Bell and Howell, LLC
The PR Specialist will be working with other marketing team members to strengthen our brand in multiple industries.
We are looking for an up-and-coming PR guru who is a writer, editor, storyteller, relationship builder, all in one.
The ideal candidate is smart, curious, passionate and ready to roll up their sleeves and help us continue transforming our business and evolve the way we do marketing.
As this is a new role within the company, you will have the unique opportunity to pave the way into the future, for both you and for Bell and Howell.
We will look to you to define, create and execute our public relations and press/analyst relations strategy in support of the higher-level marketing and company objectives.
This is a junior position with tremendous growth opportunity, which provides a valuable real-world experience of working in a fast-paced team environment, while developing targeted marketing activities for each of our business units.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Owns all aspects of corporate PR strategy Develops and drives relationships with key industry press Creates and executes industry analyst engagement strategy and plan Manages corporate social media efforts Tracks and reports earned media coverage Researches industry trends Researches and creates reports to track competitor news coverage Creates written communications such as blog posts, award submissions, speaking opportunities, abstracts, and Q&As Creates and delivers media relations materials such as pitches, press releases, briefing materials and coverage reports Assists with corporate newsletter content, social media content, and speaking proposals.
Assists with writing and editing as needed Assists with maintenance of PR related content on website Contributes to team efforts by accomplishing related results in a cooperative and supportive manner Other duties as assigned Education, Experience, and Knowledge BS/BA (or equivalent) in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or Business 2-4 years PR or related work experience required Experience working cross-functionally with corporate marketing teams, product marketing, field and sales Ability to work and collaborate with marketing and executive teams Meltwater or other PR management platform experience preferred Project management experience required Familiarity with Wordpress or other CMS is beneficial AP Style proficient Skills and Abilities Strong media relations/storytelling skills Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail Strong interpersonal skills, ability to develop relationships and communicate with all levels of management Strategic thinker with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously Strong problem solving and analytical skills Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills Strong leadership skills Effectively communicates in all situations Sensitive to internal / external customer needs Innovative outlook Ability to adapt to a constantly changing work environment
Bell and Howell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Bell and Howell to administer employment based solely on an individual's qualifications, ability and performance without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, orany other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
Bell and Howell, LLC
Website : http://www.bellhowell.net/
Bell and Howell, we deliver innovative service and technology solutions that enrich customer communications and fulfillment for the world’s largest finance, industry, and public sector enterprises. Our software and hardware streamlines high-volume, high-integrity print and production of customer communications and products, maximizes postal discounts, and monetizes every customer touchpoint. Our service organization is among the most sophisticated in the world for production workflow, automation and industrial mechatronics. Headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C, with offices around the world, Bell and Howell is the trusted partner to thousands of organizations globally.