As a Publicist based in our New York office, you are an effective, confident communicator with your management team and trusted resource for junior staff seeking daily mentorship. With 3-4 years of public relations experience, you have a background/interest in the travel, hospitality, luxury lifestyle and the influencer realm. You are dialed into your account teams’ needs; eager to hone client management experience; and meaningfully seek interactions with key media—holding industry contacts in the highest regard. After all, JPR’s founding partner Jamie Lynn O'Grady cites a singular source of her agency’s steady rise: Relationships. With your finger on the pulse of trends and passion for creativity, you are curious, driven and dedicated.
Publicist Duties & Responsibilities:
-Able to format, develop, write and successfully pitch press materials including bios, backgrounders, fact sheets, media advisories and press releases
-Comprehensive knowledge and ability to understand editorial calendars, identify relevant opportunities for clients and schedule pitches accordingly
-Maintain excellent relationships with our clients and media contacts
-Create, foster and leverage media and influencer relationships to produce stellar placements for our clients and exposure for JPR’s clients across various platforms and channels
-Creativity and initiative to develop press worthy programs and ideas for clients
-Master of reporting techniques and tracking placements
-At least 3-4 years of PR experience and previous agency and management experience is required.