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Public Relations Project Manager

Herndon, Virginia | Job #314178

Are you passionate and experienced in public relations and consider yourself a top notch project manager? Are you ready to break out of the nitty gritty PR responsiblities and take charge of large PR initiatives and planning? If so, we want to hear from you! The BOSS Group is pleased to support one of our best clients in their search for a Public Relations Project Manager. This is a full-time/direct hire position located on-site in Herndon, VA. The PR Project Manager will partner closely with external PR agencies in developing strategies and keeping the wheels turning while promoting upcoming consumer focused events. You will provide PR, media and speaking support to executives and attend events to ensure the local media is in attendance and executives are prepared for interviews. This is your opportunity to support a national brand and participate in exciting events with big PR goals! 

Public Relations Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Develop effective public relations programs that enhance company brand and reputation, while driving positive earned media coverage with consumer audiences
  • Develop and foster strategic partnerships both internally and externally while leveraging the full spectrum of traditional, digital and social media components
  • Oversee the development and implementation of company media support materials (press kits, press releases, fact sheets, bios, backgrounders) 
  • Develop key metrics to ensure a strong consumer PR & Marketing ROI
  • Prepare campaign specific consumer PR and media measurement and monitoring reports
  • Ideate and develop creative content development and distribution strategies -- Marketing and consumer PR campaigns, owned content, testimonials, events, etc. 
  • Research, list build, pitch and maintain ongoing relationships with broadcast, print, and online media outlets
  • Serve as primary PR and media contact at various special events while attending and managing media, VIP guests, keynote speakers and vendors

Public Relations Project Manager Requirements:
  • 6-8 years of professional PR experience
  • Ability to project manage and partner close with external agencies
  • Proven experience supporting C level executives in preparation for PR events, interviews, etc. 
  • Agency experience required 
  • Proven experience working with and providing strategic guidance to leaders, spokespeople, media
  • Must have direct experience managing at all levels of a corporate organization and managing multiple, competing priorities within strict deadlines
  • Ability to embrace change and thrive in a ever changing environment 

Check Out These Job Incentives: 
  • An opportunity to support a national brand 
  • Fantastic education benefits
  • Great autonomy and ability to make a large impact on an effective team 
  • Participate in exciting PR events 

Job ID:314178CB

About The BOSS Group

We make it easy for you to enjoy the work you love by providing great benefits. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

As a staffing agency dedicated exclusively to the creative, marketing and digital space, we offer temporary and full-time opportunities with corporations, associations, design agencies and non-profit organizations. With 30+ years of experience and strong client partnerships that span across the U.S., we make sure each placement is a good fit for you and our clients. The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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