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careers

RVD is always looking for talented individuals to join our team!

Available positions include: 


Social Media Manager

RVD, a dynamic communications agency with a focus on hospitality, lifestyle and wellness, is looking for a resourceful, bright, and motivated social media manager to grow with our team.

The ideal candidate is digitally savvy with excellent writing skills, a keen visual eye and a strong understanding (and relentless curiosity to learn more!) about how audiences engage online.

Company Culture:

RVD employees are self-motivated and and curious about the world around them. We have a bias towards action and crave self and company improvement. We’re always looking for more compelling ways to champion our clients through creative campaigns with media, influencers and like-minded brands. Our performance isn’t quantified by the number of hours spent, but by value-driven results.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in social media and content creation (ideally at an agency or media company)

  • Hands-on and results-oriented personality; someone who enjoys seeing through projects from ideation to completion

  • A passionate content creator on all forms of media

  • Strong copywriting, editing and proofreading skills

  • A clear interest in and understanding of the hospitality, women's lifestyle, and wellness spheres

  • Proficient in presenting client recommendations and social media strategies in a concise, compelling and easy-to-digest manner

  • Organized and able to not only ideate campaigns/strategies but clearly communicate definition, purpose, scope, deliverables, schedules and budgets

  • Hungry to learn and stay up-to-date on new social media trends, tools and innovations; excited to evolve with the industry  

  • Strong connections with social media influencers and a desire to continue to foster these relationships to better support clients              

  • Proven experience monitoring and responding to comments on social media channels  

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment that requires personal responsibility, being comfortable taking feedback and a meticulous attention to detail

  • Comfortable working in Photoshop, InDesign, Iconosquare, Hootsuite and Squarespace

  • Fluency with data tracking and demonstrating ROI associated with social media efforts

Responsibilities:

  • Content Creation: Build content calendars for client social media channels (most importantly Instagram + Facebook); work closely with the team to grasp the clients’ voice and develop relevant images and videos

  • Marketing Materials: Collaborate with clients to identify their marketing needs and develop engaging collateral, flyers, videos, etc (as appropriate re: scope)

  • Work with Rachel Van Dolsen and team's graphic designer to maintain stories and creative content on RVD's Instagram and Facebook

  • Posting: Post daily across social media channels including: Facebook, Instagram, etc., as applicable

  • Community Management: Moderate comments, respond to questions, and foster community engagement for RVD clients across social media channels

  • Trend Spotting: Stay abreast of competitors, relevant lifestyle topics, and popular sites to uncover trends before they go mainstream

  • Influencer Relations: Work with client teams to identify social media influencers for campaigns and other projects

  • Analytics: Manage tracking and reporting for all social clients – provide hard data that corroborates suggested post times, content buckets, etc.

  • Synchronicity with PR team: Ensure that socials strategy complements PR work

  • Client Service: Respond to clients requests on a daily basis, send reports, participate in client calls and in-person meetings

Benefits:

  • United Healthcare coverage (medical, dental, vision)

  • Generous PTO and sick day policy

  • Generous remote day policy (2 per month)

  • 401K program

  • Participation in RVD training and skill development workshops

  • Shared agency fund for self-care activities (educational panels, massages, etc.)

  • New business bonuses

  • RVD laptop (MacBook Air)

  • Frequent team-funded outings (bowling, meditation, karaoke, spin class, birthdays)


“Well done is better than well said.”

When applying, please answer the following questions:

+ What are your 3 favorite social media accounts? Why?

+ What about joining RVD Communications appeals to you?

+ What are three words that your best friend would use to describe you?

+ What are three words that your worst enemy would use to describe you?


Senior Account Executive

Job Description:

RVD Communications is looking for an organized, bright and resourceful senior account executive with past experience executing public relations campaigns for lifestyle clients.

This person will play an integral role in assisting our lifestyle, wellness and sex tech team with media relations for innovative brands like Golde, Mystery Vibe, COTR, Inc, Bellesa and more.

Company Culture:
RVD employees are curious and self-motivated and have an insatiable desire to do great work. We have a bias towards action and crave self- and company-improvement. We’re always looking for more compelling ways to champion our clients through creative campaigns with media, influencers, and like-minded brands. Our performance isn’t quantified by the number of hours spent, but by value-driven results.

Our Ideal Candidate Is:

  • A results-oriented person who enjoys seeing through projects from ideation to completion

  • Self-motivated and naturally driven to do great work

  • An adept communicator, able to distill down difficult concepts for general comprehension

  • Hungry to learn, stay up to date on new trends/innovations and able to constantly evolve                                                               

  • Solution-oriented and always looking for the next step

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment

  • Curious, self-aware and receptive to feedback

  • An experienced manager of junior employees; able to rally a strong and engaged team

  • Timely and reliable

  • Positive, personable and pleasant to be around

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ideate creative pitch angles, draft pitches and secure meaningful media placements

  • Build and expand media knowledge and connections; ensure account master lists are updated regularly to stay in step with landscape shifts

  • Manage and train account executives, junior account executives and agency interns – support their growth at the agency and ensure account work is completed well and on time

  • Assist senior team on big picture account strategy and tactics

  • Demonstrate a desire to grow, learn and adapt based on positive and constructive feedback from supervisors

  • Manage engagements with multiple clients at the same time


Requirements:

  • Based in the NYC area

  • Full-time

  • Has several years of full-time PR experience


Benefits:

  • United Healthcare coverage (medical, dental, vision)

  • Generous PTO, sick, and remote day package

  • 401K program

  • Shared agency fund for self-care activities (educational panels, massages, workout classes, etc.)

  • Dynamic agency training program

  • New business bonuses

  • Copy of company credit card

  • RVD laptop (MacBook Air)

  • Frequent surprise meals

  • Monthly birthday celebrations

  • Quarterly team building outings


About RVD:
RVD Communications is a boutique PR, social media and strategic marketing firm based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We're creative, clever, well-connected and scrappy, with close ties to the media elite in the United States and abroad. We never follow a playbook and treat each project as its own unique challenge – as a result of our strategic and nimble approach, our partners are able to forge intimate, lasting connections with the top journalists, social media influencers and tastemakers in their fields and beyond.

Well done is better than well said.”

RVD clients include Golde, Le Wand, b-vibe, Mystery Vibe, Bellesa, Black Seed Bagels, Partners Coffee, Dekalb Market Hall, The Williamsburg Hotel, Buffy, Boqueria, Little Tong Noodle Shop, Bar Moga, The Little Beet Table, Little Tong Noodle Shop, SakaMai, La Cafette, Upside Pizza, The Hummus & Pita Co., Shoo Shoo, North 3rd Street Market, Fish Cheeks, Chicks Isan, PhoBar, Pura Vida Bracelets and more.

We have twenty full-time employees.