Communications Specialist

Location New York, NY (Fully remote)
Starts Beginning of May
Duration Open ended
Status Freelance
Rate DOE
Our client, a creative and communications agency with the goal of bringing new voices and social change to the forefront, is looking for a freelance Communications Specialist to join their team on a freelance basis starting in May.

**should have some social justice/racial justice experience**

Our client has created an organization that reflects the diversity of the country they serve. They offer a collaborative, nimble, casual, and professional workplace with a culture that is committed to rigor and excellence, where BIPOC concerns are centered. We strongly encourage women, people of color, members, or allies of the LGBTQIA+ communities, differently-abled people, and others who are underrepresented to apply.

As the Communications Specialist, you will be working under the Head of Media and Campaigns on earned media pitches.

The Communications Specialist will be responsible for:
- working with the Head of Media and Campaigns on strategy for outreach of various news channels
- writing press releases and delivering pitches to reporters on the phone based on client projects
- conducting research as needed for reporter contact info
- contributing to the presence of client brands across various media platforms

REQUIREMENTS:
- 3+ years of experience ideally in the journalism space or as a Press Secretary, Publicist, or PR Specialist
- strong passion for current issues including, but not limited to, economic justice, gender justice, climate action, criminal justice, democracy, and politics
- exceptional writing skills and communication skills
- experience with media relations and media platforms
- A creative thinker who can bring new and innovative ideas to the table
- Able to tell engaging stories through work
- Exceptional communication skills both internally and externally

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Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: clerbie.montilus@jobalert.creativecircle.com


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