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Senior Public Relations Counselor, New York City

Senior Public Relations Counselor, New York City

In a world overwhelmed with competing messages, clashing agendas and rapidly multiplying media platforms, Exponent maintains a singular focus: building lasting connections through belief in your brand.

The primary role of the New York City-based senior public relations counselor is to help oversee the agency’s operations in the New York region and the agency’s national media relations practice. He or she must be a passionate partner and brand advocate while fostering collaboration and advocating for smart, creative thinking.


  • Collaborate with client teams to consistently display a high level of performance on behalf of clients; maintain a sense of teamwork and collaboration no matter the office location
  • Provide ongoing communications consulting to clients by maintaining understanding of client business, industries and their strategic direction
  • Develop and implement strategic media relations across practice areas; counsel clients and colleagues on effective, cutting edge approaches while nurturing relationships with high-profile media professionals
  • Develop public relations plans and creative solutions that leverage opportunities in the New York region and meet client business objectives
  • Enhance the visibility and reputation of Exponent (and Colle+McVoy) among industry thought leaders, prospective clients and prospective employees through networking and participation at industry events
  • Ensure the prudent and most effective use of agency funds, personnel and other resources
  • Be a role model who promotes agency culture and values

Required Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to persuade, present and champion recommendations and ideas
  • Confident and resourceful, can function with minimal supervision
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Understands best practices and recognizes emerging opportunities in the public relations industry
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

About Exponent PR:

Exponent Public Relations is a modern agency that creates belief in its clients' brands. The agency's belief-building approach has earned national recognition, including The Holmes Report’s 2015 Boutique PR Agency of the Year. Clients include Blu Dot, CHS, Cenex Convenience Stores, Duluth Trading Company, DuPont, Florida’s Natural, Granular, Grain Belt, Medtronic, the Peanut and Tree Nut Processors Association, the Progressive Agriculture Foundation, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, Ruiz Foods, Wells Enterprises and WinField. Exponent is the public relations partner of Colle+McVoy and a member of the MDC Partners Public Relations Network. For more information, visit, or follow on Twitter at @exponentpr.

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