Senior Associate - Media and Influencer Relations

Plat4orm PR is a fast-growing, virtual boutique PR agency, looking for a high-energy media relations manager to join our team. We specialize in the technology sector working with a range of clients, from emerging startups to market leaders.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience in PR with a strong focus on media relations. This includes a proven ability to identify story opportunities, develop pitches, build and manage media relationships (particularly tech and business press), and a track record of successfully securing earned media placements. A knowledge of the technology industry is essential – interest and knowledge of the legal, security and regulatory technology industries is a bonus.

Plat4orm team members work remotely for much of the time. As such, candidates should be self-starters with a strong ability to take ownership for actions and results, have strong organizational skills and pay close attention to detail.

We offer a competitive salary plus benefits as well as a flexible work schedule. This is a full-time position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage media relations for multiple clients—develop story ideas, research opportunities, create pitches, lead outreach and cultivate relationships

  • Evaluate and manage incoming media requests

  • Staff media interviews and provide spokesperson support

  • Research and compile targeted media lists for different clients and campaigns

  • Write briefing materials including talking points, Q&As and statements

  • Interact directly with clients to assist in meeting communications goals

  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies and trends, and demonstrate an understanding of how they integrate into communications programs

  • Track coverage results and KPIs

Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree (English, communications or journalism preferred)

  • A minimum of five years media relations experience (ideally in an agency setting)

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

  • Ability to quickly understand concepts across different vertical industries – experience in the legal or B2B technology industry and social media are a big plus

  • A strong writer with excellent communication skills

  • Ability to make decisions, take ownership and demonstrate initiative and accountability

  • A results-driven team player who can work effectively and collegially with others via multiple mediums

  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail

If this opportunity sounds like a fit, please email your resume and cover letter to Candidates who do not submit cover letters will not be considered. We will make every effort to respond to each candidate.

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