Open Positions

Public Relations Account Supervisor – Technology PR (NYC or Boston)

Location: New York, NY

Public Relations Account Supervisor – Technology PR (NYC or Boston)

LOCATION:  The Public Relations Account Supervisor- Technology is part of our FINN Partners NY, NY Office’s Technology Public Relations team.  This AS role can be based either within our NYC Office or our Boston office (strong preference is for qualified Boston or NYC current residents).  This is a hybrid role -working 3 days in the office and 2 days remotely each week- and is a full time, direct hire position.

Finn Partners is an award-winning, global, integrated marketing and public relations agency.  We are a bold collective of communications advocates, who steward brands, protect reputations, influence public policy, and leverage data and analytics to shape the most important conversations of our day.  FINN’s Technology Public Relation team is one of the best in the industry! Our PR Account Supervisors are passionate about public relations and communications, ready to jump-in to enhance this team’s continued success, and love working with leading national and international B2B and B2C technology clients. The AS is an essential contact for clients, who ensures that our team develops and executes high-quality strategic PR campaigns and client media relations that exceed client expectations.

What are our values? As our CEO Peter Finn says, “We work hard- place nice!” - kindness is a key value at Finn Partners.  We also value creativity, dedication to our clients, collaboration, respect, diversity and inclusion, mentoring, teaming, and work-life balance.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple concurrent public relations client account teams and programs
  • Participate in the development and execution of creative, strategic client public relations programs and campaigns, including budget and KPI tracking.
  • Develop new public relations business pitches
  • Implement core PR campaigns – planning, media strategy/pitching, event management, social media, industry analyst relations, content writing/editing, research, and account administration
  • Provide strategic public relations counsel to clients including crisis communication.
  • Execute strong media relations activity while motivating and mentoring junior staff on larger storytelling techniques, expert positioning and reactive media relations.  Ensure the department is securing national, trade, and local media placements by actively researching and pitching compelling story angles.
  • Draft and/or edit content written by PR jr. staff members such as client-ready documents, strategies and other communication including pitches, articles, blog entries, bios, press materials, and meeting reports
  • Oversee weekly, biweekly, and monthly verbal and written client reporting.
  • Provide day-to-day counsel and leadership of technology public relations junior staff who work in our NY and Boston offices.
  • Manage weekly and monthly metrics and reporting.
  • Manage and professionally develop our public relations technology practice’s junior staff members.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or public relations.
  • 4-6 years of prior PR agency experience working with B2B or B2C technology clients
  • Utilizes enthusiastic big-picture thinking; course-corrects and pivots when needed in order to achieve effective and decisive action.
  • Experience working with traditional and social media strategies and campaigns
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects
  • Possesses strong media relations strategy and storytelling skills
  • Crafts compelling messages that drive business goals and elevate client programs; is a refined communicator.
  • Generates grammatically sound, client-ready communication as a skilled writer and editor.
  • Has some prior experience supervising and driving high-level thinking among junior public relations staff to ensure a full pipeline of top-tier, trend and feature stories
  • Displays compassionate and inspiring mentorship skills; counsels junior level staff in a positive and motivational manner.
  • Advises and drives results that effectively meet internal and external needs, and exceeds client expectations.
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written (including editing skills)
  • Experience using all Microsoft Office products
  • Detail-oriented, deadline-oriented, able to work in a fast-paced, growing environment.

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This is the ad for the Account Supervisor level role and there is 1 open position that can be filled either by a Public Relations Sr. Account Executive, or Account Supervisor level, or Associate Vice President level public relations professional – salary range is $75k – $95k. (Refer to the separate posted job ads for SAE and AVP.) The salary offered will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s experience and dependent upon the workplace.

To Apply:
Please upload your resume and cover letter, as well as indicate your target salary in $US Dollars.  While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, we will only respond to those with whom we have a greater interest.

About Finn Partners:
Finn Partners was launched in late 2011 to realize Peter Finn’s vision to create a leading communications agency dedicated to shaping a bold new future in which innovation and partnership are strong drivers of the brand. Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of communications services, including digital and social media. Specialty areas include technology, consumer, education, travel & lifestyle, CSR, arts, health, and public and corporate affairs.
Finn Partners was named “Best Midsize Agency” in 2020 and in 2015, “Best Agency to Work For” in 2013, and “Best New Agency” in 2012 by the industry’s Holmes Report. Headquartered in New York City, we have 1300+ employees in 32 offices around the globe and an extensive network of global affiliates and partners in key markets.  Find us at www.finnpartners.com and follow us on Twitter @finnpartners.  While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, we will only respond to those with whom we have a greater interest.