*purpose of the job:** * This position is essential in the magazine's efforts to develop its brand identity and generally increase awareness of the magazine and nymag.com, their writers, their business success and their editorial content in international, national, internet and regional media. Through writing weekly press releases, handling media placements, promoting individual writers, and generating coverage for weekly editorial content, the person in this position will help to maintain and grow New York magazine's and nymag.com'sstrong brand images and market successes.
*Responsibilities:* ** Write and distribute weekly press release on magazine's and website's content to international, national, trade, and regional outlets ** Pitch, secure, and execute weekly media placements on topics ranging from breaking news, politics, fashion, movies, theater, real estate, to travel ** Generate stories in mainstream and trade publications of magazine and website editorial, business and web site success ** Oversee the daily compilation of media clips about the magazine and website with help from departmental assistant ** Promote writers and editors as individual brands and authorities on various topics * *Prepare staff for media interviews ** Manage certain internal communications including sending out a bi-weekly newsletter reporting on news from all areas of the company Promote magazine special issues, web developments and large special events Develop and implement special events to promote editorial content, increase brand awareness, and generate revenue for the company Serve as liaison between marketing/events department and editorial staff Prepare editorial awards submissions and research and monitor new awards categories for magazine and website to enter *Requirements:* *** *Four years public relations experience in a media industry, preferably including work with publishing clients *** *Four year degree *** *Demonstrated ability to write in a fast-paced environment adhering to tight deadlines *** *Demonstrated and excellent verbal and written communications skills *** *Interest in and ability to develop and maintain media contacts *** *Ability to develop and synthesize key messages into written materials ** Excellent organizational skills ** Strong interest in media and current events ------------------------------ <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> -- http://geekentertainment.tv [Non-text portions of this message have been removed] Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/videoblogging/ <*> Your email settings: Individual Email | Traditional <*> To change settings online go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/videoblogging/join (Yahoo! ID required) <*> To change settings via email: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/