In-house Publicist Required

Job Description & Responsibilities

1. Create and execute publicity plans for clients.

2. Write press releases and other media communications to promote clients.

3. Cultivate relationships with journalists in order to place stories with them.

4. Understand the inner working of the media in order to recognize the stories that journalists would want to write about.

5.Discern which stories are obvious and don’t require much in the way of publicity.

6. Pitch new stories to media.

7. Arrange and flesh out talking points for press visits, interviews, appointments, and press conferences.

8.Create and edit press releases, media alerts, and press kit materials.

9. Build and maintain relationships with various media outlets.

10. Updating and maintaining Web content.

11. Responding to requests for information release or press conference from the media or designating a spokesperson or source of information.

Conferring with managers to identify trends and group interests and providing advice on business decisions.

Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to pitch to media.
  • Knowledge of consumer marketing.
  • An ability to work on big strategy plans as well as day-to-day tasks.
  • Ability to think both creatively and strategically.
  • Ability to run PR campaigns that deliver measurable results and meet objectives.
  • Deadline-oriented, inquisitive, with great follow-up and reporting skills.
  • Creativity in securing coverage and buzz with traditional outlets.
  • Understanding of social media and solid experience working with bloggers.
  • Project and budget management skills.
  • Responds well under pressure with strict time limit.
  • Quick and enthusiastic learner.

Education + Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, PR, marketing or related field.
  • 2-3 years of work experience as an individual publicist.

Other Benefits

  • No travelling to work everyday
  • 2 days of weekend
  • Flexible working hours

Job Summary

  • Published on: Dec 3, 2020
  • Vacancy: 02
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Experience: 2-3 years
  • Job Location: Remote