PR Pitching Contractor

Contract
Posted 6 months ago

SUMMARY

CMW Media is a fast-growing, full-service Public Relations firm specializing in innovative businesses in a wide range of industries including publicly traded companies and emerging markets including the cannabis industry. CMW Media is looking to add a Pitching Contractor to our team to assist with pitching our many campaigns to national and local media for pick-ups. The ideal candidate is passionate about public relations, and is passionate about delivering for our clients every time.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pitching the news media and execution of successful PR campaigns; securing placement
  • Coordinate professional pitches and blast to relevant media using personal and CMW Media’s network of contacts with the goal of securing placement.
  • Develop network of “friendly” media willing to place campaigns and pick up stories.
  • Submit full reports of each campaign in order to evaluate success.
  • Continual follow-ups with potential media hits. Not afraid to chase the hit
  • Able to work on several projects at once and capable of identifying top-priority projects
  • Research the technical properties of clients’ products
  • Revise, edit, and proofread content as needed or directed
  • Respond to feedback in a timely manner
  • Work within tight deadlines, and hit them every time
  • Check copy for spelling and grammar errors
  • Research competitors and keep abreast of market trends

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • 3-5 years of media relations and pitching with track record of success
  • A strong “Rolodex” of journalists, influencers, and media decision makers
  • Flexibility to embrace change in a rapidly growing organization
  • Driven toward continual improvement
  • Team player, comfortable working in a collaborative environment
  • Proficiency in Google Drive and Google aps tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience working with creative people and agencies (preferred)
  • This is a Contract position

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