Public Relations Manager (remote)

PR Volt
Baltimore, MD
Sep 12, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
PR Volt automates and amplifies the traditional public relations (PR) approach to yield incredible results for our clients. Our clients span B2C and B2B, lifestyle and tech, and have been featured in People, CNN, The Today Show, Huffington Post, AOL, Good Morning America, WIRED, NPR and beyond.In this role, you will be responsible for conceptualizing and driving highly appealing and creative media relations for clients, developing media lists, crafting persuasive media pitches, and sending them to the media on behalf of our clients. Writing compelling emails that editors can't help but open and respond to will be your North Star. Knowing how to turn a "maybe" into a hit is your secret weapon.You look at "no news" as an opportunity, not a burden. You're able to handle day-to-day communications with clients and media with little guidance, stay on track of client deliverables, follow processes and merchandize coverage at the drop of a hat. Data-driven insights like "open rates" are part of your vocabulary just as much as "lede."Your ability to translate client's business and marketing needs to PR strategy and tactics is outstanding. Your Excel skills are superb and your experience with creating media lists and collaborating via Slack are unrivaled.You're also passionate about startups and technology and you're interested in disrupting the public relations space. You know the difference between editorial calendars and HAROs, and managing editors versus news editors.If this sounds like you, please apply!Please note that this job is 100% remote!RequirementsYou have significant experience withDeveloping media lists using industry standard media databasesReporting and interpreting campaign results and media coverageAccount management and keeping clients happyWriting compelling pitches that reporters can't help but open and readGenerating media outreach ideas for client campaignsYou have the following skill set2+ years of experience in tech, lifestyle, fashion, beauty, wellness, CPG, food & beverage, or other general B2C media relations. B2B experience in tech, education, and other areas are a welcome plus! You're comfortable working with a lean, remote account team and you're deeply familiar with efficiency/communication tools like SlackAble to work quickly and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environmentRecent experience working directly with clients in dynamic situationsGreat communicator and super organizedTech-savvy (you love getting your hands dirty with new apps/tech and are always looking for a better way to do things)Data-driven (your Excel skills are superb and you can analyze email campaign performance)Strong storytelling, media relations and copywriting skillsPR agency experience preferredBenefitsThis is an independent contract position and also a remote position, which means you can work from home or wherever you are most comfortable! The hours will vary depending on your availability with minimum of 20 hours per week and max of 40 hours per week. Pay is done by deliverable and averages out to $35-45/hr.About Pr VoltFounded in 2017, PR Volt's mission is to make PR more affordable, efficient and transparent for small businesses. At PR Volt, we use tech and automation to streamline the entire process of PR - from the way we interact with clients, to the way we target and reach out to journalists. Core to our focus is reducing manual touchpoints that have historically added cost without adding incremental value.We began as a completely distributed company, so we have remote work down to a tee. Our core values reflect our DNA as a lean startupHealth FirstContinuous Improvement (Always Learn)Optimize, Automate and OutsourceData and InnovationGet Things Done and Follow ThroughAsk QuestionsThe Customer Is Always Right

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