Job Post: PR Manager
You are an emerging star that is on a mission to do PR work that truly matters. Culture, nonprofits, arts, social causes, and entrepreneurship mean everything to you and you are prepared to make a difference. Maybe you have been a part of a larger communications team, perhaps overseeing interns and you are ready to take on a new challenge—or you are moving from a small team and looking to take a leadership role that’s still hands on. You are known for your strategy, organization, detail-oriented nature, prolific writing skills, and ability to empathize with clients, co-workers, and media. You are seeking balance, fulfillment, and a creative atmosphere. 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);
- 3-5 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 one full-time employee, interns, and an occasional contractor. 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: Friday, March 24, 2017
Job Type: FT Contract (40 hrs/week) with 90 day period to probable hire