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Account Director


This is a Full-time position in New York, NY posted July 16, 2021.

ASTRSK is hiring for multiple Account Directors with experience in and passion for doing PR/comms for consumer technology brands and startups.

The ideal candidate will be able to build relationships with clients in order to understand their PR objectives, then not only build out but implement a strategy that is reverse engineered to meet those objectives.

Additionally, they should have experience in managing a team of at least 3-5 junior to mid-level team members.

An Account Director at ASTRSK PR leads high-level strategy, guides clients through strong recommendations on the best possible outcomes for media relations based on the intuitive knowledge of their respective industries.

An Account Director is equally at home “in the weeds” (remembering key details around client updates and calls), as they are at high-level strategy.

ADs have a strong love of journalism and a desire to aid its practitioners.

They are highly effective managers and no-nonsense supervisors with the ability to lead with humility.

They possess advanced writing, editing and time management skills along with deep relationships with journalists.

They are constantly engaged with their unique endemic community (tech, startups, apps & platforms, fintech, insurtech, proptech, consumer tech, etc.) and client work here at ASTRSK. 

Prior experience managing multiple accounts required 6-9 years of experience A Bachelor’s degree is a must, preferably in communications or journalism A strong understanding of the journalistic landscape and its players A proven track record of media placements and relationships across multiple verticals Expert creative writing/editing skills A strong understanding of business operations/structure and memory for each client’s C-suite and organization structure Understanding of how to use PR tools including Cision, MuckRack, and social networks A passion for leading and serving as an example to junior team members Possess a creative mindset

Those interested in applying should reach out to with their resume and a kickass cover letter sharing why you would be a great addition to our team!

This is your chance to make a strong first impression – show us what you got and remember, #BeWeird.