LocationNew York
TypeFull Time
SalaryUSD 170000.00 - 190000.00

Start-up boutique public relations agency is looking for a Senior Vice President to serve as a senior leader and parter with the industry-alum founder to grow and lead the agency.

The SVP's role is 3-pronged:

1 - Provide strategic PR and communications direction, day-to-day execution, and serve as a main point of contact for clients.

  • This includes building and maintain relationships with key journalists, influencers, and other stakeholders to secure top-tier media placements including executive thought leadership, brand features, profiles, podcasts and more.

2 - Manage, inspire, and guide a team.

  • This includes training and fostering career growth along with guiding ongoing media strategies, evergreen storytelling, and thought leadership opportunities.

3 - Help lead and grow a thriving agency with big aspirations and a varied client roster ranging from establish brands, early-stage startups, and proven entrepreneurs across B2B, B2C, and D2C companies.

  • This includes contributing to new business development efforts, including proposals, pitches, and presentations.
  • Partnering with the CEO to share your ideas, provide feedback, and collaboration.


  • 12 -15 years of PR agency experience with a desire to stay on the agency side.
  • True generalist - you have worked on what feels like every industry and client! B2B, B2C, lifestyle, consumer, tech, CPG, financial services, and/or everything in between.
  • Experience working with start-ups or venture capitalists is preferred.
  • Excitement and desire to work in a start-up environment without a ceiling for growth and build an agency in partnership with an incredibly passionate leader.
  • Proven experience securing media placements in top-tier national outlets and maintaining relationships with journalists (this role will be actively pitching media vs. solely reviewing pitches and media lists)
  • Have led teams and had 3+ direct reports (responsible for career growth, reviews, etc.)


  • Salary: $170,000 - $190,000 annual salary (based on experience and skillset)
  • Benefits & Perks: Unlimited PTO, 401k (matching up to 3%), Healthcare benefits (group rate with company covering 10% of premiums)
  • Location: Please note this is a HYBRID role where employees must come into the NYC office 2-3 times a week. Relocation will not be provided and travel expenses to the office will not be reimbursed.


Please note: due to the high volume of applicants, if you have not heard from Capstone Hill Search, you have unfortunately not been selected for this role. We may be in touch in the future with other opportunities more relevant to you.


Contact Person

Shira Underberger

Director, Los Angeles

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