Open Positions

Senior Account Executive Hawkins International

Location: New York, New York (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 that will work a hybrid schedule of WFH and two days per week in the NYC offices/in-person. 

Anticipated Salary: $ 67,000-72,000/year salary commensurate with experience and depending upon workplace.

Senior Account Executives have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, are highly organized, have a proactive attitude, take initiative, and have the ability to manage workloads effectively across a variety of client accounts.  

Responsibilities include:    

  • Oversee Assistant Account Executives and Account Executives by delegating responsibilities, encouraging development and providing mentorship to junior team members 
  • Cultivate relationships with national, regional, and local media and freelancers 
  • Identify industry trends; build creative and strategic pitches to support them 
  • Provide strategic counsel to clients as an authority to PR-related matters, corresponding as a day-to-day contact for relevant inquiries (I.e., press visits, requests, queries, etc.) and participating in client calls  
  • Manage PR initiatives including PR plans and relevant strategy documents for press trips, media events, appointments, etc.  
  • Edit press releases/pitches, build distribution lists, review PR reports, etc. 
  • Build and develop strong relationships with day-to-day client contacts 
  • Proactively pitch across a broad range of media, especially in the travel, lifestyle, and wellness verticals 
  • Manage timelines and weekly action plans to ensure deadlines are met 
  • Anticipate and proactively offer solutions to senior team leadership for executional issues specific to assigned programs 


Candidate Experience Should Include: 

  • Passion for travel and hospitality 
  • 4+ years of public relations experience, preferably in an agency setting 
  • Working in and/or with travel or lifestyle-oriented companies 
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills; verbal and written 
  • BA or BS in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field 

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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.