Public Relations Account Executive

23 Mar, 2021


Public Relations Account Executive

Momentum Communications Group
New York, NY

Momentum Communications Group is seeking a smart, creative communications professional to join our growing team of award-winning nonprofit PR specialists as an Account Executive focused on social media and press outreach. If you are passionate about helping nonprofits do good in the world, this is an opportunity to work with the 2020 Nonprofit PR Team of the Year (Nonprofit PR Awards) at one of the country’s Most Powerful Nonprofit PR Firms (Observer’s PR Power List).

We work every day with nationally recognized nonprofits making a difference in social justice, youth development, education, politics, health, the arts and more. Our highly skilled, highly motivated team is on the frontlines helping our clients build awareness and influence through the press, social media, digital marketing and events.

Our culture encourages creativity, listening, curiosity, collaboration and excellence. We are serious about what we do, and have fun doing it.

Momentum Communications Group is looking for engaging writers, nuanced communicators, deep thinkers and passionate collaborators. Core responsibilities:

  • Develop social media strategy and content, including creating/overseeing content calendars, posting, social media advertising, and community management
  • Run social media analytics, analyze results and report to clients
  • Develop and pitch stories to the press, coordinate interviews and develop media relationships
  • Write and present proposals for clients and new business prospects
  • Manage client relationships

Candidates should have at least 3 years’ experience with a PR agency or nonprofit. The position offers excellent opportunities for growth and advancement, competitive salary and benefits, and a central midtown Manhattan location. Momentum offers PTO, Summer Fridays, group outings, 401k contribution matching, personal days, company-paid trainings, Lunch & Learns, mentor program and more.

Momentum Communications Group is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Join This Job

Instructions:Please submit a response ONE of the prompts below

Option 1: Opinion Piece

Please write a short op-ed submission to the New York Daily News on behalf of Scott Short, Chief Executive Officer of RiseBoro Community Partnership. Please keep it within 350 – 400 words.

Make the case that New York City must do a better job eliminating the shame and stigma surrounding affordable housing units in higher socioeconomic neighborhoods in New York City.

Please reference a recent news story from a legitimate news source that demonstrates the timeliness of the problem. You should include a statistic and/or anecdote that helps capture the scope of the problem and/or its impact.

Option 2: Social Media Prompt

Please create posts for RiseBoro Community Partnership across three relevant social media platforms on the importance of utilizing affordable housing as a tool to stimulate the economy and alleviate poverty in New York City.

Include an explanation of why you think the posts would be successful.


Job posted: 2021-03-23