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Media Relations Specialists

Company: Moxie Communications Group
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Do you have an enviable list of media contacts in the consumer space? Are you passionate about shaping compelling stories and driven by seeing your stories in the media? Would you like to work across an agency on a wide range of accounts?
If so, Moxie is the place for you!
Moxie is currently hiring Media Relations Specialists to identify and propel relevant stories for clients. Leveraging existing contacts and fostering new relationships to help drive coverage and placements, this role works deeply with 5-6 accounts and joins other client teams as needed across the agency. Successful candidates will have 5+ years of media relations experience and a real desire to consistently pitch media, while sharing an ever-expanding network of contacts. Moxie is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain existing relationships with key media; foster new media contacts
  • Conduct regular outreach to key media to secure top tier placements for clients
  • Proactively communicate with clients to identify new pitching angles and potential story opportunities based on trends and current events
  • Participate in client calls by suggesting pitch angles on the fly and providing updates on media feedback
  • Stay on top of news and PR trends in the industry; bring them to the attention of clients and teams to develop big picture story ideas
  • Anticipate any and all questions from the client when sharing media opportunities
  • Meet regularly with account teams to solidify relationships, better understand business needs of clients, gain feedback, and ensure consistent, timely work flow
  • Proactively keep the team updated on pitching (share pitch feedback, suggest ways to improve pitches, offer new angles to explore, and draft new pitches)

    Qualifications:
    • 5+ years of media relations experience, with a proven track record of utilizing relationships to land placements across key outlets
    • Demonstrated success in senior level media relations including a strategic understanding of media landscape
    • Desire and ability to share media related insights and trends with teams across the agency to generate and shape compelling stories and ideas
    • Self-motivated, proactive and resourceful - have a can't stop / won't stop approach to pitching and achieving results for clients
    • Thirst for continued learning across various industry verticals

Keywords: Moxie Communications Group, New York , Media Relations Specialists, Advertising , New York, New York

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