New Year's Eve in Philadelphia with Top Parties, Dinners and Concerts to Ring in 2019

New Year's Eve in Philadelphia with Top Parties, Dinners and Concerts to Ring in 2019

Get out and celebrate on New Year's Eve in Philadelphia and the Main Line with thirty-five top NYE parties, dinners, special events, count-downs, concerts, champagne toasts - and much more. Aversa PR clients will count down to 2019 in a big way in every neighborhood from South Philadelphia to South Street, Old City to Rittenhouse, University City to Midtown Village, Exton to Ardmore -and beyond.

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Debut of Jingle Bars Christmas Bar Crawl Spreads Holiday Cheer in Center City with Stops at Ten Bars and Restaurants - Including Tinsel Pop-Up Christmas Bar

Debut of Jingle Bars Christmas Bar Crawl Spreads Holiday Cheer in Center City with Stops at Ten Bars and Restaurants - Including Tinsel Pop-Up Christmas Bar

Jingle Bars Christmas Bar Crawl will spread the holiday cheer this Saturday, December 22, 2018, from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. The most festive bar crawl of them all will give you a chance to celebrate the holidays one last time as some of Midtown Village, Center City and Rittenhouse's top bars and restaurants open their doors for an afternoon of Santa-approved festivities. Jingle Bars will begin with registration at Smokin' Betty's at 116 S. 11th Street and continue on to Tinsel Christmas Pop-up Bar, followed by newly opened Tradesman's, underground secret club Kontrol, decked from top-to-bottom BRU Craft & Wurst, underground beer club U-Bahn and others.

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Christmas Village in Philadelphia Returns to LOVE Park Early in 2015 with More Decorations, Expanded Seating, New Food, Other Holiday Surprises

Christmas Village in Philadelphia Returns to LOVE Park Early in 2015 with More Decorations, Expanded Seating, New Food, Other Holiday Surprises

The Christmas Village in Philadelphia presented by NRG Home will again transform Philadelphia’s LOVE Park (15th and JFK Boulevard) into a traditional, open-air German Christmas Market, open daily between Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 26, 2015 and Sunday, December 27, 2015. For the first time ever, the market will open early for a special preview on Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22, 2015. Shop for high-quality, international and local gifts and decorations. Enjoy holiday sights and sounds with thousands of twinkling lights, the LOVE Park Christmas Tree, live music, children’s activities and photos with Santa Claus. Warm up with a glass of warm mulled wine or hot cocoa while enjoying European food and drink. Watch for new decorations, seating, vendors and tasty treats! Admission is free, with food, drink and shopping pay as you go. Spread the cheer by following @philachristmas on Twitter and Instagram, liking Christmas Village on Facebook and visiting www.philachristmas.com.

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Aversa PR Seeks PR, Social Media and Event Planning Coordinator, Event Staffing and PR Intern

Aversa PR & Events in South Philadelphia is now hiring for a public relations, social media and event planning coordinator, special event staffing and a PR intern. 

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PR, Social Media and Event Planning Coordinator, Philadelphia PA

Aversa PR & Events seeks an ultra organized, detailed and creative multi-tasker for public relations, social media and event planning position. We focus on arts, theater, restaurants, bakeries, entertainment, neighborhoods, tourist attractions, beauty and spa, nonprofits and lifestyle brands. Our focus is helping small businesses, individual entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders get big results.

We are seeking a PR and social media rock-star that can help us achieve timely, creative and on-budget results while working in an ultra fast-paced environment. Successful candidates will exhibit attention to detail, have the ability to multi-task constantly, be highly perspective, be excellent communicators, work well under pressure and deadlines, have the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities, have a sense of humor, be a team player and possess the ability to create award-winning messaging on the fly. Position is 25% event administration and planning, 25% social media account management, strategy and content creation, 25% public relations writing, research and pitching, and 25% errands, client meetings, office assistance, intern management, photo shoots and other duties as needed.  Experience in managing social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest) preferred.  We seek candidates that have one to five years experience for this starter to junior position.

Dependable transportation at all times is a must as clients require store visits, photos shoots and event support. Position is best suited for candidates that have their own car, but others considered as well. 

Office-based position in South Philadelphia but clients are located throughout the region. We also have inquires from new clients in Boston, New York and Baltimore. 

Complete applications should include a formal cover letter, a resume and a list of social media handles/ samples. Submit to hr@aversapr.com. Applications WILL NOT be considered without all three elements. Please no phone calls or text messages. If you have applied in the past, feel free to submit again. For more information about our company, visit twitter @aversapr @koryaversa and our website www.aversapr.com. 

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Special Event Staffing

Aversa PR & Events seeks on-call support for openings, parties and special events during the year. We are in need of polished individuals that can treat each guest like a VIP. Work would be assigned on per project basis and can include preparation leading up to an event, event set-up, event registration, greeting and welcome, behind the scenes support and more. Candidates should be dependable, reliable, highly punctual and quick on their feet, and have reliable transportation to and from events.  It is preferred but not required that candidates have some basic knowledge of social media.

Complete applications should include a formal cover letter, a resume and a list of social media handles (if relevant). Submit to hr@aversapr.com. Applications WILL NOT be considered without formal letter and resume. Please no phone calls or text messages. If you have applied in the past, feel free to submit again. For more information about our company, visit twitter @aversapr @koryaversa and our website www.aversapr.com. 

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PR Intern

Aversa PR 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 is preferred. 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. Please also outline in your cover letter the following: 

  • What semester are you applying for
  • What is ideal start and end date (or range) 
  • What is your availability (days of week and time)
  • Total number of hours seeking

For more information about our company, visit twitter @aversapr @koryaversa and our website www.aversapr.com.

 

Aversa PR Seeks a Philadelphia PR and Social Media Assistant for East Passyunk Office

Aversa PR & Events seeks an ultra organized, creative and driven multi-tasker to assist with 10+ client accounts that cover arts, neighborhoods, restaurants, theater, entertainment and events. Position is approximately 25-35 hours a week, with potential for growth in hours and rate. 

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 position ideal for someone with 1-3 years experience in PR and social media management. 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

Join us! Aversa PR Holiday Open House + East Passyunk Tree Lighting After Party

Aversa PR Holiday Party, East Passyunk Tree LIghting

Get ready to rock your way around the Avenue! On Thursday, December 5th, join us for one of Philadelphia's biggest tree lighting parties followed by our first-ever Aversa PR Holiday Open House/ After Party. Don't miss the festive fun! 

Start the party early, from 5-7pm, with the Tree Lighting Party + Deck the Halls Kick-Off at the Singing Fountain on East Passyunk Avenue (at EPA + Tasker Streets). Enjoy holiday music, sweet treats, free food/drink samples, visit from Santa + the lighting of the magnificant tree ABOVE the historic, world-famous Singing Fountain.

After the ceremonies, from 7-9pm, come get your holly jolly on with us as we present our first Holiday Open House /After Party with lite bites, holiday spirits and more. Ms Goody Cupcake truck will have free cupcake minis, The Tot Cart will serve tots and beer cheese and Sum Pig Food Truck will offer sliders, stews and more (all at big discount).  Noir Restaurant will offer pasta and rice balls (yum), Bitar's will have new flavored hummus and Middle Eastern platters, candy displays, sweets and treats, more! 

The party is free but we're hosting an optional holiday drive for two great organizations. Bring school supplies to support City Year's work in the Philadelphia schools. Donations will go to several classrooms in need of supplies for the second half of the school year.  We will also collect toileties, gift sets, toys, etc. for Bianca's Kids to help foster children. Small gift cards are also welcome for Staples, Wal-mart, etc. 

Message from CEO: Philadelphia FIGHT Celebrates 20+ Years of Saving Lives

Philadelphia Fight for Life Gala Honoring Governor Ed Rendell

Dear Friends and Colleagues, 

This year, I'm proud to serve for the first time on the host committee for the Philadelphia FIGHT's 2013 FIGHT for Life Gala. On Wednesday, December 4, 2013 we celebrate over 20 years of the FIGHT to save lives and to honor Governor Ed Rendell. I invite you to join me at the Union League and help support FIGHT's important work. 

  • Why is this important? 
  • Not familiar with FIGHT? 
  • Why should you give with all the great causes out there? 
  • Why give NOW?

Good questions! While there are many life-saving and important causes in the city (including many I support), why I signed on is because FIGHT is quietly working behind the scenes, but is in fact the most comprehensive LARGEST HIV/AIDS service organization in our city. It serves ALL Philadelphians, gay, straight, questioning, black, white, latino, homeless, etc. While this is what first got me interested, what sealed the deal my visit to one of their very unique pilot programs, the Youth Health Empowerment Project "Empowerment Center." Homeless youth and young adults can access prevention services and support, take workshops, take showers, have a safe space during the day (and even some night/weekend hours), participate in activities, enjoy two stable and solid meals a day, get tokens, clothes - or simply relax in a safe space away from the rest of the world. I hope to host a free "friend" tour of this amazing space next year! 

The other development that shows how FIGHT serves our community is the announcement of a Spanish-speaking HIV clinic to open on Dec. 11 at the North Philadelphia Prevention Point space. FIGHT is proud to open this new facility that is a first of its kind in the city. This hit the news on Thursday and is a top reason to support and give NOW!  (For more about this, visit G Philly, WHYY Newsworks and Al Dia.) 

2013 Honoree Governor Ed Rendell 

2013 Honoree Governor Ed Rendell 

FIGHT's other services include the AIDS Library, Project TEACH, Critical Path Project, HIV counseling and testing, computer labs and the Jonathan Lax Center. In the spring, I hope to host some friends on a tour of their facilities, including a stop in the Y-HEP Empowerment Center and the AIDS Library. 

While I host many (MANY!) events during the year nearly all of them are free or very inexpensive. FIGHT is one of our hand-picked charities (besides City of Hope) - and this is one of the few times a year we ask you to give and donate out of your own pocket.

Please consider joining us at the event or consider a donation of any size. Auction items are also welcome! 

For tickets, click here, call 215.525.0372 or email mmarsico@fight.org. If you want to hear more about FIGHT or take a sooner vs. later tour of FIGHT please let me know! 

Thank you for considering, and we hope to eat, drink and BID on great auction items with you on December 4th. Happy Thanksgiving if I don't see you beforehand! 

Best, Kory Aversa
CEO/ Aversa PR & Events