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PR Specialist | Philadelphia, PA

Date Posted: Nov 15
Type: Contract
Wage: 55-60
Job Number: 4803
Location: Philadelphia , PA

TITLE: PR Specialist | Philadelphia, PA

CLIENT: Energy Company

LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA

TYPE: Contract

RATE: $35-40/hour DOE

SUMMARY:
• Planning and implementing public relations and communications initiatives to support business goals
• Managing external relationships with the media and outside agencies and acting as project manager for PR events
• Coordinate and support execution of the overall public relations and communication plans
• Facilitate and effectively managing relationships with executive shareholder and media spokespeople

DUTIES:
• Spearhead the development of press releases, message points, blog posts, social media posts, media lists, media advisories, fact sheets and other written materials
• Develop and maintain media lists and databases and performing administrative tasks essential to the PR function
• Help create plan and execute PR projects as part of the company’s communication plan to support business objectives
• Write and produce initial drafts of press releases, media advisories, talking points, briefing documents, articles, speeches and internal announcements, etc.
• Work with external PR agency to execute plans and programs and ensure quality
• Cultivate and maintain relevant media contacts; handles non-critical media relations
• Collaborate and provide counsel to product in marketing teams
• Plan and execute media events in support of business teams
• Support executive speaking engagements including researching incoming requests, identifying appropriate spokespersons and developing briefing materials, speeches, talking points and presentations
• Interface with Social Media team and ensures that announcements and community events are coordinated with and amplified through social media channels
• Review and recommend executive social media posts and engagement


REQUIREMENTS:
• 3-5 years of full-time communications experience with strong project management, media relations and/or public relations agency background preferred
• Online portfolio of writing samples, blog, media content

EDUCATION:
• Bachelors degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field

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