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Culinary Account Manager

Public RelationsFull-Time

ABOUT WAGSTAFF MEDIA & MARKETING

MMGY Wagstaff is an integrated public relations and marketing agency devoted to the culinary, travel and wine and spirits industries. We offer a comprehensive suite of communications, digital marketing, and branding services for our restaurant, hotel/resort, travel destination, wine and spirits, and hospitality lifestyle clients.

MMGY Wagstaff is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and welcoming team. We operate on the belief that we are stronger together. Here, you will be a part of an intrepid, transparent, genuine, and sharing culture where we strive to make things better for our team members, clients, and communities.

ABOUT THE Culinary Account Manager POSITION

We are looking for a dynamic Culinary Account Manager to join our team of versatile storytellers and marketers who are professionally dedicated to their passions for food, wine, and travel.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Responsibilities:

Offer client-facing strategy development and execution
Lead client accounts and projects.
Attend and lead client meetings, and actively participate in new business proposal development and presentations
Review and assist in research, reporting, list building, content creation, and hybrid work
Develop and implement strategic direction for client accounts
Execute strategy in specialized areas such as strategy development and execution, media pitching, strategic partnership creation, copywriting, influencer marketing, etc.
Comfortable working independently and as part of a multi-functional team. Regularly attend relevant industry and client events, host media dinners, etc.

Requirements:

4-5+ years of experience working in a public relations agency setting, culinary and hospitality experience is a plus
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Ability to work autonomously and with a team
Experience managing multi-layered projects and meeting deadlines
Manages time efficiently and effectively
Possesses creative and strategic outlook with an ability to execute
Knowledgeable about social media campaigns and influencer strategies
Experience engaging with senior executives on strategy
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and other platforms such as Adobe to be able to communicate, report results, create tools and templates for client work
Adaptable, solution-oriented, and resourceful when tackling challenges and obstacles.
An overall passion for the culinary and hospitality lifestyle industries - restaurants, travel/destinations/hotels, wine & spirits.

MMGY Wagstaff offers a nurturing work environment where creativity and professionalism are abundant, dynamic, independent thinkers thrive, and intrepid work inspires. Our competitive benefits package includes group medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as other offerings including paid short-term disability, a 401(k)-retirement plan with match, voluntary long-term disability, pet insurance, and accident/critical illness plans.

To apply, please visit the following link: https://wagstaff-media-marketing.breezy.hr/p/b14526302f55-culinary-account-manager?state=published

Due to the large response we typically receive to this posting we will only be responding to those candidates we are moving to the next round. No phone calls please.