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Why Join the IW Group Family?

Why Join the IW Group Family?

We are an amazing team of co-workers, working within cool environments, creating compelling work, while having tons of fun! We are rockstars without the egos. In other words, you’ll find in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York, a collaborative environment where all ideas are welcomed.

Get to know us better by checking out more information below, including the latest job openings!

 

We are an amazing team of co-workers, working within cool environments, creating compelling work, while having tons of fun! We are rockstars without the egos. In other words, you’ll find in
Los Angeles, San Francisco
and New York,
a collaborative environment where
all ideas are welcomed.

Full-time employees are eligible to receive the following benefits

  • Medical Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Group Life Insurance
  • LTD (Long-term Disability) Benefits
  • FSA (Flexible Spending Account)
  • CBP (Commuter Benefit Plan)
  • 401(k)
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)

We also like to enjoy

  • Staff Retreats
  • Happy Hours
  • Ice Cream Socials
  • Movie Nights
  • Birthday Celebrations
  • Post-it Wars
  • Summer Outings
  • Holiday Parties | White Elephant Gift Exchanges
  • Networking Events
  • Agency sponsored professional development
  • Conferences
  • Community Involvement
  • PR & Activations Manager (Publicist)

    FULL-TIME

    Los Angeles or New York

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  • Publicist - Entertainment

    FULL-TIME

    Los Angeles, CA

    INFO
  • PR & Activations Manager (Publicist)

    FULL-TIME - Los Angeles or New York

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Reporting directly to the Senior Vice President & Chief Content Officer, the PR & Activations Manager (Publicist) is a PR maven with an existing Rolodex of A-list editorial contacts across the entertainment, technology and lifestyle industries. Individual should be able to hit the ground running and secure major coverage out of the gate.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    ·         Write compelling pitches and press releases that generate coverage from major media outlets.

    ·         Pitch earned media opportunities for entertainment / tech / lifestyle clients.

    ·         Build and maintain successful relationships with media, industry leaders, networks and organizations, including community involvement.

    ·         Manage publicity campaigns from soup-to-nuts (i.e. from strategy through execution).

    ·         Lead earned and paid influencer outreach initiatives.

    ·         Develop influencer and digital content ideas. 

    ·         Recommend PR stunts and non-traditional newsmaking activities.

    ·         Coordinate events, big and small.

    ·         Promote activations through ground-up PR campaigns.

    ·         Manage client meetings and deliverables. 

     

    OTHER FUNCTIONS:

    Engage in professional and community organizations related to the agency’s and client’s business/industry.Other related duties as assigned. 

    MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    Education:

    ·         Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or related field of study required.

     

    Experience:

    ·         3-5 years of experience at a boutique or mid-sized PR agency.

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    ·         Experience securing national media coverage for clients. 

    ·         Work with Asian language and/or ethnic media outlets. 

    ·         Deep understanding of US media landscape -- both traditional and social media.

    ·         Enthusiastic and hands-on, with the ability to concept, sell and articulate a great idea.

    ·         Extremely organized and detail-oriented.

    ·         Effective time management skills.

    ·         Excellent communication and presentation skills.

    ·         Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

    ·         Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.

    ·         Top-notch problem-solving skills.

    ·         Professional attitude.

    ·         Ability to use discretion as it relates to sensitive information.

    ·         Sense of urgency and ability to work under strict deadlines.

    ·         Must be flexible with the ability to adjust and shift as necessary, at times with little or no notice.

    ·         Strong PC skills. Proficient in MS Office (i.e. MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint).

    ·         Ability to frequently travel locally.

    ·         Knowledge of/involvement in the Asian-American community, a plus.

    ·         Fluency in an Asian language, a plus.

     

    JOIN US!

    Interested candidates that meet the requirements of this role are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to the IW Group Recruiting Team by clicking on the link in this ad.

     

    Please note, this position can be located in either Los Angeles or New York. Local candidates only please. 

     

    IW Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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  • Publicist - Entertainment

    FULL-TIME - Los Angeles, CA

     

    Reporting directly to the Client Partner, the Publicist will be responsible for developing and implementing best-in-class public relations and marketing/communications/social media strategies, ideas and programs to increase consumer engagement, media/social impressions and other success metrics for the agency’s key clients.  

     

    Essential Functions

    • Write press releases and media-facing materials; create client presentations, reports, proposals and other written materials
    • Serve as the day-to-day contact for client; creating agendas and attending all necessary calls and in-person meetings
    • Support, and in some cases lead, PR, social and/or experiential-focused campaigns and projects
    • Manage multiple facets of client programs including strategy development, campaign execution, community management, and analytics and reporting
    • Contribute outcome-driven creative ideas and solutions across a variety of digital and traditional channels/platforms
    • Work closely and communicate effectively with other teams on same client account to ensure alignment
    • Research data and insights to support campaign strategy
    • Research and identify top influencers, competitors, and trends to help support and enhance communications efforts
    • Manage and oversee client and campaign budgets

     

    Other Functions

    • Represent the agency at appropriate industry, community and client-facing events
    • Maintain affiliations with appropriate industry leaders, networks and organizations, including community involvement
    • Other duties as assigned

     

    Minimum Job Requirements

    Education:

    Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or a related field required

    Experience:

    • Three to five (3-5) years of Public Relations and Digital/Social Marketing experience
    • Secured media coverage in national general market and in-language outlets
    • PR agency experience a plus

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of Asian American consumer market, cultures, communities and media
    • Fluency in English and proficiency in at least one language representing the aforementioned ethnic segments 
    • Deep understanding of social media platforms, both U.S. and Asian
    • Skilled at foundational PR and marketing/communications techniques and practices
    • Understanding of media analysis (i.e. impressions, tonality, impact, etc.)
    • Interest and knowledge of entertainment brands
    • An enthusiastic and hands-on maker, with the ability to concept, sell and articulate a great idea
    • Ability to collaborate with other experts on the team, to solidify and strengthen ideas
    • Must be resourceful, creative and efficient in getting work accomplished and ensure successful delivery, and execution
    • Experienced in basic account management processes (client management, budget management and oversight, media database management, etc.)
    • Experience and confidence in communicating opportunities and pitching new ideas to client executives
    • Strong verbal, written and listening communication skills
    • Dynamic presentation skills
    • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
    • Effective time management skills
    • Proficient in MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Proficient in PR tools (i.e. PR Newswire, Cision)

     

     IW Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

     

     

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