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Account Coordinator, Issue Advocacy


About Berlinrosen



BerlinRosen is a leading national public relations and strategic communications firm delivering high impact media, digital and creative strategies to top organizations, companies, and candidates around the United States. Named one of the most powerful PR firms by Observer, BerlinRosen was founded in 2005 by Valerie Berlin and Jonathan Rosen and has grown to a staff of more than 190 with offices in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.



Our clients are at the forefront of progressive work around racial justice and civil rights, low-wage worker advocacy, voting rights, economic security, the environment, affordable housing, human rights, LGBTQ+ issues, healthcare, education, money in politics and ending mass incarceration. We also represent some of the biggest companies and organizations defining the future of technology and cities, urban innovation, lifestyle, real estate and architecture.



People of color, people with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. BerlinRosen is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff, and recognizes that its continued success depends on hiring and retaining high-quality creative professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Opportunities for advancement exist, and we are committed to helping all staff develop and grow.



About The Team



The National Issue Advocacy team fights to advance equity for all people by working with major national progressive organizations, foundations and academic institutions on some of the most high-profile issues of our time. From local to global campaigns, we help our clients advocate for women's reproductive health, rights and justice; immigrant rights; clean energy; criminal justice reform and much more. Whether pitching to news media, preparing for a breaking news moment or planning a launch months ahead of time, our team is at the ready.



We pride ourselves on excellent client service. At times this may involve rapid response and longer hours; we work to ensure the efforts are supported across the team and our ethos of collaboration across the firm truly comes through.



About This Role



BerlinRosen is seeking a temporary Account Coordinator. Note: This role begins immediately and ends on November 30, 2020, with potential to become permanent. BerlinRosen is remote through at least January 2021. This role is fully remote within the U.S., though will be based in Washington, D.C. or New York, New York when we return to our offices (date TBD.)



Accountabilities And Qualifications



As an Account Coordinator on the National Issue Advocacy team, you will…

  • Write polished press materials (including pitches, press releases, op-eds, and media backgrounders), strategic memos and outreach reports
  • Conduct strategic and thorough media outreach to land stories for our clients
  • Monitor the media to identify opportunities to insert our clients into the news cycle, and build and maintain press lists that demonstrate a strong understanding of the reporters and outlets covering our clients' issues
  • Contribute ideas, research, and writing support for strategic communications
  • Help manage workflow smoothly for your account teams--ensure the team's work is moving in accordance with the work plan and meeting deadlines
  • Build relationships with your clients and report back to them on our work




Essential Skills

  • Has 1-2 years of internship or work experience in public relations, public affairs, media relations, journalism, issue advocacy, political campaigns or a related field
  • Has knowledge of the current media landscape. You have a strong sense of what's newsworthy, an understanding of a wide range of news outlets, and experience interacting with reporters
  • Multi-tasks easily. You have the ability to handle multiple assignments at once, work quickly and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while paying close attention to details.
  • Has strong written and oral communications skills
  • Is technically fluent with tools such as Google Suite products, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Understands organizing and advocacy communications, including social media campaigning and local, state, or national politics




WORKING AT BERLINROSEN



BerlinRosen will make sure that you have what you need to excel in your role to do your job with excellence, including...

  • A positive, collaborative and supportive team that's committed to helping all staff develop and grow and offers opportunities for advancement.
  • A competitive salary based on leading market rates
  • 100% coverage of Health, Dental, and Vision insurance monthly premiums
  • Company sponsored Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K with a 4% employer match with no vesting period
  • Generous paid time off with which we encourage staff to take sufficient time for self-care
  • 9 paid bank holidays
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits via WageWorks
  • Mobile phone reimbursement
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