PR Associate

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 28, 2013
Closes
Feb 27, 2013
Contact
Mr. Peter Elston
Duration
Full Time
A long-established, leading New York based boutique Public Relations services firm with offices located on Park Avenue South focused upon luxury lifestyle with a Client roster encompassing Charity & Philanthropy, Food & Drink, Health & Beauty, Real Estate, Personalities, Special Events and Travel & Hospitality seeks full-time Associates to join the team.

The right candidates should demonstrate the ability to work effectively and accurately in a fast paced environment with a dynamic and positive attitude.

This opportunity represents an excellent opportunity to build on your knowledge and expertise of all aspects of the Public Relations industry. The right candidates have the potential for career development, growing to take on further responsibilities and seniority.


Desirable Candidate requirements
Experience with pitching print and on-line media
Track-record of securing media placement for Clients
Proven Account management and general project management skills
Strong written communication skills with practical emphasis
Proof-reading, copy-writing expertise
University graduate with a minimum of two years demonstrable full-time work and internship(s) experience in the Public Relations industry
Ability to multi-task and deliver quality work to tight deadlines
Team spirited, committed and capable of demonstrating initiative
Computer literacy: (Essential): Proficiency with Microsoft Windows 7 operating system, MS Office 2007/2010 (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat and Cision. (Desirable): working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop (and/or Photoshop Elements)

In the first instance please email your resume and covering letter (the latter in the body of the email only) with PR Associate/MB as the subject title. Please include also the names and contact information for three referees and details of salary expectations. We shall be hosting an interview session and inviting shortlisted candidates after review of applications for testing and interview. Due to the level of interest only those applications which conform to the exact guidelines listed in this paragraph will be considered for the position.

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