Publicist, Spectacular Writer, Marketer

Location
Westport
Posted
Jan 05, 2014
Closes
Feb 04, 2014
Contact
Ms. Meryl Moss
Duration
Full Time
Successful Westport, CT Publicity and Marketing firm specializing in promoting books and authors is seeking a multifaceted positive and energetic individual to join our firm. You are an on demand creative writer equipped with marketing roll-up your sleeves know how, you have publicity experience and social media is part of your daily diet. You must love to read, be passionate about books, have a fabulous upbeat attitude and excel at communicating. English degree and technical savvy a plus.

Responsibilities include:
- Pitching media and securing placements every week
- Developing and maintaining relationships with media
- Writing press releases and pitches
- Participating in client meetings and conference calls
- Managing clients on a day-to-day basis
- Creating and maintaining media lists
- Creative promotional and strategic thinking
- Establishing marketing partnerships
- Creating weekly progress reports

Candidate requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, or journalism
- 3 to 5 years of PR experience
- Personal interest in books, reading, digital culture and media
- Strong writing and research skills
- Experience building media lists and using databases like Cision
- Experience establishing relationships with potential marketing partners
- Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines while delivering consistent, great quality work

For the right person this is a dream position. It is extremely varied and perfect for a creative thinker who never tires of coming up with the next new idea. If you are a maniac for details, an independent self-starter and an enthusiastic team player this position may be for you.

Candidates MUST be local to Fairfield County, CT. THERE IS NO RELOCATION PACKAGE.
Send your cover letter and resume to meryl@mediamuscle.com
Health benefits, creative work community environment.
Position available immediately.

No phone calls please. Please email a resume and cover letter to meryl@mediamuscle.com