JUNIOR PUBLICIST

Fifteen East Media Group is seeking a Junior Publicist to join our growing team!

 

Fifteen East Media Group is a public relations, branding, marketing strategy and communications firm based in the Central NJ area. We specialize in the beauty, fashion, food/beverage and lifestyle spaces. Our firm takes pride in precise focus, consistent innovation and effective strategy, earning us an excellent reputation worldwide. We provide our clientele with a modern perspective on an industry that is constantly evolving.

 

While our campaigns are deeply rooted in time–honored writing and pitching techniques, Fifteen East Media Group constantly redefines the art of public relations through the use of original, synergistic approaches on all media platforms.

 

Description: 

An incredible opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated publicist to join our team as a junior staffer and grow within the company.

The right candidate will be a strong writer with a track record of securing press coverage. We work with a variety of clients that include everything to start-ups, lifestyle brands, non-profits and more. The position will offer exposure to various aspects of account work such as: drafting media materials, building media relationships, brainstorming pitch angles and securing coverage in national press campaigns.

Excellent written and verbal communications skills are crucial, as is deep knowledge of and passion for pop culture. Social media and design know-how are a BIG plus. Creativity, teamwork and dedication must define your work style.

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years experience in PR – entertainment, technology, consumer brands preferred

  • Superior written and verbal skills

  • Organization and enjoyment of multi-tasking in a fast-paced, high-pressure work environment

  • Interest in participating in a wide variety of PR campaigns (beauty, lifestyle brands, products, etc.)

  • Attention to detail in everything you do

  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts

  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadline

 

Requirements:

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Efficiency at MS Office

  • Passion for the PR industry and its best practices

  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision

  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas

  • Cision or Meltwater experience a plus (from a past internship or position where you used it every day for at least 3 months) 

  • Slack, Zoom, and or other tech apps for messaging and tasks

  • Strong writing skills (will ask for writing sample)

  • Has a critical mind and enjoys taking deep dives, doing research and getting a full understanding of the particular subject at hand 

  • Takes direction well for memo writing, status reports and more

  • Setting up virtual meetings via zoom and keeping a busy calendar organized

  • Creativity is a must

  • PR major or minor preferred

  • Bilingual a plus

 

Hours per week:

  • 20 

 

Job Type: 

  • Part-time

 

Pay: 

  • Up to $25.00 per hour

 

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

 

COVID-19 considerations: 

  • Remote however if candidate comes to our main office location, mask is required.

 

Experience:

  • Public relations: 1-3 years (required)

 

Work Location:

  • One location

 

Company's website:

 

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

 

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

 

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process

 

If you would like to apply, please forward your resume, creative and any writing examples that you may have to the following email address: info@fifteeneastmediagroup.com with the subject “JUNIOR PUBLICIST”