Director of Public Relations

Director of Public Relations

Full-time

MassMedia Corporate Communications is a fast-growing advertising and public relations agency that is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV. We are a results-driven, award winning firm with deep expertise in corporate, hospitality and entertainment PR. Our campaigns include award-winning work for some of Nevada’s most recognized brands. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence.

We are currently seeking an experienced Director of Public Relations to join our growing leadership team. The Director of Public Relations reports directly to the Vice President of Public Relations of the agency and is responsible for the planning, development and execution of all public relations and media communication initiatives for the agency and its clients. This position plays an integral role within the organization, working with our account services team to shape and share our clients’ news and stories with the media.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Create and execute strategic public relations plans and strategies that align with clients’ brand and deliver on objectives
• Establish and nurture positive relationships with local and regional media
• Strong understanding of local, consumer and trade media relations, including identifying story hooks, building relationships with media, and the ability to secure news coverage for agency clients
• Develop a wide range of written materials for a variety of communications channels (key messages, news releases, articles, blog posts, brand key messages, speeches and e-newsletters, among other pieces)
• Independently manage time and projects, while meeting internal and external deadlines
• Prepare client’s executives for media interviews to help ensure key messages are consistently conveyed
• Manage client relationships and serve as primary point of contact for agency PR clients
• Posses excellent persuasive written and verbal communications skills, including interpersonal and presentation skills.
• Monitor public relations and marketing trends to identify strategic opportunities for clients
• Mentor junior staff by providing constructive feedback on work projects and sharing industry knowledge
• Effectively report results and demonstrate return on investment
• Develop positive and professional relationships with coworkers, clients and industry representatives
• Assess, develop and implement PR department processes for the agency
• Manage PR department budget, staffing and outside vendors

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in mass communications, journalism, marketing or public relations
• 10+ years of experience in public relations
• Advertising Agency experience is required
• Strong writing and editing skills
• B2B and corporate public relations and health care marketing experience a plus; agency experience a plus
• Spokesperson experience preferred
• Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Team-oriented and ability to work independently

BENEFITS:
At MassMedia, we pride ourselves on hiring top talent and we work hard to provide benefits that make our team members lives better.

Our comprehensive compensations and benefits program includes:

• Town Square office location that is centrally located for an easy commute and comes with great amenities and perks, including cold brew and Kombucha on tap!
• Designated flex/work from home days each week and flexible work environment where you aren’t tied to a desk
• Competitive salaries and opportunity for advancement; we always strive to promote from within!
• Medical, dental and visions plans for you and your family and financial protection options through disability, life, accidental death, cancer assist, critical illness, and medical bridge insurance
• 401(k) plan with company matching program
• Generous paid time off policy that increases each year you are with the company
• Eleven paid holidays and we pay you to take your birthday off!
• Frequent company happy hours, events and team building activities
• Professional development opportunities

Interested and qualified candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume & salary requirements to hr@massmediacc.com. Please no phone calls.

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