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Senior Associate of Media Relations - Communications Team

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KIPP | New York, NY
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Salary

Commensurate with experience


Key Responsibilities and Duties

Senior Associate of Media Relations will focus on the following tasks, as part of a larger, integrated team-wide communication strategic plan:

 

●       Help drive a media relations strategy for the KIPP Foundation and coordinate with KIPP regions to support a coordinated approach to media relations throughout the KIPP network

●       Help drive proactive and reactive press, pitching and placing stories across all media platforms, including trade, education, Black and/or Latino media

●       Collaborate with key KIPP Foundation and KIPP regional stakeholders to develop and roll out a more scalable approach to crisis communications for KIPP’s 29 regions

●       Help to provide guidance, counsel on an as-needed basis to regions on crisis communication/brand management 

●       Draft talking points for internal KIPP Foundation and KIPP Network stakeholders   

●       Draft/issue press releases on major announcements and initiatives for KIPP

●       Help to plan and execute press events

●       Oversee monitoring of KIPP clips and prepare assessments and reports on KIPP’s coverage in earned media outlets

●       Coordinate with team members to amplify press and public relations content through social media

 

He/she is a member of the Policy and Public Affairs team, itself comprised of: Communications, Federal Advocacy and Policy, Local Policy, Community Engagement, Marketing and Alumni Impact and Leadership. The Senior Associate of Media Relations will work collaboratively within these team functions, and in close coordination with the Office of the CEO.

 

Key Competencies

●       Superior writing and communication skills

●       Excellent relationship builder with demonstrated experience managing stakeholders

●       Exceptional planning and project management skills with meticulous attention to detail

●       Disciplined, data-informed approach to decision-making and problem-solving

 

Experience and Qualifications

●       Bachelors or equivalent experience required

●       3-5 years of experience

●       Passion for KIPP’s mission and values and educational equity

●       Experience working with national, regional, trade and Black and/or Latino media outlets to drive an organization’s evolving reputational strategy; experience working with education media a plus

●       Ability to be available as needed during off hours for rapid responses/crisis communications.

●       Effective use of social media to drive an organization’s evolving reputational strategy

●       Demonstrated experience collaborating with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment, using a combination of analysis and careful judgment to drive both proactive and reactive communications initiatives and campaigns.

●       New York City location preferred

●       Full-time, exempt role

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Senior Associate of Media Relations will focus on the following tasks, as part of a larger, integrated team-wide communication strategic plan:

 

●       Help drive a media relations strategy for the KIPP Foundation…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial

Benefits

KIPP offers competitive salary commensurate with experience. KIPP also offers a comprehensive benefits package, generous vacation and Paid Time Off, 401k retirement plan with both pre- and post-tax options, as well as gym reimbursement, flexible spending account (FSA), and cell phone reimbursement.

 

KIPP offers competitive salary commensurate with experience. KIPP also offers a comprehensive benefits package, generous vacation and Paid Time Off, 401k retirement plan with…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent in English

Fluent in English

How To Apply

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter online. Resumes submitted via email will not be accepted. 

 

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter online. Resumes submitted via email will not be accepted. 

 

Location

New York, NY
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