JOB OPENINGS

We are currently looking for outstanding candidates to fill the below positions at SHADOW. However, regardless of openings, we are always searching for talented and rebelliously creative individuals to join our rapidly growing team.

We're a tight-knit crew of SHADOWs who are driven to have a measurable impact on the way brands interact with people. We're passionate and take great pride in our work, while viewing challenges and obstacles as exciting opportunities to try something new. 

If this sounds like you, please send us a note with a little about yourself, the position you are applying for (if applicable), and your C/V attached. We will be in touch. 

 

PR



Account COORDINATOR

BEAUTY

New York, NY

We are looking to hire an Account Coordinator for our Beauty division. This is an entry-level position that works closely with Junior Account Executives and Account Executives to fulfill administrative client and agency needs. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Media monitoring / recaps and press clippings
  • Scheduling / calendar management
  • Main line phone coverage
  • Maintaining product inventory and fulfilling product send-outs
  • Managing contact lists
  • Recording and distributing call notes
  • Facilitating product and imagery requests with clients
  • Compiling weekly or bi-weekly and monthly press reports
  • Managing mailers including client reimbursement form
  • Liaise with LA office on product needs
  • Support account executives and upper management with additional tasks as needed

 

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, or related field
  • At least 1 year of on the job experience (Internships accepted)
  • Organized & detail oriented
  • Eagerness to learn and grow in a fast paced and team oriented environment
  • Ability to work proactively and independently
  • Familiarity with Cision (Bonus)
  • Familiarity with Fashion GPS (Bonus)
  • Familiarity with MAC and Microsoft Office

Account EXECUTIVE

HOSPITALITY

Los Angeles, CA

We are looking for a strong Account Executive to join our Food & Hospitality division. This is a mid-level position for candidates with a minimum of 3-5 years PR experience, preferably with an agency or consumer products company. Experience with food or hospitality brands is required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists superiors with managing accounts
  • Serves as account lead for at least one account
  • Drafts press releases, media alerts, client bios, media plans, strategies, proposals and client communications
  • Pitch client content to national and regional publications, across print, broadcast, and online
  • Drafts competitor analysis and trend spotting and relaying findings to clients
  • Ensures client requests are fulfilled, delivered on time and are value producing
  • Reviews call agenda and reports
  • Develops creative mailer concepts, pitches and activations for clients
  • Supervises junior staff on client related tasks

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, or related field
  • 3-5 years PR experience and excellent (written and verbal) communications skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership experience
  • Proven track record of placements
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge of Cision and Fashion GPS (preferred)
  • Superb leadership skills
  • Proactive and productive attitude
  • A rolodex of media contacts
  • Social Media experience is a plus
  • Recommendation/ reference from previous employer

Account EXECUTIVE

SPIRITS

New York, NY

We are looking for an Account Executive for our Spirits division.  

This is a mid-level position for those with a minimum of 3-5 years PR experience.  Knowledge and experience in the spirits industry is a plus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists superiors with managing accounts
  • Serves as account lead for at least one account
  • Drafts press releases, media alerts, client bios, media plans, strategies, proposals and client communications
  • Pitch client content to national and regional publications, across print, broadcast, and online
  • Drafts competitor analysis and trend spotting and relaying findings to clients
  • Ensures client requests are fulfilled, delivered on time and are value producing
  • Reviews call agenda and reports
  • Develops creative mailer concepts, pitches and activations for clients
  • Supervises junior staff on client related tasks

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, or related field
  • 3-5 years PR experience and excellent (written and verbal) communications skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership experience
  • Proven track record of placements
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge of Cision and Fashion GPS (preferred)
  • Superb leadership skills
  • Proactive and productive attitude
  • A rolodex of media contacts
  • Social Media experience is a plus
  • Recommendation/reference from previous employer

DIRECTOR

SPIRITS

New York, NY

We are currently seeking a candidate to fill the Director role in our Spirits Division. Our Ideal Candidate would have strong account management experience, excellent writing and communication stills, and extensive knowledge in the spirits industry.  This is an executive-level managerial position for those with 8+ years’ experience planning, arranging and executing all PR and communication activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serves as the key client contact and effectively managing the daily workflow of 6-8 accounts while driving consistent media results
  • Manages high-end media relations and providing strategic counsel to client and team with regard to media opportunities
  • Works to define and analyze target markets and using positioning strategies to define a unique product identity
  • Develop, deliver and lead strategic client programs and initiatives without direction
  • Identifies strategic media relationships and new and creative media strategies
  • Leads, manages and develops team members by reviewing work and providing constructive feedback to effective pitching and account workflow
  • Provides strategic guidance to clients and team members on an ongoing basis.
  • Set account priorities and communicate them accurately and efficiently to team members
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for all agency clients
  • Manage, develop and maintain accountability for annual budgets
  • Conceptualize and execute divisionary or agency-wide processes to strengthen employee productivity

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, or related field
  • 8+ years’ experience planning, arranging and executing all PR and communication activities
  • Excellent operational and management skills, verbal/written communication skills, and presentation skills
  • Team player with hands on experience not just managing, but truly mentoring direct reports and cross-functional teammates
  • A well-connected professional who has strong relationships with key industry influencers, organizations, and client prospects
  • A proven track record of winning business and delivering results for clients
  • Pop culture and social media savvy
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong understanding of the media (traditional and digital) and knowledge of key members of the press
 

INFLUENCER MARKETING


INFLUENCER MARKETING MANAGER

New York, NY / Los Angeles, CA

We are hiring an outstanding Influencer Manager within our Influencer Division.  The candidate we are seeking must have 3-5 years of Agency or In-house experience in VIP services. Candidate must have excellent relationships with talent, managers and agents. Strong stylist contacts are a plus. 

Experience in Talent booking for events and campaigns is necessary and understanding how to negotiate deals are integral to the role. Ability to perform within a fast-paced, multi-priority setting and a passion for the entertainment industry.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop influencer marketing strategies for brands.
  • Create influencer and brand ambassador campaigns.
  • Track influencer coverage and compile reports that show the results of the campaign results.
  • Maintain and expand relationships with influencers and organizations that manage them
  • Negotiate deals
  • Mentor and manage junior team members.

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, or related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience managing social media and/ or digital marketing for brands.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience across all social media platforms. (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)
  • Excellent relationships with talent, managers, and agents.
  • Experience with booking talent for events and campaigns.
  • Ability to perform within a fast-paced, multi-priority setting and a passion for the entertainment industry.

EVENTS


FREELANCE EVENT PRODUCER

New York, NY

The Freelance Event Producer will support the Events division with individual agency projects. This person is an organized, self-motivated, creative thinker with a unique approach to production and project management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supports the planning and execution of multi-channel projects
  • Research, source, and secure vendors/partners/permits and negotiating contracts
  • Coordinates and communicates with clients, internal team members, vendors, and outside consultants
  • Works with the team to evaluate, develop and estimate costs, timelines, concepts, designs, goals, etc.
  • Participates in brainstorms and client meetings
  • Coordinate logistical needs for meetings and presentations
  • Develops and builds client relationships

What You Bring:

  • Previous experience with product launches, dinners, cocktail parties, corporate events and hospitality
  • Keen eye for detail quality management, production experience, time management and multiple team coordination
  • Outstanding presentation skills and comfort speaking in public
  • Network of contacts
  • Outgoing, friendly, sense of team spirit, confidence and dedication to event management

CREATIVE


FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

New York, NY

This individual will support the Creative division with individual agency projects. This person is an dynamic, self-motivated, creative thinker with experience in both digital and print design.

Responsibilities include:

  • Taking direction from written or spoken ideas and converting them seamlessly into images, layouts and other designs
  • Ability to think out-of-the-box as well as work within parameters of brand guidelines when necessary; consult with clients' marketing teams to create cohesive designs that reflect a client's culture and goals
  • Draft visuals aspects of marketing materials, websites and other media, including infographics
  • Buttoned-up project management, with ability to juggle multiple projects at one time

What You Bring:

  • Extensive experience with Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, specifically with mockups, print layouts and multimedia presentation
  • Adaptive design eye and skill
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to absorb and apply constructive criticism from peers and clients

BUSINESS OPERATIONS


ASSISTANT BOOKKEEPER 

New York, NY / (part-time)

We are looking for an Assistant Bookkeeper for our New York office to assist in managing day-to-day accounting and finance activity. This is a junior-level position working closely with the Controller for those with a minimum of 1 year experience. Confidentiality, excellent organizational skills and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, as well as the ability to communicate clearly. The ideal candidate for this position is a self-starter, skilled multi-tasker, reliable and committed to consistently meeting deadlines. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Submit all invoices for payment
  • Posting credit card transactions
  • Creation and management of client expense spreadsheets
  • Creation of billing invoices
  • Reconciliation of bank and Amex transactions
  • Filing vendor payables and accounts receivable invoices
  • Creation of ad-hoc reports

What You Bring:

  • Associate's Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 1 year experience
  • Proficiency with Quickbooks
  • Working knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable, P&L reports and balance sheets

INTERNSHIPS


Are you a college student looking to explore marketing, public relations, events, and more?

We are always looking for ambitious, bright individuals to join our Internship Program.

We currently run three sessions: fall, spring, and summer. All internships must be in exchange for school credit.

Interns will have the opportunity to explore the day-to-day, cross-departmental operations of SHADOW, assist account teams, sit in on brainstorms, attend industry events, and much more. We also provide a curriculum throughout the program taught by the agency's senior staff in an intimate "classroom" setting, providing a valuable foundational knowledge of today's industry landscape.

For more information, or to inquire about an upcoming session, please get in touch below!