Mid-Level Media Relations Professional U.S.

January 31, 2017 - newsPRos, Anywhere in the U.S

newsPRos, a national public relations agency representing the legal industry, higher education, business, not-for-profits and the healthcare sector seeks mid-level media relations professional with 5 plus years of experience. The position can be located anywhere in the U.S. Individual must be a self-starter and able to work in a fast paced ever changing work environment. Must have demonstrated success in obtaining placements in major media outlets, ability to make judgment calls and an understanding, appreciation of and ability to work with extremely busy people are required skills for success in this position. You will be part of a national team supporting the firm’s varied clients’ in the US.

Responsibilities:

For newsPRos law firm clients:

  • you will work directly with partners and practice group leaders to identify trends, keep on top of upcoming transactions, litigation, regulatory changes for media outreach
  • Every day you will draft pitches, identify the appropriate media outlets and reporters to pitch
  • Prepare lawyers for media interviews
  • Maintain current relationships with regional and national media contacts

For all clients:

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, track and follow through on long range projects, change gears quickly  
  • Develop thought leadership media strategy
  • Aggressively pursue media opportunities, create and maintain reporter relationships
  • Place bylined articles
  • Track editorial calendars and maintain reporter database
  • Follow the news closely in your areas of responsibility and respond quickly to breaking news to obtain media placements
  • Need to be independent and display sound judgment and professionalism

Firm provides competitive salaries, profit sharing, healthcare and other benefits. Please send cover letter and resume with salary requirements to info@newspros.com. For more on newsPRos go to www.newspros.com


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