ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR, PUBLIC RELATIONS

LKPR,Inc. has an immediate opening for a Public Relations Account Supervisor.

If you’re an experienced publicist & account manager 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, integrated marketing communications agency based in New York City that provides media relations, social media, 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:

  • Be clients’ trusted “go-to” contact, always representing LKPR and the awesome work we do: connect regularly, provide account updates, and stay aligned on goals & priorities

  • Develop strategic & creative media plans that deliver results and recalculate as needed to meet (and exceed!) client goals

  • Supervise, lead and mentor junior account team members: manage workload, ensure all deadlines are met, develop rising talent & inspire their best work

  • Demonstrate strong writing & editing skills developing client materials in their brand voice: press releases, bylined articles & recap reports, e-marketing, blog content etc.

  • Foster and maintain deep relationships with key media & influencers across all mediums and beats, delivering consistent high-impact B2C and B2B media placements

  • Stay in the know on client industry news, key competitors & trends to keep clients in the conversation

  • Lead agency creative brainstorms and take team ideas from concept to reality

  • Participate in new business efforts: manage research & contribute winning ideas to proposals

  • Collaborate with creative team to design compelling brand assets that inform, engage & sell

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

Requirements:

  • 5 to 7 years of public relations experience—preferably in a New York City agency environment

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

  • Bragworthy portfolio of media placements that move the needle for clients

  • Self-starter & team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment

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

  • Hyper-organized and results-driven project manager who can balance multiple projects and many moving pieces, always delivering for clients on time

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

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficiency in PR tools like Cision (or comparable media list building tools) 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.