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We’re hiring a PR Coordinator

Posted by alissa on May 27th, 2016

Congratulations to everyone graduating this month! We’re hiring a PR coordinator. Is this the job for you? Our office is (almost) as fun as these kitty cubicles.

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PR Coordinator

Alissa Neil PR, a boutique firm specializing in public relations for media organizations and digital startups, is looking for a PR Coordinator to work on the firm’s numerous high-profile accounts. The position will be full-time and paid hourly ($20/hr), with the possibility of turning into a salaried position. This position will be conducted remotely much of the time, but ideally, applicant will be located in or near Washington, DC or New York City, to join various ANPR staffers in the office on occasion.

The PR Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the team on day-to-day operations for numerous clients and must be capable of handling multiple projects at once, with high attention to detail. Candidate must be an excellent writer and possess a strong understanding of—and passion for—today’s media landscape. Ideal applicant will have a background or strong interest in journalism, PR, marketing, and podcasts, and is someone who works well independently. This role also involves research, scheduling, managing interns, and general administrative tasks that will provide support to the rest of the staff.


Responsibilities

-Maintain and update numerous press lists, and manage interns on press list maintenance

-Research media outlets, reporters, producers, etc. on a constant basis

-Write and send concise, targeted pitches to news outlets with the aim of securing press coverage for clients on the web, in print, and on TV, radio, and podcasts

-Write press materials including releases, pitches, biographies, one-sheets, and more

-Monitor media coverage and compile thorough reports of media hits to deliver to clients

-Manage billing and accounts receivable, create client invoices, etc.

-Manage the ANPR Twitter and Facebook accounts, and contribute content for clients’ social media accounts when applicable

-Oversee and develop social media opportunities for ANPR and for clients

-Seek out award opportunities for clients and clients’ content, keep track of all applicable awards, and draft award applications

-Schedule meetings and assist with meeting prep; write and circulate meeting agendas

-Provide general administrative support on various activities and projects


Qualifications

-Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, PR, journalism, or related field required

-Internship or previous work in PR, media, or publishing a plus

-Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Google Docs essential

-Fluency in Twitter essential

-Knowledge of Quickbooks, CisionPoint, and Photoshop a plus


Skills

-Excellent writing skills and a strong grasp on grammar, style, and usage

-Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail

-Strong communication and interpersonal skills across all mediums (in person, by phone, email, Twitter, etc.)

-Ability to multitask, work well under pressure, and meet tight deadlines

-Energetic, creative, and enthusiastic self-starter


About ANPR

ANPR is a boutique PR firm with offices in NY, DC and Palo Alto. We like to think of ourselves as working at the center of the zeitgeist, whether on interesting tech startups or news stories of the moment. Our environment moves at a quick pace and requires curiosity, creativity and someone who can shift gears at a moment’s notice. We take our clients seriously, but we also like to keep things light, fun and positive. We nurture and support our colleagues and seek mature and kind individuals to join our unique team.

Please send a resume to alissa@alissaneilpr.com.

 

 

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