Public Relations Specialist

Bottom Line Marketing & Public Relations

Bottom Line is a multi-specialty marketing public relations firm that develops working relationships with its clients.

Position Details

Public Relations Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Imagine a job that gives you the opportunity to produce exciting work and exceptional results in a position you truly enjoy. Join our growing team of professionals and put your public relations and strategic thinking skills to work. Help us tell our clients’ unique stories. We use our heads to work smart while trusting our hearts to know what is right. We do quality work because it’s a reflection of who we are as people. We have fun in our jobs because it recharges our hearts and souls. If this sounds like you, begin your own story with us today!

A PR specialist works on a wide variety of client assignments under the direct supervision of a senior PR counselor or a PR counselor. A PR specialist is primarily responsible for assisting a PR counselor in providing innovative, results-oriented, cost-effective service to a diverse client base. A PR specialist is evaluated on his or her ability to effectively support the client service team, time management skills, client satisfaction levels, documented results, and overall contribution to the firm’s profitability.

The PR Specialist will have a Bachelor’s degree in PR, Journalism, Marketing or Communications, with 1.5-3 years’ experience, preferably in an agency setting. We’d like you on our team if you can:

  • Assist in facilitating positive client/staff working relationships by helping coordinate communications among clients, members of the client service team, and other involved parties.
  • Write, edit and produce an extensive array of communications tools and collateral materials, including, but not limited to, news releases, brochure copy, surveys, scripts, talking points, articles, social media posts, blogs and Web copy.
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of news and media relations skills.
  • Communicate strategically with the media and others to achieve client objectives.
  • Develop and maintain media lists and other databases.
  • Develop and organize special events for clients.
  • Monitor vendors to successfully complete outsourced work, including, but not limited to, writing, graphic design services, printing, renting of audio/visual equipment, photography, or supplying needed products, as directed by a PR counselor.
  • Assist other members of the firm in other client, business development and firm management projects, as needed.
  • Support in drafting marketing plans, proposals and strategies.
  • Complete T-sheets timer daily, with the express goal of attaining 90-95% client billable time.
  • Review and responds to all administrative duties in a timely fashion.

Working knowledge Microsoft Office is essential, and extensive knowledge of AP style is required. An understanding of the legislative process is helpful. Knowledge of Cision is a bonus.

Bottom Line Marketing & Public Relations offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Health, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Paid time off for vacation, illness, and personal time
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Half-day Fridays (June-August)
  • Free parking

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