Saturday, January 02, 2010

Diversity Jobs: Media Relations Specialist

Grassroots media company is seeking Junior Media Relations Specialists with solid African American, Asian, Hispanic, and LGBTQ print/online/radio media contacts.

Experienced and successful pitching and placements are essential for this freelance (1099) role.

Local NY/NY/CT candidates are ideal, but will consider virtual Media Relations Specialists.

We are seeking individuals who want longevity and have clearly defined their short and long term goals. Ideal candidate is outgoing, personable, and easily navigates between various media platforms and communities.

Qualifications:
Applicant should be responsible and thorough; possess a strong work ethic and strong organizational and administrative skills.
Previous office experience is preferred.
Must be able to multi-task and prioritize.
Should be self-motivated and comfortable working in an unstructured environment.

 Please send cover letter, résumé, 2-3 recent press releases, 2 successful pitch letters, and community specialty to JR Media Relations gig.

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