Communications/Public Relations Assistant Position
About Influence Communications
Influence Communications is a full service marketing, social media, web management, and public and media relations firm based in Miami, FL. More information can be found at www.Influencecomm.com.
The Communications/PR assistant is a semi-entry level public relations position that works closely with account coordinators and account managers to fulfill client needs. The PR assistant will work with the public relations team to ensure smooth running of the division in daily tasks and as it relates to the entire agency.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or journalism and have completed at least one internship at an agency. The candidate should have strong writing and communication skills in English and Spanish, research and organization skills, be willing to adjust to a variety of client temperaments and personalities and be willing to go above and beyond the call of duty in order to complete a project accurately and on time. Written and spoken Spanish language is a must, as well as social media experience. Photoshop and web skills a plus.
The Communications/PR assistant will work closely with account coordinators and managers to produce basic production and detail work required for various accounts. This includes, but is not limited to the following:
- Drafting press materials
- Maintenance and creation of media lists and editorial calendars
- Database management
- PowerPoint presentations creation
- Press kit assembly and distribution
- Production supervision
- General administrative duties (emailing, filing, copying, phone calls)
- Assist in media events
- Assist in set-up and break-down of events
- Maintain client Social Media accounts
This person will coordinate specific projects and assignments supervised by account managers and coordinators.
This position can be a full time or part-time (20 hours a week). Schedule may fluctuate depending on client needs. Some evening and weekend work required.
The position is “temporary” for three months. At this time the Communications/PR assistant and supervisors will mutually evaluate the Communications/PR assistant job performance and determine his/her future with the agency.
Interest candidates should send resume and writing samples to: Helena Poleo at HPoleo@influencecomm.com