PR Senior Associate

20 Sep, 2021


PR Senior Associate

Mission North
San Francisco, CA/Brooklyn, NY

What makes us Mission North?

  • We’re a down-to-earth team that knows how to have fun at work and outside the office
  • We believe in lifelong learning and personal growth
  • Recognizing employees for their hard work is deeply embedded in our culture
  • And we offer some pretty amazing perks

Here’s what you would be doing day-to-day:  

  • Serve as the day-to-day client contact for key programs
  • Conceptualize and drive proactive campaigns and launches
  • Prep executives and staff briefing calls
  • Support new business initiatives and play an active role in pitches
  • Delegate tasks, manage and mentor Associates and Account Coordinators
  • Draft pitches, press releases for tier 1-2 media, bylines, speaking abstracts, campaigns plans and briefing materials
  • Plan and organize press/analyst tours and tradeshows
  • Proactively pitch media and influencers and develop media relationships

Qualifications include:

  • 3-5 years of communications or PR experience, preferably with technology companies or related industries
  • Established relationships with technology trade press/analyst community and business press
  • Experience working with clients (prior agency experience is a plus, but not required)
  • Excellent organizational, communications (written and verbal) and time management skills
  • Proficiency with basic computer and PR tech applications including Cision, Lexis, Sysomos, Meltwater, CatchPole, Google Docs and News Alerts, and MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to travel to and from client/new business meetings as appropriate

Bonus points for any of the following:

  • Experience pitching new business
  • Technology experience with audience insights, podcasting, video, etc.
  • Knowledge in any of our practice areas:
    – Growth (Retail/Marketing/Sales tech)
    – Trust (Cyber Security)
    – Fintech
    – Life Sciences
    – Future of Work
    – VC
    – Future Stack

Learn more here

Job posted: 2021-09-20