• Communications Specialist

    Motion Recruitment PartnersNew York, NY 10176

    Job #1694843996

  • 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

    Daily Responsibilities

    • 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.

    The Offer

    • Competitive Pay: Up to $26/hour, DOE

    • Contract Duration: 12 Months

    You will receive the following benefits:

    • Medical & Dental Insurance

    • Health Savings Account (HSA)

    • 401(k)

    • Paid Sick Time Leave

    • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

    • Paid Holidays

    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.