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Publicist, Touchwood PR
 
Touchwood PR is seeking a highly motivated individual to work in a fast-paced environment to effectively develop and execute PR campaigns for various Touchwood PR clients.

Responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:
  • Plan and execute media relations and promotional strategies for various clients, independently or as a team;
  • Provide support to team members on various projects;
  • Write, edit, and circulate press releases, correspondence, and internal documents;
  • Brainstorm creative ideas and strategies for campaigns;
  • Schedule meetings and interviews;
  • Effectively manage current relationships with media and external stakeholders;
  • Maintain and develop new relationships with members of the media;
  • Liaise with clients and internally on all activities, as required;
  • Assist in the coordination of various events;
  • Assist with completion of accurate, thorough, and timely publicity and post-mortem reports.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Ability to plan and execute effective publicity campaigns; have experience in pitching the media and securing media coverage;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of PR or related experience;
  • Established relationships with local and national art and entertainment media outlets and journalists;
  • Superior communications skills, both written and oral;
  • Understanding of various social media platforms;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to handle a large volume of work;
  • Adaptable to a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.

Additional assets:

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Journalism or related field is an asset;
  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • Experience with experiential marketing and social media campaigns.

This is a full-time role with competitive salary and benefits. Touchwood PR is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit a cover letter, resumé and the names and phone numbers of 3 references attached as a PDF or Word document (we do not accept Cloud hosting or File Sharing programs), by 5:00pm ET on Friday October 1, 2021 by email only.

Email: careers@touchwoodpr.com / Attention: Hiring Committee
*Please note Publicist position in the subject line*

We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview are contacted. No telephone or walk-in inquiries please. All applications are considered confidential.

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