Business Writer / PR Account Manager

New York
Mar 18, 2014
Apr 17, 2014
Ms. Rochelle Johnson
Full Time
We are seeking an experienced individual for a full time position of Business Writer/ PR Account Manager. The position demands strong writing and account management skills, a positive and empathetic attitude and the ability to juggle multiple projects at once while working to a deadline.

Objective of Role:

• To research, create and execute high quality editorial projects and writing assignments that add value to the business of our clients, with the ability to execute pitching and placement of stories.

Action in Role:

• Feature articles
• Media releases
• Blogs
• Opinions and advocacy
• Editorial plans
• Website copy
• Research papers
• Backgrounders for long copy

Candidate Attributes:

• One to three years' experience in a PR company
• High level knowledge of contemporary business and societal issues, strategies and solutions
• Excellent service attitude with internal and external clients
• Acute ability to listen, observe and translate
• Strong research and writing skills
• Proficient and fast short copy / blog writer
• Strategic thinker, good current affairs knowledge, ability to work across genres
• Executional skills: logistics, organization, implementation
• Interpersonal skills, well balanced and a flexible team player, can interface with clients
• Ability to self-manage, deadline driven and highly motivated
• Experience/ interest in new media is an advantage
• Working knowledge of PC and basic software programs such as MS Word and PowerPoint

To Apply:

Please apply online through Mediabistro. Send your cover letter, resume and two referees that you have directly worked with in the last year for consideration, along with a short blog piece on a topic of your choice, no longer than one page.

• Location: West Village, New York City (No long distance commuters, must live in or close to city)
• Compensation: Salary Based, very competitive
• Full Time Position
• Principals only. Recruiters please do not contact this job poster.
• Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

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