Associate Publicist

  • New York, NY
  • Intern

Company Description

Felix is a luxury lifestyle magazine currently serving Chicago, Los Angeles and New York. The pages of this glossy publication cover the latest trends in fashion, fine dining, nightlife, arts and culture. Featuring ultra luxe fashion profiles, restaurants, and the season’s must-have accessories from the world’s top writers and stylists.

Luxe Media, LLC and Felix Magazine are the marketing names of The Aparecio Foundation, NFP (“TAF”). Luxe Media, LLC. is committed to developing a fun and productive work culture that is conducive to positive results! 

We offer a uniquely open environment that demands initiative and imagination from every single team member that are heard, tested, and genuinely empowered to lead by example and create lasting impacts on our organization, its programs, and the community.  This is an unpaid internship/volunteer opportunity.

Job Description

The Associate Publicist is responsible for strategic media outreach on all Felix and FelixMag.co initiatives, projects and events, for editorial and advertising.

 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for Felix and FelixMag.co’s ongoing print and digital publicity efforts
  • Participate in strategizing innovative publicity campaigns for maximum placements and optimum positioning
  • Assist Public Relations Department, internal departments and outside agencies in coordinating/publicizing special events on behalf of Felix and FelixMag.co's Editor-in-Chief and Publisher
  • Write press releases and segment scripts; craft pitches; disseminate information to trade and consumer media
  • Book/produce national/local television and radio segments; coordinate print/Internet interview requests
  • Assist in overseeing and directing outside public relations firms that are retained to provide support for specific projects and events
  • Take initiative in devising creative new ways for Felix and FelixMag.co and additional brand extensions to reach out to media and consumers
  • Serve as liaison with Felix and FelixMag.co’s web and social media team for projects involving media and consumers
  • Attend regular editorial meetings and weekly sales meetings
  • Provide regular feedback to Corporate Communications about media monitoring and other PR related services which are managed on a corporate level
  • Provide general administrative support to Felix and FelixMag.co’s Public Relations Department
  • Perform ongoing media research to maintain extensive relationships with industry producers/reporters; maintain complimentary mailing list of industry reporters/producers
  • Oversee media monitoring and follow-up; create regular press clipping reports with viewer/readership statistics; maintain digital library of Felix TV segments
  • Feed daily press clips to Corporate Communications/Online for inclusion in the internal Press Room and corporate clips distribution

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS
  • A passion for women’s economic opportunities
  • Must be a full or part-time student and working toward a degree
  • Must be eligible to receive school credit and commit to 2-3 days a week for 3 months or a college graduate with 1+ years experience
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Proven ability to work to stringent deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team or autonomously
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving entrepreneurial environment with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Integrity, honesty, openness and a willingness to operate as a team player
  • Preferred candidates will have a record of developing and executing successful media strategies, relevant media contacts and proven media placements and a portfolio of press clips
  • Strong writing and interpersonal skills for communicating with media, internal depts and executive management
  • Knowledge of Critical Mention database and Burrelle’s monitoring service

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.