Junior Public Relations Specialist

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Junior Public Relations Specialist

We currently have an opening for a Junior Public Relations Specialist. The ideal candidate is a passionate, entry-level professional with a background in public relations. Candidates should have some experience with monitoring, tracking, reporting, media material development and/or media outreach. An educational background in public relations, communications or journalism is preferred. Past agency experience is a plus.

Responsibilities 
  • Work with PR team to help execute programs for a wide range of clients 
  • Craft media materials, including media lists, pitch letters, fact sheets and press releases 
  • Execute media outreach for a variety of clients 
  • Manage various event planning initiatives 
  • Ongoing monitoring, tracking and reporting for earned media placements 
  • Create written content pieces as needed, including articles and blog posts 
  • Assist with crafting and submitting award entries 
  • Participate in client meetings and on client calls, as needed

Skills Required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel 
  • Experience with AP Style writing 
  • Excellent writing, grammar and copyediting skills 
  • Strong verbal, presentation and communication skills 
  • Solid organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Familiarity with social media marketing 
  • Positive, enthusiastic and hard-working attitude
 
Qualifications That Will Set You Apart
  • Past experience with media outreach 
  • Agency experience or previously held public relations position/s 
  • Past experience with programs including Keynote, Photoshop, InDesign, etc. 
  • Past experience with public relations and social media programs such as Cision and Crimson Hexagon 
  • Past experience with social media marketing 
  • Certifications in Google Analytics and/or Google AdWords 
  • Educational background in journalism, communications or public relations