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mml pr Is Hiring An Assistant Publicist, Lifestyle Division In Santa Monica

mml pr is seeking an Assistant Publicist with at least 2 years of relevant agency experience to handle day-to-day press initiatives for all designated mml pr clients (lifestyle).
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mml pr is seeking an Assistant Publicist with at least 2 years of relevant agency experience to handle day-to-day press initiatives for all designated mml pr clients (lifestyle).

Duties includes (but not limited to):

  • Assisting Account Director and Account Supervisor with any and all client related duties/tasks
  • Creating pitches and assist in securing print, online and broadcast placements for clients
  • Servicing press clips to clients and relevant parties in a timely manner
  • Writing press releases and other written press materials (backgrounders/bios) 
  • Monthly and weekly client reports including, edit/credit report, weekly/monthly summation, inventories and public relations calendars
  • Taking notes during conference calls and scheduling conference calls/meetings
  • Create meeting agendas and compose recap documents
  • Putting together and managing client media databases
  • Costing out and helping to execute client mailings
  • Fielding all press/sample requests for clients
  • Communicating any and all related initiatives with client on a day-to-day basis -- as directed
  • Booking client related travel
  • Tracking expenses and supporting publicist on budgets
  • Keeping press kit materials current and updated
  • Daily client/industry news monitoring
  • Carry out any and all pr related initiatives deemed appropriate by president of mml and or managing Publicist
  • Hours 8:30am to 6:00pm daily
  • Longer hours required based on work load and client events

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Job Qualifications

  • At least 2 years relevant agency experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated by experience pitching and writing press releases
  • Possess press contacts and the ability to actively create and maintain great industry contacts
  • Excellent strategic research ability and command of the internet/social media
  • Resourceful, efficient, proactive and detail oriented 
  • Able to handle multi-faceted projects with strong follow through
  • Possess a professional attitude with good phone etiquette
  • Must be proficient in computer applications including, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Photoshop. Cision experience preferred.

Salary is between 40-45K based on experience. Please send resumes to holly@mmlpr.com