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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 agency environment, get in touch and tell us why you’re awesome!

LKPR offers the unique opportunity to gain significant hands-on experience across a wide variety of consumer lifestyle sectors: from children’s and family products; to smart kitchen and home products; to health and wellness solutions; to mobile, emerging technologies 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:

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

  • Live for the placement – whether it’s in ink, on-air, online or an influential Tweet, if it moves the needle for a client, it gets your heart pumping!

  • Be a consumer of all things media and tell your client’s story in an impactful way across mediums, from print and broadcast, to blogs and podcasts

  • Stay up-to-date on client industry news and trends—make your clients famous, in a good way!

  • Develop client materials people actually want to read, from pitches and press releases to catalog copy

  • 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 can post, Tweet or tell an Insta story and have experience developing engaging brand social content, even better!

  • Collaborate with talented, creative teams across marketing disciplines—think omni-channel!

  • Act as a mentor to junior staff members and interns
     

Requirements:

  • 2 to 3 years’ experience, preferably in a New York City agency environment, with a minimum of two years in media relations

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

  • Bragworthy portfolio of client-focused media placements

  • Be a master juggler! Manage multiple projects, prioritize workload and meet deadlines

  • Self-starter who comes up with creative solutions to meet client goals

  • Impressive verbal/written communication skills

  • Be flexible, creative and resourceful in making good things happen for clients—if there's a way, you'll find it!
     

Preferred Skills:

  • Cision (or comparable media list building tools)

  • TV Eyes
     

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're an incubator for fresh ideas, emerging platforms and new tactics.
 

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, learn more about joining Team LKPR.