ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE, PUBLIC RELATIONS

LKPR, Inc. has an immediate opening for a public relations Account Executive.

If you’re a press-hungry publicist with a proven track record of success looking to work in a fun, fast-paced, entrepreneurial small agency environment, get in touch and tell us why you’re awesome!

LKPR is a vibrant, marketing communications agency based in New York City that offers media relations, social media services, brand marketing and creative services.

We offer the unique opportunity to gain significant hands-on experience across a wide variety of marketing disciplines and consumer/lifestyle sectors, including pop culture/geek brands, toys & games, consumer health, education services, media and more. Check out our work (bragging a little!).

Strong PR generalists who are versatile and able to adeptly pitch across industries and beats are preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with senior account executive to meet (and exceed!) client goals as key account member

  • Identify appropriate B2C & B2B media targets for a wide range of clients and pitch angles

  • Build deep relationships with key media, and always be on the hunt for new ones!  

  • Draft compelling pitches in client voice that inspire placements across mediums 

  • Be a consumer of all things media and stay current on industry news & trends to keep clients in the conversation

  • Develop PR & marketing materials people want to read, from pitches and press releases to product descriptions, e-marketing campaigns, blogs and event invites

  • Participate in and actively contribute to client meetings & agency creative brainstorms—your ideas are important and will be heard! 

  • Communicate with clients, always representing LKPR and the awesome work we do 

  • Conduct research & competitor analysis to support client programs and new business efforts 

  • Manage multiple projects, prioritize workload, meet deadlines, and share progress updates

  • Be an ambassador for your clients at all times, and protect their brands as if they’re your own

  • Demonstrate understanding of social media platforms to reach journalists, influencers and consumers; if you have experience developing engaging brand social content, even better!

  • Collaborate with talented, creative teams across marketing disciplines
     

Requirements:

  • 2 to 3 years’ experience with a minimum of one year doing media relations—preferably in a New York City agency environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism or a related field

  • Bragworthy portfolio of media placements

  • Impressive verbal/written communication skills and high level of professionalism

  • Self-starter, multitasker and team player

  • Live for the placement—whether it’s in ink, on-air, online or an influential TikTok video, it gets your heart pumping!

  • Be flexible, creative & resourceful to make good things happen for clients—if there's a way, you'll find it!

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficiency in PR tools like Cision and TV Eyes

  • Familiarity with Google Drive, DropBox and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Working knowledge of major social media platforms

 

Competitive salary & benefits packages offered.

 

About Us:
LKPR, Inc. is a hands-on public relations and marketing agency in New York City focused on delivering results that move the needle for our clients. We design integrated marketing campaigns that build brands and sell products, generating buzz wherever the conversation is happening: in the news, on social media, online, at retail or beyond. 

 

We offer a creative and collaborative work environment where you can learn from smart, talented, cross-disciplinary teams and gain an understanding of the full 360 marketing effect. We get sh*t done whether we’re in the office or working remotely from home.
 

Our team is made up of entrepreneurial, problem-solving, convention-kicking, goal-oriented, creative individuals who love what they do and aren't afraid to have fun while they do it! If you want a job that allows you to make an impact, plus teammates who you actually want to hang out with—IRL and even virtually!—we want you on Team LKPR.