Puyero Venezuelan Flavor (524 S. 4th Street) is expanding its offerings of Venezuelan street food with the addition of four varieties of cachapas officially starting this week. Cachapas join Puyero's line-up of casual eats that include arepas, patacones, tequenos, yuca, mandacas, churros and chicha.Read More
The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild announces the return of the Philadelphia Honey Festival on September 7, 9 and 10, 2017 at Glen Foerd on the Delaware, Wyck Historic House and Bartram’s Garden. All three historic sites will be buzzing with three days of activities that include open hive demonstrations, honey extractions, open hive talks, children’s activities, honey tastings, mead tastings, sales from local beekeepers, presentations and a bee-bearding demonstration. Parks on Tap Jr. also makes its official debut for the final day of the Philadelphia Honey Festival 2017 at Bartram’s Garden. This is a mini version of the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, Fairmount Park Conservancy and Avram Hornik of FCM Hospitality traveling beer garden. Entry to all the festival venues, educational activities and demonstrations is free. For more information, visit philllybeekeepers.org or visit each site’s individual website.Read More
Its #ThrowbackThursday and Diner En Blanc is right around the corner! Looking for some last minute inspo on how to plan the perfect outfit? Any returning guest can tell you that creating the perfect look isn’t always easy. It must be all white (no off white), no jeans, and classy of course! Check out some of our favorite fashion moments from Diner En Blanc 2016.Read More
Plan on bringing your own basket to Diner En Blanc Philadelphia this year? Well, lucky you! Just because you choose to spend less doesn't mean you should eat less. Make others envious with these picture-esque dinner options. These pinterest inspired recipes don’t only look good, they taste it too. A basket full of these dishes is sure to draw admirers who will be be wishing they had packed their own.Read More
Its #ThrowbackThursday and Diner En Blanc is right around the corner! Looking for some last minute inspo on how to plan, eat and decorate? Any returning guest can tell you that creating the perfect table spread isn’t always easy. It must be white, portable, and classy of course! Check out some of our favorite works of art from Diner En Blanc 2016.Read More
Our team is growing! Aversa PR & Events and Philly Loves Fun are pleased to present a new Philadelphia PR job and internship opportunities. Please see each listing for specific job descriptions, instructions on how to apply and other details.
PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR
Aversa PR & Events is growing! Our expanding team seeks to fill the new position of Public Relations Coordinator. We are seeking 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! Open to various scenarios from 20 to 40 hours per week.
Please submit a formal cover letter, resume and list of social media samples/handles to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. For more information about us and our company, visit www at aversapr dot com
SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
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.
- 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.
- 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
- 20 to 40 hours per week
Please submit a formal cover letter, resume, list of social media samples/handles and salary range to email@example.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.
SPECIAL EVENTS AND PROJECTS COORDINATOR - NON PROFIT
Aversa PR & Events seeks a special event and projects assistant to help with a seasonal non-profit event planning and community project that begins immediately and concludes in early November- with the actual event taking place in late October. Position is based out of office in Center City for 12-14 hours a week and involves administrative work, client meetings, nonprofit organizing and outreach to health partners, organizing volunteers, managing project timeline, coordinating vendors, light design work in Word, supervising volunteer projects, making marketing calls to schools and community organizations, and other duties as assigned.
Schedule is flexible and will involve approximately two days a week of work (one full day, one half day) - with the days of the week falling in between Monday through Friday, 9am-6pm.
Project involves working with several large nonprofits on a health event that benefits children in the region. Interest in nonprofits, health and event management is preferred.
Candidate should be highly dependable, super organized, have attention to detail, ability to work in professional office setting of the client, good communication skills, and can-do attitude.
Position is for a special project that is in October. Hours are 10-14 hours per week (average) leading up to the event. Project position could lead to additional work down the road. Complete applications should include a formal cover letter and a resume.
Aversa PR clients celebrate National Watermelon Day on Thursday, August 3, 2017 with all day food and drink specials in Old City District, East Passyunk, South Street and Center City. Celebrate one of the summer's most popular season flavors with everything from light salads, to sweet and salty combinations, to refreshing cocktails, to beer infused with watermelon.Read More
Brothers Joseph and Antoine Amrani are sweetening up Downtown Ardmore with the opening of French pastry and chocolate shop Delice et Chocolat at 7 Station Road. Ardmore's newest eatery features pastries, danish, cakes and artisan chocolates made on location, along with an espresso bar, smoothies, sandwiches, salads and house-made quiche. Guests can purchase their treats to go, or they can sit and enjoy them inside the French Parisian Bistro-inspired cafe. Delice et Chocolat is open for business Tuesday-Friday from 7:00am to 6:00pm, Saturday from 8:00am to 6:00pm, Sunday from 8:00am to 2:00pm. The space formerly housed Centofanti Master Tailors.Read More
East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) is revving up for the 12th Annual Car Show and Street Festival on Sunday, July 30, 2017, from 11:00am to 4:00pm, on EPA between Broad and Dickinson streets. Over 140 muscle, classic, antique, custom and show cars, trucks and motorcycles will line the Avenue, with street vendors, rack sales, kids’ activities, live music and the Bang! Boom! CRAFT! Show in between. Wine and dine among the cars as award-winning restaurants and food trucks serve specially priced street food and summertime drinks. Admission is FREE for attendees and $20 for cars. The rain date is Sunday, August 6, 2017. For information, visit www.visiteastpassyunk.com, tweet at @epassyunkave and follow #passyunkcarshow.
Ardmore Initiative is pleased to welcome the newest addition to Ardmore’s restaurant scene, Pala’a, a Latin American seafood restaurant. Cira Ferreira, Levi Hernandez, and Ivan Brcek's new BYO is located at 18 West Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore. Pala’a specializes in ceviches, tartares, chupe, arepas and patacone. Sides, housemade juices and desserts are also available. Reflecting the focus on seafood, the dining room is playfully and vibrantly decorated with graphics of azure Venezuelan beaches and brightly colored beach chairs. Order at the front counter and enjoy a cup of papelon, a refreshing lime drink, as you wait for your food. Pala'a is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every Tuesday through Sunday.Read More