Communications Coordinator

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 25, 2011
Closes
Nov 24, 2011
Contact
Ms. Kristin Kelly
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
UrbanDaddy is one of the most innovative, leading interactive media brands today. We connect with our audience through engaging global and local editorial making content actionable via ecommerce and creating/maintaining award winning digital products.

Coordinate all aspects of UrbanDaddys communications efforts across media monitoring, maintaining awards / conferences/ speaking calendar, develop briefing sheets and press materials, basic media relations. Create reports to track Communications programs across the UrbanDaddy business.

This position requires the ability to be an extremely organized multi-tasker working with all business units C Level, Perks, Sales, Events, Technology. Candidate needs to have a strong understanding of Media Relations and Communications function within a digital media start-up. Passion for the UrbanDaddy business and brand are essential. Attention to detail and being a highly motivated player also essential.


Responsibilities:
Collation of weekly media monitoring reports
Maintaining multiple master media lists
Maintaining database of conferences, events, speaking
Creating briefing sheets for press interviews and panel speaking opportunities
Drafting media materials
Support Communications Director as needed
Preparing Communications reports
B2C media relations
Events coordination as needed

Required Skills:
Bachelors of Communications / PR / Journalism
1-2 year2 of experience
Understanding of PR
Strong knowledge of Cision
Strong organization and prioritization skills
Ability to multi-task across business units
Highly proficient computer skills (including Excel, PowerPoint)
Passion for the online media space
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Self-directed and self-motivated with a demonstrated work ethic and ability to perform under pressure and meet deadlines

Benefits:
Competitive compensation
Full health and dental benefits
Attractive office in prime location
Dynamic, fun and hardworking office culture


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