Public Relations Coordinator

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 20, 2014
Closes
Mar 22, 2014
Contact
Tammy Brook
Duration
Full Time
FYI Brand Communications, a leading boutique lifestyle and entertainment public relations firm, has an immediate need for a dynamic and enthusiastic Public Relations Coordinator to join the FYI team full-time.

The PR Coordinator will gain hands on experience working on celebrities, athletes, entertainment, consumer and lifestyle brands. The coordinator will ensure smooth running of the accounts in daily tasks as it relates to the entire agency. We are looking for a hard-worker, business minded go-getter who is able to thrive in a fast paced, ever-changing work environment. Time management and organizational skills are a must. This is an entry-level position.

The PR Coordinator will work closely with account executives to produce basic production and detail work required for various accounts. This includes, but is not limited to the following:

- Developing press materials including releases, backgrounders, pitch letters and media alerts

- Researching, compiling and maintaining media lists and editorial calendars

- Monitoring press coverage relating to the agency's clients and creating summary reports under the direction of an account executive

- Assisting in pitching and securing media (magazines, newspapers, television and internet) on daily basis to secure stories, features and placements for clients

- Handling social media such as Facebook and Twitter

- Handling clients' day to day requests

- Creating business proposals

- General administrative duties (filing, phone calls, copying, etc.)


Candidate Requirements:

- Must have a minimum of 12 months experience in Public Relations

- Must be available to work 5 days a week and have flexibility to work events

- Proven writing skills as well as excellent verbal and interpersonal skills; good judgment and instincts with problem-solving

- Attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

- Must be reliable, motivated, and organized

- Ability to prioritize projects and complete them in a timely manner

- Ability to work under pressure, in time sensitive environment


Please only apply if you have previous experience. 2 - 3 years agency experience in a PR agency
Please be ready with writing samples and portfolio. No Phone Calls Please.

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