Qualities that will make for a successful candidate include but are not limited to:
Update media strategies: enter a high volume of data with accuracy.
Assisting with drafting client bios, pitches and press releases.
Read and monitor the media: track, clip, and share client press.
Create and update press kits with a strong sense of organization.
Draft agendas for client calls; take notes on client calls and company meetings.
Facilitate incoming press requests on behalf of clients.
Create press clippings using CLP SRVR and Coverage Book, our press clipping tools.
Help arrange interviews, media appointments, and client meetings.
Research, read, and synthesize a high volume of information from different sources in order to facilitate media outreach and strategy.
Assist with event planning including organizing photography and caterers as well as preparing event materials like face pages and tip sheets.
Attend client meetings and conference calls.
Draft meeting agendas and take notes on client calls.
Other duties consistent with the position.
Knowledgeable, passionate and support of social change and the Black Lives Matter movement.
You are proactive and have a strong attention to detail.
You are comfortable asking questions and for clarification when you do not understand.
You are capable of successfully balancing multiple projects with competing deadlines.
You are willing to go the extra mile to do a great job rather than a good job.
You are organized and efficient with your time.
You are an active consumer of media and have a strong grasp on the media landscape across a range of topics and issues.
You are proficient in English as well as in MS Office.
You hold a college degree in any subject, preferably in the arts, humanities, journalism, or media studies.
You have at least 1-2 years of experience (including internships), working in communications, public relations, or in an editorial position.
Please submit your cover letter, resume and a 1-2 page writing sample as a single PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org.