Our amazing Richmond-based client is looking for a Public Relations Manager to join their team for a temporary assignment. If you are a PR pro who can jump right in to lead key communications initiatives, this is the opportunity for you.
Title: Public Relations Manager
Hours: Part-time. ~10-15 hours per week.
Duration: 2 months
Location: Mix of Onsite & Remote. Onsite at least 1x per week. Some remote hours each week.
This will be a temporary backfill for current PR resource, taking on key responsibilities
Write, edit, and distribute press releases as needed
Manage relationships with media entities (print, digital, broadcast) - communicatie and coordinate with editors, reporters, and producers
Schedule interviews and prepare staff members to be interviewed by media outlets
Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Public Relations (in-house PR, agency, or freelance)
Capable of executing key responsibilities of the Public Relations Manager position with minimal oversight
Strong writer, capable of developing word-perfect press releases
Demonstrated ability to manage relationships with media partners in order to increase earned media coverage and exposure for the client's events and initiatives
Prior experience preparing subject matter experts to be interviewed (identifying key talking points, potential questions, topics to avoid, etc.)
Portfolio with samples of previous writing and examples of previous campaigns is STRONGLY PREFERRED