Senior Media Relations Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/22/2018

Address

275 Seventh Ave.
22nd Fl
New York
NY
10001
United States

Description

As a member of the Communications team, the Senior Media Relations Coordinator is responsible for media outreach related to CancerCare. The Senior Media Relations Coordinator also oversees CancerCare’s client relations and engagement.


Responsibilities


  • Serves as a primary contact with various media to deliver messages and content that supports the organization’s media objectives
  • Media relations, including the drafting and dissemination of press releases, media alerts, pitch letters, media lists and reports
  • Coordinates client relations, interviews and stories for use in CancerCare communications
  • Reviews and edits materials produced by other departments, including promotional materials for events such as brochures and e-blasts, quarterly “Community News” newsletter and print and electronic appeals
  • Assist with the development and implementation of marketing strategies for the organization
  • Help maintain a favorable public image for the organization
  • Support relationships with non-profits, companies and alliances to increase brand awareness


Requirements, Education and Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 – 5 years public relations experience, health care communications background preferred
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with local, regional and national media and a proven track record of placements
  • Highly organized, detailed and team-oriented
  • Must be able to multi-task while meeting deadlines
  • Familiarity with media databases, such as Cision is required
  • Strong computer skills 

Benefits

Excellent benefits and vacation.  

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to: Sarah Quinlan at squinlan@cancercare.org, CancerCare, Attn: Sarah Quinlan, CancerCare, 275 Seventh Avenue, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10001. CancerCare is an equal opportunity employer.


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