Location: Remote
Field: PR/Communications
Min. Experience: 3-4 year(s)
Basis: Full-time


Paxson Fay is a leading boutique, women-owned communications agency based in Seattle, WA focused on serving clients in the architecture, design, and arts industries. We provide public relations and digital marketing services for a talented mix of clients across the United States. We are looking for a star publicist to join our team, leading creative brands in their communications efforts across platforms.The Account Executive will be responsible for managing all aspects of PR including writing press releases, pitching to local, regional and national media outlets, measuring and reporting on performance of PR efforts, and constantly looking for PR opportunities.  Reporting to the Principals, the Account Executive requires a forward-thinking, enthusiastic self-starter with the creativity and proven expertise to drive meaningful PR results through strategic approaches, creative pitches, and outside the box ideas. The Account Executive will be responsible for developing a comprehensive PR strategy across platforms to maximize visibility for a portfolio of creative clients.  Paxson Fay is a fast-paced environment and the ability to juggle and prioritize multiple clients and projects, and manage against deadlines is essential. The ideal candidate will possess a creative yet analytical mindset, ensuring that content strategies are engaging and results-driven. Ideal candidates will have 4+ years experience in public relations, proven track record of successful pitch strategies, and strong examples of written content. Experience in communications for interior design and architecture is a major plus!


Write press releases and pitches including press materials, bios, fact sheets, editorial content, and media alerts

Cultivate strong media and client relationships

Develop strategic media lists based on client goals

Create, foster, and leverage media and influencer relationships to produce placements for our clients and increase exposure across platforms and channels (design media and influencers a plus)

Understand editorial calendars and pitching timelines

Identify relevant opportunities for clients and schedule pitches accordingly

Strong knowledge of industry events and trade shows (design industry knowledge a plus)

Align PR efforts with social media launches and support digital team with content management and creation

Frequent placement research and media tracking

Research award opportunities and manage submissions from start to finish

Benefits and pay:

Full-time, pay DOE


Retirement savings program with company match4+ weeks paid time off 

Flexible schedule with hybrid in-office program or remote program depending on your location

Bonus pay opportunities

Parental leave

Professional development assistance


Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications, or a related field

4+ years experience at a PR agency 

Established relationships with media (architecture and design media a plus)

Proven ability to lead projects to success

Advanced writing, spelling, and grammar skills

Strong understanding of social media platforms and experience managing social media channels for clients (B2B experience a plus)

Exemplary time management, organizational skills and attention to detail

Excellent communication and presentation skills including the ability to interact successfully with diverse individuals at all levels and build effective partnerships

Manage multiple projects and timelines with stakeholders in a smooth and efficient manner

Strategic agility and big idea thinking, combined with a willingness to dive in as needed to get the job done

Excellent project management skills and familiarity with programs such as Basecamp, Google Workspace, Google Analytics, and Dropbox

Working knowledge of Cision, Meltwater, Photoshop, and Indesign

Paxson Fay is based in Seattle, WA - we have the option for hybrid work if you're WA-based, or remote work with options for travel if you're outside of WA. 

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