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Less is More; Get Your Foot in the Door!

Yesterday, I received a letter and resume from someone who apparently found me in Kennedy's book of Executive Recruiters. He very specifically wrote to me and even quoted something I said on my website. "You promised on your website to always tell people the truth about their careers" he said. So even though this guy wasn't even in PR, I felt I had to respond. He quoted my website about a promise I had made! I had to answer him sincerely.

So I wrote him back and explained that although I made that promise, I didn't intend it for the world...that outside my own specialty of PR, I don't have enough experience and knowledge to advise anyone on their career.

Well, he wrote back and asked me if I wouldn't mind critiquing his resume and cover letter anyway. He had a loooong letter and a very detailed resume. He asked me if I thought that it was too long, and too detailed, and if I thought that was offputting.

I answered him, and he was so appreciative…

AE/Sr AE - Financial Services - (for top mid sized agency in NYC)

This top agency in NYC is one of the best PR agencies to work for. Wonderful people, prestigious blue chip clients, smart people to learn from, dedicated to the growth of their employees...

The firm has two large corporate clients in the financial services industry and some smaller financial clients.

We are looking for very bright candidates with an understanding and interest in financial markets to work on national media and trade press relations, develop thought leadership driven PR campaigns, and work directly with clients.

This is a great opportunity and won't be open long, so if you're thinking about it, submit a resume to me today!

Sandy Charet
sandy@charet.com

New Media Marketing Consultant - NJ Healthcare company

I'm working with the marketing department of a major healthcare provider that is looking for two marketing consultants to help them build interesting new mobile and web based applications to service their customers.

These are long term consulting positions (6 months to a year +). One of these opportunities centers on mobile apps and the other will be email oriented -- both consultants will manage other ongoing projects as well.

We're looking for someone with about five to ten years of experience who can work closely with various departments to understand their services and the complexities of the company and industry overall; then integrate all this to put together the strategy to create accurate, helpful, meaningful and innovative new applications. This person will write specifications and manage projects. Do you know anyone who you think might be interested in the position?

This large corporation has a great reputation, and beautiful offices in New Jersey.

AS or AVP - Boutique NYC agency - Life Sciences/Biotech

This fun and entrepreneurial agency has a very successful healthcare/biotech practice with exciting, innovative clients for whom they handle corporate, financial and trade public relations.

We are looking for someone with a strong science background applied to current clients in the biotech/life science industry in a PR or IR agency environmnet.

It's a stable and well respected firm with a close group of that works together in an environment where you could learn and grow from some of the best in the business. You are encouraged to take on more responsibilities, and well rewarded for a job well done.

AE/Sr AE - NYC Agency - Professional Services

This top agency in NYC is one of the best PR agencies to work for. Wonderful people, prestigious blue chip clients, smart people to learn from, dedicated to the growth of their employees...
You will be part of this firm's very well respected professional services practice.

The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years experience in both media relations and social media for several of the following sectors: accounting, law, management consulting, architecture, executive search, actuarial or marketing services.Responsibilities include the development and execution of thought leadership driven PR campaigns, Development of social media campaigns and creation of digital footprints for clients, national and trade media pitching, writing blog posts, bylined articles, press releases, etc