Friday, December 07, 2012

Jobs in Public Relations

According to the Department of Labor the Public Relations industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States.  It is also one of the toughest industries to get a job in.  At 5WPR we are always hiring, and I also recently came across some interesting PR jobs and opportunities I wanted to share from a variety of different sources:

  • At the University of Maryland in Baltimore, the Francis King Carey School of Law is seeking a Director in Marketing & Public Relations.  The right person will manage all public relations and marketing for the school of law, including day to day and crisis work.   
  •  Manager, Corporate Communications at LinkedIn: LinkedIn is seeking an experienced PR professional for the role of PR Manager with a particular focus on pitching LinkedIn content to media and supporting new product efforts for LinkedIn Today and our People Follow/Influencer initiative. This person will support the Executive Editor of these products by being part of his extended team based in New York. This person is involved in all stages of communications initiatives -- from concept formulation and message development and senior strategic counsel to execution and results-oriented evaluation. 
  •  Publicist, 92nd Street Y: 92nd Street Y is looking for an experienced, well-connected, web-savvy Publicist who knows social media in both personal and professional capacities, who understands the marketing and PR potential of social media and is fluent in the languages of Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest (and is a quick study, ready for the next big thing). The right candidate must be able to: think creatively; navigate a large, complex organization with confidence, sensitivity; write engaging, fun-to-read copy for pitches, press and patron emails, web pages and more; and juggle multiple projects and deadlines, prioritizing as needed. 
  •  Marcomm Manager at Pandora: The Marketing Communications Manager is a key member of the Sales Marketing team at Pandora - a growing company thriving in the mobile, radio, and digital space. It is an exciting opportunity to work within a sales organization in an extremely fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.

Ronn Torossian is Founder of 5WPR, a fast-growing Public Relations firm.

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