PR & Content Associate in New York (United States)

Where: New York (United States)

Extent of Work: Full Time

Click here to apply in English

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage media relations and press opportunities for City Harvest.
  • Oversee daily account management of our external PR firm, including: facilitating media opportunities, conducting research, and providing resources for pitches.
  • Conduct proactive media outreach and build relationships with media contacts.
  • Assist with writing, editing, and proofreading content for op-ed/byline articles, talking points, marketing materials, including newsletters, one pagers, web, and email.
  • Assist in the collection of stories from the field to help bring City Harvest’s work to life.
  • Manage tracking and internal communication of press coverage.
  • Own organizational stats and ensure consistency across the organization.
  • Help position the Marketing & Communications team as a source of internal expertise on language and messaging.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in communications, public relations, or journalism is a plus.
  • 3-5 years professional experience, preferably in an agency, in-house PR/communications, or journalism/publishing setting.
  • Excellent writer and editor with great attention to detail; strong project management skills.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and in cross-functional teams.
  • Track record of media and byline placements
  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel. Experienced in using media tools such as Cision, Meltwater, etc.
  • Nonprofit/advocacy experience, and a passion for fighting hunger in NYC are pluses!
  • Bi-Lingual (Spanish) is a plus!
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