Careers at PKPR

Senior Account Executive

February 13, 2023

If you are passionate about the news, have your finger on the pulse of pop culture, politics, and current events, and are looking for a hands-on and fulfilling opportunity to use your creativity to drive positive change, then this is a job for you.

PKPR ( is a boutique PR firm. We are seeking a Senior Account Executive to provide support on a diverse mix of nonprofit (arts, literary, environment, social justice) and lifestyle accounts (design, architecture, crafts). This is a great opportunity to develop your skills by being mentored by the firm’s founder.

The ideal candidate is someone who is:

  • Experience managing 3-4 large accounts and managing and delegating work to junior team members
  • A track record of placing stories in a range of national and local media across print, broadcast, and online
  • An excellent writer with experience in writing pitches, press releases, and bylines/op-eds
  • Can leverage existing contacts, bring in new partners, and foster relationships to grow a client’s profile and impact
  • On top of the latest current events and pop culture and business trends—and always on the lookout for ways that clients can capitalize on them
  • Curious, outgoing, energetic, and eager to learn

Candidate requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in PR, communications, journalism, or political science
  • 4-5 years of experience in PR including day-to-day account management, media relations, and writing
  • Based in the New York City area. This is a hybrid position requiring 3 days in the office each week for the first six months and then 2-3 days in offer thereafter.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits including:

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Generous vacation days and PTO
  • Paid time off between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day
  • Summer hours (9-2 pm) from Memorial Day to Labor Day

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

PKPR is committed to diversity among its team, and our policy is to recruit and hire without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability. We encourage all applicants to apply.

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