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Murphy O'Brien Public Relations Senior Account Executive in New York, New York

Murphy O?Brien is looking to add a seasoned media pitching pro in our New York City office. This role will focus on media relationships and securing results that make a difference to our clients.

*Please note, this is a position in public relations with an emphasis on luxury travel clients. Applicants must have 3+ years of agency experience, with experience representing luxury travel, lifestyle or real estate clients. Please only apply if you meet these criteria. This position is in our New York office.

The Position

Senior Account Executives are responsible for media pitching, as well as merchandising and packaging results, conducting research and preparing various client correspondence. They must demonstrate excellent writing, communication and presentation skills. In addition, they are provided the opportunity to work with senior staff to offer creative campaign suggestions and ideas on a regular basis.

This position is perfect for a seasoned Senior Account Executive with 3+ years of agency experience under their belt. Excellent pitching skills are a must, as well as experience with luxury travel, lifestyle or real estate.

Previous travel or lifestyle (hospitality and consumer goods) experience is a major plus.

Primary job responsibilities will be to:

  • Pitch local, regional and national publications including print, broadcast and online outlets

  • Track and monitor appropriate editorial calendar opportunities

  • Drive impactful media results for all assigned accounts

  • Create top target media distribution lists

  • Help book media tours and press trips

  • Follow and stay on top of trends and updates pertaining to key social media channels

Who We Are

Murphy O?Brien is an innovative public relations and digital team with 30 years? experience in the PR world. The firm is consistently voted one of the best places to work in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal. We hire, train and retain talented people who challenge and encourage each other.

Collaborative and Strategic Work Environment

We are focused on fostering a collaborative environment for all team members and provide opportunities for team members to work across collections, allowing employees hands-on experience with a variety of clients.

Dynamic Team Atmosphere

Murphy O?Brien encourages an energetic and supportive atmosphere with shared knowledge and databases, creative team brainstorms, monthly cross pitching awards, and more. We love to win together and never let our teammates down!

Cultivating Meaningful Relationships

We believe in cultivating strong relationships with our clients, the media and each other while creating attention-getting, newsworthy ideas.

Abundant Leadership Opportunities

Murphy O?Brien offers team members the chance to hone their leadership skills while learning from the best of the best in the PR industry.

Murphy O?Brien offers a competitive salary, full medical and dental, vision, 401K Plan with matching, generous vacation policy and lots of fun lifestyle perks. Visit us at for more information on our clients and culture.