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Freelance Public Relations Specialist (Remote)

Company: STiR-communications, LLC
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

STiR-communications is looking for an ambitious PR and media relations specialist to join our growing team to work with a growing list of unique clients across sectors, including: biotech, cyber security, franchise, real estate, retail, travel, and more.This is a remote-work opportunity for talented public relations freelancers and contractors with at least 3 years of experience. Being South Florida-based is a plus, but not a requirement.What you'll do:

  • Be entrepreneurial, contribute ideas, and conceptualize story angles for various clients.
  • Turn research, trends, buzzwords, client insights, and expert sources into story ideas.
  • Take the time to research and identify the right local, national, and industry media to target.
  • Create media-savvy pitch letters and proactively pitch media outlets and journalists.
  • Draft news releases when there's actually real news and announcements worth sharing.
  • Develop additional media and client materials when needed, such as strategic plans, creative campaigns, or guest articles.
  • Act as a valuable, reliable, and timely resource for teammates, clients, and reporters.
  • Be a big part of a small team that's growing, has your back, and values what you do.
  • Kick ass, generate media coverage, learn a lot, laugh, and enjoy what you do.What we're looking for:
    • At least 3 years of public relations experience with a track record of media placements.
    • Experience in writing and editing media materials, such as pitch letters and news alerts.
    • Experience in building targeted media lists filled with relevant outlets and reporters.
    • Attention to detail, an eye for grammar, and experience with AP style.
    • An interest and ability to work on multiple B2B and B2C clients at the same time.
    • A proactive self-starter who works well independently and when supporting team members.
    • Organized, flexible, professional, and cool when sometimes facing challenges or pressure.
    • Sense of humor, an admirable work ethic, and comfortable working remotely.To apply, please email your resume along with 1 - 2 writing samples and subsequent media coverage secured to info@stir-communications.com.About STiR-communicationsSTiR-communications is a business consultancy firm that aligns communications efforts directly to clients' business and financial goals. We are NOT your typical agency; our advice and actions will never be timid.To know us is to love us. We are a different type of communicator, still offering the traditional services of strategic communications and public relations, but with a real passion and drive for consigliere consultancy.We are unique in that we align our campaigns with our moral compasses, always pointed north. More than business advice and success for clients, we believe that what is more valuable and insightful are the intangibles intersecting in business and life.At STiR-communications, we believe it's far more enjoyable to work with people you like and have fun at their job. We do not take ourselves very seriously, only the work at hand. We're inviting ambitious fun-lovers to apply to join our flexible work environment.Our workplace culture is built on a foundation of the love and value we have for our employees as individuals, and we want people to flourish through work-life balance. We've created an environment to prosper in and strives to bless the lives of our employees in as many ways as possible. We not only want our employees to excel in their work; we also want them to be healthier husbands, wives, brothers, sisters, friends, moms, and dads. -

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