Careers
at
Weber Shandwick

View All Jobs

Manager, Media Relations

New York, New York, United States

Weber Shandwick is looking for an Account Supervisor to join our Consumer Media Relations group as the point person for all things beauty across a large account concentrating on skincare and haircare brands

 

If you love the thrill of the pitch, building relationships with media, and constantly immersing yourself in media, culture and business trends of client partners, then this is the role for you! Come join our passionate and diverse team, which protects and promotes some of the world’s most iconic and beloved brands.

 

In this role, you’ll tell compelling stories for client partners through innovative and integrated earned-first media strategies and activations. You’ll be part of an integrated media team of media relations experts, platform experts and former journalists which works regularly with colleagues across our extensive network and on a variety of assignments.

 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with fellow team members to drive stellar media relations results aligned to client goals and audience targets across multi-platform media
  • Develop and maintain outstanding media relationships and contribute to shared intelligence and savvy of broader agency Integrated Media team
  • Monitor media, social, influencer and industry trends to proactively identify opportunities
  • Help mitigate day-to-day issues directly and indirectly impacting clients
  • Identify new outlets and platforms, and creative ways to propel earned-first story telling for client partners
  • Offer solutions and perspective to peers, clients and media
  • Manage time and responsibilities in often fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Assist with new business opportunities
  • Take an active role at least some of the myriad office and out-of-office cultural, learning and career-development opportunities

 

Qualifications

  • Approximately 5 years of experience, ideally in media relations role/environment. Agency experienced preferred, by not required
  • Strong understanding of the overall media landscape
  • Proven ability to garner earned-first coverage and conversation on behalf of brands, organizations, companies or other institutions
  • Established media relationships and illustrative examples of past success
  • Ability to work effectively with integrated agency teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in communication or a related discipline
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, presentation, collaboration and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with media databases, journalist-led tools and resources
  • Understanding and familiarity with media relations tactics, practices, knowledge of media landscape
  •  

Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination prior to start date, unless eligible for a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation required under applicable law.

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

 

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k (with employer match)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul
  • MyDays – Flexible holiday schedules
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Employee Family Leave
  • Family Building Benefit

 

#LI-SL1

We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

Other opportunities at Weber Shandwick

Interested in careers at Weber Shandwick but didn’t see a job listed that is right for you? Click the associated link based on your location to submit an application to our Canada, China, Hong Kong, United States and United Kingdom offices. For other locations, please check back as we continue to add new opportunities.