Nonprofit

Public Relations Manager

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Work must be performed anywhere in United States
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Published 21 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Contract / Freelance
Start Date
June 1, 2024
Application Deadline
May 27, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Mid-level/Managerial
Compensation
At least USD $6,000 / month

Description

Title: Public Relations Manager

Department: Communications

Reports to: Head of Communications 

Location: New York City (non-NYC area applications will also be considered) 

Pay Range: $6,000 monthly retainer

Hours/Week: 35 hours, consultant position (June - August 2024, with potential to extend)


Job Summary: As the Public Relations Manager, you will join a dedicated team of activists, organizers, and communications leaders to advance Repairers of the Breach and the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. We work and organize alongside the nation's over 135 million poor and low-wage communities, social advocates and faith leaders to advance a moral public policy agenda that includes universal healthcare, living wages, LGBTQ justice and equality, women’s rights, environmental justice, amongst other issues. 


The Public Relations Manager works closely with the Head of Communications to develop public relations and media strategies, manage press events, and implements daily press work including bookings, coordination, and drafting materials. The Public Relations Manager acts as the primary media contact, maintains and deepens relationships with journalists, proactively secures national media coverage, provides support to the head of communications, and works closely with other stakeholders (staff, consultants, volunteers and vendors). 


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement proactive media strategies to amplify movement messages.
  • Coordinate incoming, distributions, bookings, and prepare interview briefing materials.
  • Act as primary media contact and proactively secure regular national coverage of work.
  • Co-manage and coordinate press events with Head of Communications. 
  • Draft regular press materials including press releases, media advisories, fact sheets, and press kits.
  • Provide public relations counsel to department and organization leaders as needed.
  • Assist with paid media strategies.
  • Contribute to earned media reports.
  • Perform related work as required.

 

Requirements & Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience managing or directing public relations work for national campaigns, social justice organizations, and/or related causes. 
  • Experience in advocacy, political, policy, and/or social justice communications, with demonstrable experience leading high-impact media campaigns. 
  • Experience leading crisis and rapid response media work and managing related internal systems. 
  • Strong relationships with members of the media. 
  • Experience landing major coverage in national print, broadcast, and digital media platforms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills. 
  • Meticulous attention to detail with experience scheduling and coordinating across large teams.
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations, communications, or relevant field; or equivalent experience. 


How to apply:

This is a full-time consultant position (35 hours per/week) with a fixed monthly retainer of $6,000. We are committed to developing a diverse and talented team and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. A complete application includes a resume, cover letter, three diverse writing samples, portfolio of recent national press clips, and a list of three professional references. Complete applications can be emailed to jward@breachrepairers.org–indicate “Public Relations Manager”–in the subject line.

Title: Public Relations Manager

Department: Communications

Reports to: Head of Communications 

Location: New York City (non-NYC area applications will also be considered) 

Pay Range: $6,000 monthly retainer

Hours/Week: 35 hours, consultant…

Location

Remote
Work must be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1206 E Ash St, Goldsboro, NC 27530, USA

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A complete application includes a resume, cover letter, three diverse writing samples, portfolio of recent national press clips, and a list of three professional references. Complete applications can be emailed to jward@breachrepairers.org–indicate “Public Relations Manager”–in the subject line.

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