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: Digital Vice President
Position Type: Full Time
Position Location: New York City
Travel Required: As Needed

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Executive Vice President of the agency, the Vice President-Digital is expected to lead and implement digital & social media PR services to clients. The candidate will bring depth of experience in account management and a consultative business development approach that supports full integration of digital and traditional PR teams and capabilities across the agency. The VP-Digital is responsible for:

• Provide strategic counsel, guidance and leadership to clients and staff in the areas of social media strategy, content strategy and analytics
• Manage digital specialists in the areas of community management, influencer relations, social media audits and content creation
• Lead digital elements of new business pitching efforts
• Work as part of integrated account teams, infusing digital elements such as paid amplification, SEO and analytics into PR programs
• Continually develop and build relationships with social media influencers and digital media contacts
• Maintain relationships with senior-level client contacts and internal contacts
• Mentor, coach and support team members ensuring constant development of their skills
• Effectively budget new scopes of work and manage staff utilization to meet targets
• Grow business prospects with existing clients; expand digital scope of work fused with PR programs; lead new business outreach process and win business Identify new tools and techniques to improve the performance of digital and PR efforts
• Assume fiscal responsibility for division, accounts and team
• Perform timely analysis of campaign performance and results
• Remain current on digital best practices

QUALIFICATIONS:

• 8-10 years of relevant experience in social media marketing or digital public relations field experience with a focus on lifestyle clients, preferably in an agency setting
• The Vice President should have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and a track record of developing and executing profitable social media and/or public relations campaigns that meet client objectives. S/he should have strong leadership qualities including superb people management skills. S/he should be able to attract, motivate, empower, coach and retain staff. Abundant experience interfacing with senior level clients
• Impeccable communication, grammar, presentation and writing skills
• Should demonstrate an expertise to answer all digital questions immediately and unaided and an ability to think ahead for a client and for the business overall.
• Must be an experienced leader with the ability to effectively manage a large team
• Strong understanding of analytics, including Google Analytics, owned social channel metrics, experience conducting social media and/or search engine audits and competitive analysis

Job Title: Digital Account Director
Position Type: Full Time
Position Location: New York City
Travel Required: As Needed

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Account Director reports into the Senior Director 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 Senior Director, 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 Social Media 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
• Expert knowledge of social networks and ability to assist clients with developing strategies and monitoring share of voice

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

• BA/BS Degree
• 4-6 years minimum experience in Digital Media
• Prior agency experience is preferred

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

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

Job Title: Digital Account Manager
Position Type: Full Time
Position Location: New York City
Travel Required: As Needed

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As the Digital Account Manager, you approach everyday strategic decisions from both a creative and analytical standpoint. You will be responsible for ensuring that campaigns run smoothly and client goals and expectations are hit and surpassed. Your responsibilities will include facilitating and growing strong client relationships and providing leadership during strategy reviews, client-facing report presentations and new business meetings.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

• Create content strategy, media planning, and campaign strategies for clients
• Manage social media marketing campaigns end-to-end, involving strategy development, media planning, testing, execution, and analysis of campaigns
• Create Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter posts
• Optimize social media posts by analyzing results
• Compile, analyze and make strategic recommendations based on monthly social media campaign statistics
• Lead and present strategy and monthly report presentations to clients
• Stay current with best practices, strategies, and industry standards related to email and digital marketing
• Be ahead of the curve and implement social media landscape changes immediately for clients
• Provide project management for all client deliverables

QUALIFICATIONS:

• 3+ years of digital agency experience
• Must be comfortable leading client and new business meetings
• Understanding of general marketing concepts including branding, marketing, content development and design
• In depth knowledge of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, Houzz and LinkedIn
• Ability to provide creative input and suggest different ways to communicate marketing messages
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Must be extremely organized, detail oriented and collaborative
• Must be able to multi-task and effectively manage the timely delivery of work against short deadlines
• Great cross-team communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively to business, artistic and technical people

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

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The position of Account Executive reports to an Account Supervisor or higher level employee. The primary responsibilities are to, in some cases, be a daily liaison between Magrino and client, to implement PR programs and tactics, be a media contact and handle many of the writing tasks for the account.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

• Overseeing efforts of the account support team (Intern, AC, SAE, etc.)
• Developing leadership/mentoring skills
• Understanding the focus and needs of the clients; anticipating client needs in advance
• Identifying hot topics for the client and monitoring trends — proactively initiating coverage of them
• Scanning assigned publications daily, clipping pertinent articles and circulating to the team and client
• Understanding clients’ products/positioning
• Initiating, preparing for and attending client meetings
• Writing a variety of materials including timelines, press releases, media alerts, photo captions, client memos, pitch letters, status reports, gossip items, etc.
• Pitching the media without supervision
• Arranging press tours
• Screening media inquiries and arranging interviews
• Calling on and tracking editorial calendars for your clients
• Editing written materials for quality control, attention to detail, etc.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • 1- 2 years minimum experience in public relations
  • 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 driven
  • Ability to spot trends and integrate into PR efforts to keep accounts current in the media

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 driven
• Ability to spot trends and integrate into PR efforts to keep accounts current in the media

Job Title: Public Relations Intern
Position Type: Seasonal
Position Location: New York City

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a Magrino intern 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 list, develop and track editorial calendar, monitor press coverage, write press releases, conduct 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Please note: All applications for the summer internship program are due February 1, 2019