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Media Relations Assistant in Arlington, VA at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

Media Relations Assistant needed immediately in Rosslyn, VA

A national multicultural public relations agency is seeking a media relations assistant to help lead their media and public relations efforts.

The ideal candidate must have a communications/public relations background with knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the various functions of the position and understand the nuances of working at an agency.

We are looking for a self-starter who can thrive independently and collaborate successfully with his/her peers.

If you have outstanding writing, proofreading and editing skills, strong verbal and interpersonal skills along with the ability to prioritize and multi-task with success we want to hear from you.

Solid media relations success with a proven track record of story placement is also a must.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor's degree required in communications, journalism, public relations, or digital media

  • Minimum of 5 years of communications and public relations experience with an agency
  • Media relations experience and pitching to the media
  • Experience with digital and social media content creation
  • Outstanding written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking abilities
  • Fluency (strong command) in English is required. Fluency in Spanish preferred

Required Technical Skills

  • Proficiency with MS Office, and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Premiere) preferred.
  • Proficient with social media outreach and social media tools including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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