Public Relations Manager

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  • Job Overview

  • Location: New York
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Department: Marketing
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Worldwide Business Research is currently seeking a full-time Public Relations Manager to work across its event portfolio with focus on ecommerce and finance. The candidate will work within a larger marketing department, focused on raising the brand profile through proactive media relations and community engagement.

Worldwide Business Research (WBR) is an international conference company producing annual large-scale executive level business conferences, focused on the changing needs of the industries we serve. Through extensive research and the selection of top level-speakers, WBR can ensure that the information provided matches the informational need of senior level business leaders.

Responsibilities:

  • Executing media strategies aligned with each event’s brand positioning
  • Responsible for all media relations content including press releases and media pitches
  • Position event producers as industry analysts to broader media landscape
  • Advise the team on media best practices and how to exchange with media
  • Cultivate strong relationships with the media to place them as speakers and moderators at events
  • Work closely with production and sponsorship departments to create a “media friendly” atmosphere to attract journalists to events
  • Oversee execution of internal reporting for events and prepare strategic recommendations
  • Work closely with WBR Digital team to promote reports

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree within Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or English
  • 5+ years of media relations experience – working with events companies or in-house preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Proven track record of pitching and placements within broader business publications
  • Must be well organized, hardworking and pay extremely close attention to detail