Publicist

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 21, 2013
Closes
Mar 23, 2013
Contact
Ms. Meghan Pianta
Duration
Full Time
Responsibilities

- Assist with press strategy, media inquiries, and events for NBC News Digital portfolio brands and leadership
- Write, distribute and pitch press releases to various outlets, including social media, based on announcement topics
- Create, manage and evolve press lists for NBC News Digital press releases
- Manage the NBC News Digital speaker series program
- Update bios and headshots for NBC News Digital staff
- Manage NBC News Digital’s Speaking Events tracker and staff events when needed
- Update lists of industry awards and editorial calendars related to digital news/content

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Qualifications/Requirements

- Minimum 2-3 years working in public relations (agency, corporate, news organization) and/or digital news
- Must have working knowledge of the digital news space, including social media, apps for mobile/ devices, the competitive landscape and the digital business in general.
- Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
- Must be a strong writer with a demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, social media and have basic computer skills.

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Desired Characteristics

- Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job#: 8878BR).
- Willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice.
- Must be willing to work in NYC.
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
- Must be 18 years or older


Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered. The job number is 8878BR.

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