The Creative Company is hiring Freelance PR and Social Media Practitioners

PR/Social Media/Producer – Part-Time/Temporary

Megaphone with a person's arm for the Creative Company in Madison, Wisconsin.THE ROLE: Public Relations, Social Media, Producer

The Creative Company has a temporary part-time position open for a public relations practitioner. 

YOU WILL:

  • Write and pitch stories to reporters. Reach out to editors and secure interviews, editorial and media opportunities
  • Coordinate speaking engagements and other PR events
  • Write copy for websites as well as client blogs; write weekly news updates 
  • Write copy for press releases and social media 
  • Coordinate with multiple client contacts; effectively prioritize and delegate projects; and manage budgets and resources to match client budgets
  • Monitor performance and identify trends/spikes in traffic based on campaigns
  • Own client relationships and work with exceptional organizational and relationship skills
  • Translate client business needs into communications action steps with solution-oriented focus
  • Provide overall strategic PR counsel to clients
  • Write and/or produce short videos, FB Live events and more

 

YOUR SKILLS:

  • Ability to develop, maintain and grow relationships with the press
  • The ability to develop well-written, clear and compelling copy quickly
  • Excellent writing, researching, editing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to balance strategic thinking with plan execution
  • Highly accountable and organized with excellent time management skills
  • Social media competency, a proven track record of growth in multiple social media channels
  • You have a great ability to relate to, understand and weigh the interests of a variety of audiences simultaneously
  • You possess the ability to work in an ambiguous and dynamic environment and are comfortable with non-hierarchical organizations
  • Flexibility, adaptability and team focus are your hallmarks
  • Work with tight deadlines and shifting priorities
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Business or another related field or related experience
  • You have prior PR and social media experience
  • Experience with AdWords, copywriting for SEO and analysis of marketing analytics is a plus
  • Ability to interact with and gain the trust of clients
  • Ability to handle multiple and competing projects and ability to perform under deadline pressures

 HOURS: 25 to 32 Hours/Week. This is a temporary position beginning late October/November through March 10th, 2019.

EARLIEST START DATE: October 15, 2019

Apply by sending a cover letter and resume to careers@thecreativecompany.com

 

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