Virtual, Inc.
  • Wakefield, MA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

WANTED: An idea-generator who can facilitate mutual understanding between organizations and the public. This skilled multitasker will be responsible for keeping clients happy and making sure they always come back for more through top-notch customer service, seamless project coordination and great communication. Do you thrive in a fast-paced, creative environment? Do you have a thirst for building relationships and great stories? If you are passionate about doing something big and helping teams bring creative ideas to life, then what are you waiting for? It's your time to shine.

SUMMARY:

The PR Coordinator will support the tactical execution of strategic PR and marketing plans on behalf of our clients. This person will work closely with the client and its members as well as the Virtual marketing, public relations (PR), IT and client services staff. This position will work in our Wakefield, Massachusetts office. 

A DAY IN THE LIFE WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Supports the PR team to develop and implement tactical PR and marketing programs and projects.
  • Works with the PR team to research and write press releases, blogs, briefing documents, web content, e-promotions, speaking abstracts, talking points, FAQs, and backgrounders.  
  • Effectively helps coordinate the development, production, approval and distribution of all PR program deliverables.
  • Proofreads and coordinates distribution and approval of client press releases, PR content and communications. Coordinates PR updates to client websites.
  • Promotes and maintains consistency of both client and company brands across all contact points and published materials.
  • Assists with the execution of global media and analyst relations programs, including social media.
  • Researches and develops speaking opportunities and presentation content.
  • Prepares, submits and tracks client and company award entries.
  • Organizes and helps secure media attendance at client events and speaking engagements.
  • Maintains PR project schedules to ensure on-time delivery and provides team with status reports.
  • Responsible for gathering data and creating client reports.

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

  • Bachelor's degree in English, communications, public relations, journalism or a related field.
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in high-tech public relations and communications; PR agency experience preferred.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication ability; marketing and PR writing samples required.  Blogging and video development experience a plus.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a team.
  • Hands-on experience with media relations required.
  • Experience with using social media channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter for public relations outreach.
  • Proven ability to work independently in a fast-paced, client-facing environment.
  • Track record of managing multiple projects simultaneously with competing deadlines.
  • High level of organization, computer skills, and the ability to learn and apply technologies in day-to-day work a necessity.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and WordPress required. EMMA, Adobe Premiere, Constant Contact, Google Analytics, and Vocus or Cision knowledge a plus.

ABOUT VIRTUAL INC.

Have you ever wondered how your credit cards remain secure in this ever-changing world of hackers and fraud? Have you ever thought about how the technology behind games like Pokemon-GO came to be? How about the technology that makes it possible to use your fingerprint instead of a password? Or the initiatives behind the group of pioneers responsible for taking the internet to the most remote areas of the world? These are only a few examples of the innovative accomplishments we've helped our clients achieve. Pretty cool stuff, huh?

We understand that no global movement starts with just one person and that's why our employees are really Virtual's most valuable asset and at the heart of our success. It takes an entire team to fulfill our mission of attaining long-term success by ensuring that every client that we serve achieves or exceeds its strategic objectives.

Virtual Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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