Open Positions

Assistant Account Executive Hawkins International

Location: New York, NY – Hybrid

Hawkins International, a FINN Partners Company, is a recognized leader and global player in public relations, communications and digital strategy for luxury travel, hospitality, wellness, and lifestyle brands. Boutique in size, boundless in experience, we have grown a global portfolio of clients ranging from iconic independent properties to major hospitality groups, one-of-a-kind wellness retreats and products, while developing enviable connections and maintaining rewarding relationships across print, broadcast and digital, as well as within the industries we service. 


WORK LOCATION=NYC Metro Area. We are seeking candidates who wish to work a hybrid schedule of WFH and two days per week in the NYC offices/in-person. 

Anticipated Salary: $48-50,000, salary commensurate with experience and depending upon workplace.


We are seeking an Assistant Account Executive (AAE) to join our award-winning team. The AAE plays an integral role in support of client teams. Assistant Account Executives must proactively respond to client requests, monitor media alerts and social media channels, and assist team members in executing PR plans.  


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Formulating internal and client meeting agendas 

  • Tracking, maintaining, and securing clips 

  • Coordinating and attending client and media meetings, as needed 

  • Compiling and distributing monthly PR reports 

  • Conducting proactive and reactive pitching as necessary 

  • Conducting research for clients 

  • Updating and maintaining client press materials 

  • Building and updating media lists and distributing press releases and pitches 

  • Coordinating travel arrangements 

  • Regularly researching trends and current events 

  • Providing administrative support in the office and at events 



  • Bachelor’s degree with relevant coursework in communications, English, business, marketing, etc. 

  • Excellent writing / communication skills 

  • Relevant internship experience working within a public relations agency, journalism or communications function, is highly desired 

  • Excellent Social Media knowledge and proven executional skills 

  • Detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated and focused on achievement 

  • Must be a team player – polished, enthusiastic, service-oriented, and eager to learn 

  • Can thrive in a fast-paced environment with an ability to multi-task and get things done 

  • Understanding of/passion for travel industry a plus 

  • Excellent computer / web skills 

  • Willingness/ability to travel as needed for agency or client business. 


References and writing samples will be required. 


To Apply: 

  Please upload your resume and cover letter and indicate your desired salary in $US Dollars.  While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, we will only respond to those with whom we have a greater interest. 


About FINN Partners: 

 FINN Partners was launched in 2011 to realize Peter Finn’s vision to create a leading communications agency dedicated to shaping a bold new future in which innovation and partnership are strong drivers of the brand. FINN Partners specializes in the full spectrum of communications services, including digital and social media. Practice areas include arts, consumer lifestyle & sports, corporate social responsibility, education, health, manufacturing, technology, travel, and public affairs. 


We are entrepreneurial-minded, global, and focused on integrated programs that bring to life the world-changing technologies, products, and services of our client partners.  Our company culture celebrates delighting our clients with innovative and creative campaigns and programs, and we provide opportunities for our employees to conduct career-meaningful work in a creative, fast-paced, collaborative, and fun environment. We work hard and play nice. 

  Headquartered in New York City, the agency has 1,000+ employees, with offices in 24 cities around the world: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Dublin, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Fort Lauderdale, Frankfurt, Jerusalem, London, Los Angeles, Munich, Nashville, Paris, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore, Tamuning (Guam), Vancouver (Wash.) and Washington D.C.

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