SVP Financial Services – Independently Owned PR Agency

New York City
Job Information

Our client is an iconic and established PR firm with a client base that spans luxury real estate, lifestyle, consumer brands, travel and entertainment. The agency has an excellent reputation and is currently seeking a seasoned PR executive to head up their business and finance group. The agency specializes in strategically providing counsel and carving a prominent space in iconic markets for their clients. This is a great opportunity for a seasoned PR professional to execute publicity campaigns for several leading financial and business clients. Candidates must demonstrate extensive knowledge of media relations and possess strong contacts and relationships with the media. The candidate should have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment.


  • Implement strategic media campaigns to generate coverage in print, broadcast and online media outlets
  • Manage several diverse accounts independently
  • Prepare, research, and write press materials
  • Formulate publicity plans
  • Develop creative publicity story angles
  • Create customized media lists and supervise press mailings
  • Organize special events
  • Participate in weekly publicity and marketing meetings
  • Develop and foster a stellar rapport with current and potential clients
  • Develop “out of the box” media strategy campaigns


  • Minimum of 10 years experience at a PR Agency
  • Prior experience working with clients in the financial services industries
  • A solid track record managing and mentoring PR executives
  • B.S. /B.A. in Public Relations, marketing, business communications or related field
  • Strong media contacts and excellent writing skills are required
  • Proven ability to create media programs from concept and follow through to placement

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