HIRING! Social Media, PR, Corporate Communication Porter Novelli

Three Porter Novelli Positions, Various Levels!

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IMMEDIATE!  PAID INTERN – Potential for full-time employment

Porter Novelli  NYC

We are looking for an Intern to work in our Corporate Communications group.  Interns act as fully integrated members of account teams and will be assigned a mentor for support, guidance and help in getting acclimated to the PR industry and business environment. This is a paid internship that has the potential to turn into full-time employment.  This is an immediate need.  Click here for all of the details and to apply online:

Internship opportunity in corporate practice, with clients ranging in transportation, consumer packaged goods, healthcare and financial industries. Intern will also provide support to blogger relations team, acquiring key skills in both traditional PR and in social media space.

  • Developing and updating media lists
  • Media monitoring and conducting media outreach
  • Writing media pitch letters and press materials
  • Support for blogger relations team
  • Research
  • Attending brainstorm and professional development sessions
  • Providing account team support as needed


You must be a recent college graduate with a liberal arts background or a special interest in public relations, communications, social media, journalism, marketing, English, or related coursework. A minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred. Excellent writing and organizational skills are a must. Previous internships or extracurricular activities are a plus. Proficiency in MS Office applications and Internet research is required.


Assistant Account Executive, Corporate Communications

Porter Novelli, a global top-ten public relations agency, is seeking a strong Assistant Account Executive for the expanding Corporate Communications group of our flagship New York office. AAE will work on corporate and B2B accounts and on new business opportunities, with a dynamic and highly-motivated team. The AAE plays an active role in coordinating and implementing daily account activity on behalf of the client under the direct supervision of a Senior Account Executive or a higher level supervisor. Offices are located downtown at 7 World Trade Center, with sweeping 360 degree views of New York City and surrounding boroughs.Duties and Responsibilities:

Requires understanding of corporate and internal communications.

•Execute client activities in a proactive, timely and efficient manner.

•Highly organized with ability to manage up and down.

•Exhibit a deep understanding of clients and accounts.

•Liaise with client and produce high quality communications content both internally and externally.

•Conduct daily activities for clients in a way that exceeds their expectations.

•Write press materials, correspondence, conference/activity reports and other documents.

•Conduct research as appropriate (e.g., media outlets, competitive activities, market trends).

•Assist with planning and executing media activities and special events.

•Participate in team, division and brainstorming sessions.

•Track publicity results and other measurements.

•Develop relationships with media and manage media lists.

•Brings trends/media coverage/ideas to attention of supervisor.


Knowledge and Skills:

•Demonstrates aptitude for the basics of public relations and media relations.

•Understands uses of PR tools: news releases, media kits, media tours and media relations.

•Understands the client’s industry, business and needs.

•Demonstrates appropriate sense of urgency when responding to client issues and requests.

•Prioritizes assignments and organizes multiple tasks and responsibilities effectively.

•Excellent written, verbal, presentation, problem-solving and time management skills.

•Exhibits creativity and sensitivity to matters of style in writing, brainstorming and troubleshooting.

•Is detail-oriented.

•Ability to work well with others and demonstrates a positive, flexible attitude that will lend itself to productive relationships with supply vendors, internal service departments, and great client service.

•Efficiency in database management, on-line research, and summarizing/presenting findings to manager, team or client.


Education and Work experience:

•One to two years of experience required, agency background preferred.

•BA degree preferably in Communications, Journalism, English or PR related discipline.


Social Media Content Producer


Porter Novelli has an immediate need for a Social Media Content Producer.  The purpose of this role is to assist in the management of consumer social media content and distribution related to a global technology account. Community management for this client will operate like a newsroom – always-on content creation, distribution and optimization.

Community Management Overview:

•Must confidently speak on behalf of the brand externally and must represent the voice of the customer internally

•Serves as a hub for internal collaboration on the social media front as well as a funnel to distribute external messages

•Connects and fosters conversation with customers online; taking learnings and feedback to client departments internally

•Has a strong understanding of the role that content and communities play in brand loyalty and purchase consideration – ability to integrate this into influencer PR programs and campaigns

•Must adhere to FTC guidelines and internal client guidelines


Activities Overview:

•Work to develop social media content calendar and coordinate collection of assets

•Field ad-hoc requests for insights from clients and internal teams

•Develop blog content in a timely manner

•Serves as a social media consumer relations/public relations representative for external audiences

•Fosters online relationships in the communities and provides client with consumer insights (i.e., concerns, questions, issues, etc.)

•Responsible for Influencer identification, relationship management, tracking and reporting

•Proactive in initiating and maintaining conversations

•New community identification, building and sustenance

•Manage and evolve response protocol, working closely with internal stakeholders to escalate issues appropriately

•Rapid responder to mitigate issues and negative mentions

•Understanding of industry standards for handling crisis communications in social media


Preferred Candidate Characteristics:

•News-room mentality to serve as the editor of all content distributed in social channels for a global technology client

•Ability to connect the dots between content delivery, forums, and campaign objectives

•A passion for learning about new tools in social media and ability to put new learnings into practice for planning and execution

•Strong written, verbal and communications skills

•Strong consultancy skills for communicating with clients with various levels of social media experience

•Proficient in uploading relevant content

•Ability to gather and communicate marketing measurements and establish benchmarks that meet business goals

•Opportunistic and solution orientated

•Relationship oriented – collaborative with motivational qualities

•Able to effectively multi-task and work under pressure

•Independent, creative self-starter who loves running with projects while keeping client and agency teams informed


Relevant Experience:

•Proven knowledge and passion for consumer technology and related subject matter

•Proficient with brand usage of Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr, emerging community platforms

•Experience working with integrated digital programs

•Some  Marcom, PR, client-side, brand and/or creative agency experience preferred


Porter Novelli is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in any aspect of employment against any person on account of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other eligible veteran, age, marital status, veteran status, or physical or mental handicap unrelated in nature and extent to an individual’s ability to perform a job or any other characteristic protected by the employment discrimination laws in any state or political subdivision in which Porter Novelli does business.


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