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Account Executive


Account Executive


Account Executive

ac·count ex·ec·u·tive

noun: account executive; plural noun: account executives

Definition: A go-getter with a voracious appetite for media that never says “can’t”, keeps their eye on the ultimate goal and knows how to get creative in order to get there.

If you love to problem solve, get a high off placing that perfect piece of coverage, and thrive in an environment where anything is possible, we want to you to join the Bullfrog + Baum team of award-winning PR professionals.

We are seeking a dynamic, strategic, collaborative individual with proven media relations prowess and marketing savvy to work across a diverse roster of clients including restaurant groups, chefs, consumer brands and hotels. 

You must love working as part of a team; digging deep to ensure you are delivering an impactful, authentic campaign to your clients and building relationships with media, potential partners and the agency at large. You are someone who knows how to create a compelling story to snag a whale of a placement, as you are always reading, watching or listening to learn more about the world around you.  You also pride yourself on hard work and when you hit a wall, you come up with six different ways to get around it. 

The Role

  • U <3 Media - Serve as the media guru on your accounts, the primary pitcher, working with both local and national media contacts to place meaningful, campaign-driving coverage for clients in a wide variety of genres from food to lifestyle to business to trade
  • Loves to write and takes pride in continually honing this skill, whether it’s to produce a press release, tailored pitch, or e-mail newsletter copy
  • Participates in crafting strategies that achieve goals; you will be a driving force is writing integrated PR plans that contain thoughtful media relations tactics, creative consumer activations, event ideas and more
  • Aids in leading the team to greatness; organizes work flow for yourself and junior team members to ensure efficient execution (meeting or beating deadlines) from completion of media queries to creation of press kits
  • Shares what you know; mentor and manage junior employees, including full-time Account Coordinators and Interns
  • Serves as a primary resource for digital/social media team, helping to develop client and agency content calendars and promotions, as needed
  • Supports Account Coordinators in all client and office admin, inclusive of call agendas and recaps, status reports, media alerts, etc.
  • Supports Senior Account Executives and Account Directors in client management, playing a significant role in all update calls, client meetings, etc.
  • Shares your creativity and contributes to new business proposals, office-wide campaigns and each and every brainstorm

Requirements

  • Insatiable appetite to learn everything about the hospitality + PR industries
  • Media rolodex featuring contacts across print, broadcast and online portals
  • Obsessive attention to detail and a commitment to producing the highest quality work product
  • Avid writer and self-proclaimed grammar nerd
  • The ability to think (and act) strategically
  • Someone with outstanding follow-through who is extremely detail-oriented
  •  Must bring a sense of accountability and commitment to excellence
  • Must be a self-starter with sense of accountability and commitment to excellence
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment with a dynamic range of people
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/clients simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related area of study
  • A compulsive curiosity and unquenchable desire to read up on all the latest restaurant, chef and hotel news in New York City, across the country, and around the world
  • 2+ years’ experience in the PR world (agency experience a plus)

WHAT WE CAN OFFER

  • A fun, fast-paced environment where no two days are never the same
  • A dedicated, diverse team of coworkers that loves crazy ideas and will do anything to achieve client goals; plus, a senior management team that rolls up its sleeves and gets dirty right alongside you to get the job done
  • Benefits that rival the big firms: Summer Fridays, contributions to health insurance, wellness reimbursement, 401k, new business commission, employee referral bonuses, unlimited vacation, and more
  • Team building and education opportunities from weekly Thursday Happy Hours and a Peer Mentor program to Lunch & Learns; we keep it fun and we keep you growing

ready to APPLY?

Show us what you’ve got.  Send a resume, salary requirements, and any other creative that you feel communicates why you should be the next Bullfrog to: hireme@bullfrogandbaum.com

ABOUT BULLFROG + BAUM

Established in 2000, Bullfrog + Baum is an award-winning Marketing and Consulting Group, representing the best of the best in (and around) the hospitality industry; our clients are found across the U.S. and include all-star chefs, restaurants, hotels, products and events.  www.bullfrogandbaum.com.

Community + Influencer Relations Manager


Community + Influencer Relations Manager


Community + Influencer Relations Manager

Social media whiz. Creative and compelled to go above and beyond. Strategic risk-taker, barrier-pusher, someone who is always asking… “Why not?”

Sounds like you? Then you belong at Bullfrog + Baum.

We are seeking an always-plugged-in, digitally-obsessed Community + Influencer Relations Manager to be the day-to-day lead on a variety of hospitality clients. This whip-smart, multi-tasker is an adept storyteller with command of both the visual arts and the written word. A social media influencer in their own right, they can’t get enough of the food and travel and are constantly out and about experiencing the hottest new thing, seeking out the latest trends, and attending new openings all while building relationships and ‘gramming their latest finds.

This person is also the driving force behind their accounts. They are deeply connected to clients, thinking up new strategies, investigating new technologies and platforms, and adjusting tactics to achieve client goals. They have a passion for the art of proactive engagement and understand the importance of being in constant contact with a client’s online community. Shifting between multiple brand voices is a breeze, be they pun-filled, pithy, or overflowing with gravitas. They also relish diving deep into the nuances of a brand to ensure authenticity.  A believer in the power of measurement, this team member loves pulling together a report, analyzing the results, and showcasing the impact of their work.  

the role

  • Develop digital strategy, social media voice documents, and all overarching campaign elements for restaurant, bar, travel, and product clients under the guidance of the agency’s Digital Director
  • Lead team and client calls (is the go-to for questions and brainstorming)
  • Love their clients’ and the agency’s online communities as their own; responsible for daily community management including the technical upkeep and active growth of clients’ and agency’s social media presence; is always listening and searching for online conversations to be part of
  • Demonstrate a dedication to getting the shot, capturing the scene, and perfecting the caption
    • Lead content gathering sessions for clients/agency both in-house and at off-site events/shoots
    • Create and manage content calendars; this includes producing and editing creative assets as well as copywriting
  • Life is often about who you know; this team member will be responsible for building new strong digital influencer relationships (and fleshing out partnership opportunities for clients and the agency) and maintaining our constantly expanding proprietary database of contacts in all genres from food and film, to fashion and travel
  • Know how to create and manage paid influencer relationships, ensure timelines and deliverables are met
  • Be confident about being able to plan and pull off the Instagrammable events to be at; manages concept creation, event logistics, issuing of invitations, and tracking of results, then walks clients through recaps to showcase impact
  • Plans and manages paid social media advertising campaigns as needed
  • Contributes to growing the division and team; leads by example, and is always quick to provide social media ideation and competitor analysis for new business proposals, office-wide campaigns, and office-led influencer events
  • Draft posts and aid in developing content for all agency owned channels, including website, blog and of course social handles
  • Creates all monthly reports, offering insights on key metrics
  • Constantly monitors digital trends and shares insights across teams, clients, and the agency
  • Reports to the Digital Director, works alongside clients’ PR teams

Requirements

  • Active, demonstrated prowess on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
  • An active interest about changes in the social media and tech landscapes including algorithm changes and emerging platforms
  • A compulsive curiosity and unquenchable desire to read up on all the latest restaurant and chef news in New York City, across the country, and around the world
  • Knowledge of photography, basic video production, Photoshop, InDesign
  • A keen attention to detail: self-proclaimed grammar nerd
  • 2-3 years of hospitality social media experience, preferable with an agency vs. in-house 
  • Solid understanding of social media analytics
  • Adaptability: Can easily learn new platforms quickly
  • The ability to think (and act) strategically
  • Someone with outstanding follow-through who is extremely detail-oriented
  • Must bring a sense of accountability and commitment to excellence
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment with a dynamic range of people
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/clients simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related area of study

WHAT WE CAN OFFER

  • A fun, fast-paced environment where no two days are ever the same
  • A dedicated, diverse team of coworkers that loves crazy ideas and will do anything to achieve client goals; plus, a senior management team that rolls up its sleeves and gets dirty right alongside you to get the job done
  • Benefits that rival the big firms: Summer Fridays, contributions to health insurance, wellness reimbursement, 401k, new business commission, employee referral bonuses, work from home policy, unlimited vacation, and more
  • Team building and education opportunities from weekly Thursday Happy Hours and a Peer Mentor program to Lunch & Learns; we keep it fun and we keep you growing

ready to apply?

Show us what you’ve got.  Send a resume, links to your social media accounts, salary requirements, and any other creative that you feel communicates why you should be the next Bullfrog to: hireme@bullfrogandbaum.com

Internship


Internship


Internships at Bullfrog + Baum

We are currently accepting applications for our Fall Internship Program, with positions available in our PR, Marketing and Digital + Social Media departments.

All submissions for Fall placements are due by September 30, 2018.

To apply: please send a cover letter sharing why you should be part of our next class of interns, along with a resume and writing samples to intern@bullfrogandbaum.com.