In The Lights, a boutique NYC-based PR and Marketing agency focused on performing arts, culture, entertainment, and fitness, seeks a part-time PR Freelancer position in New York City.
Applicants for the position should have 2+ years of experience, an interest in working in the arts sector, and be able to show excellent writing skills and track record of solid press wins. Candidate must also have a working knowledge of social media, providing examples of campaigns a plus. The ideal candidate will have a combination of integrated marketing skills, including but not limited to: PR, social media, blog writing, marketing campaigns, understanding of SEO and a strong creative eye.
Candidate must be detail-oriented with the ability to effectively proof their own and other’s work. Candidate must be self-motivated and have strong organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to multitask and prioritize; ability to work well independently and within a team. Having a creative eye and vision is also a plus.
This person will have direct contact with clients and daily account activities and participate in creative brainstorming sessions. This person will need to be a strong writer, show confidence in media relations and know how to implement social media strategies across facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, Pinterest and new platforms. Additional marketing tasks, such as blog and newsletter writing and tracking Google Analytics, are part of team responsibilities.
Required Technical Skills: Expert knowledge of Mac OS and MS Office, Google Drive, Mailchimp and social media platforms. Candidates should also have a working knowledge of Cision. Understanding of design platforms such as photoshop is a plus.
Status: This person will work remotely but will need to be available for client meetings and weekly team sessions. The first 4 months will be a freelancer position 20-30 hours, after such time the position has the option of growing into a full-time 2-year commitment.
Applicants should provide resume, writing samples and portfolio.