Public Relations Assistant
Location:Beverly Hills, CA
Kate Somerville Skin Health Experts is looking for an enthusiastic Public Relations Coordinator who is exceptionally organized and has a pulse on the latest beauty, fashion and celebrity trends. This candidate must be immersed in social media and have a knowledge of beauty/fashion vloggers and digital influencers. The candidate must have an ability to multi-task, focus on details and remain unflappable in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. Relevant internships or agency/in-house experience is essential.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Daily managing, tracking and circulating of press clippings and weekly/monthly status reports
Creating and managing media lists
Managing outgoing inventory, sample trafficking and all press, makeup artist and celebrity send outs
Monitoring and maintaining product inventory for PR closets at corporate office and Clinic
Schedule media/influencer Clinic appointments and track resulting press and social mentions
Coordinating media events: writing invite copy, sourcing and ordering catering/florals, managing RSVPs, etc.
Manage all special projects for desk sides and press mailings: editor gifts, holiday gifts, etc.
Researching and reporting on industry news/trends, competitive brands, rising celebs/bloggers and creative happenings, while bringing fresh ideas to the table particularly in the digital space
Cultivate and maintain relationships with editors, digital influencers and celebrity makeup artists, resulting in organic press, ambassadors and new fans
Targeting other influencers aside from the beauty industry: lifestyle, wellness, entrepreneurs, etc.
Developing influencer/consumer advocate strategies for mailings, events, trade, comp services
Endlessly dig into digital influencer activity across the social sphere (IE: Instagram, YouTube, SnapChat) to report on trends, content and collaborations
Make timely, impactful recommendations for digital activations and partnerships that will help grow the brand, based on research and relationship-building
Partners in calendar alignment meetings with marketing and sales to understand further business initiatives
Skills, Experience and Education Required
1-2 years of public relations in-house and/or agency experience or relevant internships required
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent knowledge of social media and strong internet research skills
Knowledge of beauty and fashion industries including media, bloggers, competitive brands, etc.
Must be proactive, detail-oriented, resourceful, have a sense of urgency and attentive to deadlines
Must be flexible, a team player and have the ability to work in fast-paced environment
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint
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