The PR assistant is an entry level public relations position that works closely with account coordinators and account managers to fulfill client needs. The PR assistant will work with the public relations team to ensure smooth running of the division in daily tasks and as it relates to the entire agency.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or journalism. The candidate should have strong writing, research and organization skills, be willing to adjust to a variety of client temperaments and personalities and be willing to go above and beyond the call of duty in order to complete a project accurately and on time.
The PR assistant will work closely with account coordinators and managers to produce basic production and detail work required for various accounts. This includes, but is not limited to the following:
• maintenance and creation of media lists and editorial calendars
• database management
• PowerPoint presentations
• maintenance of photo files
• press kit assembly and distribution
• production supervision
• job trafficking
• general administrative duties (faxing, filing, copying, phone calls)
This person will coordinate specific projects and assignments supervised by account managers and coordinators.
The position is “temporary” for three months. At this time the PR assistant and supervisors will mutually evaluate the PR assistant job performance and determine his/her future with the agency.
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