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 Public Relations Coordinator
Publication or Company Bedrocket Media Ventures
Job Title Public Relations Coordinator
Industry Internet/Online/New Media
Salary Leave Blank
Benefits
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Public Relations Coordinator

Bedrocket is the parent company and partner for leading digital media set to entertain, inform, and amuse audiences with high-quality programming and interactive technology platforms. We've created pioneering online destinations that include Network A, Official Comedy, Look TV and Kick TV, and are also a partner with Emmy award-nominated "What's Trending." We offer other media companies, category leaders and online video creators, leading digital entertainment capabilities to reach audiences on all devices and platforms. We're a fast-growing, venture backed company that was founded by the founder of multiple successful cable networks and the co-founder of Huffington Post, and we're building a radical team of creative thinkers and expert doers who are passionate about pioneering a truly new model for media.

You are:

A conscientious, dedicated, and ambitious graduate of a communications program with 2-3 years of experience in PR. You are passionate about our company and our mission to change the world of media. You have experience and demonstrated interest in entertainment and digital media (bonus points for technology experience). You are a creative thinker who thrives in a high-pressure environment, a strong writer, a capable media pitcher, and are willing and eager to get on the phone and secure coverage for our programming. You have demonstrated experience with a variety of social media channels. Ideally, you also have a great sense of humor and a passion for the startup life!

This is a full-time position based in our New York City headquarters in SoHo.

Qualifications:

* 2-3 years of PR and publicity experience in entertainment and consumer fields.
* Bachelor's degree in Communications, English, or a similar field.
* Experience with and knowledge of YouTube and the online video space.
* Media pitching experience with digital/online media contacts.
* Excellent writing, verbal, and organizational skills, with a history of dedicated work effort, innovation, creativity, and success in collaboration.
* Proactive and outgoing with a get-it-done attitude.
* Ability to work and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, high growth (but laid-back) environment.

Responsibilities:

* Reporting to the Director of PR & Communications, support programming publicity for Bedrocket's multiple channels and partners, and work closely with our marketing, social media, production and talent.
* Develop and execute press pitches, including drafting press releases and programming messaging.
* Pitch ongoing digital entertainment press outreach and serve as liaison between Bedrocket's channels and the press.
* Support talent relations, draft bios, obtain press photos and production stills, and pitch talent for interviews as applicable.
* Develop press kit materials.
* Support event management.
* Update and maintain database and lists of media contacts.
* Source daily monitoring for Bedrocket and its channels and partners.

Come work with us!

* We offer competitive salary, health benefits (medical, dental, vision), and equity.
* Laid-back environment: jeans, plaid, t-shirts, you get the gist.
* Bring your dog to work-they'll love our wood floors.
* Sunny window view overlooking the heart of SoHo and its endless food and bar options.
* Friendly co-workers to geek out with.

Bedrocket Media Ventures is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@bedrocket.com. No recruiters, please.
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