Senior Publicist - SELF

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Sep 27, 2012
Closes
Oct 27, 2012
Duration
Full Time
Conde Nast is renowned for provocative, influential, award winning content-across brands, across platforms, and across continents. We’re committed to attracting new talent to keep us at the top of our business. If you are looking to be part of a culture of excellence marked by journalistic integrity and superior design, we invite you to explore this career opportunity and see how your talent and aspirations might fit within Conde Nast.
 
Senior Publicist - SELF
 
Editorial, SELF
 
Conde Nast seeks a Senior Publicist for a full-time staff position.  
 
Overview/Purpose
Hands-on Publicist needed for SELF’s active communications department headed by Senior PR Director. Responsible for strategic media outreach on all SELF initiatives, projects and events, for editorial and advertising. Exciting spot for a dynamic publicist with solid media placement experience.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
-         Responsible for SELF’s ongoing print and digital publicity efforts
-         Participate in strategizing innovative publicity campaigns for maximum placements and optimum positioning
-         Assist PR Director, internal departments and outside agencies in coordinating/publicizing special events on behalf of SELF’s Editor-in-Chief and Publisher
-         Write press releases and segment scripts; craft pitches; disseminate information to trade and consumer media
-         Book/produce national/local television and radio segments; coordinate print/Internet interview requests
-         Assist in overseeing and directing outside public relations firms that are retained to provide support for specific projects and events
-         Take initiative in devising creative new ways for SELF magazine and additional brand extensions to reach out to media and consumers
-         Serve as liaison with SELF’s web and social media team for projects involving media and consumers
-         Attend regular editorial meetings and weekly sales meetings
-         Provide regular feedback to Corporate Communications about media monitoring and other PR related services which are managed on a corporate level
-         Provide general administrative support to SELF’s Public Relations Director
-         Perform ongoing media research to maintain extensive relationships with industry producers/reporters; maintain complimentary mailing list of industry reporters/producers
-         Oversee media monitoring and follow-up; create regular press clipping reports with viewer/readership statistics; maintain digital library of SELF TV segments
-         Feed daily press clips to Corporate Communications/Online for inclusion in the internal Press Room and corporate clips distribution
 
Requirements:
-         3-5 years PR experience, preferably representing women’s lifestyle brand(s)
-         Proven media placements and a portfolio of press clips
-         Record of developing and executing successful media strategies
-         Strong writing and interpersonal skills for communicating with media, internal depts and executive management
-         Relevant media contacts
-         Knowledge of Critical Mention database and Burrelle’s monitoring service
-         Ability to work independently and think creatively
 
Conde Nast is home to some of the world’s most celebrated media brands. In the United States, Conde Nast publishes 18 consumer magazines, four business-to-business publications, 27 websites, and more than 50 apps for mobile and tablet devices, all of which define excellence in their categories. The company also owns Fairchild Fashion Media (FFM), whose portfolio of brands serves as the leading source of news and analysis for the global fashion community. Conde Nast has won more National Magazine Awards over the past ten years than all of its competitors combined. Visit CondeNast.com and follow us on Twitter @CondeNastCorp and @CondeNastCareer.
 
Conde Nast is an equal opportunity workplace.
Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on years of experience.
Salary is also commensurate with experience.

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