Web / Graphic Designer

5W Public Relations is currently seeking a part-time, with the option for full-time, Web/Graphic Designer to contribute design ideas to our site and our client's sites. This person will support the head of Marketing three days a week in order to maintain fair and accurate schedules and to deliver high quality work consistently and on time.

Duties:

  • Continue to elevate the design aesthetic
  • Brainstorm with peers on design ideas
  • Interface with Senior Management to translate strategy into compelling creative
  • Interact directly with clients to manage client expectations, timelines and deliverables
  • Develop and pitch creative strategies beyond visual concepts, based on client objectives and business needs
  • Translate concepts and ideas into viable design comps

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 2-5 years of web design experience
  • Proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, Image Ready and File Maker Pro on the Mac platform
  • Bachelor's degree (or comparable work experience)
  • Experience in a web-related environment is necessary
  • Ideal candidate will possess excellent communication, organization and problem-solving skills, thorough attention to detail, and the ability to meet tight deadlines, while working both independently and as part of a team

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume to careers@5wpr.com

Account Executive, Fashion

Entry to Mid-level position who will act as day-to-day point person on various Fashion accounts.

Duties:

  • Draft and service pitch letters, press releases and media alerts.
  • Create targeted media lists for broadcast, radio and print outlets.
  • Write and distribute press releases to targeted media outlets.
  • Proactively pitch targeted media outlets, including broadcast, print and new media.
  • Write and edit media materials such as media alerts, fact sheets, bios, and case studies.
  • Daily client interaction to update, report on and discuss media relations.
  • Daily interaction with various media outlets to discuss upcoming story ideas.
  • Responsible for daily account management activities, such as agendas, recaps, activity reports, media monitoring and coordination of all necessary materials for client accounts.
  • Attend and facilitate media interviews; network with reporters and editors.
  • Coordinate various event planning and media outreach events.
  • Assist in the research, writing and development of new business proposals and presentations.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to develop and implement successful PR campaigns.
  • Manage daily intern responsibilities.
  • Be able to communicate effectively in all written and verbal reports.
  • Respond in a timely and professional manner to client requests or needs.
  • Misc. research, duties and projects as required.

TECHNICAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 2 to 3 years of PR agency experience
  • Able to handle multiple accounts simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Creative and energetic personality

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume to careers@5wpr.com

Senior Account Executive, Tech

5W Public Relations, 2013 PR Agency of the Year, is looking to hire a Senior Account Executive for our Technology practice. The ideal candidate will have worked with a mix of technology, consumer and corporate-based clients within the agency setting, is an expert at pitching, and can manage multiple accounts and teams.

Moreover, they will be able to work quickly and diligently, act with conviction, think creatively, and be willing to do whatever it takes to see any plan through to completion.

DUTIES:

  • Manage team workflow and take ownership of account work while driving consistent media results; report status of accounts to direct Supervisor.
  • Write and edit media materials - press kits, press releases, media alerts, fact sheets, bios, case studies and backgrounders.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements.
  • Develop strategic communication plans, including media opportunities, tactics, and timelines consistent with the overall PR strategy.
  • Execute and advise on PR strategies and collaboratively develop strategic media plans.
  • Create and develop pro-active pitch ideas for clients based on their industry, current trends and various announcements.
  • Monitor media and seek out speaking opportunities for clients as "experts in their field", including responses to ProfNet and other media.
  • Daily client interaction to update, report on and discuss media relations.
  • Assist in the research, writing and development of new business proposals and presentations. v
  • Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff; Manage daily intern responsibilities.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • Misc. research, duties and projects as required.

TECHNICAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 3 to 4 years of PR agency experience
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Creative and energetic personality
  • Strong passion for corporate and/or technology industries

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume to careers@5wpr.com

Account Supervisor, Tech

The Account Supervisor will be an instrumental part of our growing team and a driving force in implementing full-service PR campaigns. This person will work with several diverse early-stage startups across the consumer app, gaming/hardware, mobile development, ad-tech and enterprise ecosystems. Better still, Account Supervisor's interact directly with startup CEO's and decision makers on a daily basis.

This is where the creative process takes over and the Account Supervisor will be a leader in formulating media concepts.

DUTIES:

  • Manage daily workflow of several tech-based and focused accounts, while driving consistent media results; report status of accounts to Direct Supervisor.
  • Develop, review and approve agendas, press releases, pitches, recaps and other materials; approve activity reports, clipbooks and other internal documents.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements.
  • Develop strategic communication plans, including media opportunities, tactics, and timelines consistent with the overall PR strategy.
  • Execute and advise on PR strategies and collaboratively develop strategic media plans.
  • Lead all client conference calls.
  • Daily client interaction to maximize relationship with 5W.
  • Conduct media training sessions with clients and junior staff.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff on team issues, account workflow and general account issues; Manage daily intern responsibilities.
  • Participate in the development of materials for new business opportunities including timelines, proposals, business decks and case studies; assist in generating new business leads.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.

OVERALL SKILLS & BACKGROUND:

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • 4-6 years of PR agency experience
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills
  • Proven client relations and supervisory skills
  • Creative and energetic personality
  • Broad digital experience with technical expertise in advertising agency setting

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume to careers@5wpr.com

Assistant Account Executive Travel

We are currently seeking an Assistant Account Executive who will act as day-to-day point person on various Travel accounts.

Compensation, Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, guaranteed annual bonus and performance based incentives throughout the year
  • Comprehensive benefits, including health coverage, vacation + ample paid time off, gym reimbursement and 401K matching
  • Perks include summer ½ day Fridays (every Friday) Memorial Day through Labor Day, flex time upon request, spot bonuses, agency partner discounts and rewards

Responsibilities

  • Assist the team and all supervising account members in the development and maintenance of media lists.
  • Write and distribute press releases to targeted media outlets.
  • Proactively pitch targeted media outlets, including broadcast, print and new media.
  • Write and edit media materials such as media alerts, fact sheets, bios, and case studies.
  • Daily client interaction to update, report on and discuss media relations.
  • Daily interaction with various media outlets to discuss upcoming story ideas.
  • Responsible for daily account management activities, such as agendas, recaps, activity reports, media monitoring and coordination of all necessary materials for client accounts.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to develop and implement successful PR campaigns.
  • Manage daily intern responsibilities.
  • Respond in a timely and professional manner to client requests or needs.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 1-2 years of PR agency experience
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Creative and energetic personality

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume to careers@5wpr.com

Senior Account Executive, Beauty

5W Public Relations, 2014 PR Agency of the Year, is looking to hire a Senior Account Executive for our Beauty practice. The ideal candidate will have worked with Beauty-based clients within the agency setting, is an expert at pitching, and can manage multiple accounts.

DUTIES:

  • Manage team workflow and take ownership of account work while driving consistent media results; report status of accounts to Direct Supervisor.
  • Write and edit media materials - press kits, press releases, media alerts, fact sheets, bios, case studies and backgrounders.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements.
  • Develop strategic communication plans, including media opportunities, tactics, and timelines consistent with the overall PR strategy.
  • Execute and advise on PR strategies and collaboratively develop strategic media plans.
  • Create and develop pro-active pitch ideas for clients based on their industry, current trends and various announcements.
  • Monitor media and seek out speaking opportunities for clients as "experts in their field", including responses to ProfNet and other media.
  • Daily client interaction to update, report on and discuss media relations.
  • Assist in the research, writing and development of new business proposals and presentations.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff; Manage daily intern responsibilities.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • Misc. research, duties and projects as required.

TECHNICAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 3 to 4 years of PR agency experience
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Creative and energetic personality

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume to careers@5wpr.com

Senior Vice President, Health & Wellness

5W Public Relations is seeking a Senior Vice President of Health & Wellness. The SVP provides senior level strategic counsel to clients and leadership within the accounts. You will participate in agency and operational management, including the growth of new business and managing the talent within their teams. The SVP is responsible for leading and managing a large range of clients, as well as maintaining client satisfaction and propelling business growth.

DUTIES:

  • Lead the relationship with senior level clients and act as the recognized source of expertise and counsel in key client relationships, understanding all aspects of the client's business and future offerings.
  • Demonstrate ownership of accounts, within the Health & Wellness sector, and develop results-oriented, creative and innovative strategic plans.
  • Assist and problem solve with account team members on day-to-day issues.
  • Coach, mentor and motivate junior staff.
  • Ensure high standard of client service and provide outstanding strategic and analytical counsel to clients and account team members on day-to-day issues.
  • Lead account management functions such as financial management, client plans and presentations and overall client satisfaction.
  • Drive quality and effectiveness of existing business and consistently sells new business ideas (organically) and develop ideas to expand programs, resulting in superior client product and increase agency revenues.

TECHNICAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 12+ years' experience (at least half must be within a PR agency)
  • Strong writer of client programs and strategic documents
  • Deep knowledge and expertise in Health & Wellness
  • Ability to maintain and expand successful relationships with existing clients and aggressively pursue and convert new business leads into clients
  • Proven experience motivating and growing a team
  • Proven ability to deliver exceptional communications programs and delivering on set targets
  • Strong communication, leadership/supervisory skills and the ability to multi-task.

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume to careers@5wpr.com

Senior Director of Talent Acquisition

You must have Public Relations, Communication or Media Experience.

  • Lead the full lifecycle recruiting process for internal agency clients and candidates from start to finish. Strong communication and strategic counsel skills will aid in becoming a trusted advisor to the business leads on how and where to identify and recruit talent for their organizations.
  • Develop and implement search strategies for targeted positions.
  • Develop and define competitive intelligence by key market, functional area and skill set to support talent pipeline initiatives.
  • Build collaborative relationships with the Human Resources team to facilitate continuous information flow and seamless delivery of recruiting services to internal clients.
  • Attend networking events and mine your existing talent network through all mediums that create and sustain effective methods in developing diverse pools of talent.
  • Responsible on a daily basis for representing the agency through social media, thought leadership, online ads and collateral.
  • Identify and track key metrics to measure ROI, influence future decisions and resource allocation for the teams you support.
  • Manage outside resources such as external search firms and solution vendors.
  • Support new hires in on boarding initiatives.
  • Provide meaningful feedback from various touch points in the interview process to inform hiring managers and influence the efficiency and effectiveness of the hire.
  • Develop, and assist with, the creation of position profiles regarding job content, job leveling and market pricing.
  • Anticipate future business needs and consult with internal clients to deliver collaborative solutions and adjust talent strategies.
  • Become a brand ambassador by influencing peers to network across all platforms to attract talent to the agency. You are the brand!

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 5-7 years of full-cycle recruiting experience, preferably in a service industry and or the communications industry. Knowledge of public relations, public affairs, and social innovation and technology sectors would be preferred.
  • Advanced internet search/sourcing experience and well-versed in the use of social media to attract talent.
  • Participate in local area networking/marketing events.

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume to careers@5wpr.com

Account Executive, Beauty

5W Public Relations, 2013 PR Agency of the Year, is looking to immediately hire an Account Executive for our Beauty and Wellness Practice Group. The ideal candidate will have worked previously at a PR agency in beauty/well, personal care categories. This Account Executive will be an expert at pitching, and focus on managing several accounts.

DUTIES:

  • Draft and service pitch letters, press releases and media alerts.
  • Create targeted media lists for broadcast, radio and print outlets.
  • Write and distribute press releases to targeted media outlets.
  • Proactively pitch targeted media outlets, including broadcast, print and new media.
  • Write and edit media materials such as media alerts, fact sheets, bios, and case studies.
  • Daily client interaction to update report on and discuss media relations.
  • Daily interaction with various media outlets to discuss upcoming story ideas.
  • Responsible for daily account management activities, such as agendas, recaps, activity reports, media monitoring and coordination of all necessary materials for client accounts.
  • Attend and facilitate media interviews; network with reporters and editors.
  • Coordinate various event planning and media outreach events.
  • Assist in the research, writing and development of new business proposals and presentations.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to develop and implement successful PR campaigns.
  • Manage daily intern responsibilities.
  • Be able to communicate effectively in all written and verbal reports.
  • Respond in a timely and professional manner to client requests or needs.
  • Misc. research, duties and projects as required.

TECHNICAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

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  • At least 2 to 3 years of PR agency experience /li>
  • Able to handle multiple accounts simultaneously /li>
  • Excellent written and verbal skills /li>
  • Creative and energetic personality /li>
  • Beauty/Wellness, Personal Care experiences a huge plus.

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume to careers@5wpr.com

Business Development and Marketing Director

We are currently seeking a Business Development and Marketing Director to join our Executive Leadership team in our New York, NY office. The Business Development and Marketing Director is responsible for managing and implementing all marketing communications channel deliveries specifically for our corporate practice which includes B2B, Adtech, technology, digital and public affairs.

Responsibilities will focus on demonstrating a high-degree of marketing acumen in resolving strategic tradeoffs and deal with uncertainties proactively with sound business judgment supported by analytical rigor.

The ideal candidate has strong project management skills, new business/marketing experience and a strategic approach to content and B2B communications.

Compensation, Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, guaranteed annual bonus and performance based incentives throughout the year
  • Comprehensive benefits, including health coverage, vacation + ample paid time off, gym reimbursement and 401K matching
  • Perks include summer ½ day Fridays (every Friday) Memorial Day through Labor Day, flex time upon request, spot bonuses, agency partner discounts and rewards

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary contact on day-to-day development and implementation of marketing communications programs for the B2B, corporate, technology and public affairs departments at the agency
  • Develop new tactics and strategies to build digital campaigns
  • Develop and maintain relationships with decision makers of new and existing clients, and media outlets to build contact lists
  • Develop business cases and models to launch and optimize initiatives
  • Run the marketing and business development initiatives within an organization
  • Manage weekly reports
  • Develop content for blogs, social posts and press releases
  • Maintaining social platforms for both the agency and key executives
  • Working with industry practice leaders and group heads to obtain case studies, blog posts, decks, and other marketing related development

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or Business Administration required.
  • 8-10 years of marketing and business administration experience, preferably in the Communications or Public Relations industry.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills.
  • Ability to work well in cross-functional team environment.

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume to careers@5wpr.com

ASSISTANT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE, TECH

Daily point person on various accounts.

DUTIES:

  • Assist the group and all supervising account members in the development and maintenance of media lists.
  • Write and distribute press releases to targeted media outlets.
  • Proactively pitch targeted media outlets, including broadcast, print and new media.
  • Write and edit media materials such as media alerts, fact sheets, bios, and case studies.
  • Daily client interaction to update, report on and discuss media relations
  • Daily interaction with various media outlets to discuss upcoming story ideas.
  • Responsible for daily account management activities, such as agendas, recaps, activity reports, media monitoring and coordination of all necessary materials for client accounts.
  • Attend and facilitate media interviews; network with reporters and editors.
  • Coordinate various event planning and media outreach events.
  • Assist in the research, writing and development of new business proposals and presentations.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to develop and implement successful PR campaigns.
  • Manage daily intern responsibilities.
  • Be able to communicate effectively in all written and verbal reports.
  • Respond in a timely and professional manner to client requests or needs.
  • Misc. research, duties and projects as required.

TECHNICAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 2 years of PR agency experience
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Creative and energetic personality

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume to careers@5wpr.com

Account Supervisor, Home and Housewares

The Account Supervisor, Health will be instrumental in taking complete ownership of accounts and implementing the campaigns that drive results. This is where the creative process takes over and the AS will be a leader in formulating media pitch concepts.

DUTIES:

  • Manage daily workflow of accounts while driving consistent media results; report status of accounts to Direct Supervisor.
  • Develop, review and approve agendas, press releases, pitches, recaps and other materials; approve activity reports, clipbooks and other internal documents.
  • Manage client expectations and assist clients in maximizing relationship with 5W.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements.
  • Develop strategic communication plans, including media opportunities, tactics, and timelines consistent with the overall PR strategy.
  • Execute and advise on PR strategies and collaboratively develop strategic media plans.
  • Lead all client conference calls.
  • Attend client interviews and all client events.
  • Daily client interaction to update, report and discuss media relations.
  • Conduct media training sessions with clients and junior staff.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff on team issues, account workflow and general account issues; Manage daily intern responsibilities.
  • Participate in the development of materials for new business opportunities including timelines, proposals, business decks and case studies; assist in generating new business leads.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • Misc. research, duties and projects as required.

TECHNICAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 4 years of PR agency experience
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills
  • Proven client relations and supervisory skills
  • Creative and energetic personality

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume to careers@5wpr.com