Full-time, remote work position with in-office option

Davidson Belluso is seeking a Public Relations Specialist with 5-7 years of experience in public relations and strategic communications to manage related client accounts, statewide.

Davidson Belluso is a dynamic, full-service marketing communications agency that is team-focused, creative, collaborative and fun. Our growing client list spans many industries, with a particular focus on education, government, healthcare, financial services, and travel and tourism.

We are seeking someone with excellent writing and editing skills as well as a strong work ethic and a collaborative attitude.

ESSENTIAL DAILY FUNCTIONS

  • Reports to Account Executive to manage client public relations efforts and campaigns.
  • Engages with client and account team to provide excellent client services and quality outcomes.
  • Manages all public relations account work while also executing all plan deliverables.
  • Writes, edits and proofreads press releases, media alerts, blogs and related content.
  • Creates social media content and manages both internal and client channels.
  • Develops media lists and media pitches and actively pitches relevant story ideas.
  • Performs media research and pulls coverage reports and analytics.
  • Utilizes social listening tools to track social media engagement and generate related reports.
  • Assists with community relations efforts through planning, staffing or support on occasion. Position may require work on evenings and weekends and may involve limited travel.
  • Researches and contributes to strategic planning, reporting and creative brainstorming for public relations and social media campaigns.
  • Participates in researching, writing, editing, and implementing annual communications plans and reports for various clients.
  • Plans for and participates in offsite client events and presentations.
  • Collaborates with teams throughout the agency on a variety of projects and planning efforts, including pitching new ideas to client.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Previous public relations, marketing, or advertising agency experience.
  • Ability to take initiative on projects and tasks and meet pressing client deadlines.
  • Solutions driven and creative ideation.
  • Media relations pitch experience in the local Phoenix market as well as statewide and national.
  • Experience with content publishing and blogging.
  • Familiarity/experience with Critical Mention, Cision and other media research tools.
  • Demonstrated social media content creation, management, and experience with social media management tools.
  • Knowledge of Function Point preferred but not required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, or equivalent experience in a public relations environment.
  • Minimum 5-7 years in public relations.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in AP Style.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel programs.
  • Must work well in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Please send your resume, samples of work, and a minimum of three (3) references to “careers at davidsonbelluso.com”.

WHAT TO INCLUDE

  • Your resume in PDF format.
  • Links to some of your work.
  • A minimum of three references.
  • Time and availability to start working, if selected.
  • Desired salary range.

Job Type: Full-time.

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS

Staff has the option of working remotely per our current Work-From-Home policy.

Tyler Norquist

Hailing from Eagle Creek, Oregon, Tyler moved to Arizona in 2010 to study computer science, digital media and graphic design at Arizona State University. Tyler is a whiz at building all kinds of websites, particularly e-commerce sites, which he’s been doing for more than nine years. His more notable clients have included Streets of New York and the Phoenix Art Museum. When he isn’t making the Internet a more enjoyable place, Tyler can be found snowboarding, working on old cars or spending time with his wife, two kids and three dogs.