Publicity Assistant | Shore Fire Media

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3 January, 2022Print

Publicity Assistant

Job Summary: 

Shore Fire Media is looking for a sharp and ambitious PR assistant to join our team of busy publicists. We're looking for someone with an in-depth knowledge of the music and media worlds, who has the ability to handle a diverse client roster of award-winning musicians, filmmakers, authors, tech, events, nonprofits and a range of other art and culture-related projects. We are seeking to fill the position immediately and you will work remotely for the time being, though it is preferred that candidates be based in the NYC area. 


Responsibilities and Duties Include: 

• Creating media lists and researching journalist contact information

• Creating pitches, notes and press releases 

• Proofreading and copy-editing

• Pitching and securing stories in media outlets as assigned

• Conducting research on trends in media and culture

• Interacting with journalists, clients and other publicists

• Preparing weekly reports and internal documents for other staff 

• Supervising part-time staff and interns

• Maintaining guest lists for client events and liaising with attending media 

• Covering client press days

• Updating and maintaining client information on Shore Fire website 

• The following types of client communication: interview schedules, meeting invites, circulating key clips, re-cap of meetings etc.

• Contributing to our media databases by sharing updates, changes and additions 

• Other PR and general administrative work as directed


Qualifications and Skills: 

• 1-2 yrs. experience in public relations, (previous music PR experience a plus)

• Exceptional written, verbal and organizational skills 

• Passion for contributing to a wide variety of fast-paced PR campaigns

• Attention to detail 

• Knowledge of Cision, Constant Contact, Excel and Office (and basic Photoshop skills) 

• Social media knowledge and expertise