Senior Account Manager - Communications

Consumer packaged goods New York, New York Washington D.C., District Of Columbia Chicago, Illinois


Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

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Expert storytelling. Diversity of perspective. Authenticity. Results. H+K Strategies is seeking a dynamic Senior Account Manager with Consumer Brand experience to join an elite client team. This is an exciting opportunity to grow your career by playing a key role in the execution of consumer marketing programs on behalf of an impactful, global retail client as part of a dedicated, integrated agency team.

Candidates must have experience executing day-to-day deliverables on consumer client 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.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with large consumer brands with sustainability focused experience being a huge plus.  You’ll demonstrate enthusiasm and energy, an appetite to learn and be challenged, and a foundation of experience in writing, organization, team collaboration and media relations. , This is an opportunity serve as a true extension of the client team and be part of a highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary group.

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

 What you’ll need to get here: 

     Undergraduate degree in PR, Communications, Journalism, Media Studies or related

     5+ years of PR agency/in-house experience in the consumer/retail/hospitality/lifestyle spaces; agency experience preferred

     Proficient in earned media outreach with a growing base of relevant consumer/lifestyle 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)


 H+K Strategies is one of the world’s largest and most renowned communications firms, with more than 85 offices around the globe.

At H+K here in the U.S., our first priority is our people and creating an experience for each employee that is positive and fulfilling. Do you like being able to work from anywhere and in a way that is best for your life?  Come join us at H+K. Do you like working for the industry’s most exciting clients and supporting headline-grabbing programs? Come join us at H+K. Do you like working with nice people? Come join us at H+K. Do you like industry-best benefits, vacation time, wellness time, and parental leave?  You guessed it, come join us at H+K. 

Come join us at H+K. Where we believe in the power of “Being” everything that our employees need us to be – creating a work life that is all about Being Flex, Being Connected, Being Well, Being Empowered, and Being Valued. And we keep innovating and evolving our employee experience based on what we hear directly from our team members because we strive to be the absolute best place to work.

 So, let’s recap, what to expect if you were to work at H+K:

  • Nice, passionate colleagues and a supportive work culture
  • Flexible work modes program, where you can choose whether you work from home, work from the office, or a mix of both – a completely hybrid, distributed workforce
  • Exciting clients and opps to stretch up and across to grow within the company
  • Competitive compensation
  • Amazing, industry-best benefits, such as
  • Comprehensive and inclusive health, dental, vision, and mental healthcare
  • Back-up care paid parental leave (16-week maternity leave!), and other family solutions
  • Retirement savings and student loan refinancing partner options
  • Insanely good vacation and wellness time off, no matter your level
  • Plus, another engaging employee programming, such as
  • Ally and Mentorship program
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Experience committees
  • And, worth mentioning, frequent happy hours

Most importantly! As an Equal Opportunity Employer, H+K 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.