This position requires a minimum of 4 years experience in the public relations agency business. We have an upbeat, stylish office environment and are seeking a team member who is highly polished, professional, passionate, driven and who wants to be a part of a rapidly growing company.
Required skills and attributes:
Specific responsibilities include:
BA or BS in journalism, public relations, communications or related field.
A minimum of 4 years PR agency experience pitching national print and broadcast media.
Team oriented, warm, engaging and diplomatic personality.
Superb written and oral communication skills.
Excellent client services skills.
Ability to multitask, anticipate needs, switch gears and react immediately.
Strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate with energy and confidence.
Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Bacon’s Media Source.
This is not a sales position. Candidates must have public relations experience in an agency setting.
Craft and edit written press material; including press releases, media alerts, and requests for coverage that adheres to The Associated Press style guidelines. Research and prepare strategically targeted media lists and editorial calendars using tools provided by the company. Develop and maintain working relationship with various sectors of the media; meet tight media and client deadlines. Secure broadcast, print and online editorial coverage for clients of the agency.
Prepare and assist clients for all media correspondence and interviews. Handle multiple clients simultaneously, within a variety of sectors. Assist senior account executives and company president.
(2006 grads please do not apply).
We have a high-energy, collaborative environment with excellent benefits and provide exceptional career growth opportunities for those motivated to excel.
We value integrity, dependability, entrepreneurial spirit, motivation, character and a positive attitude; in our clients and in our team. Our firm has been recognized and honored for our commitment to community service and a corporate vision that supports volunteer activities.
Please forward resume and salary requirements to Roepke Public Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org