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SKDK is looking to fill a Senior Associate level position in the public relations division of its New York office.

Job Requirements or Qualifications

  • In this position, the Senior Associate will work with account managers on a range of clients from crisis management, corporate and non-profit sectors. High-quality writing skills are a must. Previous experience engaging the New York press corps a real plus.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help lead teams work on client’s strategic communications needs, which include client management, general media placement, crisis management, narrative and message development, among others.
  • Drafting press releases, media advisories, Q&A, talking points, statements, as well as other communications documents.
  • Pitching stories and corresponding with reporters and other press corps members.
  • Managing clients’ needs.
  • Staffing press conferences, events, forums and other client activities.
  • Help develop communications strategy with clients.

Professional Qualifications

  • 4-6 years of experience in public relations, journalism or politics.
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt and respond quickly to changing landscapes and to work well under pressure and deadlines.
  • Understanding of social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and how they can be used in a communications campaign.

Salary

  • Competitive

Benefits 

  • 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health

Apply

  • To apply, email your resume to loren@skdknick.com.