Careers

Our world-class portfolio of lifestyle clients — from iconic heritage brands to fast-growing market innovators to leading public companies — demand to have the most creative and strategic Public Relations minds on their business, which is why when it comes to brand and lifestyle Public Relations, they turn to Magrino.

This is your opportunity to work with the world’s most prestigious lifestyle brands. If you’re interested in any of the below positions, please apply through the link within the job description.

Job Title: Associate Account Coordinator
Position Type: Full Time
Position Location: New York City

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a Magrino Associate Account Coordinator you will gain valuable experience within the Public Relations and Media industries.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

• Updating critical media lists which will provide you with the opportunity to familiarize yourself with key print, online and broadcast media contacts spanning various categories including but not limited to: travel, real estate, food, spirits, wine, consumer, and events businesses.
• Provide public relations support for account services teams including: assisting with mailings, creating clip books, media monitoring, maintaining media lists, developing and tracking editorial calendars, monitoring press coverage, writing press releases, conducting research and assisting with media outreach.
• Understanding and familiarization with all steps and levels of event planning including concept development, venue research, invitation creation, event décor, catering selection, list management, RSVP management and night-of-event experience.
• Involvement with PR outreach, contact with the media, tracking clips and overall brainstorming ideas to create excitement.
• Gaining knowledge of key sourcing and vendor contacts within the Public Relations and Media industry.
• Understanding and development of strategic planning as well as time and account management skills.
• Follow others’ directions to gather and disseminate information.
• Working knowledge of social networks and ability to assist clients with developing strategies and monitoring share of voice.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

• 1 year of work experience
• BA/BS Degree
• Requires strong written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Ability to prioritize while simultaneously working on numerous projects
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Detail oriented and results oriented
• Ability to spot trends and integrate into PR efforts to keep accounts current in the media

Job Title: Senior Account Executive
Position Type: Full Time
Travel Required: As Needed

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Strong media relations skills, previous agency experience combined with an enthusiastic approach to providing outstanding client service is the foundation of this position. The primary responsibilities are to liaison between Magrino and the clients, to implement PR programs and tactics, serve as one of the day-to-day contacts for both the media and clients, and handle many of the writing tasks for the account.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

• Manage all tasks, projects, and functions of accounts
• Complete communication initiatives
• Apply interpersonal, conceptual, problem solving, consulting and teaching skills
• Manage and improve media relations
• Edit and ensure the quality of media materials
• Understand the focus and needs of the clients; anticipate client needs in advance
• Identify hot topics for the client and monitor trends; proactively initiating coverage
• Initiate, prepare and attend client meetings
• Develop a variety of press materials including timelines, press releases, media alerts, photo captions, client memos, pitch letters, status reports, and gossip items
• Proactively identify issues as part of media relations and recommend solutions/media opportunities
• Screen media inquiries
• Call on and track editorial calendars for clients
• Participate in new business initiatives: plan writing, presentation
• Working knowledge of social networks and ability to assist clients with developing strategies and monitoring share of voice.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

• BA/BS Degree is preferred
• 2-3 years minimum experience in public relations

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Detail oriented and results oriented
• Ability to prioritize while simultaneously working on numerous projects

Job Title: Account Director
Position Type: Full Time
Travel Required: As Needed
Division: Food, Wine & Spirits

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Account Director reports into the VP and SVP of their division. The primary responsibilities of the Account Director are to lead the division and to supervise and implement account work for several clients. The Account Director is responsible for managing and supervising the execution of all aspects of a Public Relations program with the VP and SVP, supervising and managing the client relationship, managing the account team, growing the agency in a new business function, and generating new business leads. The Account Director should demonstrate an expertise to answer all PR questions immediately and unaided, an ability to think ahead for a client and for the business overall.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

• Provide senior strategic counsel to clients and account team
• Manage the execution of public relations programs as well as assume direct responsibility for quality of work
• Develop key relationships with media, influencers, and pitch clients in a proactive and ongoing manner
• Anticipate clients’ strategic needs, both long and short term
• Consistently offer value and add counsel
• Plan and run strategic client meetings
• Retain and develop current accounts to increase revenue
• Function as a main contact for client accounts OR Communicate with clients at the senior level to build and maintain relationships.
• Supervise account staff in their daily activities, provide structure and instruction for balancing their workloads
• Motivate, mentor, and guide professional development of staff
• Assume fiscal responsibility for division, accounts, and team
• Actively participate and guide the operations and future course of division and agency
• Working knowledge of social networks and ability to assist clients with developing strategies and monitoring share of voice

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

• BA/BS Degree in Public Relations, Communications, or related field
• 8-10 years minimum experience in public relations
• Prior agency experience is a must

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Detail oriented and results oriented
• Ability to spot trends and integrate into PR efforts to keep accounts current in the media

Job Title: Senior Account Director
Position Type: Full Time
Travel Required: As Needed
Division: Food, Wine & Spirits

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The position of Senior Account Director reports to a Vice President or higher level employee. The primary responsibility is to supervise and implement account work for several clients within an Agency division/discipline. The Senior Account Director is responsible for managing and executing all aspects of a PR program, supervising and managing the client relationship, managing the account team and helping to grow the agency in a new business function. Should demonstrate an expertise to answer all general PR questions immediately and unaided and an ability to think ahead for a client – the 30,000 foot view. Should have the ability to strategize, pitch and secure all forms of media (print, broadcast, online).

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

• Providing senior strategic counsel to clients and account team
• Managing the execution of programs as well as assuming direct responsibility for quality implementation
• Continually developing relationships with media and influencers and pitching clients on an ongoing basis
• Anticipating clients’ strategic needs–both long and short term
• Offering value-add counsel on an ongoing basis
• Planning and running strategic client meetings
• Retaining current accounts and growing them
• Building relationships at the senior level with clients while maintaining others
• Supervising account staff in their daily activities, providing structure and instruction for balancing their workloads
• Motivating/mentoring junior staff and guiding professional development
• Taking a more proactive role in assuming fiscal responsibility for accounts and team

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

• BA/BS Degree in Public Relations, Communications, or related field
• 8-10 years minimum experience in public relations
• Prior agency experience is a must

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Detail oriented and results oriented
• Ability to spot trends and integrate into PR efforts to keep accounts current in the media
• Minimum of 5 years experience in supervisory and leadership role