PR Associate

Location
New York
Posted
Oct 19, 2012
Closes
Nov 18, 2012
Contact
Ms. Allison Mui
Duration
Full Time
The PR Associate will:
•Work with the Director of Public Relations on the planning, execution, monitoring and reporting of institutional and show-specific media campaigns.
•Interact with artists from all over the world.
•Copywrite show descriptions and produce show programs/playbills.
•Identify new outlets and update media lists.
•Draft materials, which include releases, media alerts and correspondence with the press.
•Craft and pitch unique story ideas to relevant media, which include print, broadcast and online platforms.
•Coordinate and supervise press engagements and appearances.
•Manage contacts database, press kits, event calendar submissions and the acquisition of materials.
•Represent the New Victory at community events and foster promotional partnerships with like-minded cultural institutions.

Qualifications:
•1-3 years experience in public relations, journalism or similar
•Must be extremely organized with a sharp eye for detail
•Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•Solid writing, editing and proofreading skills
•Ability to perform and multitask effectively within a fast-paced, multi-priority setting
•Self-starter as well as a team player
•Social Media savvy
•BA/BS degree or equivalent

EOE. No phone calls please

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