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Senior PR Manager

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Our client is looking for an enthusiastic, creative, and experienced Public Relations professional to join their Team! What they want most is a confident and assertive, "out of the box" thinker, one who does things differently (not so cookie cutter!) and who is cultured!

Ideal candidates must be passionate problem solvers with a love of all things PR and a strong writing skill set. We’re looking for a detail-oriented and organized individual who can thrive in a busy environment at a fast-growing company.

You will have the opportunity to partner with all areas of marketing and other departments on PR and media related projects. This position requires the ability to creatively and effectively develop, lead, and execute integrated public relations programs. It also requires the ability to move seamlessly between multiple projects and produce solutions that communicate brand initiatives and objectives clearly.


Leverage existing (and develop new) media relationships to focus PR efforts on securing media coverage in popular (high circulation) non-endemic publications, websites and TV programing. Build personal rapport with producers, writers, reporters, directors and editors of media outlets to encourage placement of stories/press releases.

Develop and maintain database of non-endemic media contacts. Recommend or select contacts to inform and/or invite for specific press opportunities.

Leverage existing (and build new) relationships with TV and movie production personnel to secure product placements.

Compose content for press releases/pitches and review with media team and management.

Participate in the development and execution of strategic PR plans and tactics.

Conduct media training with our client's personnel that conduct interviews with the media and public.

Identify, prioritize and manage media quote and appearance opportunities for our client's personnel.

Utilize resources to monitor and archive all media coverage.

Work with communications staff to build and manage calendar of press-worthy events and activities, and formulate specific communications strategies & tactical plans in collaboration with media team and management.

Accept media inquiries and relay answers or supporting data through the appropriate internal and external communication channels.

Keep track of all media appearances and coverage, organize and post on the company website. Compelling coverage may lead to oversized recreations and/or digital content for the Bistro lobby and/or trade show booth displays.

Maintain an updated database of press quotes, rated by importance and categorized by subject.

Working with media communications staff, create knowledge repository to establish role as our client's subject matter expert on company, competitor, and industry trends & activity, and compose & distribute actionable reports on this information

Experience and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in communications, or related field.

7 + years of media relations, communications, or public relations experience.

Knowledge of media relationships and online/traditional research methods (or the aptitude to learn) is necessary.

Aptitude and enthusiasm to learn the company philosophy, history and facts are critical.

Strong understanding of PR with excellent creative and journalistic writing skills.

Strong attention to detail and the ability to proofread.

Self-starter who can develop relationships quickly and successfully.

Must be skilled at creative thinking and problem solving.

Enjoys a team-oriented, collaborative work style.

Passionate, friendly and positive attitude.

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