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Octagon, Inc. Account Executive, Entertainment in New York, New York

Overview:

R&CPMK has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Account Executive in our Entertainment Division that boasts clients in film, television, music, and sports. The position will assist a bi-coastal team in conceptualizing, organizing and executing buzz-building PR, innovative marketing campaigns, VIP programs, in-person and virtual brand activations.

Looking for a creative and resourceful team player that is current on relevant media, pop culture and trends with the desire to expand their network of media relationships. Must be proactive, a self-starter, able to multi-task several moving parts and prioritize multiple running projects. Must be an excellent writer, have strong attention to detail, and be a phenomenal team player.

Ability to research and write creative pitches and conduct outreach to media in a strategic and professional manner. Successfully places stories in media outlets such as online, long-lead and short-lead print media, broadcast and event calendar listings. Compile publicity reports and event recaps. Highly-organized, able to prioritize, and manage multiple tasks at once and perform within a fast-paced environment. Database and media list maintenance and development. Track, monitor and circulate daily press coverage in a timely manner. Assist in the creation of all press materials including press releases, media alerts, recap and pitch decks.

The Needs:

Assist in developing press materials, including media lists, pitches, press releases, etc.

Support department leadership and clients by juggling multiple projects at a time

Monitor press clippings for clients, track media impressions and ad values, and crafting/maintaining coverage reports and grids

Collaborate with the entertainment team in brainstorming pitch angles

Handle incoming press requests and researching press contacts at media outlets

Ongoing maintenance and update media lists

Review and edit press materials including press releases and alerts

Ensure press kits are current

Respond and update client/industry interaction via phone and e-mail

The Fine Print:

1+ years of experience working in the entertainment industry or in an agency setting preferred

Experience working with talent, production companies, film studios, and agencies is strongly preferred

Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office

Knowledge in Muck Rack, Cision, and other entertainment research-based programs preferred

Professional and friendly communication skills

Outstanding organizational and time management skills

Responsive and professional written and verbal communication skills

Proven track record to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

Why Us:

R&CPMK is the renowned integrated marketing and communications agency in global entertainment. The agency represents more than 400 of the most prominent and influential players in pop culture and some of the largest brands and Fortune 500 companies. We connect our clients to consumers through the world of entertainment, lifestyle, sports, influence, and popular culture.

We place employee wellbeing as one of our highest priorities, we believe our benefits are an important extension of that philosophy. Unlimited PTO, summer Fridays and our Body, Mind, Soul program are here to support employees on their wellbeing journey. We ensure that we find lots of excuses to come together both virtually and in person through our many company events, hosted by our social committee and employee resource groups.

To support your career development, we have a wealth of internal and external learning opportunities. Tuition reimbursement is also available for those that are interested in continued education.

To help you plan for your future we support you with an employer matched 401k contribution, employee stock purchase plan and family building support including; generous paid family leave, fertility and adoption benefits.

With offices in Los Angeles, New York, and London, R&CPMK is part of the Octagon Sports and Entertainment Network.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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