Public Relations Specialist

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Looking for a new job? We have the perfect position for you! Our client is looking for a talented Public Relations Specialist for a direct hire/full-time opportunity in Chicago, IL (Millennium Park. The Public Relations Specialist will be responsible for the implementation of public relations plans that are consistent with our client's global PR strategy, organizational needs, and business goals.

Public Relations Specialist Responsibilities:

Evaluates media opportunities for potential conflicts in order to minimize risk
Distills complex messages to create written materials that are error free, on message and appropriate for the intended audience
Guides key stakeholders within the marketing department on PR best practices

Proactively identifies opportunities to earn positive media coverage by developing original story/pitch ideas
Partners prepare for media interviews, providing guidance that demonstrates PR best practices for message development
Identifies opportunities to publish articles through independent research and conducts media outreach to secure such publishing opportunities

Directs the preparation of annual PR measurement reports for select practices and regions through determining appropriate content and key takeaways that drive the PR strategy for the coming year

Public Relations Specialist Requirements:

Bachelor's degree, preferably in Communications, English, Journalism or Public Relations
A minimum of 5 years of Public Relations experience

Excellent writing, organizational and project management skills
Preferred:
Prior PR agency experience highly preferred

Must have professional services experience - pure journalism experience will not be considered for this hire

About The BOSS Group:

A specialist in placing creative, marketing and digital talent, The BOSS Group, offers temporary and direct hire/full-time positions with corporations, associations design agencies and non-profit organizations across the U.S. With 28 years of experience staffing and recruiting top creative talent we seek the best placement for you.
The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job ID:311341LM
Category: Marketing & Biz Dev , Keywords: Public Relations Specialist