PR Associate [2]

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 10, 2013
Closes
Feb 09, 2013
Contact
Ms. Mariella Capuano
Duration
Full Time
Sloane & Company has a compelling career opportunity for a high-energy, motivated, Associate-level corporate communications professional. An ideal candidate will have at least 2-5 years of corporate public relations experience, a strong grasp of basic public relations tools, and strong research, writing and editing skills. Candidate should be a quick study with the ability to grasp complicated issues, think proactively and have a strong handle on, and interest in current events. Associates should be committed to delivering high quality results to clients and to bettering themselves and the firm.

Associates are an integral part of the team and its overall successes, providing essential support to assigned account teams, including daily media relations (national, trade, local, etc.) and developing high-quality written material such as press releases, PR plans and strategy memos for clients. Requirements include and are not limited to:
oExcellent oral and written communications skills
oAbility to multi task, manage deadlines, and handle pressure in a fast-paced environment
oMaintain close, high level working relationships with clients, journalists, and analysts.
oGeneral client administrative tasks

Qualifications:
oBachelors Degree
oStrong background in corporate public relations, journalism and/or finance
o2-5 years of corporate communications and financial media, or a related field
oExperience with publicly-traded and privately-held companies
oSuperior presentation and written communication skills


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