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Press Manager
Balenciaga
New York
Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Full time
Posted 3 weeks ago
Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Category: Public Relations
Seniority: Manager
Job Type: Full time

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Press Manager who will report to the Pr Director America. Your Opportunity The Press Manager is responsible for all press related activities for the North American, Central American, and South American markets. This position reports directly to the PR Director America and is in constant communication with the Communication and Image team and the Press and Public Relation team in Paris. Purpose of the role is to create and maintain a favorable public image for Balenciaga in the Americas region (comprising USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Caribbean) and to support department head to ensure synergy across all brand communications & marketing activations.

How You Will Contribute

  • Managing all earned media and public relations activities for the brand.
  • Ensuring Balenciaga maintains a brand-appropriate presence in key digital and print titles across the region.
  • Overseeing press requests (features, news coverage, samples, other collateral).
  • Overseeing management of showroom, data management tools, inventory, clipping, contact databases Monitoring & analyzing earned media in print and digital Communicating brand image activities internally across corporate and retail teams
  • Developing and implementing seasonal strategies to promote a positive brand image for Balenciaga in the USA including strategic product and brand placements in qualitative print and digital media titles
  • Developing and implementing unique product launch strategies tailored to support retail pushes
  • Managing department assistants, coordinators and interns
  • Supporting HQ PR, marketing, image, VIP and digital teams with international press and marketing activations taking place in the US

Who You Are

  • The ideal candidate is highly organized, works at a fast pace, and is knowledgeable of and passionate about of the fashion industry and culture that surrounds it
  • Extremely strong written and oral communication skills are a must
  • Confidence in presenting
  • 3-5 years experience in fashion Pr are required and 1-2 years experience as a manager In-house experience and European brands are preferred
  • Degree in communications, marketing, journalism, humanities
  • Excellent organizational and planning abilities Large professional network in Us fashion/lifestyle/luxury media

Why Work With Us?

This is an exciting opportunity to join Balenciaga’s Corporate team as a Press Manager who will drive the business and contribute to the brand philosophy. We invite you to become part of a team that offers possibilities to learn and grow. Balenciaga is committed to thriving your professional development within the House or in the Kering group. We empower leaders to create, build and sustain high performing teams that excel in execution. We guide every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.

About Balenciaga

Founded by Spanish-born Cristóbal Balenciaga in 1917 and established in Paris in 1937, the iconic French fashion house defined the concept of modernity and elegance through the mastery of techniques and the use of innovative fabrics. With the appointment of Demna Gvasalia as artistic director of the collections in 2015, he continues to uphold the vision of Cristóbal Balenciaga through his exquisite techniques, masterful cuts and by constantly pushing boundaries. Balenciaga offers women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, handbags, shoes, accessories, eyewear and a fragrance for women, subsidiary of Kering.

Press Manager
Balenciaga
New York
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