Job Openings Philadelphia PR Agency Seeks PR Coordinator, Social Media Manager, Administrative Assistant and Fall Interns

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Philadelphia-based public relations agency Aversa PR & Events is expanding! Join our fast-growing Philadelphia PR and social media firm as we work with the top events, neighborhoods, restaurants, stores and non-profits in the Philadelphia region (and beyond). Please see individual postings for requirements and application information.

PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR

Aversa PR & Events seeks an organized, creative and driven multi-tasker to assist with food, theater, culture, arts and neighborhood client accounts. We work with small business owners, entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders that expect the best from us - including smart and creative results, on a budget, in a timely manner, with measurable results. We're seeking a professional with the following skills: press release research, writing and pitching; client account management; social media; media monitoring and tracking; finding speaking and awards lists and submission; festival and trade show coordination for clients; light event planning; photo shoot coordination; agency team activities. Ability to meet deadlines required. 

Successful candidates will exhibit attention to detail, be excellent communicators, work well under pressure, have a sense of humor, be a team player and be able to generate award-winning messaging on the fly. Passion for PR and desire to wildly exceed client expectations is a must! 

Seeking full-time candidate 35-40 hours, though we are open to considering other scenarios as well for half to three-quarter time. 

Please submit a formal cover letter, resume and list of social media samples/handles to hr@aversapr.com. Applications will be considered incomplete without all three elements. No phone calls please. If you have applied in the past feel free to apply again for this new position. 

SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR/MANAGER 

Aversa PR & Events seeks a creative, motivated, organized individual with outstanding social media and writing skills to assist with food, theater, culture, arts and neighborhood client accounts. We work with small business owners, entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders that expect the best from us - including smart and creative results, on a budget, in a timely manner, with measurable results. Candidates should be self-starters and be self-motivated - with a drive for exceeding expectations and a 'go big or go home' attitude. Seeing a candidate that is extremely creative and enjoys brainstorming to come up with unique, fun, informative approaches to social media.

Responsibilities include:

  • Research audience preferences and discover current trends.
  • Creating and managing content and engagement for multiple social media accounts for select clients on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn.
  • Create engaging text, image and video content.
  • Take photographs for social media platforms and/or coordinate with photographers/clients.
  • Developing and implementing Facebook and Twitter advertising campaigns.
  • Developing promotional marketing campaigns for client events and products.
  • Design posts to sustain readers’ curiosity and create buzz around new products.
  • Measure web traffic and monitor SEO.
  • Creating timelines and budgets, coordinating tasks, writing reports, and completing projects on deadline.
  • Develop an optimal posting schedule, considering web traffic and customer engagement metrics.
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in all social platforms ensuring maximum effectiveness.
  • Facilitate online conversations with customers and respond to queries.
  • Report on online reviews and feedback from customers and fans.
  • Oversee social media accounts’ layout.
  • Suggest new ways to attract prospective customers, like promotions and competitions.
  • Overseeing other PR/Marketing/Editorial projects as assigned.

Salary/Job Requirements: 

  • Proven work experience as a Social media coordinator
  • Expertise in multiple social media platforms
  • Ability to deliver and collaborate on creative content (text, image and video)
  • Familiarity with online marketing strategies and marketing channels
  • Ability to gasp future trends in digital technologies and act proactively
  • Strong writing, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Multitasking and analytical skills
  • Dependable and able to meet deadlines
  • Self-starter that can take leadership with little supervision
  • Strong project management experience, handling changing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills
  • Interest, experience and passion for all things social media and our clients' topics
  • BS degree in Marketing, New media or relevant field
  • Optional: In-depth knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics

Hours: 20 to 40 hours per week, open to PT or FT

How to Apply: Please submit a formal cover letter, resume, list of social media samples/handles and salary range to hr@aversapr.com.

ASSISTANT TO THE CEO/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 

Aversa PR & Events seeks a sharp, responsive, fast-paced, energetic, flexible and sharp administrative assistant for a quickly growing PR company and its CEO/PR entrepreneur. Duties will support work for food, theater, culture, arts and neighborhood client accounts. Agency and CEO works with small business owners, entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders that expect the best from us - including smart and creative results, on a budget, in a timely manner, with measurable results. Candidates should be self-starters and be self-motivated - with a drive for exceeding expectations and a 'go big or go home' attitude. Seeing a candidate that is extremely creative and enjoys brainstorming to come up with unique, fun, informative approaches to social media.

PR CEO/entrepreneur seeks experienced executive/personal assistant to provide support to all areas of interest. Some personal support, as well as professional administrative support, is required.  The position requires a self-starter with 24/7 mindset, excellent communication (both oral and written), organizational, problem solving, sharp attention to details, exquisite listen skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask constantly and quickly.

Duties include:

  • Meeting the administrative support needs of CEO
  • Plans, coordinates and manages CEO's schedule, creating win-win situations for direct access to the CEO's time and office including Screening emails, phone calls
  • Assists the CEO in focusing attention to key business priorities, Monitoring deadlines and outcomes
  • Act as the liaison point between the CEO and other staff, to answer questions and resolve or refer concerns by proactively communicating those needs to the involved internal and external resources
  • Work with clients to communicate important and timely messages, set up meetings, follow-up on tasks, create and communicate agendas, organize scheduling and other client-related duties
  • Excellent word processing and IT skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Assistance with business development matters, including proposal template prep, proposal content and editing and delivery
  • Aid in simple billing matters, simple account reconciliation, budget tracking and collection of payments
  • Manage extensive calendars,  business documents: contracts, expense reports, etc; Monitoring deadlines and outcomes
  • Manage flow of information for PR projects and press releases 
  • Aid with special event coordination of select events for office and client 
  • Maintain office supplies and track expenses 
  • Aid with administrative support relating to PR duties 
  • Aid with fact checking, calls and confirmations about social media messaging
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Job Requirements: 

  • Interest in PR, marketing, social media, tourism and hospitality strongly preferred
  • A pro-active detailed oriented, tech-savvy professional operating with discretion and confidentiality is desired
  • Constant ability to multi-task and change course at the speed of light 
  • Attention to detail and ability to listen and be intuitive to CEO, staff and client needs 
  • Sense of humor and professional can-do attitude while helping steer the ship
  • Bachelor’s Degree required in related field to PR, marketing, hospitality or tourism - or other related field of coursework
  • Proven work experience as admin or personal assistant, or cover letter and resume to support why you are the perfect candidate 
  • Interest, experience and passion for all things social media and our clients' topics

Hours: 20 to 40 hours per week, open to PT or FT

How to Apply: Please submit a formal cover letter about why you would make the perfect assistant, resume, and salary info to hr@aversapr.com. Open to experienced candidates as well as college students with ample hours and energy to provide, as well as cross-over candidates. Position could start as PT or temp and expand. Flexible and open to discussion. 

PR AND SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

Aversa PR & Events seeks a motivated, mature and responsible intern to assist with our award-winning, unique and fun clients. You’ll gain experience in working to promote everything from theatre to cupcakes to circus arts and everything in between. Qualified candidates will have an understanding and some experience with social media, public relations and event planning. We seek someone that is creative, driven and detail-oriented with a good sense of humor. Excellent communications skills and a strong knowledge of social media are a must! Our agency works with small businesses, arts, hospitality and nonprofit clients and has the most interesting portfolio in the region. You will gain a great deal of knowledge and practical professional experience and enjoy some fun perks from those with whom we work. This internship can be full time or part time, but at least 12-15 hours per week. Start and end dates are flexible.

The successful candidate will have the following qualities/experience:

Strong written and verbal communications skills
Social media knowledge and presence
Attention to detail
Ability and desire to take initiative
Sense of humor
Willingness to learn
Flexibility
Ability to juggle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines
Interest in and ability to attend and represent Aversa PR at events

Please submit resume, cover letter and social media handles/samples to hr@aversapr.com. Complete applications only. For more about us, visit www.aversapr.com

PHOTO AND SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

Aversa PR & Events seeks a motivated, mature and responsible intern to assist with our award-winning, unique and fun clients. You’ll gain experience in working to promote everything from theatre to cupcakes to circus arts and everything in between. Qualified candidates will have an understanding and some experience with social media, public relations and event planning.

We seek someone that is creative, driven and detail-oriented with a good sense of humor. Excellent communications skills and a strong knowledge of social media are a must! Our agency works with small businesses, arts, hospitality and nonprofit clients and has the most interesting portfolio in the region.

You will gain a great deal of knowledge and practical professional experience and enjoy some fun perks from those with whom we work.

This Photography and Social Media Internship is new and the successful candidate should have their own camera and equipment. Specific responsibilities for this position include working with our staff on developing imagery and photography libraries for our clients, taking photos of food, festivals and fun around Philadelphia, working with staff to identify the difference of photography for various social media platforms, and working with our team on execution of photos on social media.

Please submit resume, cover letter and social media handles/photo samples to hr@aversapr.com. Complete applications only. For more about us, visit www.aversapr.com

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