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: Account Supervisor
Division Type: Food, Wine & Spirits
Position Type: Full Time
Position Location: New York City
Travel Required: As Needed

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The position of Account Supervisor reports to an Account Director or higher level employee. The primary responsibility is to manage and implement account work for several clients, or a significant portion of a large account. The Account Supervisor is responsible for managing and executing all aspects of a PR program, supervising and managing the client relationship, and managing the account team. Should demonstrate an expertise to answer all general PR questions immediately and unaided.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

• Providing 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 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
• Managing all communication with the client
• 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 staff and guiding professional development
• Proactively participating 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:

• 3 years of relevant 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
Division: Food, Wine & Spirits
Position Type: Full Time
Position Location: New York City
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: Senior Account Supervisor
Division: Food, Wine & Spirits
Position Type: Full Time
Position Location: New York City
Travel Required: As Needed

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The position of Senior Account Supervisor reports to an Account Director or higher level employee. The Senior Account Supervisor is responsible for managing and executing all aspects of a PR program, supervising and managing the media relationships, and managing the account team. In this position the publicist should demonstrate an expertise to answer all general PR questions immediately and unaided.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

• Oversee entire public relations performance and all functions of accounts
• Develops public relations strategies and manages senior level day-to-day contact with the client to ensure all objectives are met
• Executes senior level strategic public relations positioning with the media
• Provide strategic media counsel to clients and account team
• Anticipate clients’ strategic needs
• Supervise account staff in their daily activities
• Proactive participation in new business initiatives: plan writing and 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
• 6-8 years of experience in public relations
• Agency experience is preferred

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: 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: 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:

• BA/BS Degree
• 2 to 4 years minimum experience in public relations.
• 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: Public Relations Intern
Position Type: Fall Internship
Position Location: New York City

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:

Internships with Susan Magrino Agency (SMA) are unpaid and entered into only with the approval of your school for the purpose of practical training and for educational credits only.

INTERN WILL LEARN:

The Magrino Public Relations Intern program is designed for individuals considering a career in public relations. Interns are provided a real-life professional experience in which they can learn about public and media relations and gain hands-on knowledge of the basic PR skills and tools.

INTERNS WILL PARTICIPATE IN:

  • Draft press releases, media alerts and pitches
  • Build media lists
  • Conduct select media research and outreach
  • Research speaking and award opportunities for clients, and draft proposals
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions
  • Assist with event preparation and operation
  • Provide administrative support as needed

Internship Requirements:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Cision experience a plus.
  • Self-motivated and takes initiative.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Previous intern experience especially with a PR agency is a plus.