JUNIOR STRATEGIST @ BWK

about bwk

BWK is an award-winning communications consulting firm based in the Flatiron district of Manhattan. We are a dynamic team of consultants, researchers and writers who know how to create and execute on ambitious plans for our clients that hit a nerve with target audiences. We specialize in working with people and companies who are pioneering new fields or disrupting old ones, where crystal clear communication – and an authentic voice – is critical to success. 

About the role

We are seeking a full-time junior strategist who will advise clients on public messaging, product launches and media relations. Consultants at BWK work in highly cross-disciplinary environments, assisting teams and clients with writing, strategy, journalist outreach, research and project management. This paid position will begin with a two-month trial period, designed to turn into a full-time opportunity at BWK.

Relevant experience and capabilities:

  • University-educated (1-2 years work experience in a similar industry is a plus)
  • Excellent communication and writing skills (please note a writing assessment is required)
  • Able to manage several projects at once in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working with minimal supervision and oversight
  • Ability to work with a team to meet group objectives
  • Great flexibility, and an openness to new ideas
  • Knowledge of Mac platform; comfort with Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Powerpoint, Gmail
  • Good with feedback and dedicated to consistent improvement
  • Desire to work in a positive and demanding environment that rewards successes and supports development
  • Prior research experience a plus

START DATE

September 11, 2017

BWK background

  • Founded in 2012 by Ben Kellogg, award-winning PR consultant and advisor to world-class CEOs, scientists, artists and more.
  • PR partner to TED, providing communications coaching and PR opportunities to TED's Fellowship program.
  • Won PR News Award for the launch of Dollar Shave Club and named a Finalist for the PR News awards in the “Wow!” category for our unorthodox approach to media relations in a conference setting.
  • Partnering with the most inspiring companies in the world pioneering new fields: from animal-free leather and biodegradable silk to algae-based food and nutrition and self-assembling materials.
  • Past and current clients include TED, Modern Meadow, MIT, Mount Sinai, Biofabricate, Udemy, littleBits, Qualitas Health, Internews, Spark Capital, AMSilk and many more.

 

Application instructions

To apply, please send your resume, a cover letter and/or an introduction video (60 seconds or less) to jobs at bwkny dot com, telling us why you want to work at BWK and explaining what excites you about this role.