Junior Public Relations Manager

Posted: 8/8/2013 | Expires: 9/7/2013

Location: NEW YORK
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Operations, Research
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

About our company
Apress Media, LLC, a part of Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, is a technical publisher devoted to meeting the needs of IT professionals, software developers and programmers with more than 1,000 books in print and a continually expanding portfolio of publications.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

Your tasks
Apress is currently lookin for a Junior Public Relations Manager. A Junior PR Manager is responsible for communicating the Apress brand by using all forms of media and communication. The public relations function works closely with editorial to develop strategies, publicize key initiatives and support the community by actively participating with user groups, authors, bloggers, journalists, and industry leaders.

Specific responsibilities include:
?Research new outlets and maintain existing relationships with the media to generate reviews and exposure for Apress products
?Oversee all aspects of publicity campaigns for new company initiatives including product launches, new partnerships, and all other news worthy events
?Develop PR campaigns on a product level
?Communicate directly with editorial and authors, seeking out potential leads for product reviews
?Attend tradeshows and conferences, planning targeted PR campaigns
?Actively seek out reviews for all Apress products
?Expand community outreach through social media and by working closely with user groups and tech clusters sponsoring events
?Responsible for internal communication, press clippings, and community news
?Work with corporations on co-branding and partnership announcements in newsletters and on the PR wire
?Manage technology, title, and cluster specific newsletters
?Media pitching and author guest post curation as well as involvement with exhibits
?Design marketing campaigns and assist with marketing strategies as well as author support

Our requirements
?Must be innovative and creative - Apress is looking for people who want to affect change and keep us moving forward!
?1-3 years experience in public relations, marketing, sales or event planning
?Experience in managing a blog, twitter account and other types of social media presence for a company or professional organization is ideal
?Self motivator with a strong work ethic
?Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships and communicate with third parties, team members, and communities
?Advanced skills in MS office suite
?Ability to travel to tradeshows and conferences
?Excellent writing skills with a high level of attention to detail

Please apply using our online application system.

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