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.
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 email@example.com. Candidates who do not submit cover letters will not be considered. We will make every effort to respond to each candidate.