Public Relations Assistant
BrandLinkDC is looking for a detail-oriented young professional to join our public relations team as a Public Relations Assistant. Our ideal candidate for this position is someone who is eager to start their public relations career in a fast-paced environment of agency life, has experience conducting media and internet research, is a voracious reader whose curiosity never subsides and is ready to support and learn from our team of public relations experts.
- 0-2 years of experience, ideally within an agency/internships that show increasing levels of responsibility
- Great attention to detail
- Able to shift priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Research-driven and eye for finding and developing stories
- Proactive, resourceful and takes ownership of assigned projects
- Strong problem solving skills and ability to work independently
- Works well in a fast-paced environment
- Familiarity with platforms such as Cision, Keynote and Microsoft Office
- Support PR team with day-to-day client assignments including drafting meeting agendas and recaps, research and writing pitches and press materials
- Track, clip and distribute press placements
- Create and distribute weekly and monthly press recaps
- Build and maintain media lists
- Monitor media for trends, new opportunities and possible issues
- Submit client events to calendars and listings
- Staff client events when necessary
Interested? Send your pitch along with your resume to Liz@BrandLinkDC.com.
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