Now Hiring: Full-Time PR Specialist

Job Title: PR Specialist

Black Wednesday is a boutique marketing company focused on amplifying and leveraging a brand’s message with the intention of building community, driving traffic and increasing sales, brand awareness and recognition. Concentrating on social media, marketing, events, public relations, branding and consulting, BW works to help businesses gain the exposure needed to be successful. We are dedicated to providing custom services tailored to our clients and we are always up for trying something new. This edge is what has helped us grow the business… and now we need you…

We are looking for someone who has experience with press releases, tailored pitches, national and local relationships and proven success with media placements.  This position is Full-Time.

Responsibilities

  • Writing press releases
  • Create and execute interesting and exciting pitches
  • Support PR team lead with research, outreach and list building
  • Manage media relationships and placements
  • Secure local and national coverage for BW clients

The ideal candidate:

  • Will have proven success in the PR space
  • Will bring valuable relationships to the table
  • Will think outside-the-box to offer value to the team’s creativity
  • Will be detail-oriented, resourceful and productive
  • Will be organized, able to multi-task and complete projects efficiently
  • Will have access to a computer (laptop preferred); you will be required to bring it to work
  • Will be personable, fun and have a positive outlook
  • Will wear black on Wednesdays

MUST HAVE CHARACTER TRAITS:

  • Must be wired with relationships in mind
  • Must be creative and thoughtful
  • Must receive and absorb feedback and learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Will be flexible and adaptive to the ever-changing needs and demands of the business
  • Will work well with managing own deadlines and workload
  • Must be enthusiastic and excited to help our clients grow
  • Must be detail-oriented and follow direction

Rate: salary, based on experience

Why work for Black Wednesday?

  • Business casual and fun work environment
  • Super challenging and fast-paced business
  • Driven by creativity & authenticity
  • Big opportunities for continuing education, networking and professional growth/development
  • We’re laser-focused to get the job done, but we know when it’s time for a beer
  • We have awesome clients doing epic work!

To apply, send the following 2 items with subject heading: “I will take your PR to the next level” to info@blackwednesday.co:

  1. Resume
  2. Direct links to local and national press pieces secured (by you/yourself)

DO NOT CONTACT THE BUSINESS/OWNER DIRECTLY; DOING SO WILL REMOVE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

 

 

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