Sr. Associate, Public Relations

 posted over 4 years ago

Retail Me Not, Inc. | FullTime | Austin, TX


RetailMeNot is seeking a Senior Associate to join the Public Relations team in our Austin office. This candidate will work to create and maximize media relationships that contribute to securing exposure for RetailMeNot, assist with executing regional consumer events and help support all efforts that drive the PR division. The Senior Associate will report to the Director of PR and job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following: Communicate and distribute approved PR information/materials to national and regional media. Assist with special projects including research, editor deliveries, media monitoring and tracking, event planning, etc. Cultivate relationships with members of the national and regional media. Draft and edit press materials and pitches. Help liaise with PR agencies in US & Canada to support department needs and initiatives. Maintain department files such as publication subscriptions, press lists, clippings, etc. Job Requirements 3-4 years experience in the public relations field (preferably agency). Bachelor’s degree (Communications or English majors preferred, but not required). Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a strong emphasis on writing and editing. Superior organizational and follow-up skills, good interpersonal relationship skills and the ability to work with cross-functional teams. Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Strong team player that works well with others, meets deadlines and can prioritize.