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Position:             Public Relations Manager (PR Manager)

Supervisor:        SVP, Communications & Marketing

 

Position Summary:

The PR Manager will support the organization’s public relations program which would include fielding incoming media inquiries, scheduling briefings with AFSP spokespeople and responding to media requests that come to AFSP directly. This position will work closely with contracted PR firm to respond to media requests, support media briefings and monthly media campaigns to inform the general public on mental health and suicide prevention.

 

Responsibilities:

·        Serve as the first point of contact for incoming media relations at national level with support from PR firm

·        Work with PR firm to execute monthly media plan based on organization’s strategic goals and objectives

·        Write and edit the daily news clips; weekly round-up of clips; track and maintain AFSP journalist relationships

·        Prepare media briefing documents and first draft news releases, and support PR firm and content experts to write op-eds, bylined articles and key messaging and talking points

·        Provide media interview debriefs, maintain media lists, archive news releases, talking points and relevant research findings

·        Provide media and public relations counsel to Chapters; share and track guidance documents for the organization

·        Monitor, track and report results of the PR program

·        All other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

 

Qualifications:

·        Bachelor’s degree

·        3-5 years’ experience in PR role; some knowledge of mental health space

·        Excellent writing, interpersonal and communications kills

·        Ability to work in a collaborative, service-oriented atmosphere under pressure and critical deadlines

·        Be a creative thinker with communications experience

·        Some experience developing and delivering PR campaigns at a national level

·        Understanding of media database tools and PR Newswire

 

Salary and Benefits

22 PTO (vacation, sick, wellness and personal days) your first year of employment (5 additional days 2nd year)

10% employer retirement contribution after 2 years of employment

Flexible Summer Fridays

 

Application Instructions

Submit cover letter, with a compelling reason why you should be considered for this position and resume to hrcomms@afsp.org. Include salary requirements. Write “PRManager” in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Position:             Public Relations Manager (PR Manager)

Supervisor:        SVP, Communications & Marketing

 

Position Summary:

The PR Manager will support the organization’s public relations program which would include fielding incoming media…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    November 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Benefits

HEALTH

PTO

VISION

DENTAL

403 (B)

HEALTH

PTO

VISION

DENTAL

403 (B)

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
199 Water Street, New York, NY 10038, United States
11th Floor

How to Apply

Submit cover letter, with a compelling reason why you should be considered for this position and resume to hrcomms@afsp.org. Include salary requirements. Write “PRManager” in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Submit cover letter, with a compelling reason why you should be considered for this position and resume to hrcomms@afsp.org. Include salary requirements. Write “PRManager” in the…

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