Public Relations Associate

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
$25/hour
Posted
Jun 24, 2018
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Freelance, Part Time

Triple Bottom Why, a consultancy offering storytelling for startups and social innovators, is hiring a Public Relations Associate.

At Triple Bottom Why, we are marketers, brand builders, digital mavens and media whisperers with a passion for championing new ideas and connecting people. We raise the profile of our clients, developing the platform for them to achieve their goals, whether they are raising awareness or capital.

Our "Triple Bottom Why" philosophy brings our client's Why into alignment with their organization and audience. Identifying Why also highlights values, supporting the triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit.

From Fortune 500 companies to seed-stage organizations, our clients have been featured in The New York Times, BBC World, Bloomberg, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Inc., Forbes, and NBC, among countless others.

Please apply if you fit the following description:

  • You have a can-do attitude - you believe you can do anything.

  • You work well in a collaborative environment.

  • You have a background in journalism and/or marketing communications, either through education and/or work experience.

  • You are tech savvy.

  • You have a passion for social issues: environment, health, poverty, education, social justice - you want to work at the intersection of business and social good.

  • You are detail-oriented and highly organized.

  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • You respond well to direction.

  • You desire to grow and learn with the company.

  • You have a professional appearance and demeanor.

  • You understand and enjoy client/customer services.

Primary responsibilities

  • Write, edit and circulate media story angles and pitches.

  • Create and deliver press releases, media relations content, case studies, white papers, executive bios, corporate newsletter content, social media content, and speaking proposals.

  • Identify, develop and execute communications strategy for key media contacts.

  • Research media coverage and industry trends, identifying and following journalists strategically.

  • Provide client service administrative support; draft meeting agendas, attend meetings and compile action items, schedule meetings and manage logistics.

  • Generate weekly reports for clients.

  • Research, compile and analyze client media coverage.

  • Research and build media and analyst lists, and participate (when appropriate) in media pitching.

  • Draft speaking and award submissions, as well as other PR materials.

  • Utilize social media tools, including Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook for clients and Triple Bottom Why.

  • Respond to journalist and client queries in a timely manner.

Job Type: Part-time contractor/freelance with the opportunity to grow if there is a good fit. In addition, this position will begin with a two-week trial.

Note: Seeking a journalist looking to transition into the PR field.

Required education: Bachelor's in journalism or communications

Accounts: Current accounts include client work in social impact, impact investing, health and wellness, and family and childcare.

Apply by submitting your resume here online. Cover letters are welcome, but not required.

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