Media Relations Specialist – Food, Wine & Spirits

Location
New York
Posted
Aug 20, 2013
Closes
Sep 19, 2013
Contact
Ms. Mina Alexander Director of HR
Duration
Full Time
EVINS, a New York City-based, PR/marketing agency, is looking for a dynamic media relations professional with expertise in food, wine and spirits. Candidate must have at least eight years of industry experience, be an exceptional communicator and writer, and have substantial trade and consumer media relationships including, broadcast, online and print outlets. Candidate must also have significant experience in developing and implementing media strategies and media communications plans, as well as an established track record in securing major media features.

Responsibilities include:
-Press Release Writing
-Media Communications Plans
-Media Management
-Media Monitoring & Media Tracking
-Media Pitching
-Media Placement
-Media Profiling
-Media Cultivation & Media Relations
-Media Strategies

Qualifications are:
-College degree in relevant field such as Marketing, PR, Communications, and Journalism
-8+ years of experience in media relations
-Must have experience in food, spirits, and wine
-Proficiency in social media
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite & Cision
-Availability to travel and work occasional evening and/or weekend events
-Work and excel in a fast-paced work environment
-Personable and outgoing style with a knack for proactive problem-solving

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Minimum 8 years' experience in media relations

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