Here at H&L, we’re a hungry team of innovative thinkers working in a collaborative culture and creative environment that puts our people and ideas above all else. We’re looking for a Public Relations Coordinator (entry level) who can match our passion and dedication to go the extra mile. The Public Relations Coordinator will assist the Public Relations team in coordinating communication plans for the Agency’s clients. The ideal candidate is an independent and curious self-starter with a demonstrated ability to organize content for both internal and external audiences.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Draft press releases, media advisories, and pitches
  • Prepare media briefings, coverage reports, and communication plans
  • Work with the Public Relations Manager to develop and refine measurement strategies for PR campaigns
  • Provide essential support for press initiatives and client activations
  • Monitor editorial calendars and news developments
  • Perform research to support communications and messaging
  • Maintain strong relationships with internal and external teams, which include media contacts
  • Monitor client coverage on a proactive basis
  • Organize and maintain bank of client press clippings to be shared in client recaps
  • Assist with crisis communications as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Understanding of media needs and relationships and knowledge of social media
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Workspace (formerly G Suite)
  • One to two years in journalism, public relations, or a related field
  • A strong interest in public relations and communication channels
  • Excellent communication skills, as this is a client-facing role
  • Able to independently juggle and prioritize multiple projects and solve problems in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Comfortable presenting both virtually and in person

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE…

  • Is a capable writer who has an understanding and a love of news.
  • Is a creative thinker and strategist.
  • Is proactive, reliable, and resourceful.
  • Understands the current media landscape.
  • Is able to find and develop media stories and drive visibility.

 

To apply, click here.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide an individual response to every candidate.

H&L Partners is a full-service, integrated agency made up of diverse, collaborative, and multitalented individuals with experience in all areas of marketing communications. H&L Partners is based in Oakland, with offices in St. Louis, Phoenix, Chicago, Charlotte, Atlanta, and Miami.

To learn more about us, visit www.handlpartners.com.