Marketing & Public Relations Manager

NJFX – Marketing & Public Relations Manager

New Jersey Fiber Exchange is looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual to take on the role of Marketing & Public Relations Manager. This role is ideal for someone with a strong foundation seeking to further their career in Marketing & PR while also stepping into the fast-paced and growing field of telecommunications. Please find the details for the position below and more details about NJFX on our website

Responsibilities Include:

  • Creating and executing forward-thinking media relations strategies, social media campaigns, captivating visuals, and content
  • Proactively pitching and obtaining top-tier exposure with business, consumer, and trade media outlets
  • Maintaining relationships with key members of the media on various beats
  • Ideating and driving newsworthy story ideas/pitch angles
  • Attention to the news cycle for pitching clients on key issues in a timely manner
  • Writing and servicing news releases and media alerts
  • Researching and maintaining media coverage reports and media lists
  • Identifying and coordinating speaking and award opportunities
  • Reporting on monthly PR activity and distributing media clips, event speaker submissions, and award nominations
  • Contributing to internal planning, messaging, and strategies
  • Event Management – Locally held or trade show event coordination, execution, and reporting

Key Requirements Include:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of public relations experience
  • Strong knowledge of the PR field including experience in client communications, media relations, press campaign development, crisis management, and execution of creative, strategic, and well-thought communications plans
  • Self-starter with superb time management, strong internal/external communication skills, and ability to prioritize projects
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in Social Media campaign creation & management – specific utilization of LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit
  • Proficient in content creation and Management of Google Docs, WordPress, Photoshop (or similar platform), Video Editing, Managing Websites, etc.

*****Please be prepared to submit a portfolio of completed projects to showcase completed projects, noteworthy news stories and any obtained accolades.*****

The ideal Marketing & PR candidate is a forward-thinking, strategy-first PR professional who geeks out on telling meaningful stories and delivering measurable results for clients, has superior written and oral communication skills, excels at building and nurturing relationships, thrives in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment where trying new things and thinking outside of the box is not just rewarded but required.

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