Marketing Specialist

POSTED Nov 17 2017

617MediaGroup.com, LLC
617MediaGroup.com
Full Time

Marketing Specialist

 

617MediaGroup.com, LLC is a fast-growing, full service, progressive communications firm based in Waltham, MA. We specialize in providing public relations, marketing, digital content curation, and advertising services to a select group of local and national clients. Those clients include a range of political advocacy groups, trade associations, labor unions, and more. We are proud to serve a diverse array of organizations with missions serving the public good.

 

We are currently seeking candidates to fill the role of Marketing Specialist at our Waltham office. The best candidates will possess an array of skills but most importantly must be excellent writers with experience writing press releases and marketing materials. A journalistic level of precision and skill in writing and editing is expected.

 

Applicants with experience in Adobe suite, video editing, social media, photography, and website building/management will be favored.

 

** Bilingual candidates fluent in Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply. **
 

Applicants must demonstrate potential to serve in a “generalist” role both contributing to the firm's production and client relation goals.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Write press releases for client campaigns and events
  • Outreach to media promoting client priorities
  • Help staff client accounts
  • Maintain client websites, blogs, and social media by writing original content and curating syndicated content
  • Assist with media and market research for client advertising campaigns
  • Take photos and video at client and campaign events
  • Compile reports on campaigns and help maintain the organization’s filing system and content archives
  • Manage an extensive media contact database and building media lists for individual client and campaign needs
  • Design and write flyers, direct mail, social media content, and other collateral
  • Act as a liaison for the company to current and prospective clients at functions and meetings
  • Assist with vendor relations and advertisement/media/office related purchasing
  • Assist with administration of the company’s internship program
  • Proof and copy editing a wide range of written materials
  • Provide logistics support to the firm’s President and leadership team
  • And more

Requirements:

  • At least two years working experience in Marketing, Public Relations, Advertising, Journalism, or similar field
  • A relevant degree or training equivalency
  • A valid Massachusetts driver's license, auto insurance, and a car
  • An enthusiastic, helpful, and effective approach to the work

HOW TO APPLY:

Please email resume and cover letter to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com


LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY:

Bilingual candidates fluent in Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply.


MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
4-year degree or equivalent experience

 

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3.) Vice President of Public Relations


617MediaGroup is a fast-growing, full service, progressive communications firm based in Waltham, MA. We specialize in providing public relations, marketing, digital content curation, and advertising services to a select group of local and national clients. Our clientele consists primarily of progressive advocacy groups, trade associations, labor unions, and more. We are proud to serve a diverse array of organizations with missions serving the public good. We are headquartered on Waltham's historic Moody Street with convenient access to parking/public transportation.

We are currently seeking candidates to fill the role of Vice President of Public Relations at our Waltham office. The Vice President of Public Relations will provide strategic public relations counsel and planning to both clients and to the company President.
Bilingual candidates fluent in Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply.


It is essential that candidates possess exceptional writing and editing skills with experience writing press releases, op-eds, and other material for executive-level clientele. A journalistic level of precision and skill in writing and editing is an absolute requirement.

Candidates should have at least 2-5 years experience pitching and placing media stories, ideally in the Massachusetts market. Media production experience including video, social media, and Adobe CS is a bonus to be able to oversee/assist with these aspects of key client campaigns.

The roles and responsibilities of the Vice President include but are not limited to:

  • Provide strategic public relations support and campaign execution
  • Write press releases, op-eds, letters to the editor, and copy for client campaigns, events, websites, materials
  • Pitch stories to media for placement
  • Actively staff key accounts 
  • Help generate new business and accounts 
  • Author original strategic content to maintain client websites, blogs, and social media
  • Stay informed of relevant political and industry developments to help advance client interests
  • Lead media and market research for client advertising campaigns
  • Act as a liaison for the company to current and prospective clients at functions and meetings* Help expand the client base through acquisition of new business
  • Write, proof, and copy edit a wide range of written materials
  • Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communication skills both with colleagues, clients, and media contacts
  • Take a lead role on press conference and other event management
  • With administration support, oversee and manage an extensive media contact database and help to build and define media lists for individual client and campaign needs.

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years experience in public relations, public affairs, journalism, marketing, or a related field
  • A relevant degree or training equivalency
  • A valid Massachusetts drivers license, auto insurance, and a car
  • An enthusiastic, helpful, and effective approach to the work

HOW TO APPLY:

Please email resume and cover letter to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com


LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY:

Bilingual candidates fluent in Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply.


MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
4-year degree or equivalent experience