Assistant Public Relations/Social Media Specialist

Core Creative Inc.

Core Creative is a full-service, integrated banding agency with a passion for making brands more human. Ranked as a top 10 agency in the City of Milwaukee, we provide a supportive and fast-paced atmosphere with an amazing, family-like culture. We not only value our clients, but we also place our employees just as high on the priority list. We’ve been recognized as one of Milwaukee’s best places to work by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, as well as the Business Journal of Greater Milwaukee. Core Creative Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Position Details

Assistant Public Relations/Social Media Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Do you enjoy being part of a team that listens, inspires, and collaborates together to produce incredible solutions and results? Would you describe yourself as a great writer, an excellent communicator and a persuasive extrovert? If this sounds like you, then we might be your perfect fit. We are looking for an Assistant PR/Social Specialist who can help support our PR and Social efforts both with clients and for Core. This position offers an opportunity to learn every aspect of the agency, and ultimately provide a path for growth.

What You’ll Do Every Day (well, each day may look a little different, but here’s a snapshot):

  • Relay client communication with internal teams.
  • Keep apprised of clients’ brands/products/services/marketing developments.
  • Assist in preparing client documents and deliverables (i.e. news releases, articles/blogs, social posts/engagement, reports).
  • Checks for and responds promptly to all client communications.

Public Relations

  • Assist in the development and implementation of proposals and public relations plans.
  • Develop and maintain media lists and media contacts for assigned accounts.
  • Assist with the writing of media materials, including press releases, pitches, articles/blogs, press kits and other relevant materials.
  • Actively pitch local, regional, national and trade media.
  • Monitor for coverage and communication across all channels.
  • Assist with the coordination and planning of special events, as needed.
  • Assemble weekly and monthly reports as required by clients.

Social Media

  • Use and adhere to documented strategy to guide execution and content creation.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of social media plans.
  • Assist in the creation and deployment of social content across all platforms.
  • Maintain accurate, and up-to-date content calendars.
  • Work directly with clients to create and maintain accurate messaging.
  • Assemble weekly and monthly reports as required by clients.

You’re Good At: 

  • Writing and communicating to vast audiences with differing needs.
  • Maintaining in-depth knowledge of and adherence to AP style.
  • Remaining well organized and self-motivated, and have the ability to multi task.
  • Handling pressure and working under tight deadlines.
  • Working with a wide range of personalities

Extra Awesome:

  • Minimum 1-3 years agency experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or related fields.
  • Vacation/Personal Time: 11 days per year
  • Holidays: 10 days per year
  • Sick time: 6 days per year
  • 50% health insurance and partial deductible reimbursement
  • 100% dental, life, ad&d, and ltd insurance
  • Access to vision and short term disability insurance coverage
  • 401(k) employer contributions
  • Profit-sharing
  • Continuing education fund
  • Cellphone data reimbursement
  • Parking

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