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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 here

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 here

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 here

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 here

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 here

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 here

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 here

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 here

Account Executive, Health and Wellness

Account Executive for our Consumer Health & Wellness Practice. Mid-level position that will act as day-to-day point person on various client accounts. Requires a background/previous work in the consumer-driven Health & Wellness space.

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.
  • Act as primary mentor to Account Coordinators and Assistant Account Executives and oversee their daily tasks, create admin documents (agendas, recaps, etc.), help maintain product closet and send out requests when needed
  • 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 here

Account Executive, Beauty

Account Executive for our Beauty Practice. Mid-level position that 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.
  • Act as primary mentor to Account Coordinators and Assistant Account Executives and oversee their daily tasks, create admin documents (agendas, recaps, etc.), help maintain product closet and send out requests when needed
  • 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- Beauty PR experience preferred
  • 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 here

Account Supervisor, B2B

Primary account manager and media specialist, managing the day to day operations of accounts and acting as lead client contact.

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing day to day operations of accounts by working with senior managers to ensure strategy plans are being followed and key daily efforts are being handed
  • Reviewing and approving pitches, media lists, agendas, recaps and quarterly reports
  • Work with senior managers to draft monthly account to do’s and conduct one-on-one touch bases with junior staff on ongoing basis to ensure to do’s are being followed
  • Drafting select client plans and timelines
  • Primary client contact on numerous accounts
  • Responsible for securing top tier media placements and maintaining strong media relationships on behalf of clients
  • Responsible for managing and executing high-level account initiatives (i.e. brand ambassador searches, large influencer campaigns, etc.)
  • Acts as media specialist across all accounts 
  • Provides direct support to senior managers
  • Contribute ideas and suggestions for client scopes and budgets to VPs 
  • Participate in the overall activities for 5W and show involvement in firm initiatives

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 here

Account Supervisor, Home and Housewares Practice

WHO:
We are 5W Public Relations- 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.

WHAT:
We are seeking a dynamic Account Supervisor to join 5W's Home and Housewares practice. The ideal individual will have worked with Home -based clients within an agency setting, is an expert at pitching, and possesses superior account and time management skills. This is an exciting opportunity that promises to offer challenges and professional development in an environment where drive, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a commitment to exceed expectations is a winning recipe for success.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily workflow of 10+ 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

WHERE:
New York, NY

WHEN:
Now! Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Click on the link to apply through our website or send your resume to careers@5wpr.com

WHY:
The Holmes Report ranked 5WPR as one of "The Best Public Relations Agencies to Work For". When asked whether morale at their PR firm was high and if they found their work intellectually stimulating, employees were unanimous- 5W ranked in the top 5 for U.S. PR firms. We are looking for PR superstars who are smart, hard-working, creative and eager to join an environment in which they can grow and succeed.

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume here

Account Supervisor, Corporate Practice

We are looking for an Account Supervisor for our corporate practice. The ideal candidate will have worked with real estate, professional services legal and public affairs clients within the agency setting.. Account Supervisor will be instrumental in taking complete ownership of accounts and implementing the campaigns that drive results.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily workflow of 10+ 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 here

Paid Social Media Specialist

5W PR is looking for a paid social media/analytics specialist to join our dynamic social media team. IN this role you will work alongside our strategy directors, content creators and community managers to create and implement paid social media campaigns across our clients in the food & beverage, home & housewares and beauty space. This role will also source and analyze research and social listening tools to better guide our programs and drive ROI for clients. We are looking for creative thinkers with analytics skills and background in paid social.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for::

  • Effective execution and management of paid social advertising campaigns
  • Development of strategies for paid social campaigns for clients in a variety of industries
  • Managing monthly advertising budgets for clients
  • Managing Facebook Ads Manager
  • Utilize social media listening and analytics tools to uncover learnings about campaigns, brands, and relevant social conversations, analyzing data to optimize campaigns and programs
  • Provide reports, metrics and recommendations to digital media team
  • Creating best practices and KPIs to share with teams and clients

This person will have:

  • Knowledge across Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter advertising (Google and YouTube experience is a plus)
  • Experience with A/B Testing, Facebook Pixel, and audience retargeting
  • Experience with social listening, research and analytics tools (Crimson Hexagon, Netbase, HYPR, etc.)
  • 2-5 years in paid social or digital research and analytics, agency experience a plus
  • Knowledge of social and/or paid methods and best practices
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to manage details, efficient work habits, and overall flexibility
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter approach to work, with an eagerness to consistently meet and exceed objectives and willingness take on additional responsibility

If you are interested in this position, submit your resume here