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Shonali Burke - How to Turbocharge your Social PR Career

I wanted to make sure you knew of a free online training my friend and colleague, Shonali Burke, is teaching, on how to “turbocharge” your Social PR career despite being crazy pressed for time, resources, and - quite frankly - terror at messing up.
This promises to be an excellent educational opp for PR pros who could do with some guidance breaking into the Social PR space; or, quite frankly, for seasoned pros who are still a bit intimidated by social, though they’d never admit it.
It’s on Tuesday, May 2, at 2 pm ET, and you can grab your spot here: https://socialprvirtuoso.com/free-masterclass
I’ve known Shonali for a LONG time, and she’s the real deal. WIth more than 2 decades in the biz, she’s basically writing the Social PR model as she goes … because she realized, more than a decade ago, that this was the wave of the future.
You may have seen her on Twitter, where she was an early adopter for our field @shonali, also founding and (still) curating the #measurePR Twitter chat - because…

Associate Director of Business Development - PR Agency NYC

The Agency is a digital integrated marketing communications firm headquartered in New York, with eight offices in the US, UK & India. In a digital world, where new marketing campaigns are launched at the click of a mouse, we tell memorable stories—backed by measurable results—that make brands stand out. A strategic partner to clients, The Agency’s storytelling converges at the intersection between owned, paid and earned media.
The Agency’s team of 80 storytellers includes digital ninjas, authors, editors, playwrights, filmmakers, brand wizards, PR mandarins, SEO buffs, programming geeks, and sociologists. These teams have expertise in diverse industries and use digital, content, PR, and video as their building blocks—turning data and insights into powerful narratives. Our combined experience extends across the spectrum of marketing communications work—from global branding initiatives to launch projects for local start-ups.

The Agency has shaped brands for companies, including Black…

Senior Media Relations - Financial Services Giant - PA

This Senior level media relations pro will be a spokesperson for the company on daily inquiries from the news media – including wire services, blogs, financial websites, newspapers, and personal finance/business publications – and act as an accessible, responsive, credible, quotable, and resourceful spokesperson.
You'll be relied upon to provide clear, candid, and accurate statements and/or background information to the media using your communication skills to effectively to maintain the company's image and reputation among media and shareholders as well as promote the actual funds and services and advance the firm's business and communications goals.
You'll develop and strengthen working relationships with the news media, while you continue identify and cultivate new press contacts. 
You'll have the opportunity to plan and research story ideas to  pitch to the media, arrange interviews with executives, thought leaders, and portfolio managers, and work closely wit…

Account Executive - Life Sciences - NJ/PA

Account Executive
A NJ based public relations firm specializing in serving the life sciences industry is looking for someone with around 3 or 4 years of experience in PR, preferably within the healthcare or life sciences industry.  Clients range from emerging publicly traded biotech and pharmaceutical companies to VC-funded startups and global organizations, including one of the world’s leading providers of executive education. 
We are seeking an account executive to assist in the day-to-day management of several client accounts. The ideal candidate:  is comfortable interacting with clients; possesses strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal; is proficient in digital/social media; has an interest in life sciences and media relations; and is able to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities. A bachelor’s degree and prior public relations or communications experience is required. Please note that this is a work-remote position.
Responsibilitie…

Senior Manager, Media Relations - UK and Ireland

My client is one of the most prestigious technology consulting firms in the world. It's also one of the best places to work.

The person in this role will drive media and analyst relations across all industry sectors and each of the firm's business areas.  That's a pretty broad landscape, yet it will also collaborate on other, wider communications strategies such as corporate citizenship, diversity and inclusion, and government relations.

In this role, you would manage teams of up to 5 or more people, and work alongside other dynamic marketing people.  It's a very collaborative environment.

We're looking for a minimum of eight years of experience in media relations, preferably with a technology services company.  Also looking for someone who is an excellent writer, with the ability to provide strategic counsel to colleagues and senior executives.  The right person has excellent media skills.

Experience managing issues would be very helpful as would experience manag…

Media Relations Lead - San Francisco Area

Local stories turn global overnight and regional representation for businesses has become extremely important.  My client, which is a huge global consulting firm, understands this and is looking for a top notch communications pro to make sure that the company's stories are broadly and intelligently represented in the western region -- the most important media sector for the technology industry. This role includes executive positioning programs for all the firm's regional leaders, and working to support campaign and message development around important broad marketing initiatives.  You will collaborate with national, industry, business and global media relations colleagues across the company to leverage content for relevant stores and will complement the media relations programs with social media to amplify awareness and visibility.

Responsibilities will include: Create regional media strategy, including identifying key market and regional themes and providing input to the West …

Assistant Vice President - Corporate Communications - International Asset Management Firm - NYC

The AVP of Corporate Communications will provide a center of excellence and resource in the US for this large international asset management firm.  The role will be located in the NYC office.

The AVP will manage the company's website and internet to ensure visible and effective communications of the firm's activities and capabilities.

Additionally, the AVP will help to manage various publication projects such as the annual report, corporate videos, corporate brochures, and the biannual newsletter.  This will involve liaising with vendors and being the primary point of contact with suppliers, as well as having responsibility for the corporate communications budget in the US.

The AVP of Corporate Communications will draft press releases and other communications documents and should be a good eitor and proof reader.  They should have a good grasp of social media and modern technologies.

The AVP will be tasked with monitoring the quality and adherence to corporate standards in teh NY…