executive, Public Relations - Beauty


The Account Coordinator position is both creative and provides comprehensive administrative assistance across the company’s beauty division. Must be particularly well-organized, detailed- oriented, flexible, able to work independently and within a team, and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a busy office. Must respond expeditiously to diverse assignments, take responsibility for projects from beginning to end, and consistently operate with a sense of urgency without losing sight of the details.

The ability to interact with staff, clientele, and all external contacts—in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient —is crucial to this role.

It is also required that candidates hold a keen interest in the beauty/wellness/lifestyle industry in which this position centrally operates. 


Assist Senior Beauty Executives in executing strategic publicity campaigns for clients:

  • Clip client press hits with Photoshop and send to client first thing each morning
  • Create & maintain media pitch grids for beauty clients
  • Manage calendar appointments (schedule, confirm, follow up)
  • Draft call and meeting agendas and recaps (internally and external)
  • Draft press materials including: tip sheets, bios, press releases, media alerts
  • Pitch beauty media and follow-up
  • Create press recap decks in PowerPoint
  • Communicate with the client via email, bi-weekly conference calls and meetings
  • Create and maintain a press status report (internal and external)
  • Prepare and manage beauty products and mailings
  • Develop relationships with beauty bloggers, websites and editors 

Participate in Professional Development opportunities:

  • Network with PR professionals and media
  • Attend networking industry events
  • Share reports on media news, digital advances, and publications (trade & consumer)
  • Contribute innovative & creative ideas to company brainstorms
  • Build relationships with hair and makeup experts 

Skills & Qualities

  • 1-2 years previous office experience and/or previous public relations internship suggested
  • Knowledgeable and interested in social media and social media influencers
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Exhibits strong Writing & Oral Communication Skills
  • Thorough with internet research
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint 
  • Passionate about the beauty industry
  • Inquisitive about media & industry trends