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Wine & Spirits 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 Wine & Spirits Account Manager POSITION

We are looking for a dynamic New York-based Wine & Spirits Public Relations 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 for earned media and influencer campaigns
Lead client accounts and projects
Execute strategy in specialized areas such as earned media relations and proactive media pitching, various writing projects, influencer marketing, etc.
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 integrated work
Develop concepts for, execute and attend relevant events/FAMs/media opportunities/etc.
Comfortable working independently and as part of a multi-functional team

Requirements:
Experience working with beverage alcohol and hospitality lifestyle brands in a public relations setting for 4-5+ years, agency experience is a plus
Ability to understand the Wine & Spirit industry and our clients’ businesses
Show integrity and good judgment when working with colleagues and clients
Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills
Familiarity / experience working with wide wine, spirits and adjacent media and influencers
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 in social media and branded content
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 hospitality lifestyle industries - restaurants, travel/destinations/hotels, wine & spirits. Must be able to communicate in a clear and professional manner.

Full COVID-19 vaccination is required for all business travel.

MMGY Global provides a comprehensive PTO + benefits package inclusive of a hybrid telework policy. Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa. MMGY Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

OUR VALUES MISSION

Who are we? We’re a travel-obsessed collective of more than 400 people across the country and around the globe. And when we say we inspire people to go places, we mean ALL people. That’s why we’re focused on nurturing a workforce that’s as diverse as the places we visit — welcoming candidates of all ages, genders and gender identities; ethnicities and religions; people of color; LGBTQIA+ people and their allies; working parents; veterans; and those with disabilities.
Compensation for this position is based on experience and can range from $80,000 - $90,000 annually.

To apply, please visit the following link: http://app.jobvite.com/m?3DGDJmww

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.