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Assistant Manager, Corporate Communications

New York, NY, US


The story of Cartier is founded on audacity and passion. For more than 170 years we have embraced a bold, pioneering spirit that continues to inspire our teams across all Métiers from our boutiques to our workshops and corporate offices. Our 8,500+ colleagues of 90 nationalities are united by a shared independent spirit and commitment to excellence, striving to continuously enrich our Maison’s heritage by pushing the boundaries of creativity. 


At Cartier North America, we are proud to employ talent from many different backgrounds, experiences, and identities. We believe that when diversity and inclusion are fully embraced and empowered, creativity and knowledge emerge to deliver excellence. We continue to work towards creating a workforce that represents the diversity of our clients and our communities


Job Mission

This role will support corporate communications, crisis communications and executive communications efforts as a part of the Press/PR team, reporting to the Senior Manager, Corporate Communications.


Key Responsibilities:

Strategy + Planning


  • Support Senior Manager in the planning, development and implementation of Cartier North America’s annual PR – Corporate Communications strategy.
  • Actively monitor, analyze and communicate relevant industry news and competitive research.
  • Manage corporate communications budgets.


Corporate Communications


  • Provide general team support for all corporate initiatives including the Cartier Women’s Initiative, Fondation Cartier, Cartier Philanthropy and corporate social responsibility topics, among others.
  • Serve as corporate team point person for key, cross-functional PR team projects.
  • Draft executive preparation materials for interviews, speaking engagements and networking opportunities for key executives.
  • Provide on-site preparation and support for executive speaking engagements.
  • Draft talking points, welcome notes, letters and other external communications.


Press Relations


  • Develop and maintain strong editorial relationships with press covering relevant corporate topics – business, art, philanthropy, women-specific, sustainability, DE&I, etc.
  • Craft and distribute pitch materials and press releases.
  • Secure impactful press and social media coverage.


Crisis Communications


  • Support the preparation of proactive and reactive communications – FAQs, talking points and media statements.
  • Monitor for resulting press interest and coverage of specific crisis issues.


Additional Responsibilities


  • Collaborate and support local cross-functional departments with external communications needs.
  • Create compelling, well-designed presentations, recaps and other communications materials for internal and external audiences.
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of creative mailers, press events and press trips.






  • Bachelor’s degree


Technical Skills/Abilities


  • 5+ years of work experience in public relations.
  • Experience in corporate communications and crisis communications is a plus.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively – strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to manage time efficiently.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills.


Personal Skills

  • Shows initiative and is capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Is able to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines.
  • Must be a team player, enthusiastic, positive and driven.
  • Must be flexible to work outside of normal business hours, including nights and weekends.

Learn more about life at Cartier


Richemont owns several of the world's leading companies in the field of luxury goods, with particular strengths in

jewellery, watches and writing instruments. Cartier joined the Group in 1988.

Learn more about the Group Richemont

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City