Lifestyle and Consumer Publicist – Marketing and Communications Agency

New York City
Job Information

Our client is an independently owned public relations and communications firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles. They represent clients in the consumer, lifestyle, hospitality, beauty, and fashion space. With dedicated showrooms on both coasts, the agency’s unparalleled resources and longstanding relationships with editors and writers, bloggers, celebrities, producers and industry influencers put clients at a strategic advantage over the competition.

Due to continued company growth and success, the agency is looking to hire an experienced Publicist. He or she will be responsible for heading up media relations efforts within the NYC office for a variety of leading consumer and lifestyle clients. Hospitality experience is considered a plus as the agency has several restaurant and hotel accounts as well. The agency offers a crafted approach that allows clients to build their brands, increase audiences, and exceed expectations. The successful candidate will have the right strategic and creative sensibilities to get the job done and provide clients with a competitive edge.


  • Secure coverage across all communication platforms including print, broadcast and online media on behalf of their clients
  • Garner consistent media attention
  • Utilize current relationships with the media and develop new relationships to generate impactful media placements
  • Provide strategic media relations counsel to clients
  • Strategize and execute innovative programs
  • Attend relevant press events and social endeavors for the agency
  • Responsible for successfully managing client relations and expectations


  • Bachelor’s degree and relevant public relations experience across lifestyle and consumer industries
  • Ability to take initiative and solve problems creatively
  • Strong relationships with long-lead and short-lead national and regional outlets (across broadcast, print and online)
  • Ability to pitch, coordinate and execute segments, shoots, and red carpets
  • Experience in planning and managing events
  • Must be a detail oriented, high-motivated team player, who is able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be willing to travel and work events as needed
  • Excellent verbal, written and organizational skills are a must

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