We are always looking for creative, smart talented professionals with a passion to learn and grow in public relations.

If you are interested in joining our team at 5W, please click on the link below and submit your resume to careers@5wpr.com.



SEO Manager

5W PR, a top 25 US PR firm, is looking for a qualified SEO Manager, requiring an in-depth understanding of SEO best practices, a proven track record of strategy development and exceptional traffic and visibility growth from SEO campaign management.

Responsibilities:

  • Optimize website content for maximum visibility and ranking the major search engines. This includes: HTML, site structure, as well as page layout and navigation considerations.
  • Control naming conventions and linking conventions of web pages, images and multimedia files.
  • Manage in-bound link development from relevant sites and directories.
  • Perform information gathering services including technical website analysis, competitive/keyword research and link analysis.
  • Develop, implement and manage SEO campaigns from start to finish to maintain optimum company rankings in organic search results.
  • Perform content maintenance and updates.
  • Monitor, review and update web site traffic reports.
  • Think creatively to produce new ideas and design concepts.
  • Implement online reputation management (ORM) programs for crisis communications arising from personal, brand or company activities.
  • Perform technical site analysis, competitive/keyword research and link analysis on an on-going basis.

Technical Skills & Qualifications::

  • 3+ years SEO experience, specifically with search engine guidelines, algorithms, ranking factors and word press.
  • Previous agency experience preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills: i.e. Ability to communicate SEO concepts and strategies with those outside of the field
  • Must be able to complete outreach emailing, draw ideas from content and be familiar with social media.
  • Strong background in web analytics, including expertise in Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools.
  • Familiarity with tools including; Screaming Frog, Moz, SEMRush, Ahrefs
  • Ability to work productively in an unstructured, highly creative environment
  • Knowledge of search engine best practices and ranking strategies
  • Excellent project management skills and keen attention to detail

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

Account Executive, Food and Beverage

Account Executive for our Consumer Food and Beverage Practice. The ideal candidate will a background in Food or beverage.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft and service pitch letters, press releases and media alerts.
  • Strong effort on media pitching efforts.
  • Create targeted media lists for broadcast, web, and print outlets.
  • Write and distribute press releases to targeted media outlets.
  • Proactively pitch targeted media outlets, including broadcast, print, web 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/editor desk side appointments; network with reporters and editors.
  • Coordinate various event planning and media outreach events.
  • 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 and junior staff 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 - beverage category specific is a plus
  • Able to handle multiple accounts simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Creative and energetic personality
  • Understanding of social media platforms

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

Senior Account Executive, Health

We are looking for a Senior Account Executive for our Health & Wellness practice. The ideal candidate will have worked with Health & Wellness-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

Account Executive, Travel

Entry to Mid-level position that will act as day-to-day point person on various Travel Clients.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Account Executive, Beauty

Account Executive with dynamic personality, strong media contacts a passion and a track record of successful pitching and media placements to work with our Consumer Beauty Practice Group. Prior experience in beauty/ personal care categories a must. This is an awesome opportunity to work with fabulous clients and promote exciting brands with a team where you will have mentors and the opportunity to learn and grow both professionally as well as financially.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft and service pitch letters, press releases and media alerts.
  • Strong effort on media pitching efforts.
  • Create targeted media lists for broadcast, web, and print outlets.
  • Write and distribute press releases to targeted media outlets.
  • Proactively pitch targeted media outlets, including broadcast, print, web 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/editor desk side appointments; network with reporters and editors.
  • Coordinate various event planning and media outreach events.
  • 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 and junior staff 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 - beauty category is a must
  • Ability to handle multiple accounts simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Creative and energetic personality
  • Understanding of social media platforms

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

Senior Vice President, Digital

5W Public Relations-is a full-service PR agency known for cutting-edge programs that engage with businesses, issues and ideas. Founded in 2003, we have maintained industry leadership by providing an innovative, bold and results-driven approach to communication. Headquartered in New York City, 5WPR serves clients across all industries, including Corporate Practice, Technology (B2B & B2C), Consumer (Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle, Travel, Health & Wellness, Home & Houseware, and Food & Beverage), Public Affairs, Crisis Communication and digital strategy.

We are seeking a dynamic Senior Vice President to join 5W's Executive team in leading the Digital practice. The ideal individual will have extensive experience in Public Relations, digital marketing and communication. Must have a strong understanding of business management, business development and digital strategy. This role will lead and manage multiple complex and high profile Digital, Social and Creative programs. This role will work closely with the EVP of Consumer and EVP of Corporate/Tech to grow revenue and build 5W brand recognition in the digital space.

Responsibilities:

  • Partners with Marketing and EVP's for all client proposals in response to new business briefs.
  • Defines strategies for assigned project work using knowledge of best practice
  • Controls the scope of assigned projects, ensuring that all the work that has been scoped and budgeted can be delivered.
  • Responsible for growing and managing the digital practice
  • Pioneers 5W Public Relations traditional communications agency into a fully integrated digital firm
  • Set creative direction and develop digital campaigns for a diverse range of clients
  • Build a digital backbone for the 5W Public Relations consisting digital tools to more effectively manage our accounts, and add new service lines including social listening, digital advertising, content management, email, CRM, community management and thought leadership.
  • Support external web engagement strategies to support the client goals.
  • Ability to maintain and expand relationships with existing clients and aggressively pursue and convert new business leads into clients
  • Strong communication, leadership/supervisory skills and the ability to multi-task.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have the savvy, drive, energy and commitment to drive new revenue
  • Candidate must be a strategic thinker, extremely organized and disciplined, while also maintaining ability to be a tactical executor under tight time constraints.
  • Must be extremely competent in all aspects of the digital media ecosystem
  • Candidate needs to have excellent sales presentation skills.
  • Candidate should have a proven track record of relationship management and year over year revenue growth with existing partners.
  • Must have impeccable communication skills and be a team player.
  • 10+ years' experience in a fast-paced public relations or media-related business required.
  • Undergraduate degree required and MBA / JD preferred.

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

Account Coordinator

Entry-level position who will act as day-to-day support person on various Consumer accounts.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the group and all supervising account members in the development and maintenance of media lists.
  • Strong phone and pitching work.
  • Respond in a timely and professional manner to client requests or needs.
  • Prepare and implement PR program components for clients, including media contacts, special event coordination, writing and/or distribution of press releases, program writing and research.
  • Assist in coordination of all necessary materials for client presentations.
  • Maintain and update account files; Stock and Scan all Clip books.
  • Help to conduct agency brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • Be able to communicate effectively in all written and verbal reports.
  • Misc. research, duties and projects as required.

Technical Skills & Qualifications:

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations, Marketing, Business Communications or related field
  • At least 1 year of PR agency experience and/or 2+ internships
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Creative and energetic personality

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

Assistant Account Executive

Daily point person on various client accounts.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Must 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 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

Account Executive

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

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Senior position that will act as day-to-day point person on various client accounts.
The ideal candidate will have worked 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

Account Supervisor

Account Supervisor will be instrumental in taking complete ownership of accounts and implementing the campaigns that drive results for various clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily workflow of 10+ accounts while driving consistent media results; report status of accounts to Direct Supervisor.
  • Develope, 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

Account Director

The Account Director will be instrumental in managing and developing client programs, strategic planning, media and client relations. Serve as key liaison among client, account team and agency management. Will lead by example and will further develop their leadership skills and their understanding of the PR industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as primary contact to clients, continually fostering client-agency relationship to build trust and become a valuable resource and counselor to clients.
  • Manage and delegate responsibilities of daily workflow of 10+ accounts while driving consistent media results.
  • Communicate account status to agency management regularly.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in writing and editing materials particularly presentations, program plans and media strategies.
  • Provide strategic guidance to clients and team members on an ongoing basis; anticipate and address clients' needs.
  • Troubleshoot media, team, or strategy problems as they arise; seek senior management input when appropriate.
  • Motivate team members by promptly reviewing work and providing constructive feedback.
  • Strive to develop the best communication and presentation skills possible to effectively articulate ideas to clients, colleagues and others.
  • Conduct and lead monthly conference calls and meetings with clients.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements.
  • Conduct media training sessions with clients and junior staff.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to team members on effective pitching, team issues, account workflow and general account issues.
  • 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.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 5 years of PR agency experience
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • 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

Publicist and Brand Manager

This position will play a critical role in supporting the CEO and marketing division in all PR and branding initiatives. This position will work directly with the CEO in managing the development and coordination of external communications and social media activity in support of CEO profiling/executive branding and 5W's overall business strategy.

This is a unique opportunity that promises to offer challenge, and professional development, in a corporate culture where drive, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a commitment to meet and exceed expectations is the recipe for success. If you have superior writing skills, comprehensive storytelling experience, an unquenchable persistence and a desire and ability to work in an exciting and fast paced environment, we highly encourage you to apply!

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have exceptional organizational skills, ability to think strategically in terms of branding and building relationships, ability to manage demands under pressure, demonstrate excellent communication skills with journalists, clients, vendors, and senior management, and have high level of proficiency in working directly with senior clients and team members.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Develop a social media strategy for key agency social media accounts and oversee implementation of social media plan with 5W marketing and social media team.
  • Create and drive the execution of digital media marketing and public relations initiatives, juggling multiple projects under extreme pressure while working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Serve as liaison between CEO and internal staff for special projects as needed.
  • Prepare marketing, branding and publicity material including: blogs, announcements, newsletters, social media content, web content, and press releases.
  • Work diligently, thinking "out of the box", to identify new publicity and branding and marketing opportunities.

Knowledge and Skills required:

  • Strong understanding of social media marketing, public relations, branding and communication principles.
  • Strong project management skills and proficiency at effectively managing multiple, complex and time-sensitive projects.
  • Demonstrated determination, drive, enthusiasm and ability to achieve results while working under pressure.
  • Must be able to do whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, time management and prioritization skills a must.
  • Relationships with journalists a plus, but not required.
  • 3-5 years of related work experience.
  • Bachelor's degree, with a Marketing, Public Relations or Communication major preferred.

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