Public Relations Specialist
About TEKsystems We’re partners in transformation with over 80% of the Fortune 500. We bring the expertise and talent progressive companies need to activate ideas and build solutions that create new opportunities. As an industry leader in full-stack technology services, talent services and real-world application, we innovate so industries stay ahead of what’s next. Join us. General Description TEKsystems is currently recruiting a Public Relations Specialist responsible for supporting external communications and media relations to raise awareness of our business, our purpose and our value. You’ll be responsible for writing and editing content for a variety of mediums, including but not limited to press releases, speeches, media commentary, web pages and social media. The ideal candidate is proficient in public relations and communications planning, implementation and evaluation, including determining key messages for target audiences, creating strategies to reach those audiences, researching various sources, interviewing subject matter experts, interpreting complex information, crafting compelling narratives and determining the most effective communications tactics. Individual is highly capable of working autonomously, managing relationships to ensure shared interests and outcomes and managing multiple projects under tight deadlines. Collaborates regularly with our agency of record to achieve communications goals. Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders and teams to advance the goals of an organization. Role resides in the Brand and Corporate Marketing Department and reports to the Public Relations Manager. If you’re passionate about communications, engaging and cultivating audiences and advancing the goals of an organization, you’re right for this role. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: Write content for press releases, speeches, media commentary, web pages and social media Facilitate information requests from the media Prepare and arrange interviews for an organization’s subject matter experts Help subject matter experts communicate effectively with the public Conduct research on various topics and facilitate interviews with relevant stakeholders Help maintain corporate image and identity and support crisis communications Manage multiple projects adhering to strict timelines Cooperate with creative and digital teams for production and publication of various content Ensure final content adheres to brand and style standards Contribute to brand and corporate marketing initiatives Other duties as assigned In-office opportunity, reporting regularly to Hanover, MD corporate office Some travel required Required Education and/or Experience: • At least 5+ years of experience in public relations and communications • Proficiency in project management and execution of PR campaigns • Experience in copywriting and editing • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Aptitude in presentation and public speaking; able to prepare/coach leaders at all levels within an organization • Proficiency in social media • Detail-oriented, highly organized • Ability to work independently and as part of a team • A creative yet practical mind; able to turn an idea/concept into practical application • BS/BA in public relations, marketing, communications, journalism or relevant field
Public relations, Press release
Top Skills Details:
Public relations,Press release
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
Requisite Abilities and/or Skills: • Quality as job one. Considers quality a priority over simply getting things done. • Self-direction. Self-motivated and self-initiate new assignments and challenges, seeking out influencers and the knowledge they need
We’re partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That’s the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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Job posted: 2021-05-30