Public Relations Senior Account Manager, Consumer

Consumer packaged goods New York, New York


Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Expert storytelling. Diversity of perspective. Authenticity. Results.   The H+K Strategies New York team is a family of smart, social, strategic communications professionals. Our Consumer public relations Team is looking for a rock-star Senior Account Manager with strong consumer brand experience to join our group. This is an opportunity to grow within a global network of energized experts, working across an exciting and diverse portfolio of brands.

Candidates must have experience either leading or playing a key role on consumer client accounts, with a proven media relations track record and a strong understanding of storytelling in today's evolving media and consumer engagement landscape. 

The ideal candidate needs experience working on and managing integrated marketing programs for global consumer brands and is a creative yet strategic thinker demonstrating enthusiasm and energy, an appetite to learn and be challenged, and a solid base skill set of writing, organization, account and team management.  This is an opportunity serve as the day-to-day client contact, manage junior members of the team and be part of a highly collaborative group.

Our people bring their individualism and creativity to work every day and love what they do. Hill+Knowlton New York +YOU, together.  

 What you’ll need to get here: 

  • Undergraduate degree in PR, Communications, Journalism, Media Studies or related
  • 5-7 years of PR agency/in-house experience in the consumer/hospitality/lifestyle spaces; integrated marketing experience a plus 
  • Proficient in media relations strategy and outreach; has strong top-tier media contacts
  • Proficiency with leveraging digital/social media as a core component of an integrated communications program  
  • Articulate, poised, personable, and quick on your feet 
  • Ability to drive creativity, execute programs, and manage the client process 
  • Superior writing skills        
  • Organized, detail oriented, problem solver, energetic
  • Budget and junior team management experience 
  • Comfortable with presenting to clients; detail oriented; problem solver; energetic; professional and polished demeanor

 What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive benefits package—including healthy vacation allotment, 401(k) matching, medical/dental/vision support, schedule flexibility (hours & location), fitness reimbursement, your birthday off, commuter assistance and more
  • A career working with and influencing bold, creative teams and client accounts that include on-the-verge startups and global giants
  • 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