Account Director (NY/Boston)

OPPORTUNITY FOR A CONSUMER COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST WITH NATIONAL MEDIA RELATIONSHIPS AND FOOD & BEVERAGE EXPERIENCE

Do you have a passion for food & beverage? Are you known as a tastemaker in your circles, always trying the newest food trend and looking out for the next top chef or food influencer? Our agency’s thriving food & beverage practice is one of the best in the industry, working with leading CPG brands, the country’s top grocery retailers as well as food media, apps and more, putting you at the heart of the food world.

360PR+ is an award-winning agency recognized as an Agency of the Year and Best Agency to Work For and has earned countless accolades for client campaigns for some of the most trusted global brands, as well as innovative challenger brands. We have an exciting, career-growing opportunity for an Account Director to join our team based in proximity to our Boston - or NYC - office.

The successful candidate will have a track record of success developing and implementing creative campaigns as well as always-on strategies that drive earned media results and influencer engagement, as well as elevate clients as thought-leaders. Here are some of the qualifications we are looking for:  

  • An entrepreneurial program-driver and strategic media leader who brings experience developing and implementing earned media-focused plans for CPG clients; leading food & beverage work is a plus
  • Experience working with C-suite level executives, placing clients' internal key opinion leaders and external third-party spokespersons in national business and agenda-setting media, preparing them with key messages and Q&As
  • Experience and success with booking clients' spokespeople
  • A curiosity for learning about clients' businesses and industries, translating and articulating learnings to creative lifestyle and nuanced business pitches
  • A proactive trend spotter, mapping client stories to cultural moments
  • A growing base of relationships with national broadcast, lifestyle and business media
  • Ability to lead status calls, manage budgets and materials development and move client campaigns forward in a resourceful and self-driven manner
  • Ability to develop and write media strategies as well as annual and quarterly PR plans with clear KPIs
  • A desire to mentor other staff, cultivating their careers, too
  • A polished and persuasive presenter with the ability to think on your feet and field challenging questions, excited for the opportunity to participate in the pursuit of new business and organic growth for your clients
  • Brings attention to detail, for plans and tracking and reporting results and with team members
  • Collaborative and enjoys the juggle and fast pace of agency life
  • Desire to grow with us long-term

Candidates with 6-10 years’ agency experience are encouraged to apply. We will consider hiring at the Sr. Supervisor or Director levels based on experience.

To apply, please send an email outlining your relevant experience, along with resume or LinkedIn profile to Melissa Perroni, VP Employee Engagement.

Recognized as a Best Place to Work and Agency of the Year, 360PR+ takes great pride in fostering a culture that’s both performance-oriented and highly collaborative and supportive of team members. 360 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health, dental and vision care, matching 401(k) contribution, student loan repayment assistance, generous PTO policy, the flexibility of a hybrid work environment and more.

360PR+ is focused on diversity, equity and inclusiveness and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 


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