Media Relations Coordinator

HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List are the leading home services marketplace in the country. As a part of ANGI Homeservices (ANGI), HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List connect millions of homeowners across the world with home service professionals through our innovative and user-friendly products. ANGI Homeservices operates brands in eight countries and is headquartered in Denver, Colo.

The media relations coordinator is responsible for executing media relations initiatives and campaigns and generating a variety of content, including press release and advisories. This position requires strong communication, critical quick-thinking and attention to detail.

The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, works well with management and across multiple teams, is proactive in identifying strategic opportunities, comfortable engaging with media and understands media relations and marketplaces.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports media relations team functions including pitching national and regional tv/radio/online and print outlets to generate media coverage for ANGI Homeservices’ brands
  • Build and maintain media lists
  • Keep detailed status reports of earned media campaigns and activity
  • Create and distribute media releases and media advisories
  • Track industry news and generate reports
  • Assist in planning and executing media events
  • Assist in staffing spokespersons for media interviews
  • Performs other duties as assigned

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • PR Agency or In-House media relations experience preferred
  • Strong written, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines with excellent time management skills
  • Must consume the media on a daily basis and be up-to-speed on current events
  • Ability to differentiate needs of print/broadcast/online media (bloggers, journalists & reviewers) and know how to approach them accordingly
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships through strong interpersonal skills with emphasis on relationship-building and consistent demonstration of solid professional judgment
  • Ability to think beyond traditional PR tactics and strategies to design/execute innovative approaches
  • Strong initiative to strive for continuous accuracy, quality, and timeliness of information
  • Works well in a team environment

EDUCATION AND/OR REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
  • A bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university
  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience working in a professional setting; agency or in-house experience and/ or training preferred
  • Be willing to travel

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