Contract | $26-26/hr | New York,NY
Our client, a major media and entertainment network, is actively looking for a Communications Specialist to join their team in NYC!
This is an initial 1 year contract, that may extend or convert at any time
Desired Skills & Experience
Bachelor's degree required. Communications, journalism or related field preferred.
1-2 years of experience in social media management and strategy across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms.
Experience using social media scheduling tools and gathering engagement metrics preferred.
Hands-on communications and media relations experience ideal.
Must be an independent thinker, organized, and strong team player with a can-do attitude (no job is too small or too large)
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills are essential, as is an ability to think creatively and generate new ideas.
Experience with creating effective pitches and dealing with members of the press.
Strong attention to detail and responsiveness
Ability to cultivate and sustain strong, professional relationships with colleagues
PowerPoint experience preferred.
Willingness to travel.
What You Will Be Doing
Support overall communications efforts for corporate initiatives and various internal departments
News monitoring, managing social media platforms, compiling media reports, drafting materials, and creating media lists.
Responsible for building a daily newsletter of company, network and industry media hits distributed to company executives.
Manage social media requests including maintaining editorial calendar, creating content, capturing photos, and identifying engagement opportunities.
Support social media analytics, track and organize reports on engagement metrics.
Draft executive personnel announcements, bios, award submissions and press releases. Editing and press pitching as needed, as well as upkeep of executive bios.
Maintain appropriate media lists, clips and coverage reports. Distribute news releases and maintain and update corporate website and online newsroom as directed.
Competitive Pay: Up to $26/hour, DOE
Contract Duration: 12 Months
You will receive the following benefits:
Medical & Dental Insurance
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Paid Sick Time Leave
Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.