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OPEN JOBS

Below is a sampling of our current openings!

To submit your resume, or to inquire about these or other opportunities, please contact Lisa@LBFStrategies.com.

Washington, DC or Detroit, MI

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

Our Client is seeking a well-rounded, self-motivated, multitasking ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR to join its dynamic team in DC or Detroit. This opportunity is for a passionate communications/advertising professional with a minimum of 5 years of experience working on large-scale, multifaceted programs.

About You:

In this role you should be an excellent communicator and effective leader who can supervise multiple programs and manage multiple clients/projects. You should have a solid background in account management and advertising. You thrive in creative, collaborative and fast paced environments. You think on your feet and are an expert problem-solver. You can give creative feedback, handle a client emergency and review a media plan all in a day’s work. You are in the thick of it – engaging with all departments, all the time – and loving it.

RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Maintain regular contact with clients and build understanding and knowledge of clients’ business.
  • Lead and/or assist in development of communications strategies and campaigns to support the overall client objective(s).
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and distill complex topics into compelling messages for target audiences, as well as have the ability to extract insights and summarize data.
  • Ability to create, track, schedule and monitor timelines for multiple client projects. Experience working in Asana a plus.
  • Manage and collaborate with creative, digital and media buying teams on a client’s behalf to execute integrated campaigns.
  • Support senior team members with coordinating and tracking integrated paid media campaign efforts with in-house and external media buying teams.
  • Work with senior team members to develop creative briefs and/or other creative strategy documents, and coordinate with in-house creative team to develop infographics, social media graphics, digital videos, ads and websites.
  • Support senior team members and research team with development of consumer market research documentation and tracking/coordinating logistics for research activities, such as online/in-person focus groups.
  • Plan and manage/coordinate media events and media activities, such as RMTs/SMTs on a client’s behalf.
  • Assist project managers with financial management for clients, including updating budget trackers and drafting monthly activity reports.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience in client services for an advertising agency
  • Highly organized team player with effective time management and prioritization skills
  • High attention to detail with ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Ability to meet deadlines without sacrificing quality
  • Superior verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong writing skills with ability to independently initiate drafts of a wide-range of communications materials
  • Knowledge of digital and social media
  • Knowledge of paid media/advertising campaigns and KPIs
  • Creative thinking and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Strong desire and ability to contribute to the firm’s growth, marketing and business development
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Previous experience with TV/video production is a plus
  • Previous experience with digital development/website development is a plus
  • Previous experience managing paid media campaigns is a plus
  • Previous experience with event management is a plus

Washington, DC or Detroit, MI

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

An independently-owned, full-service strategic communications agency is searching for an Account Executive to help clients raise awareness, enhance reputation, shape policy and build market share. The agency was recently been named one of Washingtonian’s 50 Great Places to Work, one of PR News’ Top Places to Work in PR and also one of Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.

About You:

You are an excellent communicator who has experience managing projects independently and the ability to juggle multiple client projects and deadlines simultaneously. You have solid writing skills and an understanding of media relations and popular social media networks. You are a self-starter and resourceful problem solver with a strong desire and ability to contribute to the Agency’s growth. You enjoy a fast-paced work environment, are attentive to detail, and have a passion for taking on new challenges and delivering results for clients. You’ve gotten your feet wet in the industry and are hungry to learn and grow at an integrated communications agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and manage defined aspects of client teams, including:
    • media and stakeholder list building
    • uncovering placement opportunities through strategic story development and proactive pitching
    • generating positive coverage in trade and business media and/or digital opportunities
    • monitoring for coverage
  • Execute social media strategy for clients, including:
    • content/message development
    • community management and engagement
    • identifying and flagging potential issues
    • regular measurement and reporting
  • Assist with event, conference and trade show planning for clients, including:
    • planning exhibits
    • identifying speaking opportunities
    • developing presentations
    • managing venue/vendor and travel logistics and event registration
    • coordinating supporting materials development,
    • providing on-site staffing
    • developing wrap-up reports
  • Work with senior team members to develop creative briefs and/or other creative strategy documents
  • Coordinate with in-house creative and digital teams to develop infographics, social media graphics, digital videos, ads, and websites
  • Monitor traditional news media and social media for a range of clients, providing real-time weekly and monthly reports, as needed.
  • Write news releases, media advisories, media pitches, blog posts, website content, backgrounders, fact sheets, talking points, agendas, and email correspondence.
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and distill complex topics into compelling messages for target audiences, as well as have the ability to extract insights and summarize data
  • Maintain regular contact with clients and build understanding and knowledge of clients’ business
  • Demonstrate understanding of various research methods; coordinate internal resources in implementing research projects.
  • Work with project managers to create, track, schedule, and monitor timelines for multiple client projects
  • Assist project managers with financial management for clients, including updating budget trackers and drafting monthly activity reports

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2 years of experience (internship experience is applicable)
  • Highly organized team player with effective time management and prioritization skills
  • High attention to detail with ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Ability to meet deadlines without sacrificing quality
  • Superior verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong writing skills with knowledge of proper grammar and AP Style writing
  • Media relations experience and basic knowledge of media list building and monitoring tools
  • Basic knowledge of popular social media networks and digital and social analytics tools, including Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Twitter Ads and social listening tools (e.g., Sprout Social, Talkwalker)
  • Basic knowledge of digital content management and delivery tools, for example WordPress, GovDelivery, Constant Contact, and/or MailChimp
  • Creative thinking and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

REMOTE (HQ in San Diego)

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

REMOTE ROLE!

An up-and-coming, fast-growing, full-service PR firm specializing in innovative businesses in a wide range of industries including publicly traded companies and emerging markets including the cannabis and b2b technology industries, is looking to add a Senior Account Executive (remote)!

SAEs assist with press releases and pitch writing, media outreach, client management, scheduling, and developing internal and external communications processes for multiple clients in the alternative wellness sector. The ideal candidate is passionate about the public relations industry and about consistently delivering high-quality results for our clients.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Account Strategy:

  • Support strategy sessions and assist with PR architecture development
  • Support our writing workshop team to develop fresh press releases, pitches, and editorial content for clients’ programs
  • Work with senior staff to gain an understanding of account financials and staff utilization

Client Relations:

  • Serve as a point of contact across appointed accounts
  • Take an active role in client update calls and meeting notes
  • Work with teams to ensure maintenance of internal and client-facing reporting

Media Relations:

  • Participate in media strategy development across accounts
  • Identify opportunities for proactive and reactive pitching
  • Strengthen relationships with existing contacts and build connections with new reporters across top-tier print, online and broadcast outlets
  • Master media outreach among trades and regional print, broadcast and online outlets
  • Write newsworthy email and phone pitches

Mentorship:

  • Work with interns, AAEs and AEs to strengthen PR skills and understanding of clients’ industries
  • Participate in agency team building activities
  • Oversee task prioritization/Asana maintenance

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism or related area
  • 3-5 years of direct public relations experience or related areas
  • Experience pitching national and international media
  • Detail-oriented, organized and ability to manage time effectively
  • Self-starter, proactive and flexible
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong writing, editing and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Google Drive and Google Applications
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Proficiency in PR software such as Meltwater (preferred)
  • Experience working with creative people and agencies (preferred)

BENEFITS (“The Perks”)

  • Remote work (in addition to available office in San Diego)
  • Health/dental insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid PTO
  • Paid holidays off
  • A fun, young team of professionals whom all like each other
  • Early release Fridays (starting at 2 pm)
  • Annual Holiday Party (previously we rented a yacht)
  • Virtual team lunches
  • Professional development
  • Office computer (Mac or PC dependent on preference)
  • Fun clients in emerging industries

 

 

Deerfield, IL

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

A nationally-acclaimed integrated public relations agency, All Points Public Relations, is searching for a PR Sr. Account Lead to join its team!

Individuals in the PR Senior Account Lead role may have 3-4 years of previous public relations, journalism, marketing communications or similar experience.

On a day-to-day basis, Sr Account Leads guide and provide direction to PR Associates and PR Account Leads, Content Marketing team members, and Creative & Digital team members. They report directly to top company leadership, and may be assigned work by the same, yet can manage accounts day-to-day without constant supervision. For most accounts, work will not be reviewed prior to being shared/presented to clients and media. Additionally, Senior Account Leads will work on and lead a number of clients, including designing effective integrated campaigns that involve overseeing social media and content marketing aspects of the accounts. Team members in this role will also attend weekly senior team meetings, taking part in reviewing agency initiatives, sharing insights on client status and discussing personnel.

This position’s responsibilities include:

  • Account Management
    • Integrated campaign development
    • Launch new accounts
    • Client strategy development
    • Client conventions and in-person meetings
  • Media Relations
    • Daily media pitching
    • Secure five media placements per week
    • Consistent effort put towards securing one major national media placement per quarter
    • Media list building
    • Monitoring press coverage
    • Ordering press coverage
    • Track news cycles to develop time-sensitive pitches for their Pod
  • Writing
    • Media pitches
    • Press releases
    • Bylines
  • Client communication
    • Media training
    • Preparing for and leading client calls
    • Lead and take responsibility for client communication
    • Press coverage recaps
    • Monthly client publicity update reports
  • Social Media
    • Weekly engagement on client social media pages
  • Pod Management
    • Organize and maintain Pod’s processes and systems and help prioritize daily, weekly, monthly To Dos for Pod members
    • Guide and provide direction to PR Account Leads, PR Associates, Content Marketing team members and Creative & Digital team members
    • Organize and prioritize account work
    • Run Monday Morning Pod meetings
    • Attend Senior Staff meetings
    • Prepare for and conduct employee reviews

Deerfield, IL

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

A nationally-acclaimed integrated public relations agency, All Points Public Relations, is searching for a Creative & Digital Associate to join its team!

Individuals in the Creative & Digital Associate role may have up to two years of previous experience. Similarly, educational backgrounds with a focus in marketing communications, social media (current, relevant platforms), graphic design (Adobe Creative Suite and alike), public relations, journalism or similar is preferred.

On a day-to-day basis, Creative & Digital Associates focus on creative design and inspiring content for social media calendars, lead-generation social media strategies, digital advertising and daily engagement posts. They also play a key role in planning for and executing integrated PR/social media campaigns for our clients. Creative & Digital Associates should have strong graphic design and computer video editing skills, and have experience with relevant software. Previous experience with organic and paid social media, as well as digital marketing is preferred. Expectations are clearly established for the quantity and quality of results, as well as high-level graphics, writing and strategic idea generation.

This position’s responsibilities include:

  • Social Media
    • Writing client social media calendars
    • Daily social media management
    • Engaging daily with compelling social media entries on behalf of our clients
    • Researching social media calendars and including compelling themes
    • Social media monitoring
    • Video editing
  • Graphic Design
    • Graphics and images for social media calendars
    • Graphics for social media advertising
    • Print and digital collateral development
  • Digital Marketing
    • Lead generation planning and execution (social media and PPC)
    • Analyzing and interpreting lead generation metrics to guide strategy
  • Campaigns
    • Blending social media, PR and content marketing
    • Participating in client strategy development
    • Designing and writing creative social media campaigns/plans
  • Client communication
    • Preparing for and participating in client calls
    • Monthly client update reports
    • Analyzing and interpreting social media metrics to guide strategy

Deerfield, IL

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

A nationally-acclaimed integrated public relations agency, All Points Public Relations, is searching for a PR Associate to join its team!

Individuals in the Public Relations Associate role may have up to two years of previous public relations experience. On a day-to-day basis, Associates focus on driving results through earning press placements and ascertaining reliable media relationships, writing press releases, crafting media pitches and drafting byline articles, among other responsibilities. Expectations are clearly established for the quantity and quality of results as well as high-level writing and strategic idea generation. Educational backgrounds with a focus in public relations, journalism, marketing communications or similar is preferred.

This position’s responsibilities include:

  • Media Relations

o   Daily media pitching

o   Secure five media placements per week

o   Media list building

o   Monitoring press coverage

o   Ordering press coverage

  • Writing

o   Media pitches

o   Press releases

o   Bylines

  • Client communication

o   Media training

o   Preparing for and participating in client calls

o   Press coverage recaps

o   Monthly client publicity update reports

  • Social Media

o   Weekly engagement on client social media pages

New York, NY

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

A boutique lifestyle focused communications agency with a special focus in travel, hospitality, spirits and F&B is searching  for a Senior Publicist to join its team. This person should have a keen understanding of the media landscape, prior agency experience working on public relations, with solid general public relations skills.  The Senior Publicist will potentially lead accounts including proactive and reactive media relations, strategy writing, creative writing (press releases, media alerts, content, etc.) creative brainstorming.  Senior Publicists manage account teams, have solid relationships with media and some experience with new business (assisting with proposal writing, researching relevant business leads).

Responsibilities

  • Creates meaningful and impactful comprehensive public relations strategies and plans.
  • Conduct proactive and reactive media pitching. Successfully pitch stories and meet with/manage media to deliver high quality results.
  • Act as day-to-day client contact for a selection of accounts
  • Seek out creative ideas and opportunities to identify and cultivate story ideas for media pitching.
  • Contribute to creative brainstorming sessions.
  • Create key assets for accounts including press releases, fact sheets, biographies, messaging, media alerts, agendas and recaps.
  • Follow industry and client category trends and regularly share insights, thoughts and key findings as it relates to competitors.
  • Delegate effectively, setting clear expectations and deadlines to junior team members. Provide needed resources for projects.
  • Manage quality of work on multiple accounts with professionalism and support team leaders.
  • Supports on new business proposals with research, brainstorming ideas and proposal creation.

Qualifications

  • 4-7 years of experience in public relations; agency preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple accounts with ease and professionalism. Ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and follow up skills
  • Effective organizational and project management skills
  • Creative writer with experience crafting assets (press releases, bios, media alerts, etc).
  • Ability to manage a junior team as a mentor. Delegate work effectively.
  • Lead by example; demonstrate proven strong work ethic

Deerfield, IL

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

A nationally-acclaimed integrated public relations agency, All Points Public Relations, is searching for a Content Marketing Associate to join its team!

Individuals in the Content Marketing Associate role may have up to a year of previous experience. Content Marketing Associates focus on supporting clients and each of the teams through a variety of responsibilities. In addition to writing original content, the Content Marketing Associate edits other team members’ writings. Being extremely organized, detail oriented, resourceful (gaining a firm grasp of the full array of content already created and available to be repurposed for a variety of client channels, i.e. client press releases, bylines, press and website copy), deadline sensitive, collaborative and driven are all key characteristics of individuals well suited for the Content Marketing Associate role. The Content marketing team enhances SEO, online credibility and visibility, while integrating into a comprehensive PR strategy aimed to drive awareness, leads and sales for our clients’ products, services and investments. Educational backgrounds with a focus in marketing communications, public relations, journalism or similar is preferred.

This position’s responsibilities include:

  • Content Creation
    • Blog management/writing
    • Byline articles
    • E-mail marketing
    • Newsletters
    • Case study writing
    • Website copy
  • Editing
    • Press releases
    • Byline articles
    • Media pitches
  • Planning
    • Editorial calendars
    • Content planning, i.e. videos, graphics, design layout
    • Email distribution
    • Contact list management
  • Reporting
    • E-mail analytics
    • Blog traffic
  • Client communication
    • Preparing for and participating in client calls
    • Client publicity update reports

Chicago, IL

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

An award-winning full-service strategic communications, public affairs and government relations firm is seeking a Business Development Assistant in its Chicago office.

The Business Development Assistant works directly with the CEO and COO in providing support for business development efforts and for various other agency projects that support the executive team. This position requires the ability to anticipate needs, manage many details, research, prepare professional reports and documents, and be extremely organized and detail oriented. This person must have proven experience with research and reporting, working within tight deadlines, managing sensitive information, and supporting leaders/executives while projecting a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality. Individuals in this role are expected to take initiative, demonstrate good judgement and resourcefulness, work independently, be flexible, and wear many hats. The Business Development Assistant needs to have a keen understanding of the work flow that is assigned and have the ability to stay organized with great attention to follow-through and details. All qualified candidates must have experience supporting a sales or business development process. Experience working within the Public Relations industry a plus. Understanding of or interest in Illinois state government preferred.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist CEO in managing business development lists: research, relationship mapping, develop and manage call lists (for both the firm’s PR as well as lobbying practice)
  • Develop a solid understanding of the firm, including practices, industries, clients, and competitive positioning. Know the business.
  • Research and review relevant market, industry, competitive, and business information
  • Research and identify ideal prospects for the agency
  • Prepare and manage prospect lists, update materials using Excel
  • Prepare regular business development reports for the CEO
  • Project manage BD projects, track correspondence, and manage other projects as needed
  • Assist with calendar management, meeting scheduling and planning, setting agendas, taking meeting notes and identifying next steps for teams
  • Engage with potential clients via phone and email
  • Manage sensitive and confidential documents as assigned by senior team
  • Provide office support and manage special events and projects as assigned
  • Work closely with the Executive Team to provide appropriate levels of support (this may include CEO expense reports, making reservations for travel/meetings, answering phones & directing calls, ordering office supplies, reception duties during events, office errands, etc.)

Desired Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of office/executive administrative experience or project management experience
  • Understanding or experience with, the Public Relations or Public Affairs industry, the professional services industry, and/or Illinois state government
  • Demonstrated researching capabilities
  • Ability to compile detailed reports on tight deadlines
  • Ability to take direction and prioritize/manage multiple assignments with excellent follow-through
  • Team player: must be able to work closely with senior team and have flexibility to jump in where needed
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, critical thinking & problem-solving capabilities
  • Must present utmost professionalism in the office, and when representing the firm, at all times
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite and related applications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or technical training equivalent preferred

LOS ANGELES, CA

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

A boutique lifestyle focused communications agency with a special focus in travel, hospitality, spirits and F&B is searching  for a Senior Publicist – Travel to join its team. This person should have a keen understanding of the media landscape, prior agency experience working on public relations, with solid general public relations skills.  The Senior Publicist will potentially lead accounts including proactive and reactive media relations, strategy writing, creative writing (press releases, media alerts, content, etc.) creative brainstorming.  Senior Publicists manage account teams, have solid relationships with media and some experience with new business (assisting with proposal writing, researching relevant business leads).

Responsibilities

  • Creates meaningful and impactful comprehensive public relations strategies and plans.
  • Conduct proactive and reactive media pitching. Successfully pitch stories and meet with/manage media to deliver high quality results.
  • Act as day-to-day client contact for a selection of accounts
  • Seek out creative ideas and opportunities to identify and cultivate story ideas for media pitching.
  • Contribute to creative brainstorming sessions.
  • Create key assets for accounts including press releases, fact sheets, biographies, messaging, media alerts, agendas and recaps.
  • Follow industry and client category trends and regularly share insights, thoughts and key findings as it relates to competitors.
  • Delegate effectively, setting clear expectations and deadlines to junior team members. Provide needed resources for projects.
  • Manage quality of work on multiple accounts with professionalism and support team leaders.
  • Supports on new business proposals with research, brainstorming ideas and proposal creation.

Qualifications

  • 4-7 years of experience in public relations; agency preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple accounts with ease and professionalism. Ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and follow up skills
  • Effective organizational and project management skills
  • Creative writer with experience crafting assets (press releases, bios, media alerts, etc).
  • Ability to manage a junior team as a mentor. Delegate work effectively.
  • Lead by example; demonstrate proven strong work ethic

NEW YORK, NY or REMOTE

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

Status Labs is looking to hire a successful media relations manager to join our Strategic Advisory team. Status Labs is doing something truly unique by coupling our best-in-class digital reputation management services and technology with an experienced-based, bespoke counsel to aggressively confront and solve for the daily challenges facing corporations, executive teams, government officials and high-profile personalities, and effectively protect their reputation.

We form intimate partnerships with clients and immerse ourselves in the situation enabling us to provide tailored advice and quantifiable solutions based on an in-depth understanding of their specific needs and objectives.

Our integrated offering brings together the disciplines of digital reputation management, SEO, digital marketing, corporate strategy, strategic communications, crisis management, and investor / financial relations.

The media relations manager will manage the flow of communication between our clients and the media. The role will focus on fostering relationships with our clients to establish their needs and then build and implement strategic communications plans. In this role, we expect you to earn media hits for our clients.

Day-to-day duties include developing, writing, and approving messaging for pitches, press releases, talking points, speeches, social media posts, public statements, internal messaging, op-eds, and more. Additionally, the role will monitor and track media coverage, assist with media coaching for clients, develop and maintain close media relations to improve press efforts, and work to secure strategic placements for reputation and business goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating all public relations activities
  • Building communications plans
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients
  • Developing a media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in online media as well as broadcast and print
  • Respond to media inquiries and develop relationships with media outlets

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in relevant field
  • 5-10 years of experience in media relations
  • Proven track record executing successful public relations campaigns at the national level
  • Strong relationships with both local and national business and industry media outlets
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms

NEW YORK, NY or REMOTE

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

Status Labs is looking for an experienced Editorial Director to plan and shape content. Qualified candidates will have superior writing skills, strong editing background, and a proven track record of handling high-volume, high-quality content assignments.

Fresh and engaging content is a crucial aspect of the premium level digital reputation management services we provide our clients. From working with clients on their branded materials such as their websites, blogs, newsletters, and financial reporting, to aiding them with the news cycles they are part of such as editing expert commentary, press releases, interviews, and more.

A successful Editorial Director in this position will be able to balance content brainstorming as well as editing for clarity, accuracy, and quality. In this role, you’ll be working closely with our clients to make sure every piece of content delivered maintains consistent, on-brand voice and adherence to style guidelines and ensuring quality standards and accuracy of the article details. You’ll work with in-house and freelance writers and need to be able to communicate changes to writers in a constructive manner.

Additionally, this role involves client research, brief interviews with clients, content brainstorming, and creating a content calendar to guide the project’s objectives.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Brainstorm, plan and approve assignments for writers
  • Control schedules and enforce deadlines, working highly efficiently to meet quantity and quality expectations
  • Oversee proofreading and editing copy for top tier clients
  • Assist in evaluating finalized copy style and voice

Required qualifications:

  • Exceptional ability in copywriting and editing
  • Proficiency in English
  • Experience with online platforms like WordPress
  • Working knowledge of SEO basics
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Outstanding communication abilities
  • Reliability and efficiency
  • Attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Media or related field
  • 5+ years demonstrated excellence in content creation or editing, including online publishing

Washington DC or Baltimore

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

An award winning full-service entrepreneurial marketing company built on the foundation of client service, creativity and providing clients with innovative and cost-efficient solutions is searching for a PR Specialist to join its DC/Baltimore team. This person should have a keen understanding of the local/regional media landscape, strong media relations experience (with restaurants/QSR clients a plus!),  prior agency experience working on public relations, with solid general public relations skills.  The PR Specialist will work on proactive and reactive media relations, strategy writing, creative writing (press releases, media alerts, content, etc.) creative brainstorming.

Responsibilities:

Account Management

  • Provide strategic PR planning & guidance
  • Regularly communicate with Brand, local partners & media representatives
  • Readily available to provide PR & communications council for markets in the Southeast
  • Participate in weekly status calls with the client
  • Participate in monthly national PR calls
  • Prepare monthly media monitoring recaps, including media values and impressions compiling information from Critical Mention and Cision Tracking

Media Relations

    • Strategize, create, & issue press materials including press releases, media alerts, press kits, etc.
    • Establish media lists using Cision
    • Build and maintain relationships with key media constituents
    • Identify news angles to secure press for new products, local partnerships, promotions, store openings, etc.
    • Handle press drops by hand-delivering client product to media across the market
    • Secure and facilitate media interviews, segments, video/photoshoots, etc.
  • Social Media
    • Identify and establish relationships with social media influencers

Candidates must reside in the DC or Baltimore area and must have at least 2yrs post-internship PR experience.

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