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Public Relations Specialist (Part-time)

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Boston, MA
$30.00 - $35.00
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Feb 17, 2017
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FlexProfessionals is seeking an experienced PR professional to help build public awareness of our services in the Boston metro area.
Position: Public Relations Specialist

Company: Launched in 2010, FlexProfessionals is a niche staffing and recruiting firm that matches companies looking for seasoned part-time employees to professionals looking for meaningful part-time work. Most of our candidates are working moms or freelancers with bachelor’s and/or advanced degrees and ten or more years of professional work experience.  Our clients are mostly small to medium-sized companies looking for smart and economical staffing options. We have become a leader in this niche market and were named by Forbes as a Top Staffing Firm for Part-Time Work. 

Location:  Work can be done virtually but must be local to the Boston metro area for occasional in-person meetings
Hours/Schedule:  3 to 6 month consulting position, 10-15 hours monthly.  May be extended based on impact.
Rate: $30-$35/hour
Job Description:  Responsible for overall public relations in Boston metro area.

  • Lead the planning and implementation of strategic public relations campaigns that raise organization's profile
  • Build and maintain relationships with reporters, columnists, editorial writers, and news producers who cover small to mid-sized businesses
  • Monitor media and other relevant issue areas
  • Research new media contacts
  • Research public events that can bolsters organization's awareness and visibility efforts
  • Position company as subject matter expert and get company in the spotlight as the authority on small business staffing 
Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism/communications or a related field
  • Experience in public relations or at an agency preferably for a service business
  • Well connected and established in local media/news circles
  • A self-starter with strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Dynamic, outgoing personality 
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Passion for the FlexProfessionals' mission