Public Relations/Marketing Associate

New York
Nov 04, 2013
Dec 04, 2013
Human Resources
Full Time
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc., is seeking a Public Relations/Marketing Associate to support the organization’s initiatives through the management and execution of the organization’s PR strategy. The candidate must be enthusiastic, motivated and passionate about elevating the organization’s PR presence and brand awareness to a significantly higher level. This position reports to the Director of Marketing & Communications.

Duties and Responsibilities

Press release creation and secure press placements
Strengthen existing relationships and cultivate new relationships with key media outlets
Enhance brand visibility through PR efforts in print, broadcast, digital and social media
Work with the outside PR agency
Help manage marketing projects with in-house graphic designers and copywriters including but not limited to fundraising campaign materials, brochures, ads, annual report, invitations, and flyers
Assist with management of marketing projects to keep them within budget and on time
Manage all department invoice processing, vendor contracts, track and update web-based project management system

Required Skills, Knowledge, Education, and Experience

BA/BS degree required; emphasis in public relations, journalism, marketing is preferred
Minimum of 3 years of public relations and/or media relations experience; pitching and securing media placements is necessary
Excellent verbal communications skills and exceptional writing abilities as well as top-notch proofreading skills
Ability to interact well with members of the marketing department as well as volunteer chair people and/or event coordinators
Ability to prioritize and oversee multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Strong problem-solving skills
Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint), database management, and various social media platforms
Knowledge of and experience in monitoring /distribution public relations services, i.e. Meltwater News, Cision, etc.
Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines under pressure
Knowledge of print projection helpful

Forward resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

Please reference JC 525 in the subject line.


Forward resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to

Please reference JC 525 in the subject line of the email.