Public Relations Account Director, Finance

Chicago|Charlotte|Milwaukee|Remote|Tampa|Richmond, Full time Remote


Who we are

 Interdependence is the most effective, innovative and optimized public relations, communication and integrated marketing solutions firm, powered by proprietary technology, for brands, CMOs, founders and entrepreneurs to enhance the quality of their businesses and their lives. We have nearly 100 full-time team members across the country and are rapidly growing. Interdependence was named a "Top PR Agency to Look Out For in 2022" by the International Business Times.

At Interdependence, we have an unwavering commitment to fostering a collaborative and performance-driven work environment. Employees are encouraged to innovate and share ideas openly, and are provided with ample opportunities for professional growth. Our focus on work-life balance ensures a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle, while our dedication to delivering exceptional results for clients across various industries – including consumer brands, travel, entertainment, tech, B2B, healthcare and professional services – instills a sense of pride and accomplishment in every team member. With a dynamic and inclusive culture that values diversity and fosters creativity, Interdependence stands as a beacon of excellence.

The Role:


Interdependence Public Relations is seeking to bring on an Public Relations Director, Finance. The ideal candidate is someone who has deep expertise in the financial industry, including proven media relations with top mainstream media outlets in the U.S.This is an opportunity to take on a role as a strategic advisor and a partner to clients, deliver executive-level PR strategies, uncover compelling narratives and help teams across the agency secure top-tier press. In this position you’ll work alongside senior leaders across the organization to manage accounts, projects, budgets and teams both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.The Responsibilities: 

  • Demonstrates expertise in media relations in the financial, financial services and / or Fintech space
    • Communicates big picture logistics, creative story ideas and media tactics to team
    • Craft media pitches using excellent writing skills, as well as your own unique vision; defines and adjusts strategies appropriately
    • Provides direct counsel and is seen as a media expert plus a valuable partner by the client
    • Must be skilled at pitching and placing financial clients
    • Must be strategic in terms of media pitches 
    • Must be strong in client service skills
    • Must be a strong manager


    Qualifications & Skills:

    • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in journalism, communications, or a related field 
    • Preferably 7+ years of media relations, journalist experience, or agency experience with demonstrated success of media placements
    • Excellent news judgment, creative ideas, and writing skills a must.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Demonstrates exemplary follow-through and execution skills
    • Embraces new methodologies, with an entrepreneurial spirit
    • Excellent communication, organizational, writing and presentation skills
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