Assistant Account Executive / Account Executive

Michael Caravaglia


Who We Are:
Berns Communications Group (BCG) is widely known for building corporate and executive leadership profiles through strategic communications and our network of retail advisory platforms. We have a strong track record of executing communications strategies that drive awareness, education and industry leadership for our clients, fostering retail partnerships and elevating women-led initiatives.

Headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, we are an award-winning, woman-founded and -led company that celebrates diversity and inclusion. We demonstrate our values through highly competitive pay, fantastic benefits and a collegial, cooperative team culture.

Job Description:
We are looking for an Assistant Account Executive/Account Executive to join our passionate team of strategists and storytellers. In this role, you will work closely with our senior team to support the firm and our roster of diverse clients.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitoring press coverage, creating digital press clippings, and sharing coverage with clients
  • Developing and maintaining media lists
  • Researching and identifying opportunities for our clients
  • Researching reporters and tracking media industry career moves
  • Preparing weekly/monthly client status reports and recaps
  • Assisting with firm and client events
  • Monitoring trending news topics and flagging them for various team members


  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or a related field
  • Minimum of 1–2 years’ work experience, preferably in public relations, media, journalism or communications
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience using BusinessWire, Cision or Critical Mention is a plus, but is not required

This role may be right for you if you are:

  • Someone who loves being on the front lines of retail, technology, fashion and fintech
  • A detail-oriented self-starter
  • A people person who is interested in building relationships with reporters and clients
  • Passionate about developing the skills needed to succeed in the PR industry, including writing, researching, networking and event planning
  • Comfortable working with tight deadlines
  • Organized and able to juggle multiple projects for different clients at the same time
  • An astute listener with a curious mind who can quickly learn about new topics and translate them into compelling stories
  • Obsessed with client service
  • Excited to work with a group of smart, hardworking go-getters

Benefits and Perks:

  • Loft-style midtown Manhattan office
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage and 401(k)
  • Generous PTO policy