Posted: 2/21/2013 | Expires: 3/23/2013
Location: New York
Category: PR & Communications
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 Digitalâ€™s Speaking Events tracker and staff events when needed- Update lists of industry awards and editorial calendars related to digital news/content---------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 bachelorâ€™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.---------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 olderInterested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered. The job number is 8878BR.