Public Relations, Social Media & Events Coordinator

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Reports to: VP, Communications

Altitude Marketing is hiring a Public Relations, Social Media and Events Coordinator to join our tight-knit team of integrated marketing professionals.

Summary of Position

This is a “zero to three” position—in other words, we are accepting applicants from entry level (right out of college) to three years in a related career. Salary commensurate with experience.

As a member of an integrated team, you will focus on your key areas — but because we are a matrix organization, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from experts in all areas of B2B marketing, including branding and strategy, web development, content development, search engine marketing and more.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Write press releases and news stories as assigned, then distribute appropriately
  • Research and manage editorial calendars, media kits and media contacts
  • Review and respond to HARO queries for assigned clients
  • Research, track and submit award nominations, call for papers and industry publication articles for assigned clients
  • Manage PR tracking spreadsheets for each client, to include distributed press releases, pitches sent; interviews coordinated; media hits; speaking engagements; awards submitted; conferences exhibiting; conferences attending; etc.
  • Provide administrative support for trade shows, including, but not limited to travel arrangements, booth logistics, booth set up, ordering tchotchkes, reimbursements, pre-event publicity, shipping materials to shows
  • Provide logistical and marketing support for Altitude Marketing and client special event planning
  • Support email campaign management
  • Create, manage and post social media campaigns for clients including but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, G+ and Twitter
  • Provide proofreading and copyediting assistance
  • Respond to internal and external inquiries about media relations, interviews
  • Manage and update clients’ websites, including creating news and event posts when necessary
  • Provide administrative, creative and media relations/PR support to VP, Communications
  • Participate in internal and external brainstorming sessions to ensure newsletter calendar is populated in advance where possible
  • Provide proofreading and copyediting assistance
  • Prepare month-end reports for CEMs on client PR and social media efforts
  • General office maintenance and errands as necessary
  • Some travel may be required

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, or related field
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office and email marketing/creation platforms
  • Effective communication skills for accurate, concise, and organized verbal and written communication
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple project deadlines at once in a high pressure environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to work independently and have good time management skills to meet project deadlines and schedules
  • Must be comfortable dealing with shifting priorities
  • Strong writing skills. Ability to rework text for a broad audience
  • Must be able to work in a team setting and support multiple team members and projects
  • Exhibit critical thinking skills
  • Exercise good judgment
  • Know what he/she doesn’t know and not be afraid to ask for help, feedback, guidance
  • Work well both independently and within a team
  • Have excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Be disciplined, conscientious, analytical, dependable and organized

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

General office environment. Work is primarily conducted seated at a computer workstation for long periods. Primary means of communication include phone, email, and instant message. Noise is moderate. Necessary modes include climbing stairs, walking, stooping, bending, sitting, and standing. Must be able to read, write, and communicate fluently in English.

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