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JOBS

Because we do so many things for so many different folks, we are always looking for smart, funny and resourceful people. We like to keep a deep bench of candidates, so give us a ring or shoot us your CV. You never know. There might even be a few spots open today; see what's on the menu today.

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Public Relations Account Executive

Sharp Communications is an award winning public relations, social media and design agency that specializes in working with best-in-class brands. Our clients are the “best in class” leaders in their respective categories including: architecture; home renovation; food, health & wellness; fine arts; philanthropy; and more.
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We are looking to immediately hire an Account Executive (minimum 2-4 years of experience) to manage numerous clients in luxury lifestyle, architecture & design, and other consumer-facing categories. Candidates should have an outstanding track record in pitching and garnering press for relevant brands, and great media contacts in print, broadcast and digital. Salary based upon experience. Please send resume and cover letters to jp@sharpthink.com and type PR RELATIONS ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE in the Subject Line.

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Social Media AAE / Community Manager

We are looking to hire a Social Media Assistant Account Executive / Community Manager to work with our growing roster of home, design and lifestyle clients. This person will be responsible for working with Account Executives, senior team and creative to create, publish and optimize content, and identify insights through measurement. A sharp, creative multitasker will really shine in this roll!
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Responsibilities:
  • Work with social media and creative teams to create and manage content across a range of social media channels
  • Maintain daily activity across social media channels on behalf of clients – including monitoring and managing user generated comments within protocol
  • Monitor and measure social media channels to gauge impact and create recommendations based on insight
  • Support strategy development across client acconts
  • Stay abreast of developments in social/digital media industries

Requirements:
  • 1-2 years communications/agency experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of social media platforms
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in interior design, architecture, art a plus

Benefits:
  • Compensation based on experience
  • Competitive benefits (health, 401k, etc.)

Please send resume and cover letters to info@sharpthink.com and type Social Media AAE - Community Manager in the Subject Line.

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Public Relations Assistant Account Executive

We are looking for superstar PR Assistant Account Executives to join our consumer PR team to work on a growing portfolio of best-in–class brands. As the ideal candidate, you should have successfully completed numerous internships at some leading PR agencies throughout your college experience. You should love writing, editing, have experience building databases (using CISION), making press clips, ands more. This is a fast paced environment working with fantastic brands in the home and food categories.
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KEY REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor's degree, preferably in English, Communications or PR
- Numerous PR internships at PR agencies
- Ability to organize and handle multiple assignments/accounts
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Highly motivated self-starter
- Must be proficient in Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel, Twitter, Facebook
- Experience with Cision

Please send resume and cover letters to info@sharpthink.com and type PR RELATIONS ASSISTANT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE in the Subject Line.

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SPECIAL EVENTS PRODUCER

Award winning public relations and advertising agency seeks experienced Special Events Producer with 3-5 years of experience in managing high-profile events and galas.
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You must have experience in producing multiple concurrent events serving as the lead with clients. You will report directly to the VP Events Director and support the Agency's portfolio of high-profile gala fundraisers and corporate events. You must be incredibly detail oriented and have specific experience in all aspects of production including: concept development, budgeting, timelines, database development, rsvp and fund tracking, vendor management and negotiation, and developing complete run of shows. Professional client management skills are a must. No divas, please. Our events are real businesses not just parties.

Please send resume and portfolio to info@sharpthink.com and type SPECIAL EVENTS PRODUCER in the Subject Line.

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ART DIRECTOR

We are seeking a local freelance Art Director with 5+ years Agency experience working on digital and traditional campaigns.
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Knowledge of opinion leading, affluent and sophisticated audiences (see our Client List) is preferred. If nothing there, show us some very
relevant experience.

Art Director will work with Agency Creative Director, Graphic Designers and Copywriter to develop advertising campaigns primarily for online and print
media, although we expect ideas that have ability and strength to be translated/integrated across all media and marketing disciplines as needed.

Strategy and creativity are paramount, as is a sense of humor and willingness to be a part of our team and growing Agency. Check egos at the door,
in fact don't even bring them to our door.

We expect to see very visual portfolio demonstrating creative vision, simple use of imagery and refined sense of typography.

Please send resume and portfolio to info@sharpthink.com and type ART DIRECTOR in the Subject Line.

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COPYWRITER

We are seeking a freelance copywriter with 5+ years Agency experience specializing in financial services, management consulting and broader consumer goods. Work should include online and traditional advertising, collateral and website.
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Knowledge and expertise in reaching opinion leading, affluent and sophisticated audiences is key, as is any experience in Continuing Education (i.e., post graduate degree), as well as Arts and Culture categories.

Copywriter will collaborate with Agency Creative Director and work with team of Art Directors and Graphic Designers to create campaigns that generate awareness, drive qualified leads and build brands. Both strategy and creativity are paramount with the end result being that the big idea that can be
translated across any discipline.

Work will generally be online (banners, rich media, widgets etc.) and print focused. Some video and website writing may be needed and
knowledge/experience is a real plus. Need to craft killer headlines and taglines as well as write long and short-form copy.

Please be advised there is no place for egos or tortured artists/writers. We do award winning, exceptional, strategically grounded work for Clients
delivering desired results. Old school, you might say, with new school adaptations. Helps to have a vivid imagination and really good sense of humor.

Please send resume and relevant copy samples to info@sharpthink.com and type COPYWRITER in the Subject Line.

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Internships

PR Intern for Summer 2015

The ideal intern for Sharp Communications is a self-motivated, creative, organized individual with a great interest in public relations. Previous PR internship experiences a plus.
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Interns at Sharp work on a wide range of projects including editorial database development, press kit development, media relations and special events planning. Interns will learn how to compose press releases, fact sheets, and media recaps, recognizing their standard formats and language. Interns are involved in creative meetings and brainstorm sessions as part of their training. Additionally, there is some administrative work. This is an excellent chance for someone interested in PR to have real hands-on experience in the industry.

Start Date: May 2014
Requirements: 3-5 days per week

Note: This internship is UNPAID (or for School Credit, if applicable). Interns are responsible for acquiring and arranging their own housing as this is based in New York City.

Please send resumes to sc@sharpthink.com and include "SHARP PR Intern" in the subject header.

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Social Media Intern for Summer 2015

The ideal intern for Sharp Communications is a self-motivated, creative, organized individual with a great interest in social media. Previous internship experiences a plus.
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Interns at Sharp work on a wide range of projects including influencer research, creative content development, research and program support. Interns will learn how to think strategically about using social media channels to support marketing and communications goal, how to determine influence in social media, and how to measure and track activities across channels like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and more. This is an excellent chance for someone interested in digital communications have real hands-on experience in the industry.

Start Date: May 2014
Requirements: 3-5 days per week

Note: This internship is UNPAID (or for School Credit, if applicable). Interns are responsible for acquiring and arranging their own housing as this is based in New York City.

Please send resumes to sc@sharpthink.com and include "SHARP PR Intern" in the subject header.

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