Media Relations Manager/PR Specialist

Location
Brooklyn
Posted
Nov 29, 2012
Closes
Dec 29, 2012
Contact
Mr. Rosemarie Clancy
Duration
Full Time
Personal finance web site specializing in credit cards is looking for a seasoned PR specialist. Candidate must have existing editorial connections and a track record of placing expert bylined articles in major media outlets and blogs. Articles for placement are on a variety of topics including travel and personal finance. They include opinion pieces, how-to and informational stories, and trend/visionary articles.

The right person should be able to:
- Develop a public relations strategy for the company
- Suggest topics to optimize placement and position our experts
- Know how to utilize social media to find connections and promote articles placed
- Pitch articles to existing and new media channels on phone and by email.
- Develop relationships
- Write and edit copy

Requirements:
• Excellent writing skills
• College degree required, preferably in communications or public relations
• Knowledge of personal finance and/or credit cards are a plus.