BrandLinkDC

PR Director
Position Location: 
Washington, DC or NYC
Position Type: 
Full-time
Position Reports To: 
VP Public Relations
Position Description: 

 (Duties, responsibilities, and requirements):
BrandLinkDC is looking for a talented storyteller to join our public relations team. Someone who loves the constantly exciting pace of agency life. A voracious reader whose curiosity never subsides, who is equal parts left brain and right. One who constantly looks for the story like a journalist and the hook like a marketer. Sound familiar? Then this could be the perfect place for you.

We’re looking for a candidate with 7+ years of public relations agency experience developing and executing public relations strategies for national accounts. Reporting to the VP of Public Relations, this role requires a PR pro that can manage a team as well as a portfolio of high-profile accounts.
Someone who can sniff out the big stories, cultivate client relationships, and comes with a wealth of longstanding editorial relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic public relations counsel to leaders in real estate, hospitality and consumer lifestyle segments 
  • Develop and establish a good working relationship with clients and interact with them via in person, phone and/or email meetings to ensure all clients are kept informed of new developments and progress 
  • Proactively identify, create, pitch and follow up on media opportunities to garner national and regional earned media coverage that meets client goals 
  • Create communications materials including brand strategies, press releases and media messages
  • Analyze, measure and report on communications and media projects
     
Qualifications: 

(Skills, experience, education):

  • 7+ years of public relations agency experience developing and executing public relations strategies for national accounts 
  • Ability to provide essential support for press initiatives including media and client management, and strategy development 
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills -Must be creative thinker with strong decision-making skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Ability to work in high-intensity environments, and thrive in fast-paced and deadline-oriented environments 
  • Proven relationships with existing media contacts in national and regional markets 
  • Proficient in using MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
     
Other: 
(e.g., clearance, citizenship, travel, etc.):
How To Apply: 

How to Apply (Directions/contact information for application, e.g. email address, fax number, mailing address, etc.): Email cover letter and resume to amy@brandlinkdc.com

Company: 
BrandLinkDC

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