PR & Media Specialist

San Jose, California, United States

Description

Join Joomag, one of the fastest growing digital publishing companies out there with over 500,000 publishers on board. The ideal candidate is an experienced writer, editor, social media expert, storyteller, relationship builder and media relations specialist. She has experience translating a brand’s business objectives into strategic media relations and content marketing initiatives that build brand awareness and drive business results. The right candidate for this position is fluent in the fundamental of public relations. She can quickly write a byline or craft a targeted pitch. She is also an experienced client relations manager who understands the balance between delighting and leading a client and team. Besides taking a leadership role in driving the execution of communications programs, the PR Specialist plays an active, hands-on role in mentoring junior staff and learning how to empower and lead a team.


Responsibilities:

- Managing all aspects of Public Relations strategy

- Drafting PR-related content and coordinating submissions in support of a variety of PR programs including editorial opportunities, media pitches, speaking ops, contributed articles, editorial and social media comments, etc.

- Developing, fostering, and preserving strategic relationships with journalists, press, and various media outlets (blogs, tech & business press, online websites, print, events, and broadcast)

- Create social programming plans and research audits including content strategy plans, competition research briefs and digital audits. On a weekly basis, choose daily content and engagement for brand on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

- Write and develop content for the brand’s newsletters and internal communications

- Producing regular PR analysis reports for executive management, identifying key insights and recommending actions for improving programs to enhance results

- Any other duties assigned

Requirements

- 2-4 years of relevant experience (blogger, journalist, pr manager, copywriter, experience with SaaS companies a plus)

- Bachelor degree in communications, public relations, or business or related

- Excellent writing skills and the ability to create high-quality PR content quickly

- Attention to detail, a passion for marketing and branding, high organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks/projects

- A self-starter attitude with the ability to work well on a team and display initiative

- Tech savvy with an understanding of new media and excellent computer skills

- Knowledge of online tracking and monitoring tools and ability to search and find key content within social media

- Ability to work under pressure on multiple, time-sensitive projects

- A sense of humor and ability to work in fast-paced environment

- Strong team player who can be accountable and flexible

Benefits

- Permanent Full-Time Position

- 401(k)

- Medical/Vision/Dental Plans

- PTO

- Perks! Monthly Happy Hours and Convention/Expo Opportunities

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