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Media Relations Specialist

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We’re looking for a talented Media Relations Specialist to join our communications team. The Media Relations Specialist will help FAMM identify and develop relationships with members of the press. The Media Relations Specialist will also prepare press releases, media advisories, fact sheets, talking points, and other written materials as needed. The Media Relations Specialist reports to the Director of Media Relations and will assist in the placement, expansion and maintenance of the FAMM’s position in the media.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Draft and distribute press releases, talking points, articles, memos, op-eds, and other materials for the media, as well as literature for internal use.
  • Work with the Director of Media Relations to manage ongoing media relations and outreach, including pitching, arranging and covering radio, print, online and television interviews and appearances.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of press events, including pre-event promotion and pitching.
  • Develop and maintain media distribution and pitching lists.
  • Assist with the writing needs of the office by drafting copy for publications.
  • Gather and distribute FAMM’s morning news clips and send to staff.
  • Gather and disseminate monthly media monitoring reports.


We’re looking for a talented Media Relations Specialist to join our communications team. The Media Relations Specialist will help FAMM identify and develop relationships with members of the press. The Media Relations Specialist will…

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Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of media relations.
  • Demonstrated experience of pitching and securing placements (Specific experience securing television and radio placements preferred)
  • Ability to create and cultivate relationships with local and national media contacts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, editing, presentation, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to succeed in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressures. Ability to be flexible, detail-oriented, and to prioritize. Ability to problem-solve correctly, responsively, creatively, and logically.
  • Strong understanding and application of computer technology with proficient use of programs and software including Cision, Microsoft Office suite.
  • Interest in criminal justice policy.

Education and Experience:

  • College degree in communications or journalism desired; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in media relations.


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of media relations.
  • Demonstrated experience of pitching and securing placements (Specific experience securing…

Ubicación

Temporalmente A Distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Washington, DC
Ubicación Asociada
Washington, DC, USA

Cómo aplicar

Please send resume, cover letter, 2-3 writing samples, and examples of secured placements to jobs@famm.org

Please send resume, cover letter, 2-3 writing samples, and examples of secured placements to jobs@famm.org

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