Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Manager of Public Relations - NYC - Financial

Our client is a global financial media and information company that is very cutting edge in a fast paced, exciting industry. The company is looking for a Manager of PR for the Americas region.

In a drive to expand the company's presence here in the Americas, the PR Manager will develop and implement all internal and external communications strategy for select markets across the Americas. An emphasis will be made on developing relationships with top financial publications and getting the company name known and quickly thought of as the leader that it is. Promote company products to regional and national media including print, broadcast and on line by staying abreast of breaking news in the industry. Handle survey reports, corporate development releases, new product launches, etc.

Work to identify and develop speaking opportunities, prepare executives and spokespeople for media interviews, manage to the PR reporting and measurement process, provide PR updates.

Reporting to the Global Head of Marketing and PR, the position requires close interaction with a diverse set of key stakeholders and spokespeople throughout the company, including regional, product and executive staff. Interact with PR Managers in Europe, Middle East and Asia. Some international travel.

Experience with the financial services sector, especially M&A, Fixed Equity, Investment Banking and Legal services is required. Experience working with top financial media is a must. Knowledge of Spanish would be very helpful. Ability to quickly grasp the company’s products and industry information and translate these for appropriate audiences is required.

We’re looking for someone creative and self motivated, with strong writing skills and strong media relations skills.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Marketing/Licensing Manager - NYC

My client is the exclusive agent and distributor of the CLEI Srl space saving line of products from Italy and operates the Flagship Resource Furniture showroom in New York City. Interest in this line is mushrooming, and we are looking for someone to join the team to manage the licensing process across North America. This position has tremendous potential!

Initially, the Manager will follow up on existing licensing leads, and then begin to generate new leads for potential licenses in all major markets in Mexico, Caribbean, USA and Canada. This will include the marketing and planning to develop the leads, in coordination with the PR firm. Create presentations, training aids, marketing materials, etc.

Handle all potential licensees from their first contact, through visit to NY showroom, licensing agreements, compliances, training, etc. Once on board, the Licensing Manager will assist with real estate needs, showroom specifications, and local marketing counsel. Continue to stay in touch with all licensees through monthly licensee/dealer newsletter and quarterly visits. Create sales promotion events and contest awards such as free trips to Italy.

Ensure the Licensees are using the marks and Branding of Resource Furniture properly; that showrooms are properly maintained; that terms of the license are fulfilled, that staff are properly trained and presentable; that quarters are well maintained and the all imaging of Resource Furniture is properly done, etc. See to it that the Licensees are advertising and marketing as agreed upon in their licensing agreement.

The Manager will compile and maintain all marketing materials including videos, tearsheets, factory contacts, price lists, etc.

Contact Sandy Charet for more information.
201 894 5197
917 880 0813 (cell)
sandy@charet.com

Sr VP - Corporate PR Practice Leader

This top international PR and marketing firm has asked us to help them find a brilliant public relations strategist and relationship builder, an excellent networker with plenty of C-suite contacts, who is also a great leader and mentor.

We're looking for a true visionary with leadership qualities and business development expertise to take this brand, which already has some world class talent in corporate communications, crisis communications, financial PR and corporate positioning, and ensure it is always at the very top strata of reputation for all corporate PR counsel.

Please contact me for more information.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Senior Publicist - Entertainment/Consumer - LA

Our client is a fast paced and exciting PR firm that handles a trendy roster of clients. They do general PR and publicity in the consumer, fashion and beauty industry with a particular strength in celebrity promotions.

The company is expanding rapidly and a key person is needed to handle existing clients and manage a great crew, while the senior management handles ever growing new business involvement.