Junior Account Executive, Fashion PR

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Paul Wilmot Communications is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Public Relations Junior Account Executive to join its expanding Fashion team, which works across men’s and women’s fashion and accessories brands. The ideal candidate will support the team with new launches, on-going product placement, press previews, large and small scale events, and manage sample trafficking and reporting on behalf of our clients.

Paul Wilmot Communications was established in 1997 in New York City. Over the course of the last 20 years, the agency has produced a significant public relations track record drawing from the highest profile fashion houses, prestige beauty brands, global consumer brands, retailers, and luxury lifestyle clientele. By cross-promoting within our divisions, PWC offers our clients access to new markets, thought leadership and increased visibility.

You should be a FMA member in order to see a full vacancy and apply for the job.


●Support team supervisor in maintaining aggressive account activity, using current PR plan as a framework
● Build out seasonal pitch cadences and spearhead product pitching while continually updating and monitoring status reports to ensure the team’s pitching efforts are on track
● Execute seasonal press strategies daily
● Create and maintain media target lists for various clients and their differing projects and launches
● Assist with daily scheduling of client calls, virtual and in-person desksides and appointments, and collection previews
● Manage sample trafficking across multiple clients
● Support team with FOH production elements for events, fashion shows, and press trips
● Demonstrate excellent interpersonal communications skills, internally and externally, and present a level of discretion in interactions with editors, stylists, partners, and collaborators respecting embargo dates and NDAs
● Research potential partnership opportunities (including, but not limited to, speaking engagement opportunities, brand endorsements, influencer seeding, etc.)
● Uphold a strong understanding of social and digital media and its overall importance with an awareness of influencers of the moment and their content and relevance to different brands
● Have an understanding of media reporting for a specific brand and its commercial initiatives using MuckRack, Cision, Google Alerts, etc.


● Ideally have 1 – 3 years of experience
● Have knowledge of key fashion and lifestyle digital and print publications
● Highly developed sense of organization with attention to detail and a good team player
● Possess a proven track record of professional success
● Experience with media monitoring and events platforms like Cision, Muck Rack, Meltwater, Launchmetrics and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Workspace

The hiring compensation for this position ranges from $50,000-$55,000. The rate of pay offered will be dependent upon candidates’ relevant skills and experience.

To Apply: Please send your resume to pwc@paulwilmot.com, subject line Junior AE, Fashion PR.