Senior PR Manager

Location
Englewood Cliffs
Posted
Aug 17, 2012
Closes
Sep 16, 2012
Contact
Ms. H R
Duration
Full Time
Bauer Publishing Group is seeking a Senior PR Manager to oversee the publicity for its entertainment titles—In Touch Weekly and Life & Style Weekly. The position requires 5-8 years of relevant PR experience in magazine, entertainment and/or content-driven PR. The ideal candidate must come with a strong list of entertainment media contacts at national broadcast, print and digital outlets; proven placements and bookings are required. Experience managing major celebrity-driven events is also essential.

We are looking for an extremely motivated individual with an energetic personality that can think outside the box and work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, juggling multiple projects simultaneously. The ideal candidate should have solid writing, communication, strategic thinking skills and experience working with executives. A passion for PR, knowledge of celebrity news and an understanding of the magazine publishing industry are essential.

This position reports directly to the editor-in-chief of In Touch and Life & Style.


Duties and Responsibilities Include:
•Proactively pitching magazine content and spokespeople to secure press across all media platforms: broadcast, print (consumer and trade), radio, online and social media
•Strategic pitching and securing of placements to maximize press coverage on breaking news stories
•Writing and distributing press releases and PR blasts on exclusive breaking news
•Organizing and coordinating all magazine events primarily for In Touch and Life & Style
•Managing trade press relationships, new hire announcements, and all press efforts associated with the release of ABC circulation numbers
•Creating, fostering and maintaining strong relationships with the media
•Managing an internal PR staff as well as magazine spokespeople

Hours Monday to Friday, 9:30 am - 6 pm

Send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to hr@bauer-usa.com.

No phone calls please.