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Senior Associate

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 Senior Associate POSITION

We are looking for a dynamic Senior Associate to join our team of versatile storytellers and marketers who are professionally dedicated to their passions for food, wine, and travel and strive to make things better.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Responsibilities:  

Offer client-facing and behind-the-scenes support   
Execute strategy, with focus on specialized areas such as social media posting and community management, media pitching, copywriting, influencer marketing, etc.  
Present during client meetings, as needed, and actively participate in drafting new business proposals
Conduct research, reporting, list building, content creation, and drafting presentations/decks
Copywriting such as press releases, fact sheets, briefs, recaps, event run-of-shows, and itineraries
Advocate for the client, and proactively pitch and secure A-list media coverage; share results with client in a timely manner; engage with influencers. Research and help develop strategic partnerships
As needed, assist in coordinating (and attending) events on behalf of clients. Provide general support to the overall client team on all initiatives in the marketing campaign

Requirements: 

Experience working with hospitality, travel, hotel, resort and/or culinary brands in a public relations setting for 2-4 years, agency experience is a plus
Must be able to manage time and deadlines autonomously on a daily and weekly basis 
Comfortable working independently and as part of a multi-functional team  
Adaptable, solution-oriented, and resourceful when tackling challenges and obstacles 
Self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion 
Driven and compassionate 
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 
Experience with creating, managing, and engaging Social Media platforms  
An overall passion for the hospitality lifestyle industries - restaurants, travel/destinations/hotels, wine & spirits. Must be able to communicate in a clear and professional manner 

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/b2306e0142e3-senior-associate?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.