Public Relations Manager

City
Hillside
State
New Jersey
Title
Public Relations Manager
Description

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) is looking for a full-time Public Relations Manager to join our Marketing & Communications team. This role provides assistance with public relations and social media initiatives, as well as general marketing/communications support.

Category
Marketing / Communications
Job responsibilities

Drafting press releases, pitches, blog posts, and social media copy
Recommending, planning, and creating engaging social media content, including videos, graphics
Driving social media engagement by assisting with community management across platforms.
Assisting with the coordination and facilitation of on-site media interviews.
Assisting with the preparation of talking points for media interviews and other public speaking engagements.
Assisting with pitching and follow-up to help garner news coverage and build relationships with journalists.
Conducting outreach to social media influencers and helping to build an in-house influencer marketing program.
Working with the Marketing & Communications team to develop public relations and social media strategies overall and for specific events and initiatives.

Application qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public relations, or related field plus 2-3 years of proven success in a public relations role. Experience in an agency setting is strongly preferred.
Master of written and verbal communication
Ability to work independently with little need for direct supervision
Superb creativity; familiarity with current trends and willingness to suggest new ideas
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team environment
Must be well-versed in social media platforms, content creation, and best practices
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
Experience using Adobe programs (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere) preferred

Benefits

As a vital member in the fight against hunger, you will receive competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid life insurance, holiday pay, and paid vacation and sick time.

About the organization

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey provides food for people in need while striving to end hunger in our state. While food distribution is central to our mission, we also deploy several important programs aimed at addressing the root causes of hunger for people of all ages and backgrounds.

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