Job Post: PR Coordinator
You are wired for details, helping others, and contributing to a team—driven by a desire to master the craft of public relations and strategy. As an emerging star that is on a mission to do PR work that truly matters, you feel ready to handle some of your own accounts while supporting others. Culture, nonprofits, arts, social causes, and entrepreneurship mean everything to you and you are prepared to make a difference with your daily work. Maybe you have recently completed your degree or have been a part of a larger communications team at a firm and you are ready to take on a new challenge—or you are moving from a small team and looking to grow in a role that is more hands-on. You are known for your adept writing skills, organization, detail-oriented nature, and ability to empathize with clients, co-workers, and media. You are making a conscious choice because doing this work for these causes isn’t just what you do… it is who you are. We encourage you to “do your thing.”
We are a small but hearty PR | Design | Strategy firm founded in Austin a decade ago and known for our expertise in cultural and entrepreneurial realms. We’re discerning about what projects we take on and everybody on the team gets a say in the work we do. We take our work seriously, but not ourselves. We pride ourselves on our integrity, our ability to stand up for what is right, and to have each other’s backs always.
- Bachelor’s Degree in public relations, journalism, (or comparable study/job experience);
- 2-4 years experience in mass communication and public relations with proven success;
- Strong writing skills are essential to this position;
- Exemplary people skills with the ability to use tact, discretion, and good judgment in client relations and media communications settings;
- Proficiency in the use of MS Office, Cision, Social Media Tools, Email, Google, and the Mac platform.
Get in Touch
If you see yourself in this setting, send a cover letter, resume, and writing samples including press releases to email@example.com – with salary positions, we offer health benefits, paid time holidays and paid time off, new business development incentive bonuses, and a supportive and inclusive work environment. This person will assist in the supervision of up to two interns per semester. We’re offering a contract position with 90 day period to probable hire with merit raises considered annually from FT hire date. Pay is dependent on experience and commensurate with a locally-based boutique agency working with small business and nonprofit clients.
Application deadline: Monday, May 1, 2017
Job Type: FT Contract (40 hrs/week) with 90 day period to probable hire