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Senior Associate / Director - Group Gordon

New York, NY

We seek smart, experienced candidates for a senior associate or director position on our high-performance public relations team. Successful applicants will work closely with a wide range of clients across our practice areas in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment. 

No two days are the same at Group Gordon. Account teams work in a variety of industries and issue areas across our corporate, public affairs, and crisis practices. Our efforts are aimed at building clients’ media profiles, forging relationships, and developing creative solutions to tough problems. We are excellent writers, meticulous researchers, and strategic thinkers looking for candidates who are up for a challenge. 

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

  • Leading the day-to-day management of accounts and serving as the primary point of contact for your clients 

  • Crafting and delivering strategic communications plans incorporating traditional, social, and new media 

  • Managing and mentoring junior employees 

  • Pitching stories to and building strong relationships with reporters, producers, bloggers, and editors 

  • Developing and ensuring excellence of all written materials, including press releases, media advisories, op-eds, blog posts, memos, and more 

  • Conceiving and executing out-of-the-box, creative ideas to achieve your clients’ goals 

  • Ensuring client deliverables are met 

  • Managing challenges and crises 

Desired Skills and Experience: 

  • 2-5 years of relevant experience, preferably including management of client accounts 

  • Deep understanding of the media, established contacts, and social media savvy 

  • Terrific at pitching media (excellent prior placements a plus) 

  • Highly organized, detailed, and resourceful, with a superb news antenna 

  • Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication abilities and critical thinking skills 

  • Great at multitasking 

  • Driven and creative team player with a get-the-job-done attitude 

  • Versed in key digital media tools and platforms 

  • Bachelor’s degree required 

Interested candidates should submit the following to [email protected]

  • A résumé  

  • A cover letter answering the question, “Why are you interested in Group Gordon?” 

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01/06/2019

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