HIRING!! Digital Media Marketer & Community Manager – Hillside, NJ

Digital Media Marketer & Community Manager – Hillside, NJ NECA, the leader in entertainment collectibles such as action figures, jewelry, and games, is seeking a full-time digital media marketer and community manager to manage and maintain their online properties. This position will be responsible for creating and maintaining a content calendar for several accounts as well as updating each. The community manager is also responsible for scouting and working with a team of writers/bloggers. Additionally, this position will deal directly with journalists, bloggers, and fans. This position shares the responsibilities of an editor-in-chief with the creativity of a guerilla marketer. … Continue reading HIRING!! Digital Media Marketer & Community Manager – Hillside, NJ

Ten Tips to Be Taken Seriously As a Young Professional

http://www.prdaily.com/Main/Articles/12524.aspx   A version of this article now appears on PR Daily.  Enjoy! I frequently receive calls from young public relations executives about their frustration with clients and colleagues who treat them as a kid sister, daughter or possible date rather than an associate who is responsible for moving forward major account initiatives.  Highly-capable young professionals are often given tremendous responsibility to help agencies achieve client objectives in this lightning fast paced industry.     Managing the pressure and high demands of associates and clients can sometimes be overwhelming for even the most seasoned professional.  For a young professional, these pressures are often paired … Continue reading Ten Tips to Be Taken Seriously As a Young Professional

Best PR Cover Letter / Resume Links

Are you a May graduate or just seeking a career change?  Be sure to check my favorite (and short) articles about how to create these essential documents so they break through the piles on a recruiter’s desk: Simple step-by-step how to write a cover letter:   http://www.prssa.org/internships/resources.aspx?Id=16 How to write the BEST cover letter: http://www.prdaily.com/Main/Articles/10943.aspx Cover letter advice:  http://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2011/03/24/how-to-write-a-cover-letter/ Great resume key words: http://www.prssa.org/internships/resources.aspx?Id=17 How to make your resume stand out:  http://www.prdaily.com/Main/Articles/12426.aspx How to write a resume when you are just out/in college:   http://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2012/05/10/how-to-write-a-resume-when-youre-just-out-of-college/ Resume Building 101, by Lorra Brown A solid resume is a critical tool to finding a job or securing … Continue reading Best PR Cover Letter / Resume Links

A Personalized PR Career Plan Template: Simple Steps for Success

Are you eager to achieve a success public relations career but don’t know where to start?    By utilizing  a simple public relations plan format and executing this personalized PR plan you are sure to move more readily towards your professional aspirations.  Follow these steps for success! —- Ordinarily when creating a public relations plan you should first conduct research. However, for your own plan, your professional aspirations (goal) are a great place to start. OBJECTIVE(s) What is your objective?   I.e. what is your dream job/career/company? RESEARCH Do you possess a realistic view of your capabilities? Create a personal SWOT (Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) to create … Continue reading A Personalized PR Career Plan Template: Simple Steps for Success

Ace Your Summer Internships!

A version of this article also picked up by PR Daily… http://prdaily.com/Main/Articles/11720.aspx An internship is an integral component not only to gain practical experience. Many firms or businesses will not even consider hiring a college graduate who has not completed at least one or two internships. Earning good grades in college, showcasing leadership abilities via clubs and activities, citing undergraduate accomplishments in a resume and acing an interview may help a student secure a sought after internship, but ensuring the experience is meaningful is another challenge onto itself. Following are tips to make the best of an internship experience.  These … Continue reading Ace Your Summer Internships!

Show me the money! How to get the raise you deserve

See my article also on PR Daily: http://www.prdaily.com/Main/Articles/13936.aspx You’ve just reached a stride in your career where you feel confident enough to ask for a raise.   However, just asking isn’t enough, especially in a tough economy.  These tips will help you secure a raise and promotion, if you truly deserve it. Define a clear career road map from day one.  When you are hired, understand the performance review cycle.  If aren’t pleased with your starting salary, request a six month evaluation and salary review based on your performance.  If you haven’t set up this timeline from your start date, it … Continue reading Show me the money! How to get the raise you deserve

Esquire.com HIRING

Esquire.com‘s editorial team is in search of a full-time freelancer who will produce original content for the site: everything from researching and cropping photos to building slideshows and blog posts to cleaning up and posting text from bloggers. Though it will involve some editing/writing work, it’s primarily an online production job, ideal for someone starting out in online journalism and web/HTML/etc.-savvy. You’ll be working closely with our small team of (extraordinarily friendly) online editors. You should be passionate about Esquire in all forms as well as politics, pop culture, men’s style, and obviously journalism and magazines. If it sounds interesting … Continue reading Esquire.com HIRING