Senior Account Executive – BackBay Communications, Financial Services PR

BackBay Communications, a financial services-focused public relations and integrated marketing firm, is seeking a Senior Account Executive for a full-time position in our Boston office to work with national financial services companies including asset management, private equity and financial technology clients. We are looking for an experienced PR agency professional with strong media relations skills and good relationships with the business and financial services trade media.

We seek a proactive team player who enjoys developing story angles, writing, and pitching the media. We are looking for a results-oriented individual with an entrepreneurial spirit, a desire to learn and succeed, and a good team player.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and nurture relationships with media and other influencers
  • Pitch client news to financial services media
  • Pitch client executives as thought leaders on industry trends
  • Implement creative and effective integrated, content-driven communications programs for multiple clients
  • Draft news releases and social media posts
  • Help manage client accounts
  • Actively monitor print and online news, blogs and social media to identify trends and client opportunities


  • Proactive, smart, friendly, professional, knowledgeable about business and economic news
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • Minimum three years of public relations agency experience
  • Demonstrated writing, editing/proofreading and verbal/presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage effective media relations programs
  • Demonstrated project management skills with ability to juggle competing assignments, meet deadlines, be proactive, own initiatives and be successful
  • Ability to work independently and with a team

Company Description

BackBay Communications is a public relations and integrated marketing firm focused on the financial services sectors, including fintech, private equity and investment management. BackBay is highly regarded for its thought leadership initiatives and relationships with the major business media. With offices in Boston and London, BackBay serves companies across the United States and Europe, and elsewhere through strategic partnerships. BackBay offers a competitive salary, full benefits package, great work environment and opportunity for advancement.

Please send cover letter and resume to with the subject line: Senior Account Executive – Financial Services.

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Job Title Senior Account Executive
Category Public Relations
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Contact Person Bill Haynes
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Company BackBay Communications