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Account Executive - 5WPR

New York, NY


We are seeking a dynamic Account Executive to join 5W’s Fashion practice. The ideal individual is an expert at pitching fashion and/or accessory-based clients. This is an exciting opportunity that promises to offer challenges and professional development in an environment where drive, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a commitment to exceed expectations is a winning recipe for success. 

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

·         Manage team workflow and take ownership of account work while driving consistent media results; report status of accounts to Direct Supervisor.

·         Write and edit media materials – press kits, press releases, media alerts, fact sheets, bios, case studies and backgrounders.

·         Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements.

·         Develop strategic communication plans, including media opportunities, tactics, and timelines consistent with the overall PR strategy.

·         Execute and advise on PR strategies and collaboratively develop strategic media plans.

·         Create and develop pro-active pitch ideas for clients based on their industry, current trends and various announcements.

·         Monitor media and seek out speaking opportunities for clients as “experts in their field”, including responses to ProfNet and other media.

·         Daily client interaction to update, report on and discuss media relations

·         Assist in the research, writing and development of new business proposals and presentations.

·         Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff; Manage daily intern responsibilities.

·         Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.

·         Misc. research, duties and projects as required.


Here’s what you have:

·         B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field

·         At least 2 to 3 years of PR agency experience working with clients in Fashion, Accessories and/or Apparel  

·         Able to handle multiple accounts simultaneously

·         Excellent written and verbal skills

·         Creative and energetic personality


Why you’ll love working here:

  • Located in the Helmsley Building, in the center of the city and an easy commute
  • Competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, 401(K), and a fantastic vacation policy
  • Perks include catered lunches and breakfasts each month, a panoramic view of NYC, and creative and collaborative teams that push one another towards success!
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