Kaplow is an award-winning next-generation communications agency dedicated to cultivating brand identities. For 30 years, Kaplow has helped consumers fall in love with brands. We do this by garnering unique insight into our clients’ audiences, and then creating an emotional connection between consumer and brand through storytelling across traditional and digital channels. The result is a connection that changes the conversation and activates new behaviors.

Kaplow is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented and dynamic Account Executive (AE) to support one of the company’s lifestyle (retail) accounts. An AE is responsible for supporting account teams in implementing fundamental public relations initiatives, assisting with daily servicing of client accounts and performing administrative duties related to the accounts.

RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to)
  • Daily account management duties, including drafting agendas and recaps, compiling activity and media recapping reports, updating media lists, conducting research and audits, handling product fulfillment and more.
  • Assist in drafting and editing media and client materials (e.g., fact sheets, media briefing materials, client correspondence)
  • Ongoing media and industry monitoring, including maintenance of media trackers and pending placements
  • Build and maintain extensive media lists, staying up to date on relevant media outlets and sharing regular industry insights and client opportunities with teams
  • Stay current on industry and adjacent category trends, sharing insights and opportunities with teams
  • Conduct media outreach, field inquiries and initiate new media relationships
  • Demonstrate an understanding of time management, communicating progress to managers and meeting deadlines.

An Account Executive should have:
  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Communications, Journalism, English, Business, or a related discipline
  • 1+ years of job experience in PR, journalism, marketing or communications
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong time management and organization skills with attention to detail and dedication to quality
  • Ability to multitask and handle work in a fast-paced environment
  • Exhibit initiative, creativity, and the drive to succeed, with the ability to excel in both a team environment and independently
  • Experience and/or interest in the retail industry and adjacent categories
  • Professional and courteous demeanor
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of PR databases and tools (Cision, Muck Rack)
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and desire to grow with the company


Kaplow is proud to lead the industry as an independently owned, female-founded, family-first agency where our employees build long-term careers and grow into best-in-class communications leaders.

We recognize that our employees are our greatest asset and prioritize their wellbeing above all else. We offer comprehensive benefits, including:
  • Generous paid time off that increases with tenure (30+ days)
  • Summer Fridays beginning at 1 pm from Memorial to Labor Day
  • Paid lunches and dinners
  • Medical, dental, vision benefits
  • Partnerships with Wellbeats, Classpass, Teladoc, New York Sports Club, Pet Benefits and other corporate discounts
  • Pre-tax transit benefits
  • 401k and generous employer match
  • Paid parental leave
  • Nondiscretionary bonuses
  • Strong company culture focused on four key pillars: Trust, Respect, Energy, Enthusiasm
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