Account and Media Relations Coordinator (part-time)
If you’re the Account and Media Relations Coordinator we’re looking for…
You’ll be a dynamic, positive, decisive team player who is passionate about small business. You will be a self-motivated worker who looks forward to showing up at our office. You will take ownership of your job, which is reflected through thorough follow up on outstanding projects/tasks. You’ll only accept the best performance from yourself! You’ll be inspired, enthusiastic, motivated and above all – ready to learn, grow and push yourself to achieve more than you ever thought possible. We are an established, small and quickly growing public relations company located in Columbus, Ohio. This position will join us on a permanent, part-time basis. We were just featured in the Scout Guide and ranked 3rd in central Ohio by CEO Magazine. Due to our growth – we need the right person to manage a few accounts and take some reporters to lunch and build relationships. (Because we’re growing fast!)
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Assists multiple client teams in media relations and execution of PR programs.
•Supports agency content development and marketing efforts.
•Volunteers to take the first step in new projects, e.g., summarizes meeting notes or conducts research for missing information.
•Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
•Closes the loop on assignments and notifies team members when action items are complete.
•Successfully multitasks within collaborative team structure and open work environment.
•Displays excellent communication skills including writing, research and persuasion skills required in working with account managers as well as clients.
•Communicates regularly and promptly so everyone is up to date and in the loop.
•Displays the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
•Respectfully takes direction from supervisors and managers.
•Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance.
•Monitors, tracks and reports editorial and social media coverage for multiple clients.
•Finds and flags stories while monitoring media and suggesting opportunities to client teams.
•Identifies pitching opportunities.
•Develops accurate lists of the most appropriate journalists and bloggers for outreach.
•Maintains and updates existing media lists.
•Writes and proofreads media materials and pitches.
•Coordinates and executes media mailings.
•Reviews publications and identifies trends.
•Attends some national media pitch events
•Develops relationships with local media by taking reporters to coffee and lunch
•4 year degree or equivalent experience
•Demonstrated strong writing and communications skills
•Proven project management skills
•Agency or public relations experience preferred
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs preferred
•Social media marketing experience preferred
$17.00/hour plus monthly bonus of approximately $400 to $1,000
25 to 32 hours per week at our office in New Albany, Monday through Friday, 4 to 5 hours per day . Flexible start time between 8:30 AM and 10:00 AM.
We do not currently provide health benefits.
If this position with our team sounds like a good fit for you, then please complete an online application by Monday, November 18, 2019. To apply, click here.