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We are looking for an experienced Account Director to work in the field of corporate public relations and crisis/issues management to join our NYC headquarters.   

PR candidates will be working on multi-national accounts in the financial services sector – institutional finance, digital assets, market structure, etc.

PR agency experience working on financial services accounts is a must!

Responsibilities will vary with your level of experience and specific discipline, but candidates will: 

  • Manage clientele on a daily basis and execute on global communications programs
  • Run account teams and manage select junior staff 
  • Develop corporate media relations and thought leadership campaigns 
  • Perform writing for a wide range of collaterals, e.g. press releases, bylined articles, media pitches, call scripts, Q&A’s, messaging platforms, etc.
  • Provide strategic counsel on messaging and communications strategy 
  • Pitch top-tier media with a wide range of targets including business/financial and industry trade press
  • Execute on issues management and crisis campaigns 
  • Maintain media, investor and influencer contacts, and continually build relationships
  • Participate in new business activities

Ideal candidates will have: 

  • Minimum of 7-10 years experience in agency public relations 
  • Proactive / reactive media relations expertise
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • The ability to work well with others and manage a team as well as independently when necessary

Ideal candidates are enthusiastic, efficient and self-regulating – A-type personality. 

Media contacts are a necessity, as is knowledge of the financial markets.

Salary based on experience + benefits.