D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Account Director, Arts Communications Agency


Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: New York, USA
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, an Arts Communications Agency based in New York, is looking for an Account Director to join their team.

Job Description:

Account Direction/Client Relations

  • Planning developing and implementing strategy – formulating campaigns, copywriting and brand strategies
  • Conceive, develop and implement client account strategies
  • Oversee campaign timelines and schedules for distributing press materials
  • Writing and editing releases etc
  • Monitor level of client service
  • Oversee client reports in collaboration with account manager
  • Deal with or delegate press requests
  • Attend client meetings and ensuring clients are aware of pending and achieved press on publication
  • Media training for clients – preparation for interviews and discussion of interview strategy
  • Work with clients to assess issues, develop recommendations and implement business improvement processes
  • Work with clients to identify potential alliances and partnerships

Media Relations

  • Face to face press appointments with press of all levels including freelancers
  • Pitching / journalist follow-up of send outs
  • Develop and maintain good working relations with the media
  • Be abreast of new media developments including new publications and social media

Previous communications agency experience is required.