The Public Relations and Communications Specialist will devote approximately 60 percent of the time to brand journalism, communications, media relations, copywriting and copyediting; and 40 percent of the time will be dedicated to public relations and marketing recruitment research, outreach, administration, and project management.
REPORTS TO: Director of Marketing
1. Identify, cultivate and develop a plan (in partnership with the Integrated Marketing Communications Manager) for earned, paid, and owned social media within key markets; execute against plan. 2. Secure, organize, post, place, layout and send email content. 3. Review, write, edit and distribute press releases. 4. Review, write, edit and post to social media in partnership with the Integrated Marketing Communications Manager. 5. Manage third-party thought leadership development and NSCS’ brand journalism efforts. Manage all graphics requests, ensuring brand alignment and timely delivery. 6. Organize external relations regarding conferences, speaking opportunities, and presentations. 7. Organize outreach to chapter VPs of social media and public relations. 8. Manage intern projects and assignments. 9. Monitor, track, and report on results; provides recommendations. 10. Monitor external media and conversation about NSCS. 11. Organize, maintain, update, modify, and inform others on the organization’s editorial calendar. 12. Manage internal client requests. 13. Research, acquire, collate, and summarize information to support corporate marketing communications and recruitment strategy.
1-3 years’ relevant work experience.
Superior copyediting and copywriting skills (preferred AP style).
Excellent project/issue/campaign management.
Experience with earned and paid media, including outreach to reporters.
Professional verbal and written management, including demeanor.
Demonstrated experience with organizational communications and media micro-campaigns.
Excellent knowledge of digital and social media and how it integrates within micro-campaigns.
Demonstrated experience with data acquisition and research.
Superior attention to detail.
Ability to manage multiple priorities with competing deadlines.
NSCS offers an excellent benefits package to include unlimited PTO (sick and vacation) and casual dress.
Centrally located in downtown DC, interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and one or more work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is an honors organization that recognizes and elevates high achieving freshmen and sophomores at two-year, four-year and online institutions. With its three pillars of scholarship, leadership and service, NSCS is proud to provide career and graduate school connections, leadership and service opportunities, and is proud to give out more than a million dollars in scholarships, awards and chapter funds annually.
NSCS has over 320 chapters nationwide, more than 1.5 million lifetime members globally and is a 501(c)(3) registered nonprofit.
NSCS offers its staff autonomy and the opportunity to build great benefits for members, while growing and learning as professionals.