Junior Account Associate

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
May 23, 2013
Closes
Jun 22, 2013
Contact
Andrew McDonald
Duration
Full Time
The position is ideal either for entry-level candidates with stellar qualifications or those with 1-2 years of experience in strategic communications, campaigns or labor/community organizing.
Excellent writing skills are a must. The position is based in our New York office.

This position provides candidates with a unique opportunity to join a talented and growing team working with major national progressive organizations on some of the most high-profile issues of our time. BerlinRosen's current and recent clients are at the forefront of progressive work around low-wage worker advocacy, creative union organizing, women's issues, voting rights, the environment, affordable housing, Wall Street accountability, human rights, LGBT issues, healthcare, education, money in politics and ending mass incarceration.

The responsibilities of a Junior Account Associate include:

Drafting and editing press releases, fact sheets, talking points, presentation, and other communications documents
Building press lists and pitching reporters to get media attention for events, ideas, and breaking news
Researching issues, candidates, and past media coverage of a diverse range of topics
Proposing creative ideas for helping clients achieve their goals
Monitoring various forms of media on a daily or more frequent basis to help aid in rapid response

Applicants should possess:

Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Attention to detail
Ability to handle multiple assignments at once, work quickly and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work with a team to meet group objectives
Bachelor's degree or experience in a communications-related field
Familiarity with social media
Familiarity with and interest in local, state, and national politics and a commitment and passion for progressive politics
A sense of humor!


Women, people of color and people with disabilities strongly encouraged to apply.
Opportunities for advancement exist, and BerlinRosen is committed to helping staff develop and grow.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to jobs@berlinrosen.com with Junior Account Associate-NY in the subject line.


Women, people of color and people with disabilities strongly encouraged to apply.
Opportunities for advancement exist, and BerlinRosen is committed to helping staff develop and grow.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to jobs@berlinrosen.com with Junior Account Associate-NY in the subject line.

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