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 ideal candidate is an independent and curious self-starter with a demonstrated ability to organize content for a variety of audiences; more on that below…

LOCATION: Downtown Tampa office

SUMMARY: Assist the account team in coordinating public relations plans for agency clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Draft press releases, media advisories, and pitches
  • Prepare media briefings, coverage reports, and communications 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
  • Assist with crisis communications as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Understanding of media needs and relationships and knowledge of social media
  • Microsoft Office and G Suite
  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, or in a related field is preferred
  • A strong interest in public relations and communication channels
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to independently juggle and prioritize multiple projects and solve problems in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

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 stories and drive visibility.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to careers@handlpartners.com. Subject line: PR Coordinator – FL.

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’s Jack London Square, with offices in St. Louis, Phoenix, Chicago, Charlotte, Atlanta, and Miami.

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