Account Executive

Consumer packaged goods New York, New York


Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Expert storytelling. Diversity of perspective. Authenticity. Passion. Results.   H+K Strategies is seeking a dynamic Account Executive with a passion for consumer brand building and purpose driven storytelling to join an elite Consumer Sector team. This is an exciting opportunity to grow your career by playing a key role in the execution of high impact programs on behalf of an impactful, global consumer clients as part of a client obsessed and culturally connected team.

Candidates must demonstrate enthusiasm and energy and have experience executing day-to-day deliverables on a range of consumer and, or purpose driven accounts, with a growing track record of success in earned media relations, social/influencer research and programs and the ability to develop compelling client narratives and written materials.

 What you’ll need to get here: 

·       Undergraduate degree or relevant experience

·       1-3 years of PR agency experience in either the consumer/corporate/ purpose/lifestyle spaces; agency experience preferred

·       Proficient in earned media outreach with a growing base of strong media contacts

·       Social media savvy with an understanding of the importance of owned channels as part of an integrated consumer program

·       Articulate, poised, personable, and quick on your feet 

·       Ability to manage multiple projects with quality and efficiency  

·       Superior writing skills        

·       Organized, detail oriented, problem solver, energetic

·       Professional and polished demeanor

·       Strong proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel)

 What’s in it for you?

·       Competitive benefits package—including healthy vacation allotment, 401(k) matching, medical/dental/vision support, fitness reimbursement, your birthday off, professional development opportunities and more

·       A career working with and influencing bold, creative teams and a client account that has a positive impact on the world

·       An inspiring, passionate, driven, fun, and creative team culture

·       Strong leadership with a focus on entrepreneurial thinking, training and mentoring to help you grow, expand your skills and become your professional best


Hill+Knowlton Strategies is an international public relations company with over 85 offices around the world.

We believe that every corporation, every brand, every client has a public and today’s public is more powerful than ever before. They have the power to topple CEO’s, reshape corporate and brand strategy, kill products and create unicorns. Today’s public demands truth, transparency and the highest behavioral standards.

Our client obsession means constantly evolving new products + services to help brands and the public communicate. Always in beta.

At H+K our belief is that the agency is a canvas for everyone to write their own story. This job description is written at a moment in time; whatever role you take at H+K we expect you to evolve that role; it should be different tomorrow than it is today and set new standards in the industry.

Join our team and harness the power of the public.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Hill+Knowlton Strategies does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, national origin, or ancestry.