New Philadelphia PR Jobs and Intern Opportunities with Aversa PR & Events

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. 

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PR and Social Media Assistant (Food, Events, Arts, Neighborhoods, Tourism)

Aversa PR & Events seeks an ultra organized, creative and driven multi-tasker to assist with 10+ client accounts that cover food and restaurants, arts and theater, entertainment and events, neighborhoods and tourism, and more. 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 proven professional with some or all off the following skills: Event administrative experience, day of event staffing and coordination (25% of position) Social media account management and strategy (25% of position) Public relations research, writing, pitching (25% of position) Office assistance, intern management, photo shoots, meetings and planning (25% of position).

Successful candidates will exhibit attention to detail, be excellent communicators, work well under pressure, have a sense of humor, be a team player, pitch in for overall agency activities and be able to generate award-winning messaging on the fly. Experience in managing social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest) preferred. This is a new starter contractor position with up to 30-35 hours per week, with the opportunity to grow in the future. Dependable transportation at all times is a must as clients require store visits, photo shoots, meetings and event support. Office-based position in South Philadelphia. 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. For more information about us and our company, visit www.aversapr.com or follow us on Twitter at @koryaversa @aversapr @phillylovesfun

 

Social Media and Public Relations Fall Intern - Philadelphia, PA and South Jersey

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

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Philly Loves Fun Fall Intern - Philadelphia, PA and South Jersey

Philly Loves Fun seeks a motivated, mature and responsible intern to assist with social media, public relation and events. We are a website that writes and promotes many of the great activities that happen in Philadelphia that make the city so remarkable. We seek an intern with strong writing skills and a personal polish who can help us cover some of these events. You should have excellent verbal and written communications skills; be experienced in blogging and social media channels including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram; and come to the position with drive, focus and ideas. You will gain a great deal of knowledge and practical professional experience and enjoy some fun perks from those with whom we work. This is a part-time internship ranging between 10-20 (or more if desired) hours a week and offers a small weekly stipend.

The successful candidate will have the following qualities/experience:

  • Strong writer
  • Experience working with blogging content management systems
  • Social media knowledge and presence
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability and desire to take initiative
  • Sense of humor
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexibility
  • Interest in and ability to attend and represent Philly Loves Fun at events

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, social media links and blog samples to hr@aversapr.com. For more about us, visit www.aversapr.com and www.phillylovesfun.com

 

Call for Nominations: Philadelphia magazine and Independence Blue Cross Seek 2014 Be Well Philly Health Hero

Call for Nominations: Philadelphia magazine and Independence Blue Cross Seek 2014 Be Well Philly Health Hero

Philadelphia magazine and Independence Blue Cross seek nominations for the Be Well Philly 2014 Health Hero Challenge. The contest honors a champion of health and wellness who inspires others to make strides for healthier lives. The free nominating process is open to the public on Be Well Philly’s Facebook page. The winner will receive a $3,000 donation to the charity of his or her choice, a magazine feature and an award at the Health Hero Celebration. For more information, visit Phillymag.com/HealthHero and click to read the full story below. 

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9th Annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival Returns with 140+ Cars, Food, Circus, Music and More

9th Annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival Returns with 140+ Cars, Food, Circus, Music and More

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) is revving up for the 9th Annual Car Show and Street Festival on Sunday, July 27, 2014, from Noon to 5:00pm, on EPA between Broad and Dickinson streets.  Over 140 muscle, classic, antique, custom and show cars, trucks and motorcycles will line Avenue, with circus performers, 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 street food and summertime drinks. Admission is FREE for attendees and $15 for cars. The rain date is Sunday, August 3, 2014. For information, visit www.visiteastpassyunk.com, tweet at @epassyunkave and follow #passyunkcarshow.

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East Passyunk's Flavors of the Avenue Returns with a Top Chef, New Restaurants, VIP Perks and More

Flavors of the Avenue is back and bigger than ever! East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) welcomes a record-setting 27 restaurants to South Philadelphia’s largest outdoor food and drink festival on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

Enjoy a true taste of East Passyunk as award-winning restaurants and bars offer samples of their signature dishes and drinks under the cover of a big top tent between Morris and Dickinson streets. Exciting debuts this year include Laurel BYOB by Top Chef Nicholas Elmi, plus previews of yet-to-open restaurants Townsend and Brigantessa. Outside the Flavors tent, guests will enjoy a free street festival with vendors and live music. At the Singing Fountain, Crafty Balboa presents the annual April Showers craft market from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. The event is rain or shine. VIP tickets are $50 per person and include early access and special perks.  General admission tickets are $30.  Tickets are on sale today at www.visiteastpassyunk.com/flavors.htm or by calling (215) 336-1455. Save $5.00 off each ticket when purchased before March 19, 2014 at 11:59pm.  The event sold out last year, so act fast!  

In 2014, Flavors of the Avenue will feature more food and drink than ever before from an expanded roster of restaurants that include:

*  Belle Cakery 
*  Birra 
*  Brigantessa (debut)
*  Cantina Los Caballitos 
*  Chiarella's 
*  El Zarape 
*  Fond 
*  Fuel 
*  Garage
*  Ippolito’s
*  Izumi 
*  Laurel BYOB (debut)
*  Le Virtù  
*  Lucky 13 
*  Mamma Maria Ristorante 
*  Marra’s 
*  Ms. Goody Cupcake 
*  Noir 
*  Noord 
*  Paradiso 
*  Plenty
*  POPE (debut)
*  Stateside
*  Stogie Joe’s
*  Townsend (debut)
*  Tre Scalini 
*  Will BYOB 

Four restaurants will make their Flavors debut, including the yet-to-open Brigantessa and Townsend, as well as recently opened Laurel BYOB by Bravo’s Top Chef Nicholas Elmi.  POPE will also join the Flavors fun for the first time this year.

In addition to the above line-up, EPABID Executive Director Renee Gilinger says, “Stay tuned for an exciting surprise announcement. Guest chef? Special collaboration? New restaurant? You’ll have to wait and see!”

Other exciting news for this year includes an extra 100 VIP tickets on sale, bringing the total to 400 for the first time. VIP perks include early access to the main tent, all-day access to a new VIP-only tent sponsored by Beneficial Bank, plus premium menu items, Pollyodd liqueur samples, and Pinnacle Vodka and Bai cocktails.  VIP tickets are $50 each and include access from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.  As of today, more than 50% of VIP tickets are already sold as a result of EPABID’s Top Chef Finale “Twitter Party.”

Free valet parking for VIP ticket holders will make the food fun even easier, courtesy of ParkOps. The valet stand at East Passyunk Avenue at Morris Street will also be open for general admission ticket holders for only $8.00.

General admission tickets are $30 each and include access from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. All tickets are $5.00 off when purchased before 11:59pm on March 19, 2014 at www.visiteastpassyunk.com/flavors.htm. This event is rain or shine.

In conjunction with Flavors of the Avenue, Crafty Balboa will preset April Showers craft market at the Singing Fountain between 12:00pm and 5:00pm.  Crafty Balboa will feature a record-breakig 40 crafters and artisans this year.

Flavors of the Avenue is an annual benefit to raise funds for EPABID’s public safety programs.  Special thanks to our sponsors Olitsky Family Foundation, Aversa PR & Events, Bai, Beneficial Bank, Gold Medal, Origlio Beverage, ParkOps, Philadelphia Weekly, Pinnacle Vodka, Skinny Girl Wine, South Philly Review, Urban Jungle, UBER, Where Magazine and Yelp.

For more information and directions, like East Passyunk Avenue on Facebook, follow @epassyunkave on Twitter, pin East Passyunk Avenue on Pinterest, visit www.visiteastpassyunk.com or call 215-336-1455.
 

Aversa PR Seeks PR and Social Media Assistant - Philadelphia Job Opening

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Aversa PR is expanding! There are currently Philadelphia job openings for PR and Event Assistant and a Special Events Administrative Assistant to work out of the Aversa PR office at 12th and East Passyunk. Please see below for application instructions. Make sure to list the job title in the email subject line. Thank you! 

PR and Social Media Assistant 
Aversa PR - Philadelphia, PA and South Jersey

Aversa PR & Events seeks an ultra organized, creative and driven multi-tasker to assist with 20+ client accounts that cover retail, fashion, beauty, food, neighborhoods, tourism and much more. 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 proven professional with some or all off the following skills: 

  • Event administrative experience, day of event staffing and coordination (25% of position)
  • Social media account management and strategy (25% of position)
  • Public relations research, writing, pitching (25% of position)
  • Office assistance, intern management, photo shoots, meetings and planning (25% of position)

Successful candidates will exhibit attention to detail, be excellent communicators, work well under pressure, have a sense of humor, be a team player, pitch in for overall agency activities and be able to generate award-winning messaging on the fly. 

Proven experience in managing social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest) preferred. This is a new starter contractor position with up to 20-30 hours per week, with option to grow position in future. Dependable transportation at all times is a must as clients require store visits, photo shoots, meetings and event support. Office-based position in South Philadelphia.

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. 

For more information about us and our company, visit www.aversapr.com or follow us on Twitter at @koryaversa @aversapr @phillylovesfun 

Special Event Assistant - Temporary
Aversa PR - Philadelphia, PA and South Jersey

Aversa PR & Events seeks an ultra organized, creative and driven multi-tasker to assist with coordination of a large event planning project. Work begins in February and continues through the end of April. Duties will include attending meetings, intake for volunteers, volunteer coordination, simple design of flyers, creation of day-of-event documents, planning event logistics, returning inquiries, outreach to nonprofit partners, distribution of flyers, management of interns, agency team projects, other administrative duties.

Successful candidates will exhibit attention to detail, be excellent communicators, have amazing follow-up, be self-directed, work well under pressure, have a sense of humor and have the ability to closely follow directions. 

This is a new temporary position that could turn into additional hours or could result in additional projects on a case-by-case basis. Dependable transportation at all times is a must. Office-based position in South Philadelphia and Center City. Approximately 10-15 hours per week, until final two weeks before the event. At that time, position jumps to 20-25 hours. 

Please submit a formal cover letter, resume and references 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.  

For more information about us and our company, visit www.aversapr.com or follow us on Twitter at @koryaversa @aversapr @phillylovesfun