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JOB OPENINGS

PR assistant (part-time)

Job Description: RPR is looking to hire a PR Assistant to support our PR team with various administrative tasks. Though the position is entry-level, the PR Assistant's work will be instrumental in the development and execution of RPR's plans and strategies. The ideal candidate will be a creative and fast-thinking PR or communications graduate, with an understanding and love for media, impeccable writing skills, and a basic understanding of influencer marketing. 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update calendars (editorial, events, etc) and media lists
  • Participate in brainstorming and planning sessions
  • Assist in organizing and execution of events, campaigns, etc
  • Conduct research to support PR planning
  • Draft and distribute pitches to media
  • Outreach and coordination with industry influencers
  • Compile and distribute media mailers
  • Assist in tracking media coverage
  • Undertake general administrative duties

Requirements:

  • Boston-based only
  • Previous internship experience in an agency setting
  • Daily consumption of local, regional and national news
  • Understanding of PR and marketing concepts and practices
  • Willingness to follow industry trends 
  • Computer savvy
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Well-organized, able to work with deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Outgoing and confident
  • BSc/BA in public relations, communications or relevant field

Time: 20 hours per week with potential to grow to full-time position 

Salary: Dependent on experience.

Submit cover letter and resume to robbin@rpublicrelations.com.