Burson Marsteller Client Staff Assistant, Corporate/Financial in United States

Around the world, the people who make up Burson-Marsteller are committed to helping our clients – whether companies, organizations or governments – succeed in Being More. Our commitment is driven by our belief that the most successful organizations are guided by a clear sense of purpose – a distinct and powerful world view that shapes their business, guides their actions and ultimately determines their reputation and success.

Burson-Marsteller was one of the original innovative leaders in strategic, integrated approaches to communications, a force for change in public relations, marketing and other ways to reach key audiences. We have remained a leader ever since. Today this leadership is stronger than ever, as integrated communications continues to define what we mean by Burson-Marsteller, Being More. The power, speed and methods of communications are changing fast. But the core principles of integrated strategic communications and implementation on which Harold Burson and Bill Marsteller founded our firm 60 more than years ago have not changed. Burson-Marsteller, Being More means being more confident in our ability to communicate with more people, in more places, with bigger ideas, through constantly changing communications channels and with more impact.

Client Staff Assistant, Corporate and Financial Communications, New York

We search for an entry-level public relations professional to provide a variety of administrative and communications-related responsibilities to a client account team(s). Enthusiastic, tireless, passionate and driven people please apply today! Responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring and daily reporting of traditional and social media.

  • Developing and maintaining media lists, and participating in internal business team meetings.

  • Writing and distributing pitch letters, news releases, fact sheets, bios, newsletters, prepared remarks and standby statements.

  • Developing relationships with external audiences (media, third party constituencies, vendors) to provide the best service possible to client.

  • Preparing monthly activity reports, and maintaining calendars and travel itineraries.

Burson-Marsteller's Corporate and Financial Communications Practice offers strategic counsel and execution that is aligned with our client’s business objectives. We deliver expert guidance and implementation support on critical communications issues. Whether the goal is to build awareness and buy-in around a new corporate vision, guide a CEO through the first 100 days of leadership, or design a strategy to reach local constituencies and national influencers, Burson-Marsteller's Corporate Practice develops solutions that sustain corporate value and drive business results.


  • Minimum of 3 months of previous public relations work experience.

  • Proficiency in office computer programs to include MS Office Suite.

  • Strong proofreading and editing skills.

  • Professional and pleasant interpersonal communications skills.

  • Ability to work on a team and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to handle high priority and pressure situations.

  • Bachelor’s Degree.


  • Previous experience in a public relations agency.

What we offer

You will find a collegiate and collaborative environment at Burson-Marsteller. We fill our offices with diverse and talented individuals who are happy to come to work each day and are driven to deliver innovative solutions to our celebrated client roster. We offer an unmatched depth and breadth of capabilities and industry strengths, matched by cutting edge tools to include our unique evidenced based communications approach. By leading the industry in thought and innovation, we create value for our shareholders and exciting new growth opportunities for our people and our company. Care to join us?

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About Burson-Marsteller

Burson-Marsteller, established in 1953, is a leading global public relations and communications firm. It provides clients with strategic thinking and program execution across a full range of public relations, public affairs, reputation and crisis management, advertising and digital strategies. The firm’s seamless worldwide network consists of 73 offices and 85 affiliate offices, together operating in more than 110 countries across six continents. Burson-Marsteller is a part of Young & Rubicam Group, and a subsidiary of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY), the world’s leading communications services network. For more information, please visit bm.com .

Burson-Marsteller is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO, AAE, MF/Disability/Vet, and we are proud of our diverse workforce.

Location: US - New York