Forefront Communications

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Account Executive

Are you a great writer with a dedication to the craft and an eagerness to learn new things? Do you enjoy using social and digital marketing tools to tell compelling stories and keep people informed? What about the camaraderie of being on a collaborative team of driven professionals at a rapidly growing agency? If yes, then keep reading.

Located in the Flatiron District of New York City, Forefront is a specialized marketing and PR firm that services the most influential companies in the capital markets and institutional fintech. We apply deep sector knowledge, decades of in-house experience and extensive industry connections in developing highly strategic, bespoke programs that help clients grow, regardless of their lifecycle stage.

We’re looking for candidates with up to 3 years of experience. Candidates should have a desire to learn about all four of Forefront’s practice areas – media relations, content, digital and account management – as well as the financial services industry generally. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite and social platforms is required and hands-on experience with tools like MailChimp, HubSpot, WordPress and the Adobe Creative Suite is a big plus.

This is a full-time position that includes a full benefits package and a great work environment that balances the flexibility and productivity of remote work with the cohesiveness and collaboration that comes from being together as a team. Compensation for this role includes a base salary of $65k – $70k, participation in Forefront’s profit-sharing program and opportunity for additional incentive compensation.


Forefront is a five-time Bulldog PR Award winner, most recently for Most Innovative Agency (Silver) and Best B2B Agency (Bronze).  Forefront was named a 2021 Top Boutique PR Agency by Insider, and was one of six agencies named to Observer’s prestigious Financial PR Honor Roll, spotlighting the most influential firms serving the financial services industry. The New York-based publication noted that “the agency punches way above its weight,” helping it build an impressive roster of clients. Forefront campaigns have also been recognized by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and PRNEWS’ Platinum PR Awards.


  • Writing and posting content to company and client websites and social media channels, including LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Assist in Forefront’s marketing efforts across a variety of channels, including development of Forefront thought leadership, award submissions, etc.
  • Support client account media relations activities, including development of client pitches, press releases and media lists
  • Develop strong relationships with the media that influence your clients’ stakeholders and possess substantial understanding of what the various reporters at these publications cover and what makes for a compelling story for the publication
  • Write and edit press releases, social media posts, website content, client communications, thought leadership and various other types of corporate communications
  • Understand of all the firm’s clients and how they fit into the capital markets ecosystem
  • Serve as a primary point of contact, draft agendas and manage meeting follow-ups
  • Build and maintain client-specific activity tracking documents in Google Sheets and Monday
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, HubSpot and WordPress or comparable programs
  • Basic proficiency with organic and paid social campaigns for platforms including Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Participate in business development/sales activities including direct marketing, pitch books and pitch meetings
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves to get things done in a quick and efficient way
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize and manage competing priorities
  • Team player mindset and willingness to work collaboratively alongside peers
  • Basic understanding of the mechanics of the financial markets
  • Excellent writer and editor, along with ability to grasp and translate difficult concepts
  • Social media savvy (active on personal social media channels including Twitter and LinkedIn) OR experience with Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn: with maintaining corporate accounts as well as curating and overseeing social media campaigns
  • Proficient in digital marketing strategies and tactics
  • Excellent references
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance with 100% of the employee premium paid by Forefront
  • 401(k) plan with 4% employer match
  • Generous PTO with 11 paid holidays
  • Parental leave
  • Flexible work (up to 3 days/week WFH)
  • ClassPass and Citi Bike membership
  • Commuter benefits
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Weekly “company lunch” and fully stocked office pantry

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Interested in pursuing a career with Forefront but don’t see the right opportunity? That’s ok — send us your resume now and we’ll let you know when something opens up