PR Temp

Posted: 2/22/2013 | Expires: 3/24/2013

Location: New York
Duration: Internship
Salary Description:

Meredith Corporation, the leading media company serving women and publisher of magazines including Better Homes and Gardens, More, Fitness and Ladies' Home Journal, seeks a creative, organized, hard-working temp for the publicity department.

Temp will work closely with in-house PR team to promote magazine brand content in print, broadcast and online outlets. Temp will assist with creating targeted media lists, media monitoring, drafting pitches and writing press releases.

Ideal temps will be able to start immediately and work 5 days a week. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: Carrie Carlson
NO PHONE CALLS. We will start interviewing qualified candidates immediately.

Duties include:
Work closely with in-house PR team to promote magazine brand content
Create media lists, draft press releases, pitches and talking points for TV segments
Source props for broadcast opportunities and provide on-site support for TV segments and events
Maintain and expand relationships with national, local and trade media
Handle project research and event coordination
Day-to-day media monitoring
Ideal candidates will be resourceful self-starters with exceptionally strong writing skills, an eye for detail, an interest in media, and solid computer, internet and research skills. Social and digital media experience is a required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Excellent oral and written communication skills
Social and digital media experience is a plus
Previous PR internship experience is encouraged
Working knowledge of Cision or other media monitoring service encouraged

Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets.