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Associate

About the job

Ceisler Media is seeking an entry-level candidate to join its team in our Harrisburg. Superior writing, research and communication skills are required. Experience working on or managing grassroots advocacy campaigns preferred.

Education

  • 2 - 5 years experience at a public relations agency and/or an in-house communications function for a professional services company; internships will be considered

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Political Science or other liberal arts discipline

Responsibilities

  • Conducts detailed research and analysis for Ceisler Media clients, their issues, causes and campaigns.

  • Drafts press releases, media advisories, letters to the editor/op-eds, media pitches, speeches, testimony, byline articles, white papers, etc.

  • Supports digital campaigns through the development of social media content for various channels, working in collaboration with our Digital and Creative Services team.

  • Collaborates with Project Management team to ensure accurate record keeping of all critical stakeholder information, including contact information for elected officials, media members and key partners in our major locations.

  • Handles daily media monitoring and produces regular reports on media coverage and social media activity

  • Provides logistical support in planning and staffing of client related events

  • Assists with media outreach including both proactive (crafting pitches, developing reporter relationships, etc.) and reactive (taking media calls about events, breaking news, etc.)

  • Assists with building and managing coalitions around advocacy issues, including email communications and regular contact with coalition partners and key stakeholders

Requirements

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Solid understanding of public relations and experience with media engagement

  • Strong research skills

  • Client service experience and poise working with senior leadership

  • Ability to juggle and prioritize responsibilities based on impact, timelines, team workflow, and goals

  • Results-oriented and service-minded with ability to develop and foster relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally

  • Willingness to adapt to the many changing requirements/needs of a fast-paced company

  • Collaborative work ethic and ability to work in a team-oriented culture

  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, and influencing skills

  • Conscientious, motivated, self-directed, and proactive with a willingness to take on additional projects

  • Proven track record of excellence, ownership, and accountability

  • Confident personality supported by disciplined, logical thinking and fact-based, documented conclusions and opinions

  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and execute against deliverables under deadlines and competing priorities

  • Highly focused, organized, and detail-oriented

  • Experience managing and developing social media content for clients

  • Experience with digital media and design a plus

  • Technical Skills:  Strong proficiency with the Microsoft Office 365; knowledge of Salesforce a plus.

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Ceisler Media staff currently operates on a hybrid work schedule. All staff and visitors are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.


Along with your cover letter, please include your resume, salary requirements and writing samples. Please send to Careers at Careers@ceislermedia.com Recruiters please do not contact this job posting. EOE.

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