Careers

An award-winning PR firm, 5W is one of the 10 largest independent agencies in the country. Our practice teams work on an array of accounts, from large corporations and entrepreneurs to consumer brands, hotels, attorneys, public affairs and more.

Whether launching the next big idea in tech, managing time-sensitive crisis communications, or building integrated lifestyle campaigns that engage with consumers, bloggers, and experts, there's always something exciting going on at 5W. Employees receive hands-on experience and an opportunity to grow, learn, and succeed. 5W only partners with people who are ambitious and intent on succeeding.

Top Public Relations executives lead our talented firm of 200+ people. Team members include people from all walks of life: former Wall Street bankers, registered dietitians, beauty bloggers, Ironman contestants, political consultants, and others.

Whether you are an experienced PR professional or just starting out in the industry, we are always on the lookout for superstars looking for great public relations and social media jobs to join 5W. If you are sharp, resourceful, hardworking, creative and are looking for a career where you can develop skills and thrive, we want to meet you.

Are you a media rockstar? Do you love exploring and learning about new emerging tech in adtech, fintech, cybersecurity and blockchain? Are Recode, TechCrunch, Business Insider or Fortune some of the first sites you read in the morning to catch up on news? If you answered yes to those three questions, let's chat!

This opportunity with 5WPR promises to offer challenges and professional development in an environment where drive, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for working with trailblazing technology results in incredible success.

Responsabilities
  • Manage client expectations and assist clients in maximizing relationship with 5W
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements
  • Manage a team of more than x
  • Execute and advise on PR strategies and collaboratively develop strategic media plans.
  • Lead all client conference calls, attend interviews and events
  • Daily client interaction to update, report and discuss media relations
  • Conduct media training sessions with clients and junior staff
  • Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff on team issues, account workflow and general account issues
  • Participate in the development of materials for new business opportunities including timelines, proposals, business decks and case studies; assist in generating new business leads
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients
Technical Skills & Qualifications:
  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • 4+ years of PR experience
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills
  • Proven client relations and supervisory skills
  • Creative and energetic personality

Are you a media rockstar? Do you love exploring and learning about new emerging tech in adtech, fintech, cybersecurity and blockchain? Are Recode, TechCrunch, Business Insider or Fortune some of the first sites you read in the morning to catch up on news? If you answered yes to those three questions, let's chat!

This opportunity with 5WPR promises to offer challenges and professional development in an environment where drive, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for working with trailblazing technology results in incredible success.

Responsabilities
  • Work with innovative and engaging clients
  • Manage client expectations and assist clients in maximizing relationship with 5W
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements
  • Execute and advise on PR strategies and collaboratively develop strategic media plans.
  • Lead all client conference calls, attend interviews and events
  • Daily client interaction to update, report and discuss media relations
  • Conduct media training sessions with clients and junior staff
  • Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff on team issues, account workflow and general account issues
  • Participate in the development of materials for new business opportunities including timelines, proposals, business decks and case studies; assist in generating new business leads
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients
Technical Skills & Qualifications:
  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • 4+ years of PR experience
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills
  • Proven client relations and supervisory skills
  • Creative and energetic personality

Are you a media rockstar? Do you love exploring and learning about new emerging tech in adtech, fintech, cybersecurity and blockchain? Are Recode, TechCrunch, Business Insider or Fortune some of the first sites you read in the morning to catch up on news? If you answered yes to those three questions, let's chat!

This opportunity with 5WPR promises to offer challenges and professional development in an environment where drive, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for working with trailblazing technology results in incredible success.

Responsabilities
  • Work with innovative and engaging clients
  • Manage client expectations and assist clients in maximizing relationship with 5W
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements
  • Execute and advise on PR strategies and collaboratively develop strategic media plans.
  • Lead all client conference calls, attend interviews and events
  • Daily client interaction to update, report and discuss media relations
  • Conduct media training sessions with clients and junior staff
  • Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff on team issues, account workflow and general account issues
  • Participate in the development of materials for new business opportunities including timelines, proposals, business decks and case studies; assist in generating new business leads
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients
Technical Skills & Qualifications:
  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • 4+ years of PR experience
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills
  • Proven client relations and supervisory skills
  • Creative and energetic personality

Are you passionate about emerging technologies? 5W Public Relations is looking to add a dynamic Associate Vice President to our growing Technology practice. The ideal individual will have worked with Tech B2B clients within an agency setting, is an expert at pitching, and possesses superior account and time management skills. 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.

Responsabilities
  • Serve as senior contact for clients, continually fostering client-agency relationship to build trust and become a valuable resource and counselor to clients.
  • Provide strategic guidance to clients on an ongoing basis; anticipate and address client needs.
  • Troubleshoot clients' problems as they arise; seek senior management input when appropriate.
  • Manage and delegate responsibilities of daily workflow of multiple accounts while driving consistent media results.
  • Direct and supervise work responsibilities of staff.
  • Take a leadership role in new business proposal development and presentations; work with account teams to build incremental business.
  • Help account team(s) work effectively and in the best interests of client(s); maximize agency's network of resources to enhance client services.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in writing and editing materials including client media materials, byline articles, client correspondence and reports.
  • Manage account financials including budget allocation and control ensuring team billability and account profitability.
  • Motivate team members by promptly reviewing work and providing constructive feedback.
  • Exhibit strong communication and presentation skills to effectively articulate ideas to clients, colleagues and others.
  • Participate in external company promotion through articles, speeches, presentations, professional memberships, etc.
  • Begin to build a leadership role in outside organizations to increase 5W's visibility in marketplace and create new business opportunities.
Why you'll love working here:
  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • 5+ years of PR agency experience and with an emphasis on Technology.
  • Strong writer of client programs and strategic documents
  • Deep knowledge and expertise in Corporate Communications
  • Strong communication, leadership/supervisory skills and the ability to multi-task.

We are seeking a dynamic Senior Account Executive to join 5W's Consumer Technology (B2C) practice. The ideal individual will have worked with Technology-based clients within an agency setting, is an expert at pitching, and possesses superior account and time management skills. 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.

Responsabilities
  • Work with innovative and engaging clients
  • Write and develop 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".
  • 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
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients
Technical Skills & Qualifications:
  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 3 to 4 years of PR agency experience- Prior experience in Tech PR needed
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Creative and energetic personality

5W Public Relations is looking to add a dynamic Account Director to our growing Corporate practice. If you're looking for your next step in the world of public relations, this is a chance to lead communications and strategy for innovative, B2C and B2B companies. This opportunity 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.

Responsabilities
  • Manage client expectations and assist clients in maximizing relationship with 5W
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements
  • Execute and advise on PR strategies and collaboratively develop strategic media plans
  • Lead all client conference calls, attend interviews and events
  • Daily client interaction to update, report and discuss media relations
  • Conduct media training sessions with clients and junior staff
  • Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff on team issues, account workflow and general account issues
  • Participate in the development of materials for new business opportunities including timelines, proposals, business decks and case studies; assist in generating new business leads
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients
Technical Skills & Qualifications:
  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 5 years of PR agency experience- Prior experience in Tech PR needed
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills
  • Proven client relations and supervisory skills
  • Creative and energetic personality
  • If you are interested in this position, submit your resume here

5W is seeking a Senior Account Executive to join our Corporate practice. The ideal individual will have worked with Corporate or B2B-focused clients within an agency setting, is an expert at pitching, and possesses superior account and time management skills.

Responsabilities
  • Write and develop 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"
  • 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
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients
Technical Skills & Qualifications:
  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 3 to 4 years of PR agency experience
  • Excellent written, and verbal skills
  • Creative and energetic personality

5W Public Relations is looking to add a dynamic Account Supervisor to our growing Corporate Practice. If you're looking for your next step in the world of corporate public relations, this is a chance to lead communications and strategy for innovative industries, like cryptocurrencies and cannabis. This opportunity 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.

Responsabilities
  • Manage daily workflow of multiple accounts while driving consistent media results; report status of accounts to Direct Supervisor.
  • Develop, review and approve agendas, press releases, pitches, recaps and other materials; approve activity reports, clipbooks and other internal documents
  • Manage client expectations and assist clients in maximizing relationship with 5W.
  • 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.
  • Lead all client conference calls.
  • Attend client interviews and all client events.
  • Daily client interaction to update, report and discuss media relations
  • Conduct media training sessions with clients and junior staff.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff on team issues, account workflow and general account issues; Manage daily intern responsibilities
  • Participate in the development of materials for new business opportunities including timelines, proposals, business decks and case studies; assist in generating new business leads
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • Misc. research, duties and projects as required.
Technical Skills & Qualifications:
  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 4 years of PR agency experience
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills
  • Proven client relations and supervisory skills
  • Creative and energetic personality

5W has an energy that is palpable. It's innovative, it's creative; it's a place where you're involved and making things happen. Smart, resourceful, great people. That is 5WPR.

Angela Sposato, Senior Vice President,
Human Resources

CULTURE

At 5W, employees get the best of both worlds. Our company encourages an entrepreneurial culture, with an emphasis on teamwork and the greater good. We provide a work environment conducive of boosting an individual's ability to learn, grow and be his or her best. We also strive to give back to the community and enhance our employees' lives in a variety of areas.

At 5W, we participate in a variety of charities and causes as a company. Here are just a few of the initiatives spearheaded by our employees to engage with and support our community:

  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Warm Coats & Warm Hearts Drive
  • Making Strides - Breast Cancer awareness
  • Care More
  • Food Bank For NYC
  • The Movember Foundation
  • Operation Backpack

If you're passionate about giving back to the community, 5W will match all employee contributions and money raised.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • STD & LTD
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Paid Time off
  • Maternity Leave
  • 401k
  • Financial planning
  • Transit benefits
  • On-site health screenings & flu shots

For starters, we keep summer hours, closing early every Friday from Memorial Day through Labor Day, so employees can get a jumpstart on their weekend. 5W's annual Summer Party has the entire team hitting a local hot spot for conversing with colleagues, hanging out and, dare we say, dancing the night away. Summer at 5W also stirs up our annual Cocktail Competition, where 5W teams get together to create a stellar cocktail. After all, we've got to keep those creative juices flowing all year-round.

Every month we offer "Broke Day Breakfast," where you can nosh on bagels and various spreads, and "Broke Day Lunch," in which employees sink their teeth into Chinese or Mexican foods or any number of multiple dining options we have within a two-block radius of our Park Avenue office.

  • Supervisory Skills
  • How to Negotiate
  • Leadership
  • Media Writing
  • How to Pitch
  • Networking
  • Brainstorming Sessions
  • Managing for Profit

We are committed to ensuring our employees at all levels have every opportunity to grow as a professional, while developing a greater understanding of the industry experience and insights.