Violet PR (www.VioletPR.com) is a seeking a full-time PR professional to support our growing boutique PR firm based in Montclair, NJ. We’re looking for a fun, energetic go-getter who’s passionate about news, writing, social media and media relations. The new hire will support a diverse range of clients in fields including real estate, economic development, professional services and social good.
Pitching media by email or phone to national, regional and trade journalists, across print, broadcast and online
Researching and drafting news releases, pitches, fact sheets, media advisories, social media content, etc.
Researching target media lists using Cision and the Internet; working with the team to come up with new ideas to reach targeted media outlets
Social media management, including implementation of social media campaigns for multiple clients on platforms including Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook
Researching speaking opportunities and editorial calendars for client opportunities
Managing day-to-day account activities
Monitoring media coverage and reporting results to the wider team and clients
2-4 years of PR agency or journalism experience
Exceptional work ethic and motivated to excel in a fast-paced, creative environment
Outstanding written and verbal communication with an interest in public policy, real estate and economic development
Track record of securing media coverage and experience developing relationships with reporters
Detail oriented and able to coordinate/participate in numerous projects in an organized manner
Ability to work well within a team in a fun, collaborative and creative setting
Social media experience, with successful campaigns implemented using Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, etc.
Benefits & Perks:
15 days PTO to start, plus winter recess and summer Fridays, as well as flexibility to work from home on Fridays
Medical and dental insurance, and 401k plan with employer match
We love to get together in and out of the office and find lots of reasons to celebrate throughout the year - from summer happy hours to our annual holiday party. Check out all our Violet PR adventures on Instagram.
Professional development opportunities
The new hire will work full-time from our Montclair, NJ, office. Interested candidates should send an email with a detailed note explaining why you’d be an ideal candidate for this opportunity to Christina Forrest at Info@violetpr.com. Please include your resume and relevant writing samples / recent successes for review. Salary is commensurate with experience.