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Aug 03, 2017

Chicago

Freelance

Agent: Melanie S.

Job #: 121383

Job Description

Vitamin T in Chicago has an exciting opportunity for a Public Relations Specialist to join an Association in the River North neighborhood of Chicago.  The PR Specialist will assist with developing and executing the following: press releases, announcements, public relations outreach and follow-up, media monitoring and reporting. The ideal candidate must be knowledgeable about and able to use targeting and distribution services, and be able to create clear, crisp communication messaging. Strong verbal and written communication is essential.

​Typical Responsibilities include:

*Creating Media Interview briefing documentation

*Editing and proofing staff communication

*Developing and executing the following: press releases, announcements, public relations outreach and follow-up, media monitoring and reporting.

Requirements:

*Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Mass Communications, and/or Public Relations

*Master’s degree (Not required, but considered a plus)

*6-12 years of experience within Public Relations &/or Corporate Communications

*Agency, in-house hospital/health system, or medical specialty society experience preferred

*Healthcare background and knowledge necessary

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