PR Associate [1]

New York
Jan 10, 2013
Feb 09, 2013
Ms. Mariella Capuano
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 1-3 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

oBackground in corporate public relations, journalism and/or finance preferred, but not required
oExperience with publicly-traded and privately-held companies
oSuperior presentation and written communication skills
oSupport senior staff, manage select projects and events, prepare status reports
oRead, identify and compile client media coverage
oIdentify appropriate trade and business editors for upcoming pitches
oIndentify appearance and speaking opportunities
oHandle press pitching, scheduling and logistics
oResearch to compile comprehensive media lists
oDevelop drafts of pitch letters, press releases, and other critical PR materials and client deliverables
oCollege Graduates are welcome to apply

Only applicants with 1-3 years relevant CORPORATE PUBLIC RELATIONS experience will be considered.

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