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FULL TIME | VIRTUAL OR SAN DIEGO

Our ideal candidate is a news and digital marketing junkie, who loves the thrill of pitching top-tier business media, writing a timely blog post and managing client PR & marketing campaigns. Pitching the Wall Street Journal or TechCrunch? No problem. Searching and networking for the next great speaking opportunity for a client? Of course! You live to see your clients featured in the spotlight. KCD PR is hiring a full-time Senior Associate based in San Diego or virtual (with some travel to San Diego!) to join our growing agency specializing in the financial, fintech and emerging technology industries. This position works directly on a small, collaborative team on public relations, digital marketing and social media campaigns for our diverse roster of clients across the nation in emerging categories like fintech, AI, SaaS, cybersecurity and blockchain. This position promises to offer an exciting, fast-paced work environment, access to clients and the opportunity to grow within the firm. If you enjoy rubbing elbows and supporting some of the brightest names in financial and technology with brand-building public relations and marketing campaigns, we want to hear from you. We have a caring and rewarding culture and a fun work environment – we work as hard as we play!  Expect a fast paced day and plenty of opportunity to shine and be rewarded for your hard work.

What You Will Be Doing at KCD PR:

  • Key contact for clients, supporting daily communications for 5-7 key client accounts
  • Partnering with other KCD PR team members on content creation and support of collateral materials and client events
  • Key role on agency marketing initiatives – creating company newsletter, blog content and digital PR and marketing campaigns
  • Participates in day-to-day media monitoring of client and industry news
  • Creating press releases, fact sheets and various other press materials
  • Strategizing on public relations and marketing goals and objectives
  • Pitching/conversing with national business and technology media on behalf of KCD PR clients
  • Managing social media marketing content for new clients and knowledge to use Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter and YouTube
  • E-Marketing management, blog posts and landing page content creation
  • Utilizing social media platforms to promote client news/events updating/creating pages for clients, web content revisions for client web sites
  • Editing web site content, uploading videos, often first draft of client work

Does This Sound Like You?
(*Must meet all criteria*) Candidates with previous experience working in related roles in the financial services and technology industry will be given priority. No recent graduates will be considered.

  • At least 3+ Years previous PR or marketing agency experience (with technology and/or financial services clients)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Communications, Marketing, Finance, Business or related field)
  • You have proven skills of integrating and leveraging social media programs, print and broadcast media to heighten client exposure and visibility
  • You have a strong knowledge of the financial and technology markets and know the trends, opportunities and challenges that face many of the agency’s clients
  • You’re a communication guru and have a strong portfolio of writing (creative and strategic) and possess a healthy network of media contacts that have helped garner impressive results
  • Experience managing multiple client accounts and collaborating with a team of internal resources
  • Superior, proven written and oral communication skills and an obsession with detail-oriented results
  • Ability to speak with clients, participate on conference calls and maintain high level of professionalism and maintain confidentiality of client information
  • Knowledge of WordPress, basic website editing and Hubspot marketing software systems a plus (as is Hubspot certification)

Compensation:
Competitive salary based on commensurate experience, bonus program for smart goal performance, 401 (k) retirement plan with full company match and annual company profit sharing contributions, generous group health care plan options, PTO plus paid company holiday from Christmas Day through New Year’s Day, free beer, breakfast and all sorts of goodies at our awesome co-working space in Little Italy, direct deposit, mass-transit/biking incentives.

How to Apply:
Send your CV and tell us why you’re a great fit with KCD PR to careers@kcdpr.com. No calls please.

FULL TIME | VIRTUAL OR SAN DIEGO

Our ideal candidate is a media relations and digital dynamo, who loves the thrill of pitching top-tier business media, writing a timely blog post and driving client PR & marketing campaigns. Pitching the Wall Street Journal or TechCrunch? No problem. Searching and networking for the next great speaking opportunity for a client? Of course! You live to see your clients featured in the spotlight. KCD PR is hiring a full-time Associate based in San Diego or virtual (with some travel to San Diego!) to join our growing agency specializing in the financial, fintech and emerging technology industries. This position works directly on a small, collaborative team on public relations, digital marketing and social media campaigns for our diverse roster of clients across the nation in emerging categories like fintech, AI, SaaS, cybersecurity and blockchain. This position promises to offer an exciting, fast-paced work environment, access to clients and the opportunity to grow within the firm. If you enjoy rubbing elbows and supporting some of the brightest names in financial and technology with brand-building public relations and marketing campaigns, we want to hear from you. We have a caring and rewarding culture and a fun work environment – we work as hard as we play!  Expect a fast paced day and plenty of opportunity to shine and be rewarded for your hard work.

What You Will Be Doing at KCD PR:

  • Supporting daily communications for 5-7 key client accounts
  • Partnering with other KCD PR team members on content creation and support of collateral materials and client events
  • Key role on agency marketing initiatives – creating company newsletter, blog content and digital PR and marketing campaigns
  • Participates in day-to-day media monitoring of client and industry news
  • Creating press releases, fact sheets and various other press materials
  • Pitching/conversing with national business and technology media on behalf of KCD PR clients
  • Managing social media marketing content for new clients and knowledge to use Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter and YouTube
  • E-Marketing management, blog posts and landing page content creation
  • Utilizing social media platforms to promote client news/events updating/creating pages for clients, web content revisions for client web sites
  • Editing web site content, uploading videos, often first draft of client work

Does This Sound Like You?
(*Must meet all criteria*) Candidates with previous experience working in related roles in the financial services and technology industry will be given priority. No recent graduates will be considered.

  • At least 2+ Years previous PR or marketing agency experience (with technology and/or financial services clients)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Communications, Marketing, Finance, Business or related field)
  • You have proven skills of integrating and leveraging social media programs, print and broadcast media to heighten client exposure and visibility
  • You have a strong knowledge of the financial and technology markets and know the trends, opportunities and challenges that face many of the agency’s clients
  • You’re a communication guru and have a strong portfolio of writing (creative and strategic) and possess a healthy network of media contacts that have helped garner impressive results
  • Experience working across multiple client accounts and collaborating with a team of internal resources
  • Superior, proven written and oral communication skills and an obsession with detail-oriented results
  • Ability to speak with clients, participate on conference calls and maintain high level of professionalism and maintain confidentiality of client information
  • Knowledge of WordPress, basic website editing and Hubspot marketing software systems a plus (as is Hubspot certification)

Compensation:
Competitive salary based on commensurate experience, bonus program for smart goal performance, 401 (k) retirement plan with full company match and annual company profit sharing contributions, generous group health care plan options, PTO plus paid company holiday from Christmas Day through New Year’s Day, free beer, breakfast and all sorts of goodies at our awesome co-working space in Little Italy, direct deposit, mass-transit/biking incentives.

How to Apply:
Send your CV and tell us why you’re a great fit with KCD PR to careers@kcdpr.com. No calls please.

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

We are a remote-based digital marketing company powered by public relations. Our employees believe in doing business the right way with good people who want nice things for our communities. We’re grounded in simple principles that meet at the intersection of business, community, environmental protection, social equity, healthy living and fun. Lots of fun. We’re looking to expand our media relations capacity and are searching for our next Mixte Superstar to help our team grow its capabilities, implement mind-blowing work for our clients, and secure local to national media.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVITY

Mixte is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes diversity. We are committed to building teams where people of all identities and backgrounds are welcome, included, and respected. We work to help close representation gaps in the PR and advertising industries, and to actively recruit people from underrepresented groups. We strongly encourage gender diverse people and minority candidates to apply for this role.

Description:

Our Public Relations Account Coordinator will have 1 to 3 years of experience writing and coordinating successful and creative media campaigns. This person should have a desire to sell a story and do whatever it takes to place it. The perfect candidate will have experience within San Diego’s social justice communities and in geographic areas such as City Heights, communities south of I-8, Tijuana or other regions facing social justice challenges.

Responsibilities:

  • Write like a boss
    • Pitch, pitch and pitch – on the phone, in email and through social
    • Draft media materials, including press releases, media alerts, op-eds, statements and pitches
    • Craft messaging and talking points
    • Switch tone and style depending on audience
    • Write creatively, efficiently and with perfect grammar and AP style
  • Have an eye for media
    • Track relevant news
    • Keep an eye out for media opportunities
    • Interview relevant spokespeople and client-related people for stories
    • Manage media lists
    • Brainstorm with team members for new pitches
    • Find creative ways to pitch clients
  • Build strong relationships with media
    • Pitching, pitching and more pitching
    • Secure and coordinate placements
    • Clip media and report for clients
    • Develop a running knowledge of other clients to pitch
  • Have a digital state of mind
    • Produce engaging social media content
    • Manage communities on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
    • Create social graphics and videos
    • Help develop and launch social media ad campaigns
  • Keep client accounts running smoothly
    • Take notes in meetings and plan action steps
    • Track deadlines and keep tasks moving through the approval process
    • Be proactive with tasks and emails
  • Embody the Mixte mantras
    • Work with intention
    • Ask lots of questions
    • Create work that showcases your personal brand
    • Keep Mixte running smoothly with crystal clear communication
    • Be in charge of your life at Mixte
    • Believe that the work you do is important
  • Required skills and knowledge:
    • 1 to 3 years of experience, preferably in an agency setting
    • Experience in public relations and digital communications
    • Independent and flexible worker
    • Efficiency in work pace while maintaining attention to detail
  • Preferred skills and knowledge:
    • Customer service o Language skills other than English
    • Experience with reporting and analytics
    • Ability to use graphic design programs for print and digital graphic work (Canva, Adobe Creative Suite)
    • Experience with email marketing platforms
    • Know your way around WordPress
  • Education:
    • We want to find the right person, so we’ll consider people with:
      • 1 to 3 years of experience in media relations
      • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or
      • On-the-job experience or education related to media relations, or
      • Any interesting combination of the above three bullets

Compensation & Culture:

  • Salary dependent on experience – $15/hour to $20/hour
  • You can learn more about our culture, here.

Tell us why you’re different, why you believe, why you’re the one. Be creative. Send cover letter, resume and references to jamie at gomixte(dot)com. No phone calls, please. We will begin reviewing applications immediately, and will keep our search open until we find the right candidate.

Please visit our website for more information.

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

We are a remote-based digital marketing company powered by public relations. Our employees believe in doing business the right way with good people who want nice things for our communities. We’re grounded in simple principles that meet at the intersection of business, community, environmental protection, social equity, healthy living and fun.

Lots of fun.

We’re looking to expand our media relations capacity and are searching for our next Mixte Superstar to help our team grow its capabilities, implement mind-blowing work for our clients, and secure local to national media.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Mixte is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes diversity. We are committed to building teams where people of all identities and backgrounds are welcome, included, and respected. We work to help close representation gaps in the PR and advertising industries, and to actively recruit people from underrepresented groups. We strongly encourage gender diverse people and minority candidates to apply for this role.

Description

Our agency account executive brings at least three years of agency experience to help us implement full communications strategies with a focus on digital communications and public relations. This person will have considerable experience coordinating with clients, presenting concepts, thinking creatively and getting results. In addition to implementing public affairs public relations programs, our account executive will lead some extension-of-staff communication campaigns, including emails, social media, website maintenance, media relations, and internal communications. We are looking for someone who has experience and thrives in an agency setting and who understands the dynamics of internal communication skills and has a commitment to developing top-notch emotional intelligence. The perfect candidate will have relationships within San Diego’s social justice communities and have experience in geographic areas such as City Heights, communities south of I-8, Tijuana or other regions facing social justice challenges.

Reports to:

PR manager

Responsibilities:

  • Building and managing client relationships
  • Developing and presenting concepts to clients
  • Planning and thinking beyond a checked off box
  • Managing teammates and mentoring the agency’s next account executives
  • Delegating and holding teams accountable to reaching client goals
  • Learning to say “no” and managing team’s effort to achieve goals aligned with client budgets
  • Practicing and leading with strong emotional intelligence while also helping others tap into their own mastery of their emotions
  • Pitching, pitching, pitching — and pitching some more (from local to national media)
  • Writing, writing and writing- emails, social media, marketing plans, newsletters, website copy, infographics, releases, brochures, pitches and annual reports (and holding your team to this Updated October 2021 same standard of writing)
  • Organizing work and communications through Basecamp as a primary tool
  • Creating media and publicity opportunities
  • Development of creative assets and basic videos for presentations or social media
  • Cultivating team spirit to get the work done
  • Developing strategy in communications plans
  • Interviewing and collaborating with clients to uncover stories
  • Keeping a pulse on the digital and media worlds around you
  • Reporting to clients
  • Be awesome, be flexible, be committed to the end result
  • Love what you do

Required skills and knowledge:

  • At least three years of agency experience is required. More is ideal.
  • Client leadership and relationship building
  • Organizing priorities and Basecamp communications
  • Independent worker and efficiency in a remote setting
  • Ability to multitask
  • Attention to details
  • Fluent in English and ideally in another language such as Spanish, Tagalog, Arabic or similar
  • Knowledge in these areas are a plus but not mandatory: HTML, Adobe Design Suites, email software, SEO and WordPress

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • On-the-job experience or education related to PR or communications industries

Compensation & Culture:

 

Tell me why you’re different, why you’re passionate, why you’re the one. Be creative. Send a cover letter, resume and references to Jamie(at)gomixte(dot)com. No phone calls, please. We’re reviewing applications on a rolling basis until we find the right candidate.

 

Please visit our website for more information.

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

ABOUT US

We are a California-based, remote digital marketing company powered by public relations. Our employees believe in doing business the right way with good people who want nice things for our communities. We’re grounded in simple principles that meet at the intersection of local business, community, environmental protection, social equity, healthy living and fun. Lots of fun. We’re looking to expand our public relations and digital marketing expertise and are searching for our next Mixte Superstar to help our team grow its capabilities, implement mind-blowing work for our clients, and usher the company into new markets.

ABOUT YOU

You are passionate about public relations and digital marketing and know how to build relationships, lead teams and think creatively to generate communications that break through crowded markets. Hopefully, you’ve participated in large-budget ad spends for major companies or organizations, gaining experience in managing six-figure budgets and large teams. But, you’re also done utilizing your expertise to sell more stuff and support companies that don’t stand for anything. You realize that climbing the corporate ladder isn’t for you. You dream of putting your talents to work protecting the people and community around you; of leveraging the power of media and digital channels to stand for human rights, promoting companies who care about their communities and ensuring that all people have the chance to thrive. You’re inspired by the challenge to make an impact with monthly advertising budgets as low as $300, and you love the idea of being a part of a small and nimble team.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVITY

Mixte is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes diversity. We are committed to building teams where people of all identities and backgrounds are welcome, included, and respected. We work to help close representation gaps in the PR and advertising industries, and to actively recruit people from underrepresented groups. We strongly encourage gender diverse people and minority candidates to apply for this role.

DESCRIPTION OF THE JOB

This senior-level role will work closely with existing teams and company leadership in order to develop campaigns for our clients as well as create more opportunities for our agency to consistently deliver higher quality and more fun client work. This manager of public relations and digital marketing will have a vision for leveraging public relations and communications (AKA email, website content, social media, influencer marketing, partnership marketing, messaging and more) to build passionate, connected communities and drive social impact. This person will be a self-starter and someone who’s creative, organized, motivated by data, and interested in the overall digital marketing strategy down to the planning, implementation, and follow up to storyline pitches. This candidate will love systems and organizing projects, to-dos and teams through project management systems like Basecamp and Asana.

REPORTS TO

Director of Marketing/Communications

RESPONSIBILITIES

Strong Management (35%)

  • Support management team in courting new business, making presentations and developing proposals
  • Lead company in financial, operational and human capital conversations as part of the management team
  • Run 3 – 4 accounts to develop long-term relationships with clients who renew contracts year-over-year while also mentoring the team to lead their own accounts, and, ultimately, being accountable for the client results
  • Support in developing company-wide systems to more effectively manage PR and social media-related work
  • Defining and developing measurement models for project success with clients

Human Resources (15%)

  • Mentor and educate all agency staff on public relations and communications
  • Working in conjunction with other managers to oversee a team of six or more employees and ensuring consistent skill development and collaboration while living and working in six different states
  • Develop the strategy for the PR department, ranging from ongoing professional development needs of the team members and their long-term skill building to the manner in which client accounts are serviced

Creative Work (50%)

  • Analyzing results each month and looking for through lines in client work
  • Reading news and finding opportunities for the team and clients to take advantage of current events
  • Writing, writing and writing – and loving it
  • Understanding how nonprofits operate and the racial equity issues that keep our clients up at night and finding ways to meet our clients where they are at while also leading them to bold actions
  • Pushing teams to think bigger and more creatively about the work they are producing for clients

Public Relations

  • Drafting and overseeing the development of public relations strategies for agency clients
  • Relationships with a variety of media and leading opportunities to grow agency-wide connections
  • Development of media releases and opinion pieces plus placing those stories in location-based media

Digital Marketing

  • Development of digital campaigns from the conceptualization and strategy phases through analyzing and identifying key takeaways
  • Understanding of how to tailor campaigns for specific audiences and goals and ability to communicate that with both the Mixte team and clients in a way that gets them excited about the possibilities and encourages them to have fun
  • Closing the knowledge gap between our PR department and our digital department to ensure our collective teams are firing on all cylinders

REQUIREMENTS

  • We want to find the right person, so we’ll consider people with:
    • 5+ years of experience in public relations and digital marketing,
    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or
    • On-the-job experience or education related to digital marketing, or
    • Any interesting combination of the above three bullets
    • Being a pro at running teams
    • Experience working in an agency or proven experience in an agency-like setting
    • Solid background in media relations
    • Highly creative with excellent analytical abilities

NICE TO HAVE

  • Relationships within or knowledge of or experience in social justice communities
  • Project management experience in Basecamp or similar virtual planning tool
  • An appetite for finding technological solutions to day-to-day challenges so we can all work smarter, not harder
  • Fluent in English and also Spanish, Arabic or Vietnamese

COMPENSATION & CULTURE:

 

Tell us why you’re different, why you believe, why you’re the one. Be creative. Send cover letter, resume and references to mixte at gomixte(dot)com. No phone calls, please. We will begin reviewing applications immediately, and will keep our search open until we find the right candidate.

 

Please visit our website for more information.

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

Alternative Strategies is a premier boutique, full-service communications agency located in San Diego. Our services include Public Relations, Marketing, Graphic/Web Design, Social Media, Advertising, and Special Event Management. We are a team of diverse and fun individuals who thrive off our creative and productive work environment. With many awards under our belt, we take pride in who we are and what we do for our clients. For more information please visit our website at www.altstrategies.com.

We are seeking a talented and creative PR professional to assist our Media Relations Managers in coordinating secured media exposure for our diverse client portfolio, along with writing pitches.

Description:

Candidates should have solid PR experience, including excellent writing skills, a great news sense, and most importantly, an aggressive, pro-active attitude toward supporting success for our clients.

This is a fast-paced position that requires a strong ability to be creative when writing media pitches and to interact well with our team. Our entire team plays an active role in contributing to the growth, development and success of our firm and our clients. You will be expected to assist with developing and implementing public relations strategies for our clients and providing excellent client service.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing pitches, press releases, bylined articles, marketing materials, ad copy
  • Coordinating TV segments, photoshoots, interviews with media
  • Provide status reports
  • Comprehensive research
  • Identify and anticipate client needs to add value to service
  • Collaborate with team members to identify and fulfill marketing and public relations program goals
  • Develop appropriate press materials including — media kits, releases, briefing materials, PSAs, opinion editorials, etc
  • Manage client interviews
  • Media list creation
  • Client reporting

Qualifications:

  • Currently live in San Diego- please do not apply if you are not yet living in San Diego
  • A minimum of 1 year PR and/or media experience
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Detailed and organized
  • Creative in your writing and pitching
  • Able to generate ideas and think creatively
  • Able to manage multiple deadlines and projects
  • Able to work independently and with team members
  • Experience with online marketing/social media is a benefit
  • Sound knowledge of public relations and communication principles, media and marketing techniques is a benefit

Interested?

Please submit your resume and salary requirements

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

Alternative Strategies is a premier boutique, full-service communications agency located in San Diego. Our services include Public Relations, Marketing, Graphic/Web Design, Social Media, and Special Event Management. We are a team of diverse and fun individuals who thrive off our creative and productive work environment.

Our firm focuses on hospitality and lifestyle industries. Helping companies “take charge” of their PR initiatives, our firm focuses on the timeless fundamentals that create great PR results: great writing, creative thinking, tenacious media relations, and diligent follow-through.

We remain focused on what matters most: our people, our clients and our results.

As PR professionals we immerse ourselves in all things media (and love doing it) so that we can deliver smart and insightful counsel to clients, along with execution, that generates results. We’ve built and nurtured a team-oriented, supportive environment because we know that when we tap into our collective brainpower, we produce inspired solutions for our clients and because it makes for a happy place to work. While we’re serious about what we do, we try not to take ourselves too seriously.

Job Description

Our PR Account Manager will support and manage accounts. The ideal candidate will manage multiple projects and be a team leader, responding quickly to changing business conditions and client requests. An Account Manager clearly understands the team and client objectives and takes a proactive approach to meeting client expectations/needs. S/he will be an effective writer and draft diverse and persuasive materials accurately and in a timely fashion with little input or editing required. Candidates should have solid PR experience, including excellent writing skills, a great news sense, and most importantly, a passionate, pro-active attitude toward supporting success for our clients.

This is a fast-paced position that requires a strong ability to be creative when writing media pitches and to interact well with our team, clients and the media. Our entire team plays an active role in contributing to the growth, development and success of our firm and our clients. You will be expected to assist with developing and implementing public relations strategies for our clients and providing excellent client service.

Responsibilities and Skills:

Client Service

  • Lead multiple accounts, serving as PR account manager
  • Research, understand and anticipate client needs; provide value-added service and build relationships
  • Serve as day-to-day clients PR contact. This includes building relationships with clients
  • Demonstrate strong understanding and awareness of client issues to provide strategic planning and counsel to clients

Media Relations

  • Lead proactive and reactive media outreach and strategy on behalf of multiple clients
  • Research, understand and anticipate media landscape; provide value-added service and build relationships with writers, editors, producers, bloggers
  • Leverage prior media relationships on behalf of clients and the broader team
  • Seamlessly coordinate requests from media and bloggers, providing strategic counsel and always demonstrating value to client
  • Propose story ideas (scope, timing), schedule media interviews, educate and shape opinions on key campaign themes
  • Moderate media interviews and provide client useful briefing materials prior to as well as constructive performance feedback after the interview

Writing

  • Proven ability to draft diverse and persuasive materials accurately and in a timely fashion with little input or editing required
  • Demonstrated technical writing skills

Business Activities

  • Participate in cross-team projects
  • Participate in internal agency initiatives as needed

Qualifications

  • Currently live in San Diego- please do not apply if you are not yet living in San Diego
  • BA/BS degree in journalism, communications, public relations or related field preferred
  • A minimum of 2-years’ PR or journalism experience is required (previous agency experience is a plus)
  • Demonstrated understanding of news media
  • At least 2 years managing a client relationship
  • Experience facilitating media interviews and pitching stories
  • Strong ability to produce quality work under tight deadlines
  • Experience writing and developing press materials
  • Ability to successfully multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Collaborative, positive attitude and ability to self-motivate
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
  • Highly collaborative team player, positive attitude and ability to self-motivate

Interested?

Please submit your resume and salary requirements

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

The Strategic Communications Department has several positions available at different levels.  Please refer to our website for additional information regarding job responsibilities and qualifications & experience.

 

Outreach Team: The Outreach team coordinates public involvement and information strategies that promote agency projects and priorities and ensure a strong, positive identity among all audiences.

 

  • Senior Public Outreach Officer: $75,749 – $117,411/year
  • Public Outreach Officer (may be filled at Associate or II level):
    • Associate: $62,319 – $96,594/year
    • II: $56,525 – $87,614/year


Marketing Team:
The Marketing team develops and implements strategic programs and initiatives to support marketing, public outreach, and business development for a variety of SANDAG programs and projects.

 

  • Senior Marketing Analyst: $75,749 – $117,411/year
  • Marketing Analyst (may be filled at Associate or II level):
    • Associate: $62,319 – $96,594/year
    • II: $56,525 – $87,614/year

 

First Review of Applications: November 5, 2021 – open until filled

Expected Start Date: December 2021

 

Senior Public Outreach Officer

Role

The Senior Public Outreach Officer will manage staff, coordinate communication strategies that educate the public about SANDAG projects and ensure a strong, positive identity among all audiences.

Experience and Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of recent public information or outreach experience, including some lead or supervisory experience; two years of experience equivalent to the Associate level; bachelor’s degree with course work in journalism, communications, or a related field. A combination of education and recent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Public Outreach Officer

Role

The Public Outreach Officer will coordinate public involvement and information strategies that promote various agency programs and projects and ensure a strong, positive identity among all audiences.

Experience and Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have one to three years of recent experience in a fast-paced communication/public information environment; bachelor’s degree with coursework in journalism, communications, marketing, planning, or a related field. A combination of education and recent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

 

Senior Marketing Analyst

Role

The Senior Marketing Analyst will manage staff, coordinate communication, and marketing strategies for various SANDAG projects and programs.

Experience and Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of recent marketing experience, including some lead or supervisory experience; two years of experience equivalent to the Associate level; bachelor’s degree with course work in marketing, journalism, communications, or a related field. A combination of relevant education and recent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

 

Marketing Analyst

Role

The Marketing Analysts support marketing, public outreach, and business development efforts for a variety of SANDAG programs and projects.

Experience and Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have one to three years of experience in a fast-paced marketing team; bachelor’s degree with coursework in journalism, communications, marketing, or a related field. A combination of education and recent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

 

Benefits and Salary
Our benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Retirement and financial security benefits are provided through a pension plan and contribution to the SANDAG deferred compensation program. SANDAG offers flexible work schedules and employees are provided with paid time off and paid holidays. The candidate selected for this position will be expected to work in-person in SANDAG’s San Diego office.

Call (619) 699-1900 or visit www.sandag.org/jobs for information. First review 11/05/2021. EOE.

 

FULL TIME | San Diego, CA 

PR Coordinator, Sharp HealthCare

The Public Relations Coordinator assists the Public Relations & Communications division of the Marketing & Communications Department in its daily internal and external communications activities through special projects coordination, writing, editing, research, media monitoring and database maintenance and clerical and administrative support to facilitate corporate marketing and communications goals.

Some of the key duties of this position include:

  • Writing assigned internal and external communications using accepted journalistic or corporate writing style.
  • Maintaining a media database, tracking media coverage and preparing quarterly tracking reports.
  • Proofing materials for internal and external distribution.
  • Maintaining Sharp’s internal email communication system for tracking and distribution of corporate communications.
  • Creating and distributing media advisories and/or calendar listings for local broadcast, print and online media.
  • Pitching news stories as assigned and interacting with media.
  • Attending Sharp HealthCare media events for public relations on-site support.
  • Working alongside public relations lead and staff at other sites for marketing support.

The Public Relations and Communications Department develops, disseminates and coordinates a wide range of internal and external communications in support of Sharp HealthCare and its hospitals, medical groups, services, facilities, staff and culture. Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

For a detailed job posting and to apply, please click here.

FULL TIME | New York, NY 

ABOUT BERLINROSEN

BerlinRosen is a leading national public relations and strategic communications firm named one of America’s best PR agencies by Forbes. We deliver high impact media, digital strategy and advertising to top organizations and companies across a variety of industries and sectors including advocacy organizations, global tech companies, major real estate developers and progressive political candidates. BerlinRosen was founded in 2005 by Valerie Berlin and Jonathan Rosen and has grown to a staff of more than 220 with offices in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.

People of color, people with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. BerlinRosen is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff, and recognizes that its continued success depends on hiring and retaining high-quality creative professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Opportunities for advancement exist, and we are committed to helping all staff develop and grow.

Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

ABOUT THE GAMING, DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE TECH TEAM

BerlinRosen’s Technology and Innovation practice is launching a new Gaming, Digital Entertainment & Lifestyle Tech team. This team will add to the current Tech and Innovation clients that represent leading companies, nonprofits and organizations defining the future of technology, finance, work, education, media, and urban innovation, including Samsung, Sidewalk Labs, General Assembly, Per Scholas, Audible, and Mozilla, to name a few.

With a team of over 20 communications professionals, we bring a unique campaign-style approach to strategic communications for clients in the technology sector, combining expert strategy and nimble execution with the creativity and speed of a startup.

Meet some of our teammates here. All team members take hands-on responsibilities that lead to client success through strategic communications. Submit an application if you are interested in this opening. In the application, you will share information about what you are interested in, including types of clients and level of experience.

ABOUT THIS ROLE

We are looking for a Senior Account Executive to join our EVP of the newly launched Gaming, Digital Entertainment & Lifestyle Tech team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with 3+ years of communications experience looking to strengthen their media relationships, own writing projects including op-eds, conference and awards submissions, messaging and creative pitch development across gaming and entertainment tech. Our Senior Account Executives lead project management on 3-5 accounts and influence client communication strategies that produce major wins.

As a founding member, you will make a direct impact on new business development, client relations, team culture and establishing key media contacts for the Gaming, Digital Entertainment & Lifestyle Tech team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is passionate about tech and gaming.

Note: This position is available for a remote location within the United States, or within one of our offices (Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C.). BerlinRosen staff are currently working from home.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

As a Senior Account Executive on the Gaming, Digital Entertainment & Lifestyle Tech team, you will:

  • Conceptualize and drive new story angles and other media opportunities for clients: such as landing feature stories for clients even when there is no news to announce, or drafting a persuasive and compelling pitch on behalf of a client for a high-profile interview, award, or conference
  • Place numerous stories through persistence and creativity, identifying new targets and trying new approaches until the story is landed
  • Contribute to creating communications strategies along with leaders
  • Be an active participant on client calls: you will contribute to brainstorming, flagging concerns, and problem-solving during weekly check-ins with executive members of our client teams
  • Write high-quality client deliverables without any typos or mistakes, including talking points, op-eds, and media plans
  • Drive day-to-day execution with little guidance and stay on track of client deliverables
  • Develop insights-driven media research and analysis that can be quickly used to inform key client strategies and presentations

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

Our ideal candidate can demonstrate or possesses the following:

  • At least 3 years of experience in communications: in-house for tech companies or nonprofits, media or journalism covering tech; PR agency experience preferred
  • Strong storytelling: must be able to provide examples of op-eds, pitches, and other materials that clearly demonstrate these skills
  • Versatile writer: comfortable and well versed in writing in an informal, conversational tone and addressing people more formally when necessary
  • Savviness and creativity in media relations and pitching, social media content ideation and influencer engagement: know how to identify new targets and thoughtful angles until the story is landed
  • Demonstrated experience driving gaming and technology product communications for mainstream, consumer and lifestyle audiences: able to connect technical concepts, products and complex tech and gaming issues for more mainstream print, online and broadcast audiences
  • Ability to communicate clearly, effectively and with confidence, both verbally and in writing, with varying levels of staff, clients, the media, and is comfortable thinking on their feet
  • Organized and used to a fast-paced environment: proven ability to handle multiple assignments at once, work quickly, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to become a savvy and nimble student of the “news” and quickly identify new media opportunities and narratives to insert our clients’ voices into the news cycle

WORKING AT BERLINROSEN

BerlinRosen will make sure that you have what you need to excel in your role, including:

  • A positive and supportive team with opportunities for advancement committed to helping all staff develop and grow
  • A competitive salary based on leading market rates
  • 100% coverage of Health, Dental, and Vision insurance monthly premiums
  • Company Sponsored Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K with a 4% employer match with no vesting period
  • Generous paid time off in which we encourage staff to take sufficient time for self-care
  • 10 paid bank holidays
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits via WageWorks
  • Mobile Phone Reimbursement

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/RDPWQZu2PZBBiM8OtPGqZ


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FULL TIME | New York, NY (remote possible)

ABOUT BERLINROSEN

BerlinRosen is a leading national public relations and strategic communications firm named one of America’s best PR agencies by Forbes. We deliver high impact media, digital strategy and advertising to top organizations and companies across a variety of industries and sectors including advocacy organizations, global tech companies, major real estate developers and progressive political candidates. BerlinRosen was founded in 2005 by Valerie Berlin and Jonathan Rosen and has grown to a staff of more than 220 with offices in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.

People of color, people with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. BerlinRosen is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff, and recognizes that its continued success depends on hiring and retaining high-quality creative professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Opportunities for advancement exist, and we are committed to helping all staff develop and grow.

Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

ABOUT THE GAMING, DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE TECH TEAM

BerlinRosen’s Technology and Innovation practice is launching a new Gaming, Digital Entertainment & Lifestyle Tech team. This team will add to the current Tech and Innovation clients that represent leading companies, nonprofits and organizations defining the future of technology, finance, work, education, media, and urban innovation, including Samsung, Sidewalk Labs, General Assembly, Per Scholas, Audible, and Mozilla, to name a few.

With a team of over 20 communications professionals, we bring a unique campaign-style approach to strategic communications for clients in the technology sector, combining expert strategy and nimble execution with the creativity and speed of a startup.

Meet some of our teammates here. All team members take hands-on responsibilities that lead to client success through strategic communications. Submit an application if you are interested in this opening. In the application, you will share information about what you are interested in, including types of clients and level of experience.

ABOUT THIS ROLE

We are looking for an Account Director to join our EVP of the newly launched Gaming, Digital Entertainment & Lifestyle Tech team. The Account Director will develop client strategy, manage staff to drive an overall work plan, lead day-to-day client relations, conceptualize pitches and media placements, and play an active role in business development. As a founding member of the team, this is an opportunity for an experienced PR professional interested in playing a big role in building a team along with an EVP. You will contribute to business development and to creating a positive culture internally that motivates, supports and inspires junior staff. Ideal candidates have experience working with gaming and consumer tech clients at a PR firm and have demonstrated experience setting up staff for success. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is passionate about tech and gaming.

Note: This position is available for a remote location within the United States, or within one of our offices (Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C.). BerlinRosen staff are currently working from home.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

As an Account Director on the Gaming, Digital Entertainment & Lifestyle Tech team, you will:

  • Set the direction on large-scale strategic planning and execution efforts with multiple client leads across dozens of product launches, product reviews, trade shows, press conferences, feature stories, executive bylines, measurement/reporting needs and more (Primarily working collaboratively in PPT and Excel)
  • Lead smart, proactive, and thoughtful high-touch daily client communications with the same client leads, juggling competing priorities (through regular calls and in-person meetings/presentations)
  • Partner closely with agency leads to develop robust strategy plans, reports, updates, and other presentation materials for the broader client team
  • Directly manage a team of 2-4 junior staff (in addition to interns), keeping a very close eye on quality control and ensuring client deliverables are smart, thoughtful, on-time and error-free
  • Work closely with our leadership on overall account management and capacity planning, ensuring client objectives are regularly met, our work is completed effectively and the team is run efficiently
  • Help our practice win new business and proactively expand our relationships in the technology sector
  • Stay up-to-date with consumer technology and gaming media trends and leverage relationships with leading national and local outlets to maintain regular coverage
  • Lead planning for product launches, strategic partnerships, and events

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

Our ideal candidate can demonstrate or possesses the following:

  • 6+ years of experience in gaming and entertainment PR in a client-facing and leadership role, or in-house
  • At least 1 year of staff management experience
  • Can conceptualize, develop and produce strategic client plans, client recommendations, and media approach roadmaps that will be shared with the client, executives, and partners
    • Must be well versed in producing dynamic, highly visual Powerpoint presentations
    • Basic design skills to create flow charts, timelines, etc. are required, and advanced graphic skills are a plus!
  • Internalizes client and staff input to deliver initial strategies on their own, further honing and developing client plans based on edits and guidance from senior members of the team to produce excellent final results
  • Has a strong news savvy and knowledge of the media covering gaming or consumer electronics
  • Has a strong track record handling multiple assignments at once, working quickly and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment

WORKING AT BERLINROSEN

BerlinRosen will make sure that you have what you need to excel in your role, including:

  • A positive and supportive team with opportunities for advancement committed to helping all staff develop and grow
  • A competitive salary based on leading market rates
  • 100% coverage of Health, Dental, and Vision insurance monthly premiums
  • Company Sponsored Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K with a 4% employer match with no vesting period
  • Generous paid time off in which we encourage staff to take sufficient time for self-care
  • 10 paid bank holidays
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits via WageWorks
  • Mobile Phone Reimbursement

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/PdpG7lhG2166Fn7YUgkMz

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FULL TIME

Do you consider yourself to be a PR powerhouse? Does the thought of securing a high-profile story make you jump for joy? If so, we have something in common! It is a very exciting time to be a Powerhouse as we diversify our client portfolio to include brands across a variety of industries that interest us, and to accommodate our growing team, we’ll be moving to new offices early next year. We’re looking for an experienced Account Manager to come on board! Applicants must have 5-7 years of PR agency experience.

This role requires a strong track record in national and lifestyle media and will develop and implement public relations programs for consumer clients in industries, including restaurant, health & fitness, consumer technology and packaged goods. This person will manage a team of talented PR pros, lead accounts and oversee the day-to-day execution of client campaigns. Agency experience is required and experience in consumer brands is a plus.

Primary Responsibilities Aka Opportunities to Shine!

  • Client communication and account management
  • Develop strong written materials including compelling pitches and press releases
  • Conduct aggressive media relations outreach
  • Develop and execute comprehensive PR plans
  • Conduct media research and nurture media/influencer relationships on behalf of agency and clients
  • Crisis communications support

Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in public relations or related field
  • 5-7 years of public relations agency experience is required
  • Impressive portfolio of PR copywriting and media relations results
  • Strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills using AP Style
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Proactive self-starter that also possesses highly developed teamwork skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Full-time availability (Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Fridays are optional work-from-home days)

The Powerhouse Culture 

The Powerhouse Promise: It’s no secret, happy employees produce the best work. Powerhouse is dedicated to a culture that fosters happiness and providing a positive workplace where team members can really shine. Life is too short to not find joy in your career!

Powerhouse Communications is an agency that fosters creativity and rewards hard work. We celebrate our wins together and work as a team to play off each other’s strengths and experience. We are busy and we love it! The Powerhouse office is a creative, high-energy workspace where only good vibes are allowed, and brainstorms are fun and productive. And sometimes we like to give our brains a rest over office lunches, happy hours and offsite bonding events. Every Powerhouse brings something unique to the table, but we all share a common goal… provide the absolute best work for our clients and the agency!

Powerhouse Communications offers a comprehensive compensation package, including a competitive salary, health & dental Insurance, 401k program (with employer match), “Work from Home” Fridays, performance and holiday bonuses, generous PTO plus company-paid holidays, frequent catered lunches, offsite events, and ongoing education. For more information about Powerhouse, visit www.powerhousecomm.com.

If you’re interested in joining the award-winning Powerhouse team, send your cover letter and resume to hello@powerhousecomm.com.

 

Powerhouse Communications HQ

950 W. 17th St., Ste. F

Santa Ana, CA 92706

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

Who are we?

J/PR is a global communications firm specializing in public relations, content creation, and social media. We work with some of the best hotels, resorts and lifestyle brands in the world, including Relais & Chateaux, Vail Resorts Hospitality and Hilton Luxury Brands to name a few. You can see our current client list here.  Being a part of this international powerhouse agency will connect you to a roster of distinguished hotels, resorts, restaurants, real estate projects, and destinations across the globe, elevating your career (and your frequent flier status). We tell compelling original stories to connect brands to their target audiences. We’re passionate, professional, and purpose-driven. We’re dedicated to our work, the agency, our clients, and each other.

Forbes said “There are the Women Deciding Where You’re Traveling,” and Inc. Magazine featured J/PR in an article titled, “How Two Millennial-ish Women Built a PR Powerhouse.” This is in addition to numerous awards like PR News Best Places to Work, New York Observer PR Power 5 for five years in a row, The PR Net 100, Forbes Five Star Agency, PR Couture Spotlight Agency of the Year, and Crain’s Best Places to Work (to name a few).

At J/PR, we’re incredibly intentional about our company culture, and we whole-heartedly  believe in a work-life blend, where you’ll be empowered to continue learning and growing through travel, mentorship, training and retreats, along with a connected company culture. 

Who are you?

Creative, collaborative, connected. You strive to be your best, and help others be their best. You’re driven, dedicated, strategic and solution-oriented. You bring a time-tested roster of media and influencer relationships, and proven experience implementing successful campaigns for brands both big and small. You are equal parts client services, account management and team mentorship. If this sounds like you, then please read on!

 The Role

As the Senior Account Supervisor, you are taking a bigger role in strategy and thought leadership, getting those impressive powerhouse placements, mentoring and grooming your teams, managing direct reports (helping them set goals to continue growing and developing), and conducting annual reviews. You’re implementing agency practices, crafting and delivering workshops, and leading culture initiatives. By this point, you have account oversight, ensuring all initiatives are moving forward and client service delivery is exceptional, and starting to manage account profitability and growth on smaller accounts. You’re growing your accounts, so in this role, it’s less about attending FAMs and more about grooming your teams so that they can successfully attend them. There is still some very targeted media relations, mainly focused on larger hits and a few very specific, targeted pitches. 

Duties and Responsibilities

 Account + Client Management

  • Take a larger role in planning and strategy, asking for Leadership help when needed in creating direct impact on client-directed financial goals/initiatives
  • Implement strategy and evaluate the performance of KPIs
  • Deftly navigate Harvest to see how your team’s spending their time and can often make quick changes with help from the Leadership team to ensure everyone (teams and clients) remains happy
  • Oversee collective account workflow
  • Act as a trusted and valuable partner to Clients
  • Liaise directly with clients while also encouraging the Publicist or Senior Publicist on your account to have visibility too (with the occasional behind the scenes guidance) 

Media Relations

  • Demonstrate deeper media relations expertise by delivering more impactful hits
  • Groom your teammates to grow their media relations skill-set through behind the scenes coaching or bringing them with you for meetings with key journalists
  • Focus on brand-building media relations meetings (pitching, organizing media visits, reviewing and approving media lists) while occasionally dividing big lists with your team when needed 

New Business

  • Help with new business ideation and/or closing deals because of your niche expertise and strong leadership presence 

Team Leadership

  • Transition from being a manager into being a leader – a subtle shift requiring more trust in your teams as you become less involved in the day to day
  • Control the flow and quality of your team’s account work, as you are often directly responsible for client retention/growth
  • Provide support and guidance for account team members
  • Manage your direct reports, helping them set goals to continue growing and developing, coaching and offering feedback, and conducting check ins and annual reviews

J/PR/Industry

  • You’ve found a niche for yourself and are expanding into being the agency go-to
  • Implement agency practices
  • Identify skill gaps and craft/deliver workshops or learning opportunities to address those gaps
  • Find opportunities to join related groups / attend relevant conferences to help you grow
  • Understand and be able to discuss social media, our capabilities and how social weaves into your accounts/campaigns
  • Responsible for developing two educational based workshops each year 

Other

  • And other tasks, projects, or duties as required

Experience

  • College Degree or comparable experience required
  • At least 7 years of public relations experience in the hospitality, culinary, travel, tourism, restaurant and/or consumer lifestyle arenas
  • Must have stellar client and media references
  • Must have strong and proven relationships with local, regional and national media contacts
  • Must have strong, effective and proven management skills

Requirements

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Office, Powerpoint & Adobe Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • High-energy, positive self-starter who is willing to go above and beyond to make a difference in a dynamic organization
  • Creative problem solver and decision maker with a proven track record of delivering results
  • Proven ability to handle time-sensitive projects and prioritize multiple objectives simultaneously, to work independently, and to drive projects to completion with minimum guidance and acute attention to detail
  • Ability to think strategically but act tactically

Benefits

J/PR offers a competitive benefits package, inclusive of but not limited to:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Commission
  • Year-end Discretionary Bonus
  • Hybrid office schedule
  • Hotel Trade
  • Birthday PTO
  • Accrued PTO
  • Monthly Cell Phone Stipend
  • 401K
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance

If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, apply online at https://jpr.applytojob.com/ to join the J/PR team today! 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
J/PR strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. 

HIRING PRACTICES
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. 

J/PR recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. J/PR may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

Who are we?

J/PR is a global communications firm specializing in public relations, content creation, and social media. We work with some of the best hotels, resorts and lifestyle brands in the world, including Relais & Chateaux, Vail Resorts Hospitality and Hilton Luxury Brands to name a few. You can see our current client list here.  Being a part of this international powerhouse agency will connect you to a roster of distinguished hotels, resorts, restaurants, real estate projects, and destinations across the globe, elevating your career (and your frequent flier status). We tell compelling original stories to connect brands to their target audiences. We’re passionate, professional, and purpose-driven. We’re dedicated to our work, the agency, our clients, and each other.

Forbes said “There are the Women Deciding Where You’re Traveling,” and Inc. Magazine featured J/PR in an article titled, “How Two Millennial-ish Women Built a PR Powerhouse.” This is in addition to numerous awards like PR News Best Places to Work, New York Observer PR Power 5 for five years in a row, The PR Net 100, Forbes Five Star Agency, PR Couture Spotlight Agency of the Year, and Crain’s Best Places to Work (to name a few).

At J/PR, we’re incredibly intentional about our company culture, and we whole-heartedly  believe in a work-life blend, where you’ll be empowered to continue learning and growing through travel, mentorship, training and retreats, along with a connected company culture. 

Who are you?

Creative, collaborative, connected. You manage and oversee accounts and teams with dedication, strategy and drive. You strive to be your best, and help others be their best and your motivation and passion for the industry mentors the next-gen. You’re driven, dedicated, strategic and solution-oriented. Business minded and creative in nature, you have proven experience developing and implementing successful campaigns for travel, hospitality and lifestyle brands, both big and small. You bring a time-tested roster of travel and lifestyle media and influencer relationships. If this sounds like you, then please read on! 

The Role

As an Account Director, Public Relations you are running accounts autonomously, driving the overarching account strategy while making sure the team is set up for success and understands their roles and responsibilities. You’re the main client contact for more nuanced conversations related to the team and the work, and you drive the strategy and deliverables making sure there are results and movement each quarter. At this stage in your career, you are guiding your team to get hits by helping to identify the right media and outlets for a story to live and offering feedback and coaching along the way. You also use your close media contacts to get big A-list placements when warranted by the client.  

Duties and Responsibilities

 Account + Client Management

  • Lead banner hospitality moments and campaigns, e.g. a crisis, renovation, and/or hotel opening
  • Create, execute, delegate, & course correct overarching account strategies
  • Implement strategies and oversee performance of KPIs
  • Review Harvest reports and course correct as needed
  • Act as a trusted and valuable partner to Clients, leading challenging conversations as needed
  • Oversee scopes of work and direct your teams to conduct meaningful work based on the clients’ revenue and business goals
  • Actively monitor your team’s activity to ensure they stay within budgets and client satisfaction
  • Lead your team by providing clear, focused guidance and resources for day-to-day account success
  • Design “game changing” PR campaigns, activations, partnerships and programming that clients talk about for years to come; award winners 
  • Help out with any task, big or small, to showcase your leadership skills and dedication to the team
  • Manage conversations with clients relating to contract renewal and ensure conversations are had to address changes in scope
  • Demonstrate leadership with your clients and your teams by providing knowledge and advice
  • Understand your client’s business goals and lead account strategy to produce measurable ROI
  • Craft a goal-setting process with your clients and lead your team on all aspects of account management to achieve these goals
  • Nurture client accounts with proven tactics that result in continued renewal year-over-year
  • Identify add-on projects for clients and seek opportunities to expand retainer fees and provide value

Media Relations

  • Success is your team members getting those hits and hitting campaign marks
  • Create big-thinking pitches that land in bigger and bigger features, multi-page spreads in magazines and in meaningful unexpected sections
  • Guide your teams to proper media who will execute KPI story ideas
  • Nurture your A-list media relationships and network, and draw on those as needed for key placements
  • Remain relevant, and always navigating the changing turns of the media industry

New Business

  • Provide thought leadership and ideation for new business proposals 
  • Attend new business meetings and presentations as the voice and face of account leadership 
  • Build and foster personal network of contacts in our industry, leading to new business leads and commissionable opportunities 
  • Develop a specialty area at the agency (i.e. regional specialty, meetings/groups, wellness, uber luxury, culinary, family) – be the agency go-to and tastemaker in the space; positioning our brand in the space 
  • Attend conferences and events on behalf of J/PR and build your personal network 

 Team Leadership

  • Leading team / giving expert counsel for team and client, making sure everyone’s set up for success
  • Trusted leader in office with visibility across agency
  • Mentor and guide your team members as they progress in their careers
  • Motivate your team and keep them happy, engaged and positive
  • Manage your team retention by creating opportunities for them to expand and grow
  • Manage your direct reports, helping them set goals to continue growing and developing, coaching and offering feedback, and conducting check ins and annual reviews

J/PR/Industry

  • Agency Impact: staffing conversations
  • Plan and implement efficient processes, training and systems within the teams
  • Spearhead agency activities, workshops, trainings and bring in media
  • Champion and promote the J/PR culture 
  • Remain on top of industry trends
  • Expand your knowledge of hotels, the industry and your client’s business
  • Understand and be able to discuss social media, our capabilities and how social weaves into all of your accounts/campaigns
  • Responsible for developing two educational based workshops each year

 Other

  • And other tasks, projects, or duties as required

Experience

  • College Degree or comparable experience required
  • At least 10 years of public relations experience in the hospitality, culinary, travel, tourism, restaurant and/or consumer lifestyle arenas
  • Agency or in-house experience is a plus
  • Must have stellar client and media references
  • Must have strong and proven relationships with local, regional and national media contacts
  • Must have strong, effective and proven management skills

Requirements

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Adobe Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • High-energy, positive self-starter who is willing to go above and beyond to make a difference in a dynamic organization
  • Creative problem solver and decision maker with a proven track record of delivering results
  • Proven ability to handle time-sensitive projects and prioritize multiple objectives simultaneously, to work independently, and to drive projects to completion with minimum guidance and acute attention to detail
  • Ability to think strategically but act tactically
  • Solid leadership and coaching skills

Benefits

J/PR offers a competitive benefits package, inclusive of but not limited to:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Commission
  • Year-end Discretionary Bonus
  • Hybrid office schedule
  • Hotel Trade
  • Birthday PTO
  • Accrued PTO
  • Monthly Cell Phone Stipend
  • 401K
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance

If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, apply online at https://jpr.applytojob.com/ to join the J/PR team today! 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
J/PR strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. 

HIRING PRACTICES
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. 

J/PRs recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. J/PR may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO, NEW YORK CITY OR LOS ANGELES

Who are we?

J/PR is a global communications firm specializing in public relations, content creation, and social media. We work with some of the best hotels, resorts and lifestyle brands in the world, including Relais & Chateaux, Vail Resorts Hospitality and Hilton Luxury Brands to name a few. You can see our current client list here.  Being a part of this international powerhouse agency will connect you to a roster of distinguished hotels, resorts, restaurants, real estate projects, and destinations across the globe, elevating your career (and your frequent flier status). We tell compelling original stories to connect brands to their target audiences. We’re passionate, professional, and purpose-driven. We’re dedicated to our work, the agency, our clients, and each other.

Forbes said “There are the Women Deciding Where You’re Traveling,” and Inc. Magazine featured J/PR in an article titled, “How Two Millennial-ish Women Built a PR Powerhouse.” This is in addition to numerous awards like PR News Best Places to Work, New York Observer PR Power 5 for five years in a row, The PR Net 100, Forbes Five Star Agency, PR Couture Spotlight Agency of the Year, and Crain’s Best Places to Work (to name a few).

At J/PR, we’re incredibly intentional about our company culture, and we whole-heartedly  believe in a work-life blend, where you’ll be empowered to continue learning and growing through travel, mentorship, training and retreats, along with a connected company culture.

Who are you?

You are a seasoned Publicist ready to bring your creativity, connections, and collaborative style to J/PR. You make it your personal mission to craft coverage-worthy pitches and story angles for journalists and entice sought after influencers to collaborate on posts. Our ideal Publicist has developed a confidence that is validated by results and has started to master the delicate balance between surging ahead and asking for help. You’re a role model to junior staff making time to mentor and you thrive off of increased client interaction, eager to share well thought out ideas. You anticipate your managers needs, are the right hand to our senior team members, and proactively look for opportunities to interact with and develop key media contacts because you value personal relationships as much as we do. If this sounds like you, then please read on!

The Role

As a Publicist, you are our in-house Media Relations go-to. This means flawlessly handling everything from building media lists, to drafting and helping with pitches, to rocking the end-to-end coordination of a FAM: pitching, planning, staffing, developing the itinerary, and attending. Your fingers are on the pulse of the industry, which means you’re also getting hits and placements, and proactively reaching out and submitting clients for award submissions. You’re also starting to have more direct client communications, which means responding to emails, having a bigger voice on client calls, directly reaching out to the client when needed, and competently and confidently handling incoming day-to-day requests.

Duties and Responsibilities

Account + Client Management

  • Provide approvals on agendas, reports, and updates for the junior team members
  • Oversee the workflow of junior team members
  • Have a deep understanding of reporting, particularly of Barcelona Principles
  • Actively participate in creative brainstorming and pitch development
  • Provide attention to detail, while being able to prioritize, multi-task and delegate
  • May be a primary client go-to on select initiatives
  • Lead portions of client cal 

Media Relations

  • Establish and grow relationships with media and influencers by taking more 1:1 meetings
  • Organize, invite and host press trips
  • Concept creative and targeted pitch projects for the team that are aligned with account goals
  • Facilitate media missions in local, regional and national markets
  • Monitor and manage editorial calendars, assign duties to team as necessary

Team Leadership

  • Be an account authority – you have your finger on the pulse of the junior team workflow and are beginning to anticipate what’s needed next in support of the senior team member(s)
  • Offer mentorship and guidance to Junior Publicists and Publicity Assistants

J/PR/Industry

  • Seek opportunities to get involved in relevant organizations
  • Remain up-to-date on and share news on trends in our industry as well as those impacting your clients by following relevant blogs, websites, influencers, newsletters, etc.

Other

  • And other tasks, projects, or duties as required

Experience

  • College Degree or comparable experience required
  • At least 2 years public relations experience
  • Agency experience preferred

Requirements

  • Computer skills, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint in a Microsoft Windows environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, experience in a hospitality environment is a plus
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Strong knowledge of media and news cycles
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Basic understanding of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Foundational understanding of Influencer engagement
  • Polished and professional demeanor

Benefits

J/PR offers a competitive benefits package, inclusive of but not limited to:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Commission
  • Year-end Discretionary Bonus
  • Hybrid office schedule
  • Hotel Trade
  • Birthday PTO
  • Accrued PTO
  • Monthly Cell Phone Stipend
  • 401K
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance

If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, apply online at https://jpr.applytojob.com/ to join the J/PR team today! 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
J/PR strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. 

HIRING PRACTICES
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. 

 

J/PR recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. J/PR may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

 

FULL TIME | SANTEE

JOB SUMMARY: 

Under general direction of the Superintendent, plans, develops, coordinates and implements communication  and public relations activities; manages effective media, community, and public relations; composes and  designs press releases for distribution; keeps staff abreast of current trends and research pertinent to the  work of public school districts; and coordinates and facilitates special public events. 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Supports the Board of Education, Superintendent, and members of the Cabinet by providing current knowledge and understanding of trends, issues, and research, pertinent to the work of public school districts, public education, and public relations/communications. 
  • Establishes and maintains positive and cooperative working relationships with representatives of local communications media, community, and employee organizations.
  • Plans comprehensive media information processes, including but not limited to press releases, publication of documents, web pages, social media outlets, and other materials to enhance the understanding, awareness, and support of the District’s operations and programs. 
  • Acts as a reliable information source regarding the District in the face of emergencies, crises and other public education or District related issues; generates immediate, effective responses, with Superintendent’s approval, in District’s crises or emergencies. 
  • Provides representatives of the community and news media with information and materials regarding District activities and programs; develops and facilitates open forums and/or other feedback mechanisms for parents, students, employees, and other interested parties. 
  • Develops and manages the District’s comprehensive communication plan and provides annual review and updates, as needed.
  • Serves as spokesperson for the Superintendent and the District with the media; represents the Superintendent and District as a communications link with a wide variety of public and private organizations, conferences and boards. 
  • Serves as primary contact for all media requests and inquiries.
  • Attends designated meetings including Board of Education and Cabinet meetings, to gather information and identify publicity goals for the District.
  • Coordinates, and facilitates a variety of District events including visits by foreign and domestic public officials, fund raisers, ceremonies, recognition events, special presentations, and other events as required. 
  • Provides training in the development and implementation of public relations strategies and techniques.
  • Coordinates marketing and public relations activities for the District.
  • Participates in special research projects as directed by the Superintendent, including the preparation of the annual State of the District report.
  • Perform related duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS GUIDE 

Knowledge of: 

  • Principles, practices and policies of public relations, marketing and media.
  • Principles and techniques of event planning.
  • Principles and techniques of project management.
  • Elements of writing news releases and other material for print and broadcast media. Principles and techniques of printing, publication and website production.
  • Marketing practices.
  • Report writing and other written and oral communication techniques.
  • Principles and practices of training, evaluating and providing work direction to others. Policies and objectives of school programs and activities.
  • Correct English grammar, spelling, punctuation and language usage.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Ability to: 

  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive and privileged information.
  • Exercise professional judgment in the release of information and materials to the media and public. Conduct research and use statistics effectively.
  • Prioritize and schedule work on several projects simultaneously, re-prioritizing to meet deadlines. Meet schedules and timelines.
  • Plan, edit and produce publications.
  • Plan, edit and produce electronic and/or visual presentations.
  • Plan, coordinate and document projects.
  • Plan and carry out special events.
  • Take photographs with digital cameras.
  • Write clearly and persuasively for a variety of readers.
  • Write in a wide variety of styles depending on the requirements of the material. Independently compose reports, news releases, articles and correspondence describing complex issues or programs.
  • Identify, develop and successfully present news and feature story opportunities to print and broadcast editors and reporters.
  • Prepare and deliver oral presentations to groups both inside and outside the organization. Speak effectively before large and small groups.
  • Creatively and effectively analyze situations and problems and adopt effective and appropriate courses of action.
  • Perform reliably and effectively in a variety of situations requiring specialized knowledge, tact and good judgment.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Train principals and administrators in communication strategies.
  • Ability to listen, cooperate and collaborate with others both inside and outside the organization. Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in communications, public  relations, journalism or related field AND a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience that  provides the knowledge and skills outlined in the position description. Related experience in public  education preferred. Master’s degree preferred.

OTHER NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS: 

Possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s License and use of private or alternative means of  transportation is required. 

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

Environment: 

Indoor and outdoor environments; offices, school sites and departments, community settings and events.  Physical Demands: 

Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations. Seeing to read a variety of  materials. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard. Sitting for extended periods of  time.  

Hazards: 

Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals. Exposure to hazards of emergency situation sites.

BOARD ADOPTED: October 5, 2021

APPLY HERE

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

The Communications Program Manager will lead our small team and be responsible for outbound communications, long and short term strategic planning, as well as program-level reporting for California Sea Grant. The position will work with the California Sea Grant Director and other members of the Management Team to develop and employ communication tools and approaches that reflect program needs and priorities, and that will advance the role of science in effective stewardship and management of the coastal ocean. Successful candidates will have diverse marketing and communications experience, and be an adaptive team leader with a broad understanding of marine and environmental science. The position is based at the California Sea Grant offices at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Please read the full job description for more details and eligibility requirements.
 
This is an open call for applications and the position is open until filled.
 
California Sea Grant is one of 34 state programs funded by the National Sea Grant College Program, part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Matching funds come from the state and private sources. California Sea Grant is administered by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego.
 
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
 
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html
 
UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.
 
How to apply: Apply through the University of Califoria San Diego Jobs portal here: https://employment.ucsd.edu/110977-communications-program-manager/job/17736822 

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

Scatena Daniels specializes in marketing communications for companies and organizations that actively support their community. As a team of award-winning, senior-level communications professionals, we help our clients elevate the good work our clients are doing by sharing positive impact stories about the communities they serve.

Scatena Daniels is seeking a self-driven, entrepreneurial-minded, and talented Senior Account Executive to join our agency. This team member will reside in Southern California and will be responsible for creating and implementing PR and marketing strategies.

The ideal teammate will manage multiple day-to-day client and agency requests focused on media relations, marketing, social media, and client services. This person will also have experience creating and executing PR campaigns across traditional and digital platforms and look at every project/opportunity through a DEI lens.

Experience working in an agency and thriving in a fast-paced and creative environment is desired. Excellent writing, communication (both written/oral) and organizational skills are a must. Must have solid existing media connections, specifically in the San Diego, Orange County, and Los Angeles markets, as well as throughout California. Must have the know-how to quickly develop new connections for clients. Current national media relationships are a plus. 

If you are a passionate storyteller with a love for writing with a deep curiosity for philanthropy and corporate companies doing good, this may be the role for you!

What You Will Get to Do:

  • Work in tandem with our team to manage day-to-day activities for clients in a variety of industries, but primarily philanthropy and corporate companies that are making a positive change in local communities. Once accustomed to our protocols and clients, the expectation is this position will be a primary lead on accounts, developing strategy and performing implementation.
  • Develop and execute strategic communication plans and timelines consistent with overall PR and marketing objectives.
  • Ensure media outreach campaigns are executed flawlessly, from top notch media lists and informative pitches, to working directly with media to secure positive placements. 
  • Write and develop various types of media and marketing content following best practices – press kits, press releases, media alerts, media pitches, fact sheets, bios, case studies, backgrounders, commentary articles, opinion pieces, advertorials, broadcast copy, scripts, social media tool kits, newsletters, community award opportunities and more.
  • Secure placements, coordinate, and manage interview opportunities for broadcast, print, and online media outlets, with special attention to digital media platforms such as podcasts, Facebook Live interviews, etc. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media, as well as monitor media and seek out speaking opportunities for clients as “experts in their field.”
  • Negotiate and manage client expectations and satisfaction.
  • Tactical understanding and successful daily/weekly use of primary social media platforms (i.e., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.).
  • Ability to identify visuals (photos, videos, graphics, etc.) that will be needed to support media pitching and placements; and possess some basic knowledge of video production, including hands-on experience in recording high-res video with a smartphone and basic editing (or the willingness to learn how to do this).
  • Ensure commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is illustrated and reinforced in, and across all agency efforts. 

What Will Make You Stand Out

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English, or a related field is preferred. Or the equivalent knowledge and/or experience working in PR, marketing, or media fields.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in PR, preferably in an agency setting and/or within an applicable industry.
  • Experience working with multiple projects at once while maintaining good organization and meeting deadlines.
  • Superb analytical, multitasking, and organizational skills.
  • Admirable judgment and problem-solving skills, and the ability to make strategic, sound recommendations to clients, peers, and management in a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines.
  • Excellent tactical writing and communication skills combined with time efficiency, news judgement and storytelling capabilities. Knowledge and use of AP Style is important.
  • Solid understanding and demonstrated, effective use of primary types of social media channels and digital strategies to enhance client promotion, fundraising efforts, audience development, and event attendance.
  • Fearless approach to media relations with demonstrated capability of working with local, regional, and national press to manage story development.
  • Understanding of visual assets needed (i.e., photos, videos/b-roll), to accompany media relations outreach and social media promotion.
  • Basic graphic design experience or desire to learn. Knowledge of Canva a plus. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (particularly Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), and an understanding and experience using cloud file storage and document sharing (i.e., Dropbox and Google Workspace).
  • Experience with PR / social media trade tools such as Cision, BurrellesLuce, TVEyes, Sprout Social, Harvest, Zoom, etc. (or equivalent).
  • Actively participate in recommended professional development and networking opportunities.
  • Comfortable and efficient in working from your home office and able to work without distractions.

What We Have to Offer:

We offer competitive compensation, a loyal, fun and collaborative team environment, a strong roster of clients who just happen to be local and national-renowned brands and organizations, and a management team who understands there are other things in your life outside of your job. In addition, we also offer a full suite of additional benefits, including flexible scheduling, stipend for medical benefits, generous PTO, ten (10) company holidays, as well as paid professional development.

We are in sunny San Diego, and we have been a remote agency since 2019 and take pride in having a strong work culture. Client and media relationships have been conducted in a remote manner and in-person media management has been limited. There may be times we are called upon for in-person presence and in a safe socially distant manner.

Position is available immediately. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample(s), where you’ve recently earned placements, and salary range to info@scatenadaniels.com.

The description above is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to this classification. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Equal Opportunity: Scatena Daniels provides equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against an employee or applicant because of age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, or other legally protected class status.

Diversity and Inclusion: Scatena Daniels values a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to creating a workplace where everyone thrives. We promote an atmosphere in which diversity of people and ideas are welcomed and valued. Diversity includes differences in race, religion, gender identity or expression, age, lifestyle, ethnic background, and sexual orientation, as well as differences in experiences and ideas.

 

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

The Marketing Coordinator is a full-time position supporting A Step Beyond’s (ASB) fundraising, storytelling, and communications activities. This position is responsible for supporting the organization’s annual fundraising goal of $1.4 million by managing a highly effective marketing program and driving growth with donors under $250. The Marketing Coordinator will manage and grow existing marketing channels for ASB, while identifying, scaling, and owning new ones. This position will shape paid marketing and online donor acquisition strategies to grow our donor community, as well as lead public relations efforts to support ASB leadership in cultivating meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external audiences, including the media and key influencers. This position will be responsible for elevating and maintaining the organization’s social media channels and high brand standards of quality and excellence. This role is hands-on, entrepreneurial, analytical, and results-driven. It is a fantastic opportunity to establish and build out an effective marketing program for a highly impactful organization.

A Step Beyond (ASB) is a nonprofit, creative youth development organization that supports 230+ youth experiencing poverty in Escondido and San Marcos through a 10 year program featuring dance education, academics, and family services. To learn more about ASB, visit a-step-beyond.org

Reports To: Director of Development

Classification: Administrative-Exempt

Status: Salaried, Full-time

Salary Range: $45,000 – $48,000

Essential Job Functions:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The following duties and responsibilities are those considered to be essential but do not represent all job functions that may be required to be performed by this position. Other comparable duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed. Evening and weekend work required as determined by operational needs or as assigned. 

YOU’LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR…

  • Managing and growing existing marketing channels to reach fundraising goals, with focus on donors under $250
  • Identifying, testing, and scaling additional direct marketing or online channels to grow the donor base
  • Managing the organization’s paid advertising budget to drive donor acquisition
  • Managing the email program and social media platforms; producing engaging content to drive conversions
  • Managing the ASB website, owning SEO to drive new qualified traffic, and identifying optimizations that will drive conversions
  • Creating and managing a public relations strategy that will allow ASB leadership to cultivate and enhance meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external audiences, including the media and key influencers
  • Supporting graphic design and creative asset needs for all donor campaigns, as well as other proposals, reports, presentations, and publications
  • Partnering with the Director of Development to forecast and track performance on small donor campaigns
  • Developing and maintaining a marketing metrics dashboard and sharing insights with the team on a regular basis
  • Collaborating with other departments to ensure messaging and materials are on-brand and reflect mission

YOU MUST HAVE…

  • A passion for empowering youth to be successful in all aspects of life
  • A minimum of a four-year Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 1+ years of professional experience in marketing and communications, experience in nonprofit sector is highly desirable
  • Thorough knowledge of loading and sending out emails using a CRM
  • Front-end web development experience with WordPress, ability to create landing pages for fundraising, and experience working with Google Analytics
  • Some experience pitching media outlets to secure earned coverage, as well as managing paid advertising campaigns
  • Strong storytelling skills and a creative eye
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, an ability to manage multiple priorities, and an attention to detail
  • Team-oriented with a positive attitude
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely on short deadlines while varying writing styles to target audiences
  • Energetic, self-starter and resourceful problem solver – gets things moving and keeps them on track
  • Some professional design experience and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Understanding of email, social media, advertising, public relations, and other marketing trends or best practices 
  • Proficient in Google Suite and Microsoft Suite
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check and live scan
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License and maintain a clean driving record

IT’S AN ADDED PLUS IF YOU HAVE…

  • Experience working in an environment where agility and determination have been key to your success
  • Experience working with Salesforce
  • Experience securing donated media and/or other pro-bono services
  • Experience supporting event promotion
  • Videography experience
  • Bilingual in Spanish

Position Interactions: Internally the Marketing Coordinator interacts with students, parents, volunteers and all institutional directors and staff.  Externally, the Marketing Coordinator interacts with donors, board members, the media, community leaders, and corporate partners.

American With Disabilities Act Assessment: Below are general guidelines on the position’s physical, mental, and environmental working conditions.

Bend: Frequently
Squat: Frequently
Crawl: Occasionally
Climb: Not applicable
Kneel: Frequently
Handle Objects: Frequently
Push/Pull: Frequently
Reach Above Shoulder Level: Frequently
Sit: Frequently
Stand: Frequently
Walk: Frequently
Use Fine Finger Movements: Frequently
Carry/Lift Loads up to 25 Pounds: Frequently
Carry/Lift loads between 25-50 lbs: Frequently
Carry/Lift Loads over 50 Pounds: Occasionally
Read/Comprehend: Frequently
Write: Frequently
Perform Calculations: Frequently 
Communicate Orally: Frequently
Reason and Analyze: Frequently
Chemical/Biological Agent: Not applicable
Construction Activities: Not applicable
Contact with Water/Liquids: Not applicable
Drive Motorized Equipment: Not applicable
Confined Spaces: Not applicable
Elevated Work Location: Not applicable
Radioactive Materials: Not applicable
Temperature Variations: Not applicable
Gas System: Not applicable

 

Compensation: Salary range of $45,000 – $48,000 per year, commensurate with experience. ASB provides a quality benefits package including health, dental, PTO, and 401k match. 

How to Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter to Allison Morrissey, Director of Development, at amorrissey@a-step-beyond.org with the name of the position in the subject line. 

FULL TIME | KEARNY MESA, SAN DIEGO

Reporting to the SRSMC Director of Marketing, the Marketing Specialist is responsible for supporting the planning and implementation of comprehensive marketing and communications initiatives in support of the organization’s business and marketing goals and developing tactics to increase revenue and enrollment. 

Location

This position is located in Kearny Mesa, San Diego County.

Hours

Full Time – Day Shift

 Required Skills and Qualifications

  • It is encouraged that you please submit 2 writing samples and a cover letter. You are able to upload these documents when you are submitting your application. 
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in marketing and communications, public relations or related field in a corporate or agency environment.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in web marketing, CRM systems, social media, working with agencies and other SMEs to develop advertising, web content, e-newsletters, collateral pieces, newsletters and other printed and digital material.
  • Must have experience delivering presentations and be comfortable researching and developing materials for presentations to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to coordinate, prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with others and within/outside of organization.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to follow through on tasks and projects as required.
  • Ability to understand complicated material, analyze and determine key messaging for various audiences and translate into lay person’s terms.
  • Must be customer-service oriented and able to represent the medical group in a professional and courteous manner at all times.
  • Must have strong computer skills. Graphic, photography and video skills a plus.
  • Ability to attend frequent off site meetings and events.
  • Must be able to achieve an expert level of knowledge of how a predominantly managed care medical group operates within a large integrated health system
  • Must understand SRS’s various stakeholder markets which include seniors, commercial, employers, health plans and brokers.
  • Must possess an in-depth knowledge of AP Style.
  • Ability to handle competing priorities, crises, heavy workloads and a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and maintain a high level of accuracy under high volumes of work and deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with physicians and staff at all levels.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Health care industry knowledge
  • Digital marketing experience
  • Video & photography skills

Compensation and Benefits:

The position provides a very competitive compensation, including opportunity to participate in a management bonus incentive program along with a generous benefit package.

Please note: Unsolicited resumes from employment agencies or other third parties will not be considered.

For a detailed job posting and to apply at: 

https://careers.sharp.com/job/san-diego/marketing-specialist/1031/12325411568 

Sharp HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we celebrate our employees’ differences.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
 
Department Overview
The University Communications Public Relations team drives strategic outreach and engagement in support of internal and external communications for UC San Diego, while also contributing to content development in collaboration with University Communications Strategy colleagues. University Communications PR professionals are expert storytellers who utilize best-in-class internal and external communications channels to deliver the unique stories of each of the University’s schools, seven colleges, and medical center. The PR function drives earned media efforts by cultivating and leveraging relationships with key regional, vertical, and global media to elevate the university’s profile of prestige, distinction, and global leadership in research, medicine, science, engineering, technology, policy, management, the arts, and more. The PR team also leads communications for the university’s distinguished research centers and institutes, including the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Qualcomm Institute and leading collaborations in robotics, energy, materials discovery and design, and other emerging areas. Additionally, the University Communications PR team serves as a critical resource for communications strategy and support for staff and faculty engagement communications initiatives in support of the university’s advancement, student affairs, human resources, and library functions by integrating and aligning with strategic university priorities and initiatives. Crisis communications are managed through this team.
 
This position will support the School of Medicine. UC San Diego School of Medicine, established in 1968, is the region’s only medical school. As a top-tier academic medical center, our role is to improve health through innovative research, education and patient care. We have long been at the forefront of translational – or “bench-to-bedside” – research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. Our alumni have achieved distinction as clinicians and innovators, in private practice, academia, and the public and corporate sector. In addition, many community-based physicians take advantage of our continuing medical education programs and many other opportunities to participate in rounds, lectures and symposia, helping them to remain abreast of new developments in their fields.
 
The School of Medicine encompasses 500+ medical students, 900+ residents and fellows, 70+ combined MD/PhD students in our Medical Sciences Training Program, and 1,500+ physician and scientist faculty members. Key initiatives include: (1) Educate a holistic student who can lead and innovate in a diverse and interconnected world; (2) Cultivate a diverse community of scholars where learning is accessible and affordable to all; (3) Create and disseminate leading-edge research and discoveries that transform lives, shape new fields and push the frontiers of knowledge; and (4) Drive economic development, shared prosperity, and social and cultural enrichment in our region and around the world.
 
Position Overview
The Director of Communications is a newly created, dynamic role that will develop and operate a comprehensive internal and external communications, marketing, and public relations program for the School of Medicine. This position will work collaboratively with School of Medicine leadership and University Communications to devise, communicate, and implement communications strategies. This position reports directly to the Senior Executive Director of Public Relations and to the Dean of the School of Medicine. Provides the full range of communications services and advice to the Dean and School, often working closely with the Dean’s Chief of Staff. Develops communications strategies to meet the needs of the School, in coordination with University Communications and in sync with Health System Communications. Supports the goals and objectives of the University Communications strategic communications plan and maintains editorial and brand standards. Works with others across the School including education programs, organized units, and research groups and with others in Health Sciences, Development, Advancement, and Alumni Services. Provides direction and guidance of day-to-day communications to School of Medicine communications team members.
 
The communications program includes written, visual, digital, and electronic communications, including websites, social media, speeches, flyers, posters, photography, and videography. This position will work with management to develop and execute organizational communication, market branding strategy, and outreach programs. Designs and implements information campaigns. Works with a high degree of independence and acts on complex issues affecting the School of Medicine and University Communications on behalf of the Dean and Sr. Executive Director of Public Relations in their absence. Manages implementation and dissemination of logos and brand identity for the School of Medicine and its units and programs. Promotes a culture of equity, inclusion, respect, and superior customer service provided to internal and external constituents and serves as a strong facilitator and liaison to advance the mission and goals of the School. Actively, deliberately and thoughtfully infuses inclusivity and diversity throughout university communications.
 
• Must be willing and able to travel. Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
• Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
• Advanced experience writing about medicine, health or biomedical science for non-technical publications with a minimum of five years of experience. Demonstrated knowledge of key international and national media dealing with medical, biomedical science, and health research with a demonstrated history of working effectively with major international, national and local media.
• Advanced public relations experience in an academic environment, medical department or in a healthcare system, or experience as a health or biomedical science writer/editor for a national publication.
• Bachelor’s degree in a related area with five (5) years of relevant experience, or equivalent experience/training.
• Strong knowledge of all aspects of communications, including strategic planning for various media venues, technical aspects and requirements of various venues, and the most appropriate and effective applications.
• Solid skills to create, develop and implement comprehensive long and short-term strategic communications plans.
• Solid written, verbal, interpersonal communications, active listening and political acumen skills. Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral. Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely communicate ideas, thoughts, complex problems and position statements. Must possess a strong portfolio of interpersonal skills: ability to interact with tact and diplomacy with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and organizational levels, ability to constructively handle complaints, ability to be flexible, to work collaboratively and to listen well and engender trust.
• Exceptional ability to determine and market and news worthiness of a story and place it with regional, national and international media.
• Proven ability to write and communicate effectively in a variety of ways (magazine articles, press releases, reports, speeches, web content, social media, brochures, white papers, talking points, etc.) and in ways appreciate for targeted audiences (i.e., media, support groups, legislators).
• Demonstrated competency and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
 
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
• Job offer is contingent on clear Background Check.
 
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.
 
This position is eligible for full benefits first day of hire:
a) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
b) Vacation/holidays (18 vacation days & 13 paid holidays a year)
c) Work/Life Balance
d) UC Retirement Plan
e) Pet insurance
 
For more information about UCSD Benefits please visit https://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/benefits/index.html and UCSD Work/Life visit https://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/benefits/work-life/quality-index/index.html.
 
To calculate an approximate value of the UC Total Compensation package, please click here – https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/total-compensation-calculator.php.
 
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
 
Apply Online:
 
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

Salary Range: $71,000 – $115,500/year
 
The University Communications Public Relations team drives strategic outreach and engagement in support of internal and external communications for UC San Diego, while also contributing to content development in collaboration with University Communications Strategy colleagues.
 
Advancement inspires support from and fosters meaningful relationships with alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, friends and community partners to drive philanthropic investment in UC San Diego. The Advancement and Campaign Communications team is a professional service division within the Advancement Operations and Campaign (AOC) unit that is dedicated to leading marketing and communications efforts across Advancement by providing design, writing, editing, and strategic consulting services.
 
University Communications PR professionals are expert storytellers who utilize best-in-class internal and external communications channels to deliver the unique stories of each of the University-wide. The PR function drives earned media efforts by cultivating and leveraging relationships with key regional, vertical and global media to elevate the university’s profile of prestige, distinction and global leadership in research, medicine, science, engineering, technology, policy, management, the arts and more. The PR team also leads communications for the university’s distinguished research centers and institutes, including the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Qualcomm Institute and leading collaborations in robotics, energy, materials discovery and design and other emerging areas.
 
Additionally, the University Communications PR team serves as a critical resource for communications strategy and support for staff and faculty engagement communications initiatives in support of the university’s advancement, student affairs, human resources and library functions by integrating and aligning with strategic university priorities and initiatives. Crisis communications are managed through this team.
 
The Director of Public Relations, Advancement serves as the strategic communications and media relations professional for Advancement. Reports directly to the Sr. Executive Director, Public Relations (SED-PR) with additional reporting to the Deputy Director Advancement Operations and Campaign (DD-AOC). Provides the full range of communications services and advice to Advancement leadership in partnership with the DD-AOC, the Advancement and Campaign Communications (ACC) team, and imbedded communications staff in Advancement. Also develops communications strategies in coordination with University Communications colleagues and in sync with University Communications initiatives and Advancement needs. Works collaboratively to devise, communicate and implement communications strategies. Serves as a strong facilitator and liaison to advance the mission and goals of the organization. Actively, deliberately and thoughtfully infuses inclusivity and diversity throughout university communications. Promotes a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, respect and superior customer service to internal and external constituents.
 
The Director of Public Relations, Advancement serves as an adviser to the Advancement leadership team and communications staff, developing proactive and comprehensive communications and media relations strategies for the key programs and initiatives across the university. Works in collaboration with colleagues in the development of promotional materials, providing content for highly polished print and digital publications and websites that advance the mission of UC San Diego Advancement. Develops and implements communications strategies to reach institutional goals and objectives that target key audiences in corporate relations, donor relations, alumni relations, internal communications and other friends of the university. Collaborates on materials for use on a variety of communications channels including social media, newsletters, websites and collateral. As appropriate, directs photography and videography in service of these objectives. This position pitches news to strategic local, national and international media and aids in the development and implementation of strategies to address sensitive issues and to tell the story of philanthropic impact at UC San Diego. Supports the goals and objectives of the University Communications strategic communications plan and maintains editorial and brand standards.
 
• Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
• Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s degree in a related area with five years of relevant experience, and/or equivalent experience / training.
• Advanced knowledge and understanding of all aspects of communications, including strategic planning for various media venues, technical aspects and requirements of various venues, and most appropriate and effective applications.
• Advanced skills to create, develop, and implement long and short term strategic communication plans.
• Media relations experience with advanced writing skills.
• Advanced skills to advise and consult management on all aspects of communications, ranging from developing effective communication strategies to appropriately responding to inquiries regarding sensitive or complex issues or information.
• Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal communications, active listening and political acumen skills. Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely communicate ideas, thoughts, complex problems and position statements. Must possess a strong portfolio of interpersonal skills: ability to interact with tact and diplomacy with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and organizational levels, ability to constructively handle complaints, ability to be flexible, to work collaboratively and to listen well and engender trust.
• Advanced knowledge of the organization, including its mission, vision, goals, policies, and infrastructure; strong knowledge of current affairs and issues in higher education and / or health sciences. Sophisticated level knowledge of current issues, trends and opportunities in fundraising.
• Proven ability and working experience to edit writing for accuracy and style. Working knowledge of proper English grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence construction and effective journalistic style.
• Excellent analytical, critical thinking, project management, and problem recognition, avoidance, and resolution skills.
• Demonstrated competency and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
 
Preferred:
• Experience working with leadership, top donors and promoting philanthropy.
• Extensive writing experience in an academic environment for fundraising related communications.
• Knowledge of academic advancement and governance, administration of educational programs, and research programs funding and execution.
 
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
• Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.
 
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.
 
This position is eligible for full benefits first day of hire:
a) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance.
b) Vacation/holidays (18 vacation days & 13 paid holidays a year).
c) Work/Life Balance.
d) UC Retirement Plan.
e) Pet Insurance.
 
For more information about UCSD Benefits please visit https://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/benefits/index.html and UCSD Work/Life visit https://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/benefits/work-life/quality-index/index.html.
 
APPLY ONLINE:
 
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
 
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html
 
 

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

As a steward of the KPBS brand, the Social Media Strategist helps grow our audience across social networks, connecting people with our content and engaging them in conversation. Under the direction of the Director of Communications, the Social Media Strategist is responsible for meeting station goals for content distribution, audience growth and fundraising while maintaining brand consistency across all social platforms.

In addition to managing social media postings, the Social Media Strategist is responsible for planning an editorial calendar and for evaluating new social platforms.

KPBS is San Diego’s NPR and PBS station. Our mission is to provide stories that make us think, help us dream, and keep us connected. Check out kpbs.org to see what we’re about.

Applications must be submitted through San Diego State University Research Foundation – https://careers-sdsurf.icims.com/jobs/12513/social-media-strategist/job

 
 

FULL TIME | SAN DIEGO

Filing Deadline: Tue 9/21/2021
 
For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/07/ucs-covid-19-vaccine-policy.html
 
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 09/03/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/21/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the non-profit public exploration center for world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the aquarium features more than 60 habitats of fish and invertebrates from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical waters of Mexico and beyond. An interactive museum showcases research discoveries by Scripps scientists on climate, earth and ocean science and features five-dozen interactive elements. Birch Aquarium has an annual attendance of more than 460,000. The aquarium is the largest provider of K-12 ocean science education in San Diego County, reaching more than 55,000 school children each year through its on- and off-site programs.

At the Birch Aquarium at Scripps, we connect understanding to protecting our ocean planet. As the public outreach center for Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, we share the spirit of curiosity that drives Scripps’ global research to understand our planet. We engage people in science and invite them to ask questions, explore, and observe to better understand how our world works – Earth, ocean, atmosphere, and life – and our unique role in our global ecosystem. We use science to guide conservation action to support a healthy thriving planet where we feel hope for the future and empowered to make positive change. We connect people with each other, with nature, with science, and with a shared sense of purpose to care for our amazing one-and-only planet Earth.

Our values can be found here: https://aquarium.ucsd.edu/about/mission

Job Location: Birch Aquarium is located at 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037

All Birch Aquarium employees are expected to:

* Have an interest and the ability to work with people of all ages and backgrounds upholding UC San Diego’s Principles of Community strengthen by its strategic plan for inclusive excellence (EDI)

* Whenever interacting with guests, provide superior guest service by modeling best guest service practices, standards, and guidelines

* Uphold the Aquarium’s Quality Standards by being Safe, Courteous, Engaging, and Inspiring

* Provide interactions that connect guests of all ages to our planet, promote curiosity, and inspire stewardship

* Provide support of all kinds to Aquarium guests and employees

* Have a positive attitude and the ability to be dependable, proactive, resourceful, and flexible.

Reporting and collaborating closely with the Director of Marketing and the marketing & communications team, the Public Relations Specialist is responsible for representing Birch Aquarium to both the public and the media. Creates writing press releases and blog content in order to proactively pitch news stories and manage relationships with key influencers. Through public relations efforts the position will help build Birch Aquarium’s reputation during an exciting time of growth and change.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including any evenings, weekends and holidays, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of three (3) years experience performing writing, marketing and PR duties in an agency or other fast-paced environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge of journalistic best practices and AP style. Ability to turn copy around quickly.

  • Experience writing compelling copy that is targeted to specific audiences via a variety of outlets including social media, websites, email marketing, video, printed brochures and publications, websites, emails, talking points, articles and reports.

  • Have prior experience coordinating media interviews and managing reporters.

  • Ability to establish positive relationships with news media that result in the placement of positive press coverage.

  • Proven ability to understand, explain and summarize complex concepts and to share them in simple language that is both scientifically accurate and accessible to lay audiences.

  • Strong skill to complete projects that require a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with staff teams.

  • Familiarity and interest in science and/or environmental fields.

  • Prior experience writing news releases, media advisories, feature stories, blogs and media pitches.

  • Be an avid consumer of news across print, online, broadcast and social media.

  • Experience using Cision or other media list building software.

  • Working knowledge of concepts and principles of news, media communications and media relations.

  • General knowledge of the usage and applications of electronic communication tools and skill in using same.

  • Working knowledge of the location, its achievements, mission, vision, goals, objectives, programs and infrastructure.

  • Good written, verbal, interpersonal communication skills and political acumen.

  • Skill to maintain confidentiality.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

This position does not meet the criteria officially designated supervisory under HEERA, however; this position provides work direction to a student employee.

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce. Click here for Details

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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PART TIME | TELECOMMUTE

21+ Required

Passion and experience in social media – could be personal, business or volunteering (business social media is a bonus).

We need a self starter. Someone who is hungry and eager with flexibility that is good with deadlines.

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who is passionate about social media. Various platforms with the skills to create meaningful brand centric content on an ongoing basis. Therefore, we are looking for a consultant to join our team on a very special account.

There is a 30-day probation period. This is a tele-commute position on a day-to-day basis – other than having to go on site to capture video and photo content.

Must live in San Diego or surrounding area to be able to gather and create social media content. If live outside the area, please explain/include how you will be getting video, images etc. for the ongoing social media content.

 

Responsibilities include:

1–2 posts daily for Facebook

1 post daily Instagram

2–3 Stories / Reels weekly

Attend events and capture content

Create content daily with little input – Images, videos for various social media platforms, per above

Create a posting schedule

Meet with c3 team weekly to review goals future posts

Provide posting schedule monthly

Provide social media report monthly

Monitor and respond to external queries on all social media channels

Some weekend work required at fun social events where a guest can attend with you

Please apply by September 16 to scurry@c3publicrelations.com.

Please also take 2-3 screen shots of your work. In your reply to us, please share with us why you are passionate about social media and any standout work you wish to also share.

For the right person this would be a very fun job with the opportunity for growth in a fun environment.

Thank you for your time and submission. Good luck!

FULL TIME  |  DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO

(W)right On’s San Diego headquarters office located in the iconic Emerald Plaza has an opening for an experienced, creative Communications Strategist with 3-5+ years of Public Relations agency experience and energy, clean tech, healthcare, B2B and nonprofit expertise.

We are a leading California-based public relations agency, named one of America’s Best PR Firms by Forbes, and have been elevating the PR agency experience for our client partners coast to coast and internationally since 1998. We take a strategic, integrated and creative approach to communications and work across earned, shared, owned and paid media platforms.

We offer a supportive team, a professional environment and exposure to a multitude of industries as well as inspiring clients and opportunities for fun, too.

More can be found here: https://wrightoncomm.com/contact-us/careers/

The Communications Strategist position is a dynamic and challenging position in a fast-paced environment with tremendous career potential for the right candidate. If you are motivated by results, service-oriented and want to make yourself an indispensable addition to a rock-solid senior team, let us know! Email a compelling cover letter, résumé, compensation requirements and supporting material you feel will make you stand out to careers@wrightoncomm.com. Tell us how you would contribute to ensuring client partners keep singing our praises! No phone calls, please.

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