PR Specialist

  • Washington, DC
  • Contract

Company Description

Mission + Vision

We are Artists. We help people, companies, and organizations showcase their messages to the world through fresh, innovative, and creative functional design. Design is an art form and must be treated as such.

 

History

Established in 2009, West 7th Design Studio built a diverse clientele rather quickly. As a forward-thinking and ambitious independent design firm, we are aimed at making sure our clients' messages are communicated to their target audiences effectively. We'd like to think we're pretty good at what we do, but we'll let our work speak for itself. We're always thinking of new ideas and we look forward to what the future holds for our clients and for ourselves!

Job Description

As a PR Specialist, you are responsible for the public relations initiatives within West 7th Design Studio. You will create, manage, and implement PR campaigns with the goal of enriching the company's position within the public eye. You should also work on maintaining strong relationships with possible media representations. Your primary responsibilities will include the following:

  • Promote w7th products and services through public relations initiatives

  • Run and maintain company social network accounts, which include but are not limited to:

    • Facebook

    • Twitter

    • Instagram

    • Tumblr

  • Disseminate marketing and promotional materials, both print and electronic.

  • Copyedit, proofread, and revise communications.

  • Design and launch email marketing campaigns.

    • Develop marketing communications campaigns.

  • Work towards creating and delivering press releases, media relations content, executive bios, blog/newsletter content, social media content, and speaking proposals for w7th events.

  • Help to clarify the organization’s point of view to their main constituency; maintain strong organizational voice

  • Identify, develop and execute communications strategy for key media contacts and customer references.

Qualifications

  • Great communication skills, as well as ability to work with others in close manner
  • Exceptional computer skills and good organization and planning skills
  • Ability to react effectively and calmly in emergencies
  • Ability to deliver excellent customer service, externally and internally
  • Excellent grammar!

Additional Information

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