Account Coordinator

 

We’re looking for a talented and self-motivated individual eager to build a career in public relations in the wine-focused world. Our ideal candidate is very hard working, extremely creative, detail oriented, organized, fun, enthusiastic, energetic, always curious and, of course, is passionate about wine!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Writing and editing press releases and press materials
  • Development of creative ideas our clients can use to set themselves apart in the media
  • Actively pitching our clients to journalists on the phone and in person
  • Keeping track and managing all media activity for clients
  • Organizing press trips
  • Researching new and keeping abreast of top wine, food, travel, lifestyle and business writers
  • Occasional travel to Napa, Sonoma and Central Coast, attending wine dinners, tasting panels, and food and wine events
  • And more!

 

Required Skills

  • Must have at least 1-2 years experience in a wine or restaurant or hospitality related role and a 4-year college degree
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in the MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint
  • Adobe Photoshop, ACT, Cision Media Source, Burelles Luce knowledge a plus
  • Social media platform knowledge and proven track record of engagement on Linkedin, Instagram and Facebook
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills (details!)
  • Prioritizes, plans, and takes initiative without direction
  • Works productively in a team environment
  • Intimate knowledge of food and wine industry trends, and media outlets
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must have a valid CA drivers license

 

Salary DOE; Health insurance and simple IRA matching plan are offered, flex time, expense accounts for dining and education, and fun company outings

If you’re interested in this position, please send a detailed cover letter & resume to contact@jarviscommunications.com.