Job opening detail :
Senior Publicist
posted: Apr. 4, 2019
Offered by:
ICON Media Group
Bonus; virtual
Full Time
Virtual, TN
ICON Media Group is looking for a superb Senior Publicist to join our fast-paced team. The Senior Publicist will implement publicity strategies and efforts on assigned mainstream and faith-based book, film and non-profit campaigns. This full-time position reports to the Publicity Director.

Key Responsibilities:
• Manage relationships with key media contacts, clients, authors and agents
• Create press materials and media lists
• Brainstorm engaging pitch hooks for media outreach
• Pitch authors, book projects, film projects and non-profit clients for national and local media coverage
• Maintain agency contact database and communication lists
• Create tour and launch schedules
• Manage logistical details for multiple campaigns simultaneously
• Interview scheduling and facilitation
• Blog and podcast outreach
• Weekly client reporting
• Social media strategy and implementation (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or related field
• 3 years’ experience in publicity
• Exceptional organization and project management skills
• Ability to work under pressure and handle tight deadlines
• Strategic thinker; Ability to move between multiple projects seamlessly
• Proven written and oral communication skills (writing samples/assessment will be required)
• Highly-motivated self-starter with the ability to work as a team and individually
• Familiarity with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Cision and Adobe programs
• General understanding of print, radio, television and online media
• Results driven
• Ability to travel as needed for events and conferences
About Our  
ICON Media Group, LLC is a rapidly growing public relations and marketing agency serving purpose-minded clients in the entertainment, publishing and nonprofit sectors. We value collaboration, new ideas, consistency, attention to detail and candor. We are looking for a seasoned publicity expert who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

While we are a virtual firm, there will be an extensive onboarding process where daily personal interaction with members of the team will be scheduled in such a way that best practices and the "ICON way" can be internalized quickly. Members of this team have been working together for over 20 years in various capacities. We are a tight-knit group of caring and compassionate perfectionists.
Jennifer Willingham
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