MWW Account Supervisor, Consumer Lifestyle in Los Angeles, California
MWWPR is one of the world’s top independent public relations agencies with a global network of eight offices across the US and Europe. A full-service firm that approaches communications without the boundaries of expected thinking, MWWPR’s expertise spans Consumer Brands, Technology, Corporate Reputation Management, Public Affairs, Crisis Communications, Sports and Entertainment, Diversity, LGBT and Wellness & Nutrition.
With dedicated insights, strategy, data and analytics, social media and creative teams, MWWPR ensures that clients Matter More™ to the stakeholders who matter most. MWWPR’s Matter More™ approach has been recognized by numerous, top industry awards. In 2015, MWWPR was honored with a gold at the American Business Awards for “Company of the Year,” and 2014 accolades include the Global SABRE Award, “PR Agency of the Year" and “Company of the Year” by the International Business Awards, as well as "Top Places to Work in PR.”
MWWPR is searching for an Account Supervisor for our Consumer Lifestyle team in the Los Angeles office to serve as the day-to-day lead on two key travel clients. The ideal candidate is confident and comfortable interacting with senior clients, has a proven track record of developing and managing junior staff, and has deep experience in the travel sector, including pitching and building relationships with travel media.
Objectives for success in this Role:
Strategic account management, including the planning and execution of all programs and activities, and the oversight of budgets and staff allocations
Serve as a primary, day-to-day, client contact and provide strong client counsel on tactical matters linked to strategic plans; anticipate client needs and prepare in advance; interact with senior level colleagues and clients and troubleshoot clients’ problems as they arise; ensure that all accounts are strategically on target with clients’ business objectives
Provide strategic direction and execution of earned media and digital influencer campaigns; proactively pitch targeted media; proactively generate ideas to positively position clients, develop and maintain strong relationships with journalists and influencers
Have an understanding of the digital landscape and provide hands-on social and digital support, including content development and digital strategy for clients across multiple platforms
Learn and maintain a thorough understanding of clients’ businesses and industries; actively follow and understand emerging issues, trends and news impacting your clients’ business, and proactively advise the team and client regarding how best to leverage or address these developments
Demonstrate excellent writing skills; press releases, creative pitches, media audit and reporting, strategic recommendations, briefing documents, etc.
Show strong acumen for project management; execute against multiple tasks in an effective, organized manner, including: events, press material development, media briefings, and product launches; provide high quality deliverables on or prior to deadlines
Proactively generate new ideas and opportunities to support client objectives and stories; ensure client program success; participate actively in account team strategy sessions and brainstorms
Moderate media interviews and support media events, product briefings and media tours, and represent clients and products at industry conferences and events
Manage and mentor teams facilitate teamwork and learning opportunities by delegating and involving junior staff whenever possible; review materials drafted by junior staffers; supervise media
What you have to have:
5-7 years of experience serving in a full time role either in a public relations agency or the communications department of a company in a relevant industry
Experience working with AND a passion for travel brands is a must!
Superior oral and written communication skills; strong proofreading and editing ability
Demonstrated proficiency in media writing and media relations
Maintain a professional, client-ready demeanor and presence; keep a high standard of etiquette in all communications and interactions
A demonstrated understanding of and affinity for digital tools and media platforms (including social media)
External Company Name: MWW Group
External Company URL: www.mww.com
Street: 6255 West Sunset Boulevard
Post End Date: 1/31/2019