Sample Job Description: Director of Public Relations

Job Description: Director of Public Relations


This company is looking for a candidate with seven or more years of Public Relations experience at an agency or in-house. Candidates with beauty products or fashion experience are strongly encouraged to apply. The Director of Public Relations will need to have knowledge of social media, blogger relations and skills, and knowledge of trends in the fashion and beauty industry. The environment is fast-paced. The Director of Public Relations must have skills at multi-tasking, meeting deadlines, and interacting with other managers both in-house and externally. Strong, professional writing and verbal skills are essential for this position. The PR Director will also oversee a Public Relations team and report directly to the Executive Vice President.

Job Functions Include:

  • Strategic planning for all 45 beauty brands
  • Responsible for creating and implementing external communications programs
  • Correspond with a multitude of trade and consumer media outlets, including print and web
  • Oversee an outside Public Relations agency
  • Attend trade shows and events representing the company (some travel required)
  • Responsible for building and managing a team
  • Create public relations budget