Public Relations Assistant

Location
New York
Posted
Sep 19, 2013
Closes
Oct 19, 2013
Contact
Ms. Sally Fischer
Duration
Full Time
Role: A person who will assist company President and account executives in daily office tasks as well bigger picture PR objectives.
This person's responsibilities will include writing press releases, bios and all press kit materials produced for client relations.
Candidate will also need to have good pitch/communications skills as he/she will be pitching story ideas to reporters/editors, in an effort to generate maximum, positive publicity for all SF PR clients.
The candidate must be results-driven with knowledge of the media across print and online platforms and care about all issues pertaining to pop culture.

Main Responsibilities
Assisting President and staff
Writing Press releases and Bios
Assist with media strategies and new business proposals
Create weekly client reports
Media support for events, brand campaigns and partnerships

Must-Have Requirements:
Strong interest in Italy or familiarity with Italian language a plus but not required
Knowledge of a second language a plus (Italian/ French)

English must be candidate's first language and must have US ctizenship
Must have excellent writing and communication skills
Must be even-tempered and have a positive personality
Must have 2 years of experience in Public Relations
Must have a strong passion for Public Relations
Must have knowledge of Cision and other applications like Excel
Must be a strong multi-tasker with the ability to successfully manage and prioritize
Must be social media savvy



Please send your resume in a word document and not a PDF. Please include a cover letter which describes your experience as well as your interest in PR.

Please send your resume in a word document and not a PDF. Please include a cover letter which describes your experience as well as your interest in PR.