Location: Remote
Field: PR/Communications
Min. Experience: 1-2 year(s)
Basis: Full-time


Allyson Conklin Public Relations (ACPR) is a ten-year-old boutique public relations agency for beauty, home, and lifestyle brands. We’re communicators, storytellers, and connectors committed to creating intentional awareness and driving influence for new and heritage brands through a holistic communications approach. We’re known for our earned media and influencer relations (you can find our clients in VOGUE online, MyDomaine, Cosmopolitan, Real Simple, Apartment Therapy, and more)—but that’s not all we do. Our 360-degree approach is what gives us (and our clients) an edge. From PR and brand partnerships to social media and founder-to-founder consulting, our clients consider us as an extension of their teams, and the hype girls they’ve always dreamed of having. We’re a small but mighty, tight knit team who is as intuitive as we are strategic, ultra-collaborative (#youcansitwithus), appreciates the hustle as much as we do stillness, walks the walk, and thrives in a fast paced environment where no two days are ever the same. 

We’re seeking an emerging communicator to join our remote team as a Junior Publicist. This position will report directly to the Founder. Applicants must have 1-2 years post-graduate public relations experience, either at an agency or in-house. Ideal candidates will have experience with national consumer brands, existing media relationships, and an impressive book of earned print, digital, social, and broadcast press hits.

This is a full time, salaried position that starts at $45K plus monthly business development commissions, quarterly performance bonuses, and benefits including: paid time off, health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), mobile phone and internet stipend, fitness stipend, flexible daily schedules, and Summer Fridays. This is a remote position.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


-Support team with day-to-day requests

-Achieve monthly, quarterly, and annual individual objectives

-Update and maintain all company lists: media tracking, press coverage, monthly pitches, monthly focuses, pitch angles, PR lists, etc. 

-Other writing projects as assigned 

-Create monthly status reports and annual recaps 

-Suggest and participate in activities to grow company exposure 

-Work with team to execute add-on programs for clients 

Client Relations: 

-Develop strong relationships with clients 

-Act as point-of-contact for clients 

-Assist team in ensuring client satisfaction

-Present press opportunities to clients  

-Facilitate phone and email interviews with clients

-Attend in-person or virtual meetings with clients 

Media Relations:

-Develop strong relationships with media, including editorial and influencer contacts

-Work with Founder on development of PR Plan and on-going strategy

-Identify, pitch, and follow up with media 

-Secure press hits: long lead, short lead, broadcast, social, and awards

-Write press materials, including but not limited to pitches, fact sheets, bios, press releases, key messaging, run of shows, and more 

-Identify and pitch feature story opportunities

-Manage award submissions 

-Execute Rapid Response and feature pitching

-Manage award submissions 

-Identify other client exposure opportunities

-Proactively monitor and research news and relevant media coverage on a daily basis and provide insights 

-Plan and execute live or virtual press visits, desksides, previews, and other events

-Attend in-person or virtual meetings with media 

-Execute product mailers 

Business Development: 

-Strategically source and pitch leads for clients and brand partners

-Schedule and facilitate discovery calls

-Shepherd clients and partners through the discovery process 

-Represent company at industry events 

-Attend trade shows and markets 


-Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related area 

-1-2 years of post-graduate public relations experience, either in an agency or in-house setting 

-Solid media relationships in the national beauty, home, and/or lifestyle categories

-Impressive book of earned media placements  

-Excellent communicator—verbal, written, and beyond—with a strong understanding of both the AP and creative writing styles

-Strategic thinker with endless amounts of creativity  

-Self-starter and multi-tasking master who’s highly organized, has the initiative to start and maintain projects, and is willing to go above and beyond the job description

-Excellent time management skills and commitment to hitting to deadlines

-Team player—end of story 

-Wants to grow long term with the company 

-Highly coachable, thrives on feedback, and subscribes to the “fail forward” mentality 

-Pop culture junkie and knows what’s hot in the press and to consumers

-Passionate about the beauty, home, and lifestyle categories 

-Champion for indie brands 

-Knows their way around G Suite, Microsoft Office programs, Cision, InDesign, Canva, WordPress, and social media

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