Publicist
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We are seeking a Publicist to join our team in house. You’ll need to help identify new business opportunities with current or new clients. Must be comfortable working in a variety of industries, and consider yourself a jack of all trades as it relates to quick thinking and versatility. Lifestyle brands, big box retailers, tech, you’ve worked it all. Understanding social media and the role influencers playin a PR campaign are a must, as well as understanding social trends, and both traditional and non-traditional approaches.

Must have current PR experience.

This position will report directly to our CEO and work cross functionally with the senior team.

Key Responsibilities /Accountabilities:

  • Create effective publicity plans in house and for clients *
  • Create and pitch new strategies and ideas *
  • Build and maintain successful relationships with the media and other outlets *
  • Communicate directly with executive team and clients *
  • Work with CEO and executive team on identifying new clients *
  • Execute all social publicity strategies disruptively and effectively *

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, or a related field *
  • Proven experience working as a publicist at an agency with direct client interaction *
  • Impeccable work ethic, strong interpersonal and social skills, and effective communication *
  • Ability to work in an ever changing environment, fast and with flexibility on various accounts *
  • Strong team player and self-starter *
  • Strong knowledge of the PR field including experience in media relations, press campaign development, and execution of creative and strategic communications plans. *
  • Knowledge and passion for current lifestyle and cultural trends that are relevant to today’s multicultural millennial consumer, industry tastemakers, and trendsetters *
  • Existing relationships with media, including both traditional and non-traditional outlets, including bloggers and influencers *

Job Type: Full-time

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