Available Positions

At Baker Public Relations, our teams work on a variety of accounts, from startup companies to Fortune 500’s, government agencies and not-for-profits. Whether launching a new product, managing time-sensitive crisis communications, or building integrated communications campaigns that engage with consumers, bloggers, influencers and experts, there’s always something exciting happening at Baker Public Relations.

We offer an environment where employees receive hands-on experience and an opportunity to grow, learn, and succeed. We continually strive to partner with people who are ambitious and intent on thriving.

Whether you are a seasoned PR professional or just starting out in the industry, we are always on the lookout for hard working and resourceful people to join our team.

Senior Account Executive

Baker Public Relations, a full-service, New York State Certified Women Business Enterprise with offices in Albany, NY and Pittsburgh, Pa., is seeking a Senior Account Executive, a full time, salaried position that reports to the president & CEO. The ideal candidate will have worked within a PR agency setting, is an expert at pitching the media, an impeccable writer, and can manage multiple client accounts and team members.

Please note that this is not an entry level position and only candidates with previous PR experience will be considered. Writing samples and examples of successful and recent media outreach will be expected to move forward in the process.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage daily workflow of 5+ accounts while driving consistent media results;
  • Develop, review and approve agendas, press releases, pitches, op-eds, recaps and other materials; develop and approve work plans, activity reports, clipbooks and other internal documents.
  • Write and edit media materials such as press kits, media advisories, fact sheets, bios, and case studies.
  • Manage client expectations and assist clients in maximizing relationship with Baker PR.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements; identify opportunistic media angles as they come up in current events.
  • Develop strategic communication plans, including media opportunities, tactics, and timelines consistent with the overall PR strategy.
  • Execute and advise on PR strategies and collaboratively develop strategic media plans.
  • Create and edit media lists using Muck Rack.
  • Monitor the media and seek out speaking opportunities for clients as thought leaders and “experts in their field.”
  • Facilitate and attend client interviews and all client events.
  • Coordinate various event planning and media outreach events.
  • Work with team members to respond to client requests and ensure requests are taken care of in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff on team issues, account workflow and general account issues; Manage daily intern responsibilities.
  • Participate in the development of materials for new business opportunities including timelines, proposals, business decks, briefs and case studies; assist in generating new business leads.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • research, duties and projects as required.

 Technical Skills & Qualifications:

  • S/B.A in Public Relations or related field.
  • At least 6 years demonstrated excellence in a PR agency or advertising firm.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills.
  • Proven client relations and supervisory skills.
  • Creative and energetic personality; detail oriented.
  • Strong understanding of social media, integration, monitoring and measurement tools.


  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Professional Development
  • Employee Compensation Incentive Program
  • Annual Wellness Stipend
  • Summer Fridays
  • Biweekly Virtual Meditation
  • Company Get Togethers/Team Building

 If you are interested in this position, submit your resume to megan@bakerpublicrelations.com

Account Executive

Baker Public Relations, a full-service, woman-owned communications agency, with offices in Pittsburgh, Pa. and Albany, N.Y., is seeking to hire an experienced, talented account executive to work in conjunction with the Pittsburgh and Albany teams to deliver exceptional account management services for a range of clients in the agency’s roster that includes healthcare, hospitality, lifestyle, government, legal, sports, higher education, technology and real estate industries.

Candidates must be highly organized, detail-oriented, hungry to work and have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

The day-to-day

  • Write and distribute press releases, media advisories, pitch letters, case studies, blog posts and more.
  • Drive media and influencer outreach; arrange media interviews and prepare clients; monitor media coverage and provide results to team members and clients.
  • Create content for and manage clients’ social media accounts such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Work with Creative Services team to identify existing messaging and content that can be leveraged in overall media and influencer outreach plans.
  • Write clear and concise content for media pitches, blog posts, social media posts, press releases, and other content; work closely with social media team to develop and execute messages.
  • Brainstorm new ideas for PR campaigns.
  • Attend client events and industry conferences and workshops.
  • Assist team in the planning and executing of client events.

 Key skills

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills (whether by phone, in person or by email).
  • You need to be hot on spelling, grammar and proof-reading, as well have a creative flair for creating engaging copy.
  • Able to work independently and work well in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills; you will be required to work on tight media deadlines as well as meeting the demands of your team and clients.
  • You must have solid presentation skills whether communicating ideas to your team, presenting stories to journalists or presenting PR and media campaigns to clients, you need to organize information succinctly to capture their attention.
  • Creative and energetic personality.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong understanding of social media, integration, monitoring and measurement tools.


  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism or marketing.
  • At least 2-4 years of PR agency experience, communications or other related field.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 Suite and in social media channels.


  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Professional Development
  • Employee Compensation Incentive Program
  • Annual Wellness Stipend
  • Summer Fridays
  • Biweekly Virtual Meditation
  • Company Get Togethers/Team Building

 Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and relevant work samples to Megan@bakerpublicrelations.com


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