The Brand Guild is looking for a talented PR Assistant to join our growing food, beverage & hospitality team. The ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a fast-paced agency environment, who loves the thrill of landing a great pitch, but also wants to learn how to craft and execute the big stories from start to finish.
Job requirements include 1 year of public relations agency experience (great hands-on internship experience may be considered), stellar writing skills and a can-do, solutions-oriented mindset are musts. Experience working on Consumer Packaged Goods a plus. Coordinator-level applicants with CPG experience will be considered. Please note: this position can be based in either our New York or Washington, D.C. office.
The Brand Guild is the agency of choice for market makers pushing their way to scale and for market leaders breathing new energy into their organizations. We are a creative and passionate group of experts across Public Relations, Marketing, Events and Creative that builds strategies, creates experiences and influences audiences to win for our clients. This is your chance to work with the most innovative, cutting-edge brands in the country--companies who are truly revolutionizing how we work, play, and live.
In addition to an exciting and positive work environment, The Brand Guild offers a comprehensive benefits package including fully-paid medical, dental and vision care; short and long-term disability, paid vacation, a 401(k) with a match, and more.
-Write press releases, media briefings and prepare information for the media
-Help develop compelling pitches and proactively identify media opportunities
-Establish and maintain strong relationships with media contacts
-Ensure ongoing monitoring of editorial calendars and proactive pitching of story ideas, news developments and expert sources to media
-Perform in-depth research to support communications and messaging
-Follow industry and client category trends and regularly share insights, thoughts and key findings
-Attend and provide support at press events
-Provide administrative support for the press team on all relevant projects, including media list maintenance, meeting agendas and notes and reporting
-Analyze, measure and report on communications and media projects
-1 year of public relations agency experience (great hands-on internship experience will also be considered)
-Experience working on Consumer Packaged Goods a plus
-Understanding and a love of news
-Ability to find and develop stories and drive visibility -- from creating major moments to maintaining a drum beat of ongoing pitches
-Ability to provide essential support for press initiatives including research and writing
-Ability to work alongside the team, from interns to senior staff
-Strong initiative, proactive, reliable, resourceful and have a great attention to detail
-AbIlity to independently manage multiple projects and clients with changing priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment