Senior Public Relations Associate

Type

Full-time
Salaried

Benefits

Healthcare coverage
Paid time off
Work-from-home flexibility

Overview

Tara Dowdell Group (TDG) is a strategic public relations and marketing agency driven by a passion for promoting organizations and businesses engaged in social good. Our clients consist of nonprofits, foundations, public sector agencies, healthcare organizations, and mission-driven businesses.

We are a dynamic and growing agency that prides itself on inventive strategies, team collaboration, results delivery, and values-driven integrity. The Senior PR Associate will serve as the content lead for the PR team under the leadership of the PR & Digital Marketing Manager. They will be responsible for assisting TDG’s clients with sharing their impact through public relations and storytelling.

Responsibilities

  • Draft press releases, media advisories, and pitches
  • Pitch clients to media
  • Assist with client PR strategy
  • Serve as a lead on some client accounts
  • Staff client interviews by phone, virtually, and in person
  • Draft op-eds
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with print, radio, TV, and digital media
  • Proofread and edit content
  • Assist with event planning and digital activations for your assigned client accounts
  • Provide other project support, as needed

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in PR, Communications, Journalism, or a similar field
  • 5 years or more of experience in media or public relations
  • Examples of story placement and/or published op-eds or articles
  • Ability to manage several tasks or projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively
  • Solution and strategy focused
  • Attention to detail for client brand, tone, and values
  • Knowledge of Google Workspace, Google Drive, Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Flexible and adaptable to rapid change
  • Comfortable with a collaborative team approach
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus

Compensation

TDG offers competitive salaries and benefits.

HOW TO APPLY

Email a cover letter and resume to info@taradowdellgroup.org and include the job title in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please note that 3 references and 2 writing samples will need to be provided upon request.