The Garrity Group is accepting applications for a Director of Public Relations.
The Director of Public Relations is a part of the firms leadership team and is responsible for interpreting our client’s strategic marketing plan through public relations and publicity efforts, by developing and implementing strategy that includes command of tactical aspects of the industry (i.e. writing, news releases, media briefings, community outreach events, working with digital and traditional media representatives, public relation plans).
The Director is responsible for maintaining an integrity based relationship with team members and client contacts. The Director of Public Relations is responsible for maintaining a relationship with the various media and community opinion leaders in order to facilitate advantageous placement of articles and releases in the name of the firm’s clients.
The Director of Public Relations reports to the President, serves on the management committee and is responsible for:
Creating and implementing public relations programs, awareness and publicity activities for the firm and its clients.
Directing and developing projects that include the four step pubic relations process as well as overseeing research, writing and delivery of public relation/content.
Reviewing and/or editing all materials to be distributed by the firm.
Meeting weekly with Account Teams to coordinate traditional and digital media outreach for maximum client and TGG benefit.
Determining when and where community, digital, traditional media outreach occur.
Working with specific clients and account teams to ensure deadlines and goals are attained
Participate in lead and proposal development for new clients and projects.
Maintaining contacts with relevant community and media representatives that will benefit the firm and our client’s role in the community.
Supervising the Public Relations Account Executive(s), Assistant Account Executive(s). Meeting regularly as a part of the management team to update them on the status of the department and make any changes that are deemed necessary.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Experience: A minimum of two years’ experience in a similar capacity in a public relations/communications/marketing/media practice
Other: Fluent in the written and spoke Spanish language is preferred.
Health/dental/vision insurance available, Simple IRA with company contributions available, three weeks of personal time off plus major holidays are all available.
Email resume/salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org
THE GARRITY GROUP IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.