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PRADA USA CORP.
A high-end, luxury retailer for men's and women's clothing, handbags, shoes and accessories. Currently operating 17 retail/outlet stores in the USA and Canada with corporate offices in New York City.
We are seeking a full time Media Manager. The primary responsibility and the immediate need of the position is for a person to come in and master/ take ownership of the media operations of the department. Someone who is able to manage a wide range of media plans and the flexibility to accurately reflect the constant changes. We are looking for someone who can handle the immediate pressure from day one and maintain a true sense of professionalism within the corporate culture. A professional with the eagerness to learn and understand the luxury marketplace, and yet able to operate independently, all while obtaining the input and guidance of the department's management.
The right candidate will feel comfortable suggesting change to current processes and eager to create additional processes to streamline the reporting processes. The ideal candidate must have 3-5 years experience.
Please apply online or fax your resume to: 212-974-3467
Credit Manager at Versace
We seek an experienced Credit Manager, preferably from the luxury segment, with min 5 years experience. This position reports to the CFO and requires collection experience as well as risk assessment and exceptional communication skills to interface with clients, Sales and Logistics Dept. Send your resume to: jillian.thrall@gvdis tribution.com
Brand Pimps, a boutique public relations firm that specializes in the tastemaker/ premium men's wear market seeks an experienced public relations account executive.
Candidate should have experience and knowledge of the men's wear market and contacts with men's wear editors, as well as newspapers and TV producers.
We are a small agency on the rise, and we are seeking a self starter who can juggle several accounts and various projects.
Duties will include pitching stories to editors, working with fashion editors and stylists and maintaining several accounts. Interested and qualified candidates, please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
PRESS OFFICE LTD.
HELP WANTED: Sales Representative and Public Relations Assistant for Press Office Ltd.
Press Office Ltd. is a NYC based, multi-label, PR/Sales/Marketing agency seeking a Sales Rep to sell high end contemporary menswear and womenswear brands to specialty department stores and boutiques in North America. This is a small but growing company with a fast-paced environment. See www.pressofficenyc.com
Qualifications: Candidate must have a strong understanding of men's and women's specialty stores and a strong knowledge of fashion. Candidate must have great organizational and communication skills. Prior fashion and office experience required.
Public Relations Assistant:
We are also looking for a junior level PR assistant to work under our Senior Publicist performing general administrative duties, trafficking samples, preparing press kits, tracking editorial and assisting in event production.
Qualifications: Candidate must have great writing, organizational and communication skills and be able to multi-task and problem solve quickly and efficiently. Candidate must have a strong interest in fashion and have prior office experience.
All qualified candidates please fax/email resume to: (212) 966 4464 or cathy@pressofficenyc .com.
What We Do:
Luxottica Group is the world leader in the design, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of high quality eyewear, for both prescription frames and sunglasses in the mid and premium priced market segments.
Public Relations Coordinator
Luxottica Group, world leader in fashion eyewear is seeking a junior-level PR professional to assist the PR Manager with all PR functions for this major eyewear manufacturing company.
Distributing, tracking and maintaining product and other media, to editors, celebrities, and their representatives
Responsible for the coordination of sponsorship, corporate involvement and donations for six wholly-owned brands
Coordinate activities with PR counterparts at licensed brands
Work with PR Manager on both long and short-term projects (movie promotions, screenings, and event product placement)
Assist in organizing annual events for Luxottica Group house brands
Assist in managing the day-to-day activities of the PR agencies
Maintain most up-to-date lists of collections for internal and agency use
Edit all press releases
Preparing for and participating in editorial appointments
Replying to sponsorship requests (letter writing)
General Administrative duties (faxing, light filing, etc...)
Candidate must have the ability to juggle multiple priorities and handle additional responsibilities as assigned
Must be highly detailed-oriented in a fast-paced environment
Ideal candidate must possess excellent written and communication skills
Strong knowledge of MS Suite. High level of proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Ability to exercise excellent judgement is required
At least one year of PR experience at an agency or in house
Fashion, entertainment, or consumer goods experience is required
BA or BS in Public Relations, Journalism, or Marketing
Please e-mail resume to email@example.com m or fax to 800-221-5709
Excellent benefits package included medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Long-Term Disability, and life insurance. Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications. V/D/EEO
NEW LINE CINEMA
Provide support to the Sr. VP, National Publicity in a busy, fast paced office. Handle all administrative matters including high volume of phones, filing, faxing and general clerical tasks. Screen and process correspondence, prepare documents, heavy calendar management, and coordinate meetings as required.
The candidate will be responsible for processing payment requests for department invoices and expenses. Coordinate travel arrangements and
schedules. Cover screenings, press junkets, and all other special events. General duties for the department include ordering press kits and posters.
Keep track of various press screenings including ordering the print, security and attend the screening to check in press. Interact with executives and key members of the press.
1. Candidate must be a team player, self motivated and able to perform tasks accurately and in a timely fashion while working in a fast paced environment
2. Must take initiative and have highly developed prioritization and organization skills, and a proactive attitude
3. Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
4. Demonstrate ability to work under pressure and multi-task
5. Strong interest for film publicity
6. Proficiency in MS Office is a must
7. Must have previous work experience
8. College degree
Please submit your resume online with your salary requirement: http://www.timewarner.com/corp/caree..._us/index.html
(click on "Search Openings then enter Job Req #)
*NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE*
New Line Cinema
888 7th Ave
New York, NY 10106
CHRISTOPHER REEVE PARALYSIS FOUNDATION
Special Events Manager
Objective: The primary objective of this position is to manage and oversee all special events for CRF, including CRF's multi-million dollar gala A Magical Evening (AME). This position requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. The person must be detailed-oriented and have the ability to recruit, manage and work with volunteers as well as outside vendors. Some travel will be required. Must have 3-5 years' experience. The Special Events Manager will report directly to the Vice President of Development and closely with the President & CEO and Vice President of Public Relations.
Summary of Responsibilities
Responsible for the organization, implementation and management of all special events. Primary responsibilities include:
· Acts as main liaison to special event coordinator (when applicable) or outside event manager.
· Prepares time-lines for each event.
· Prepares budgets and provides up-to-date budget information as the event progresses.
· Reviews and recommends approval of all contracts with outside vendors.
· Writes letters for events including: solicitation letters; journal letters; special request letters; auction solicitation letters; and thank-you letters.
· Oversees the production and distribution of all event-related materials, including but not limited to: Save-the-Date cards and invitations; program journals (for AME); works with Development team to ensure that donors are accurately selected to receive invitations.
· Manages acknowledgment process for all special events.
· Serves as primary staff contact on all fund-raising events.
· Prepares post-event summary including final budget, gross/net income, attendance, and future recommendations/improvements.
· Oversees small fund raisers held by volunteers, not executed or produced by CRF but for which we receive the proceeds.
· Serves as main liaison to committee chairs, honorees, hosts etc.
· Provides support to committee members/volunteers.
· Manages volunteer involvement throughout event planning and the day of event.
· Works with VP of Public Relations to ensure accurate, effective and timely public relations and media efforts. Provides written/verbal updates on events to President and Board of Directors as needed.
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: jkwon@christopherree ve.org or fax to: 973.912.9433. No phone inquiries, please. Last day to apply: January 9, 2006.
Great idea Suzanne. I'll search and see what we have available
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION (NBA)
Sports marketing/event professional needed to assist in development and execution of NBA special events in high-energy, deadline and results-driven department.
NBA All-Star Jam Session
• Coordinate programming and entertainment elements of NBA All-Star Jam Session including walk around talent, music talent, team entertainment, celebrities, NBA/WNBA player and Legend appearances
• Oversee talent logistics including confirmation of appearances, transportation, schedules, planning and back of house management
• Supervise a staff of fifteen on-site
• Develop daily schedules, programming scripts and event timelines
• Secure and manage Emcees (up to 10)
• Work with various NBA departments to coordinate and execute schedule of special events
• Develop event content and coordinate on-site execution of sponsor promotions and League special events throughout the year (to include events for teams, regional offices, marketing partners, WNBA and NBDL)
• Develop and reconcile event production budgets
• Work together with NBA marketing partners and their agencies to activate event sponsorships
• Liaise with NBA Talent Group to secure talent and celebrities for events and programs
• Secure external vendors, agencies and freelancers for grassroots events
• Secure prizes, giveaways, premiums and merchandise for events
• Coordinate production and site logistics (security, access, sourcing, rentals, credentials, catering, etc.)
• Create and maintain event recaps
• Develop event layouts
• 3-5 years special event and marketing experience
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
• Strong computer skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, PhotoShop
• Team player with proven experience in high pressure, deadline driven work environment
Educational Background Required:
• BA/BS required
Send your resumes to: NBA Human Resources - 645 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022
USA Track & Field (USATF)
Director of Events and Broadcasting
USA Track & Field (USATF) is seeking an individual to serve as Director of Events and Broadcasting. This person will report to the CEO and will oversee USATF's Events Department. The position will have primary responsibility for USATF's Visa Championship Series, National Championships and Olympic Trials, and other televised track & field events - at least ten major events per year. The Director of Events and Broadcasting will work closely with USATF's senior staff, marketing and other operating departments, and volunteer leadership to develop high-quality events that serve our athletes and coaches, fans, sponsors, and television audience.
Specific assignments may include
Oversee all aspects of event planning and execution including venue management, scheduling, staffing, security and access control, athlete recruitment and services, sponsor fulfillment, financial affairs, media relations, public relations and event marketing, ticketing, internet programming, and other responsibilities as assigned.
Develop in-stadium entertainment packages that enhance the athlete and fan experience.
Coordinate television broadcasts (scheduling, production, international distribution).
Manage relationships with local organizers and business partners.
Prepare budgets and manage costs while meeting program goals.
Prepare strategic plans, requests for bids, after-action reports, and other documents.
A bachelor's degree and at least 10 years relevant experience in event management and television production is required.
Progressive leadership experience, including supervision of paid staff and volunteers, in a business setting.
Proven knowledge of event management including venue, athlete, entertainment and business issues; sponsorships and related deliverables; television production techniques; and, the Olympic movement.
Excellent written, oral and public presentation skills.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please mark all correspondence with "Director of Events and Broadcasting" and send your resume to:
E-mail: Jed.Cornforth@usatf. org or
Fax: 317-261-0514 or
USA Track & Field
Human Resources Department
One RCA Dome, Suite 140
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Deadline: USATF is accepting applications until the position is filled.
No phone calls please.
USATF is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, age, handicap, veteran status or other protected classes. USATF encourages minorities and women to apply.
This is some good info... Thanks.., keep it going.
International Creative Management, Inc. (ICM)
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, ICM, International Creative Management, Inc.
Company Overview: ICM, International Creative Management, Inc (ICM) is one of the world’s largest talent and literary agencies, with offices in Los Angeles, New York and London. Formed in 1975, the company is a cornerstone in the entertainment community. The agency represents top creative and technical talent in the fields of motion pictures, television, publishing, music, comedy, commercials, new media and live theater.
Position Summary: As the Senior Manager, Corporate Communications you will be working with high-profile trade and business reporters to communicate ICM’s key messages on a daily basis. You will be handling multiple senior level media requests, working with freelance graphic designers and overseeing the agency’s trade advertising. You will also be writing and editing press materials (press releases, media briefs, talking points and internal communications) as well as liaising with senior agency executives to coordinate staff media interviews and background sessions. In addition you will be responsible for developing ICM’s charitable foundation, developing strong relationships with internal clients as well as managing day-to-day strategy initiatives and planning and managing agency special events. This position reports to the SVP, Corporate Communications and will be based in Beverly Hills, CA.
Background Required: The ideal candidate will be dynamic and polished with five years previous entertainment public relations experience. A BA/BS Degree in Communications, Journalism or related field is preferred along with excellent writing, editing and decision-making skills. A positive can-do attitude in a deadline-oriented environment is essential along with excellent communication and organizational skills, the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a dynamic, creative and challenging environment.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who understands the film and television industry and who has familiarity with key players across major studios and networks. A demonstrated rolodex of senior media contacts (both trade and consumer entertainment media) would be a big plus. A strong knowledge of computer programs, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel are essential.
(Note: this preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required by employees assigned to this job.)
Compensation and Benefits: ICM offers an attractive compensation package, including competitive salary and benefits programs. Preference will be given to candidates residing in Southern California.
Contact Information: ICM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested candidates should submit a resume, along with a cover letter and salary history to: Elise Monroe, Recruiting Consultant, Identify, Inc.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone/fax: 626-914-4258
Good thread Suzanne...
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NYC OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
The NYC Office of the Mayor seeks a qualified candidate to fill the position of Director of the Photo Unit in the Mayor’s Press Office. With latitude for independent judgment and initiative, the candidate will perform the following functions which include and are not limited to:
- Supervising three (3) staff members;
- Photographing Mayoral events;
- Assigning staff photographers to cover and photograph Mayoral events, in addition to delineating which shift(s) to cover;
- Providing feedback and guidance to photographers as it relates to the covering of job assignments, work quality, work schedule, etc.;
- Additional projects, as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION:
- Flexibility as it relates to working the day, evening, weekend and holiday shifts;
- Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and digital imaging systems;
- Proficiency in the use of internet applications, web, ftp and image formats i.e. JPEG, TIFF and RAW;
- Working knowledge of PC and Macintosh systems and various software programs, including but not limited to Word, Excel, and Outlook;
- Proficiency in the use and operation of digital cameras;
- Ability to communicate in a clear and precise manner;
- Good interpersonal and organizational skills.
- It is preferred that all candidates have at least three (3) years of working experience in professional photography.
- Salary Range: Commensurate With Experience.
- New York City residency required within 90 days of job appointment.
TO APPLY FOR CONSIDERATION, EMAIL COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO pressoffice@cityhall .nyc.gov , AND SEND PORTFOLIOS ASAP TO:
New York, NY 10007
The City of NY and the Office of the Mayor are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This is a cool thread suzanne.
Now watch HR bout to get flooded with resumes at the NBA offices now...
THE COCA-COLA COMPANY
Project Manager - Sports and Entertainment Marketing
Serve as deputy to the VP, Sports and Entertainment providing support on a wide range of Issues including managing a variety of time sensitive projects to advance the design and development of sports and entertainment projects (include but not limited to NASCAR, NHRA, NBA, NCAA, PGA, American Idol, etc.) and leading all reporting efforts and management updates. Crucial to the success of this role is also managing day-to-day interaction with Sports and Entertainment team and serving as point person for execution on key properties.
Function Specific Activities:
Identify, select, prepare and distribute "Requests for Proposals" in
order to hire, contract and engage third parties (e.g., agencies,
suppliers, events, properties, sponsorships, licensees and rights
holders, vendors, retailers, etc.).
Negotiate contracts, program agreements and contract renewals with
third parties (e.g., agencies, licensees, marketing assets, properties,
rights-holders, suppliers) in order to provide The Company with
necessary marketing opportunities and services.
Monitor contractual agreements vendors and suppliers in order to
ensure that all rights are being delivered, all obligations fulfilled,
all opportunities maximized and objectives (e.g., ROI) are met.
Write creative briefs that clearly articulate communication objectives
and success criteria in order to inform and direct agency work and
Conduct regular business reviews with creative agencies, suppliers,
manufacturers, retailers, rights-holders and/or licensees in order to
monitor the third party's progress against business plans, financial
goals and product or concept development.
Create a communication plan using various tools (e.g., newsletters,
PowerPoint presentations, face-to-face meetings, video conferencing,
etc.) in order to communicate consumer initiative concepts to
Communicate the principles and values of The Company through personal
contact with consumers and dignitaries from around the world in order
to further enhance the consumers' connection to our brands.
Build relationships and create personal wins by attending business
building exercises and activities (e.g., business dinners, events,
Secure appropriate properties by following the market asset management
Establish relationships and work effectively with external
individuals/parties (e.g., customers, bottlers, consumers, communities,
government agencies, vendors, suppliers) in order to create
opportunities for the Company to meet financial goals.
Establish and maintain relationships with external individuals/parties
in order to protect and enhance the image of the Company.
Develop the standards and practices for your area of accountability
that facilitate organizational ability to meet internal client or
external customer needs and expectations.
Provide input to plans and strategies for a business unit, department,
or project to satisfy internal client or external customer
Determine the budget for a business unit, department, or project.
Develop and communicate a clear charter for a project or initiative
with clarity of scope and expected outcomes.
Advise and consult with customers/clients on options available to them
in order to help them achieve their targets and goals.
Identify the need for a new tool or process within an organizational
unit by reviewing the impact of current practices against expected
Prepare correspondence (e.g., letters, memos) for internal and
Represent the Company in community efforts or events in order to
foster our relationships with or provide support to others.
Related Work Experience:At least 5 years
Building Value-Based Relationships: Generating alliances internally
and externally by continuously identifying and acting on those things
that will create success for the Company and its customers, bottlers,
suppliers, communities, and governments.
Strategic Decision Making: Obtaining information and identifying key
issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or
vision; committing to a course of action to accomplish a long-range
goal or vision after developing alternatives based on logical
assumptions, facts, available internal and external resources,
constraints, and organizational values.
Establishing Collaborative Working Relationships: Developing and using
collaborative relationships for the purpose of accomplishing work
objectives; developing relationships with other individuals by
listening, sharing ideas, and appreciating others' efforts.
Understanding the Business: Uses knowledge of the value chain to
achieve profitable volume growth; perceives the impact and implications
of decisions on the value chain and on the competition.
Consulting: Providing timely, specific information, guidance, and
recommendations to help groups, managers, and others make informed
committed decisions that will lead to sustainable impact.
Determining Financial Impact: Understanding the financial consequences
of decisions; understanding economic value for the system; acting as an
owner of the business and making decisions that ensure long-term value
for the organization.
Negotiation: Exploring alternatives and positions to reach outcomes
that gain all parties' support and acceptance; striving for outcomes
that are a win-win for all parties involved.
Function Specific Knowledge and Skills:
Project Management: Ability to manage projects to ensure successful
delivery (on time, within budget, meeting agreed upon success criteria)
to establish clear goals and accountabilities. Also includes the
ability to develop project plans, allocate resources, identify
potential issues/risks and develop contingency plans.
Network/Resources: Ability to develop diverse network/resources to
leverage "best in class" knowledge, approaches and processes.
Agency Management: Knowledge of methods or techniques used and ability
to inspire agency performance.
Vendor Management: The ability to evaluate and ensure that vendor
performance meets or exceeds defined performance standards and adheres
to overall company policies and procedures.
Creative Concept Generation: Knowledge of methods of
brainstorming/creative concept generation. Includes knowledge of
facilitation procedures for creative sessions.
Marketing Innovation: Ability to identify and develop innovative ideas
(e.g., product, packaging, merchandise, activations) in order to create
a proprietary advantage for The Company.
If relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting their profile and resume, candidates understand and acknowledge that The Coca-Cola Company will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.
Log on to http://www2.coca-cola.com/careers/search_jobs.html to apply.
great thread suzanne. Do you think you could list some internships as well?
I know.....I'm just waiting for someone to complain. The last time I did it a certain individual saw no point and it got ugly.
YAY Suzanne. This is a refresher from all the BS.
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