Public Relations and Social Media Practitioner

The Creative Company, a leading PR & Digital Agency with a 30-year track record of success, is seeking a Public Relations and Social Media Practitioner to join our firm. This is a temporary position for four months (November 1st, 2019 through March 1st, 2020) that could work into a permanent position.

The Role:

  • Write and pitch stories to reporters. Reach out to editors and secure interviews, editorial and media opportunities
  • Write copy for websites as well as client blogs and e-newsletters
  • Write copy for press releases and social media 
  • Write copy and place social media advertising
  • 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 a solution-oriented focus
  • Provide overall strategic PR and Social Media counsel to clients
  • Write and/or produce videos, FB Live events and more
  • Provide marketing support to clients
  • Coordinate speaking engagements and other PR events

 

Skills:

  • Demonstrated 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 possess the ability to work in an ambiguous and dynamic environment and are comfortable with non-hierarchical organizations
  • 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
  • Ability to interact with and gain the trust of clients
  • Ability to handle multiple and competing projects and ability to perform under deadline pressures
  • Experience maintaining good client relationships and delivering outstanding results
  • Proven ability to contribute to compelling new business proposals.
  • Dedication to go above-and-beyond to meet and exceed client needs

Plus Ones:

  • Experience with AdWords, copywriting for SEO and analysis of marketing analytics is a plus
  • Branding and Marketing, Strategic Planning Experience is a plus.
  • More than 5 Years of Experience
  • Experience working with Campaign Monitor
  • Crisis Communications Experience

Characteristics We Look For:

  • Shares our values
  • Growth mentality
  • Autonomous and Proactive
  • Coachable
  • Kind
  • Curious
  • Looks for Solutions
  • Accountable
  • Contributes
  • Delivers on Promises

DETAILS

HOURS: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Flexible

EARLIEST START DATE: This position is available immediately

PARKING is provided at our location just 6 blocks west of the Capitol and we are on the bus route and near the bike path in downtown Madison, Wisconsin.

BENEFITS: Included for full-time employees.

COMPENSATION: Dependent upon experience

To apply, please send your resume, salary requirements and soonest possible start date to careers@thecreativecompany.com 

 

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