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PR Manager

Herndon, VA

Employment Type: Contract to Hire Specialty : PR/Communications Job Number: 1275

TorchLight Hire seeks a PR Manager for a contract-to-hire position with an organization headquartered in Herndon, VA. Working with the Director, the PR Manager will lead the development and execution of a multi-channel, consumer-facing public relations strategy targeted to multiple audiences.


Responsibilities
  • Create strategic internal and external communications plans and messaging and execute plan traditional, digital, social and other platforms to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Manage an external agency to drive promotion of key PR and communications programs.
  • Oversee media relations including creation of media kit, lists and pitches; serve as key contact.
  • Develop creative content and manage content partnerships; design editorial materials and manage production of print and digital content.
  • Drive content distribution via external partners/channels and internal social media teams.
  • Partner with marketing to promote key PR initiatives and support select marketing initiatives.
  • Develop and report on KPIs and ROI as well as monitor campaign performance and media measurement.
  • Prepare executives & spokespeople.


Qualifications
  • At least 6 years of experience in PR, corporate communications or public affairs; agency experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated success developing and executing B2C and B2B communications plans.
  • Excellent written and oral communication; crisis communication experience required.
  • Working knowledge of PR-based social media strategies and tactics.
  • Strong attention to detail, project management and problem-solving skills
  • Budget management experience.
  • Experience working effectively with senior executives.
  • Bachelor’ s degree in PR/communications, journalism or marketing.

 

About TorchLight Hire:
TorchLight Hire is the Washington, D.C. region’ s premier search and staffing firm placing marketing, communications, digital and creative professionals in contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent roles across a variety of industries. At TorchLight, we know the D.C. metro area job market inside and out. More importantly, we know marketing and communications, with a team of former senior marketing professionals from a variety of disciplines. TorchLight has been ranked in the top 15% of the fastest-growing private companies in America by Inc. Magazine and was voted one of the D.C. area' s Best Places to Work in 2017 by the Washington Business Journal. Learn more at http://jobs.torchlighthire.com/.
TorchLight Hire is the Washington, D.C. region’s premier search and staffing firm placing marketing, communications, digital and creative professionals in contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent roles across a variety of industries in the DC metro area. At TorchLight, we know the recruitment and hiring process—and the DC metro area job market inside and out. More importantly, we know marketing and communications, with team members who have deep subject matter expertise prior to their tenure at TorchLight. In 2016 and 2017, Inc. Magazine’s Inc 5000 ranked TorchLight No. 621 and 2386 respectively as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America. In 2017, TorchLight was recognized in 2017 as one of the DC area's Best Places to Work by the Washington Business Journal.. Learn more at http://jobs.torchlighthire.com/.

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