A well-known global consulting firm is searching for a dynamic public relations pro to support the strategy, execution and coordination of a comprehensive media relations program for the firm’s businesses across the Southwestern United States, with a particular focus on Houston and Dallas. The role is responsible for generating top tier media coverage in influential, local press that advances regional business objectives, and includes executive positioning programs for the firm’s leaders across the region.
This person will support campaign and message development around important regional and local marketing initiatives and collaborate with national, industry, business and global media relations colleagues across the company to leverage content for locally relevant stories, and will complement the media relations program with social media to amplify awareness and visibility
You’ll manage the press release pipeline for market or regional relevant research studies and surveys, corporate citizenship activities, inclusion and diversity initiatives, and other news and any community stories.
We’re looking for a minimum of 7 years of media relations experience in a professional services, B2B or technology sector.
Also looking for strong relationships with local press in Houston and Dallas and any experience with other key Southwest markets--Austin, San Antonia, Phoenix, Denver and Salt Lake City would be great.
Also looking for the ability to leverage social media to augment and amplify media relations program.
We need an understanding of business marketplace; quick thinking with an inquisitive nature and desire to learn about economic and business drives, the technology ecosystem and other businesses. You should be a collaborative partner, and able to work well with executives at all levels.