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Pierce Communications

Location: Albany, NY

Overview

Pierce Communications is an Albany, N.Y. based public relations, public affairs, crisis communication firm dedicated to providing clients with strategic communications-based solutions to their business and public policy issues. We are looking for a creative, ambitious, energetic Public Relations Associate to join our team. If you would thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced environment where providing excellent client service is the center of all we do, we’d like to hear from you. The ideal candidate will have very strong writing skills, be a critical thinker, be curious about the world, and have a sense of humor.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing and distributing media advisories and news releases and following up with media representatives
  • Conducting research to support client projects and communication plans
  • Helping plan and execute special events for clients, including taking and editing photographs for social media posts
  • Developing ideas for and posting to social media channels
  • Participating in client meetings
  • Providing excellent and prompt communications with clients
  • Submitting event listings to online and print community calendars

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations or a related discipline, such as communications, journalism, English, or marketing
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience
  • Strong writing skills a must
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work well independently
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships in person and virtually
  • Understanding of communications-related technologies and channels
  • Uncompromising commitment to quality and detail
  • Team oriented with a strong sense of professionalism and a commitment to colleagues and clients
  • Some graphic design skills a plus

If you enjoy working in a collaborative environment and believe you can make a valuable contribution to our team, please send a cover letter, your resume, and two writing samples to Jon Pierce at jon@albanypr.com  Phone inquiries will be not accepted.

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