Public Relations Specialist

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Job Description

We are seeking an independent public relations professional to handle our company's media relations.

Candidates must have:
- 5-7 years of experience with PR/media relations
- B2B experience
- Extensive knowledge of news outlets and regional, national, international media, particularly trade media in print and online
- A proven background writing press releases, articles, white papers, and other content of a technical nature
- Outstanding research/information gathering skills
- Experience within the payments industry or mobile space is a plus

Responsibilities include:
- Proactively and reactively pitching and placing stories within the media
- Writing and editing press releases
- Program assessment and metrics reporting
- Planning and executing PR/media relations supporting trade show particpation, new product leases, customer wins, etc.
- Developing and implementing strategic plans

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Skills: customer-relations