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Friday, April 29, 2016

FLM+ Public Relations Writer

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates with account teams to identify public relations and community relations opportunities from client marketing and communications plans
  • Develops key messages for identified target audiences based on client marketing and communications goals
  • Plans and manages special events for clients, such as community events, trade show activities, media events, field days, etc.
  • Conducts secondary research on issues important to client’s marketing and communications environments
  • Writes in all formats – news releases, feature stories, testimonials, media pitches, online, PowerPoint presentations
  • Develops and manages relationships with media important to clients’ business
  • Assists client teams in development and implementation of social media strategies
  • As assigned, works with creative teams on concepting and development of collateral, video, exhibits and other client communication tools
  • As assigned, provides business management support to client teams, e.g. management of specific public relations projects; writing action reports on assigned projects; development of timelines and budgets, etc.
Skills/Capabilities:
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Team player with a positive, energetic attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with individuals from all areas of the industry
  • Must work well under pressure and be able to manage multiple deadlines
  • Highly proficient in MS Office

Education and Experience:
  • College degree in communications, journalism, English, marketing, agricultural business or related field
  • Skilled communicator with excellent writing skills
  • Proven experience in media relations, issues management and community relations
  • 2-5 years solid public relations and communications experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of agriculture. 

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