Public Relations Assistant

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Genesis Global Marketing, Inc.
6325 North Center Drive
Norfolk, VA
Posted: March 29 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Paid

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Description

Public Relations Assistant

A growing Event/Promotions and Planning firm located in Virginia Beach is searching for a Public Relations Assistant.


Job Summary

The successful candidate will be an integral part of our marketing and sales organization and will assist the Marketing Manager in developing and executing a successful public relations strategy, to include event coordination and campaign development.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Managing and executing projects as designated by the Marketing Manager

- Working with Marketing Manager and Manager of Sales Operations to integrate PR campaigns with customer promotions

- Keeping abreast of industry and competitive trends and regularly informing sales and marketing of noteworthy news items and opportunities

- Coordinating industry events, including user group meetings and trade shows; Making appointments with all at major trade shows

- Working with other departments as needed to help promote the company's brand, its products and services

- Coordinating industry events, including user group meetings and trade shows

- Working with Marketing Manager to develop and refine measurement strategies for PR campaigns

Requirements

Required Experience:

- B.A./B.S. in Marketing, Public Relations or related discipline

- 1-2 years media relations experience in an agency or corporate setting and demonstrated proficiency with public relations practices

- Strong organizational skills

- Impeccable attention to detail

- Proactive, outgoing, positive and professional personality



Important Skills/Traits

-Excellent analytical and presentation skills including handling many assignments simultaneously

-Effectively balance strategic thinking and execution in a fast-paced environment

-Should exhibit creativity and resourcefulness

-Self-confident and outgoing personality

-Organized and detail oriented

-Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

-Entrepreneurial attitude and ability to think outside the box



***LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY***

Skills

Required - Customer Service, Management, Leadership, Multi Tasking, Fast Learner, Work Ethic
Preferred - Marketing, Public Relations, Hospitality, Strategic Public Relations Planning, Event Based Marketing

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