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Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Spotlight Media Relations - Account Coordinator

Day-to-day duties include pitching the media, writing pitches and other client materials, developing client updates, media monitoring and administrative duties. An interest in appearing on-air for local TV segments is a plus.

This is a full-time entry-level position with benefits including paid vacation time, health insurance and 401k.


Candidates must have a B.A. in journalism, communications, marketing or a related field. The best candidates will also have internship experience with a public relations agency, news station/show or media publication.

The best candidates will also understand what editors and producers want to see and hear when they are creating a story. You must be able to write clearly and be comfortable pitching clients both in-person and over the phone. You must be a self-starter with the ability to initiate, implement, and complete projects without hand-holding. You must thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple, conflicting deadlines and expectations. You must deliver work on or before deadline. You must be a communicative team player and someone who’s willing to ask questions when needed in order to solve unsolvable problems on a daily basis.

The more you commit to this position, the more you will get out of it. The right hire will love this work.

About Spotlight Media Relations:

Spotlight Media Relations is a public relations agency with offices in New York and Minneapolis-St.Paul. Our specialty is generating high-impact media placements for our clients in consumer media with an emphasis on both broadcast media and data-driven editorial feature content. Current clients include national beauty, fashion, travel, health/wellness and lifestyle brands and experts.

Application Instructions:

Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to Lauren Bettenga at