Rubenstein Public Relations (RPR) is a leading, full-service, mid-size public relations agency based in New York. With more than 30 years of experience, we have built a reputation for launching and tipping brands, while placing top-tier broadcasting within print and digital. We represent a compelling roster of clients in business, technology, real estate, finance, luxury consumer products, sustainability, entertainment, health and wellness, social impact, and the nonprofit sector.

RPR strives to paint a landscape that is unique in the world of PR. We offer a versatile, entrepreneurial atmosphere, with a nontraditional approach in a collaborative environment. We hire go-getters, and seek diverse talent and motivated individuals, and we are committed to creating a vibrant and successful team.

Rubenstein Public Relations is seeking a Vice President, Media Specialist who will work directly with our account teams. This Director will be responsible for media relations work for a diverse portfolio of accounts and will be responsible for developing strategic media plans and executing coverage.

*This is an in-office role Monday through Thursday at our Midtown Manhattan office. Fridays are remote.

• Provide media relations counsel to account team members
• Strategize and execute media relations portion of programs with limited supervision
• Be creative and strategic in the development of programs designed to garner media attention
• Continue to build relationships with journalists and press contacts on behalf of the agency, not necessarily tied to specific campaigns
• Desire to deliver results in both traditional and non-traditional media
• Liaising with account teams and clients to provide project updates in a timely manner

Required Qualifications:
• Proven ability to secure high-profile coverage with long lead publications as well as broadcast media
• 6+ years' experience at a NY PR agency
• Must have strong media relationships within the business/corporate, consumer and financial services industry
• Possess superior verbal and written communications skills
• Demonstrate a proven track record of earned media results
• Creatively approach pitch/story development
• Show a strong working knowledge of established and emerging web tools/platforms, including Cision
• Remain current with timely news cycles and trends

RPR offers a competitive compensation and benefits package with an exciting and engaging work environment. We are committed to hiring and developing extraordinary talent, and we’re dedicated to creating diverse teams who can bring the best results to everything we do. We look forward to getting to know you.

In order to comply with equal pay and salary transparency laws in various locations, the Company believes the target range of base compensation for this role is $150,000-$165,000/yr. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including, but not limited to: skill set, level of experience, and location.

This is a management position

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