Local PR Jobs.

We're always looking for the best local PR jobs available to our members. Check back often for open roles in our area.

 
 

Employers

There is no cost to PRSA Madison Chapter members to post job openings or internships. Links to the posting on your organization’s website is preferred. Jobs will be posted for 6-8 weeks, unless otherwise noted.

Grassroots Marketing Coordinator (Part-Time, Contract Position)

POSTED: 10/14/19

The 12th Annual Madison Mini-Marathon Half Marathon & 5K will take place on Saturday, August 22, 2020. The Mini is a must-do on the Wisconsin running calendar. We pride ourselves on producing a world-class event and the best participant experience. Our scenic 13.1 mile journey will showcase some of the best Madison has to offer.

  • Manage all aspects of the ambassador program: recruiting, communication, organize monthly ambassador meetings, organize and monitor drop-off postcard locations, keep a running list of local running events and overall help grow the event

  • Create creative interactive content daily/weekly on all Madison Mini-Marathon social media platforms

  • Answer questions on Madison Mini-Marathon social media platforms

  • Oversee, manage and recruit marketing team in Madison

  • Book all expos and bag stuffing

  • Attend and work expos within a four hour radius of Madison

  • Staff events for expo booths, flyering and attending events

  • List all races on local social calendars

  • Deliver flyers to running stores, health clubs and other business

  • Build relationship/partnerships with local business and running clubs

  • Head up community and business outreach for teams

  • Participate in weekly calls with VEM home office to provide weekly updates.

  • Work the event race weekend Thursday (8:00 am – 2:00 pm), Friday (8:00 am – 8:00 pm) and Saturday (5:00 am – Noon) of event week.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Job Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic

  • Strong communication and organization skills

  • Ability to manage multiple people

  • Social Media Marketing experience

  • Willingness to ask questions, give input, accept advice and take direction

  • Creative problem solving

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

  • Ability to build strong relationships with ambassadors

  • Proven job reliability, diligence, dedication and attention to detail

  • Ability to work some weekends

  • Ability to travel

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Jeff Graves at Jeff@VisionEventManagement.com

Please put “Grassroots Marketing Coordinator” in the subject line.

 

Public Relations Specialist

POSTED: 9/4/19

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the Director of Public Relations, will handle public relations administration duties, writing, media relations and work closely and collaboratively with a team in developing and activating PR plans and tactics, content and social media strategy.

The successful candidate will be a nimble multi-tasker capable of managing multiple PR and content projects and deadlines with ease and a high degree of detail and organization, a strong writer, communicator, team player, and a creative thinker with a strong interest in media (traditional and social), storytelling, research and success in turning ideas into PR wins.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication or other relevant area along with a minimum of three years of experience in communications, public relations or a related field. Knowledge of PR trends, understanding of SEO, backlinks, keywords and hashtag strategies important. Position involves occasional travel.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

AEM offers competitive salary and an outstanding benefit package including health, dental, vision, pension, 401(k), life insurance, long term disability, 18 PTO days during first full calendar year, 10 paid holidays and eligibility to telework one or two days per week. Our staff is passionate about what they do, our office space is really cool, our dress code is casual, and we hold several staff functions and are involved in community service. And the person you would be reporting to is a big supporter of PRSA (hey – we pay for your membership).

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to careers@aem.org and cc smason@aem.org. Please note that you saw the posting on the PRSA Madison Chapter Job Board.

 

Public Affairs (Mobile Media) Specialist

POSTED: 7/23/19


Hiawatha National Forest is conducting outreach to recruit applicants for a term GS-1035-09 Public Affairs Specialist position with a duty station in Gladstone, MI. The unit is seeking an organized, detail-oriented, motivated individual to assist in development and implementation of innovative projects that update the way we share the Forest’s recreation and other information with external audiences; minimize duplication of information; and ensure seamless interface with existing platforms and policy.

The purpose of this Outreach Notice is to determine the potential applicant pool for this position and to establish the appropriate recruitment method and area of consideration for the advertisement (Vacancy Announcement). 

To Respond to this Outreach Notice

If you are interested in this position, please select "Respond" in the lower right hand corner of this Outreach Notice, and complete the form. Please respond by August 14, 2019. Respondents will be notified when the Vacancy Announcement is posted on USAJobs.gov.

When advertised, the Vacancy Announcement will appear on the USAJobs.gov website. An announcement number and the opening and closing dates for the Vacancy will be added to this Outreach Notice when available.

Learn more about this unique opportunity here: https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/?id=E938D29626A646058F4AAC516A50613B

 

PR, SOCIAL & CONTENT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

POSTED: 6/27/19

The PR, Social & Content Account Executive is an integral position within the agency. The ideal candidate will have at least four years of full-time experience. They will assist with the execution of public relations campaigns and projects and must have a full-fledged passion for media relations and writing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Execute media relations and content marketing campaigns from start to finish

  • Track placements and prove impact of media relations and content marketing through results reports

  • Identify new opportunities to leverage clients in the media

  • Exhibit understanding of media training and crisis communications

  • Produce written communications that are clear, compelling and appropriate to the project, audience and medium

  • Demonstrate advanced project management

  • Support billing for your accounts

  • Establish professional rapport with clients, building their trust and confidence

  • Collaborate effectively as a team member with the public relations department and other agency associates

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and arrange for others to check work for accuracy and quality

  • Take all steps necessary for effective and timely fulfillment of client and agency projects

  • Stay informed on industries and issues that are important to clients

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate should possess at least four years of experience, ideally in an agency setting

  • Media relations must be a passion as the successful candidate will spend a majority of his/her time creating media strategies, pitching, coordinating interviews, developing relationships with media and motivating the team to secure placements

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced work environment and ability to thrive under pressure

  • The ideal candidate should have a can-do attitude, curiosity, integrity and a We Before Me philosophy

Learn more: https://www.hiebing.com/careers/

 

PR, SOCIAL & CONTENT SR. ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

POSTED: 6/27/19

The PR, Social & Content Sr. Account Executive is an integral position within the agency. The ideal candidate will have at least six years of full-time experience, can be a coach and player on media relations and has a true passion for writing. They will assist with the development of public relations and content plans and the execution of those campaigns and projects.

Duties/Responsibilities :

  • Strategize and execute media relations and content marketing campaigns from start to finish

  • Guide the creation of insights-driven results reports to prove the impact of media relations and content marketing

  • Identify new opportunities to leverage clients in the media on a consistent basis and push your team to do the same

  • Exhibit high-level understanding of media training and crisis communications and prepare client recommendations accordingly

  • Produce written communications that are clear, compelling and appropriate to the project, audience and medium

  • Demonstrate advanced account management and begin leading teams

  • Understand marketing communications and apply this understanding to client planning and execution

  • Add value to public relations planning and projects by contributing marketing and creative ideas and observations

  • Lead billing for the accounts you oversee

  • Establish professional rapport with clients, building their trust and confidence

  • Collaborate effectively as a team member with the public relations department and other agency associates

  • Show excellent attention to detail

  • Take all steps necessary for effective and timely fulfillment of client and agency projects

  • Stay informed on industries and issues that are important to clients

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate should possess at least six years of experience, ideally in an agency setting

  • Media relations must be a passion as the successful candidate will spend a majority of his/her time creating media strategies, pitching, coordinating interviews, developing relationships with media and motivating the team to secure placements

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including strong presentation skills

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced work environment and ability to thrive under pressure

  • The ideal candidate should have a can-do attitude, curiosity, integrity and a We Before Me philosophy

Learn more: https://www.hiebing.com/careers/

 

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