Coordinator, PR & Communications

Job Description

As Coordinator, PR & Communications, you will assist with the development of communications strategies and PR initiatives to promote and gain overall brand awareness for Nickerson’s client-partners.


  • Assist in the strategy and execution for high-impact marketing and communications campaigns on behalf of our client-partners
  • Develop content to promote our client-partners and their initiatives (e.g. press releases, award submissions, media pitches, etc.)
  • Collaborate across all Nickerson departments (creative services, events, social media) to develop integrated communications programs
  • Support client-partners during crises
  • Assist in the mentorship of associates/interns
  • Manage administration across accounts, including strategic reporting, scheduling interviews, etc.
  • Adhere to agency systems, processes and best practices
  • Foster a sense of culture across the team and agency
  • Promote Nickerson through regular liking/sharing of content on social media
  • Execute upon the strategic promotion of Nickerson (e.g. writing, content development, etc.)
  • Identify business development opportunities within current client-partner relationships
  • Active participation within at least one (1) industry organization(s)
  • Attend networking events monthly 

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Demonstrated sophisticated writing, with strong presentation and project management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, under tight deadlines
  • Previous experience with client management/engagement/success
  • Real estate and architecture PR and communications experience, preferred
  • Agency experience, preferred
  • Competence in Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams, OneDrive
  • Previous experience with project management software (preferably Asana)
  • Experience managing a CRM (preferably Salesforce)
  • A willingness to represent the agency at networking events and through professional memberships
  • The ability to adapt and add value within a highly innovative agency

Location and Travel:

Team member will work fully remotely with some anticipated travel to client-partners, industry events, etc.

Candidates must be based in Greater Boston, MA

Benefits and Culture:

  • Remote Work – Nickerson offers team members the opportunity to work remotely and maintain a flexible schedule allowing time for workouts, philanthropy, attendance at networking events, walking the dog, after-school pickup, sports carpooling, and more!
  • Healthcare – Our comprehensive healthcare package includes medical, dental, and vision care.
  • Unlimited PTO – Nickerson offers unlimited paid time off, in addition to 11 federal holidays. Team members also get their birthdays off!
  • 401(k) – Nickerson offers a 401(k) plan with 5% company match to help you save for retirement.
  • Life & Disability Insurance – Nickerson offers life insurance in addition to long- and short-term disability insurance, paid 100% by the agency.
  • Equitable Compensation – Nickerson is committed to an equitable compensation philosophy. By leveraging industry benchmarks and combining objective and performance-based criteria, we ensure fair and transparent salary decisions.
  • Bonus Compensation – All Nickerson team members have the opportunity to secure additional bonus compensation through the procurement of new business opportunities. While bonus compensation is not guaranteed, Nickerson also provides quarterly, discretionary bonuses for the achievement of the company’s growth goals and objectives.
  • Coaching – We want you to be the best version of yourself. We offer training and coaching to help you recognize your strengths and build upon them. This may include conference attendance, online seminars, trainings, and other coaching opportunities.
  • Professional Membership – Nickerson supports and pays 100% for team members to join at least one (1) professional organization. Leadership within the organization is encouraged. Opportunities to attend conferences, trainings, and developmental courses may also be paid 100% by the Company once approved.
  • Philanthropy – Nickerson is committed to helping organizations drive social change and improve the communities in which we live and work. If a team member holds a leadership role with a charity, Nickerson will contribute $500 annually in recognition of their efforts.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – EAP services are offered through Unum for all team members, spouses or domestic partners, dependents, parents, and parent in-laws. These services are available 24/7 and are confidential. This benefit is 100% Company Paid.
  • Worldwide Travel Assistance Program – Worldwide Travel Assistance services are offered through Unum for all team members, spouses or domestic partners, and dependents. These services are available 24/7 whether traveling for business or pleasure. This benefit is 100% Company Paid.

Mission, Vision, and Core Values:

Our Mission: We elevate the experiential journey
Our Vision: We serve as a trusted, global partner for elite, forward thinking brands

  • Team First – We are a group of individuals who both depend on each other and hold one another accountable. We emphasize collaboration and team work to achieve excellence together.
  • Creative Thinkers – We are solution-based individuals, resourceful and knowledgeable of our respective fields. Our creative thinking generates smart, quality, results for our client-partners.
  • Positive Energy & Passion – We take pride in our passion for our work and our personal lives, ensuring a vital balance to sustain our positive energy and innovative ideas.
  • Individuality & Diversity – We embrace each member’s individuality and perspectives, celebrating their uniqueness. We believe our diverse experiences elevate our creativity and produce the best results.

Equal Opportunity

Nickerson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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