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Current Position Openings:

Full-time PR Specialist 

Part-time Assistant

Pay: Based on experience

Richett Media is a small but mighty boutique publicity firm that works with a growing base of local, regional, and national clients in public relations, publicity and digital strategies to amplify their brands and products.

We create effective media campaigns, plan impactful events, craft irresistible media pitches and constantly challenge the traditional PR model to best serve our clients in a rapidly changing media landscape. RM is located in the East Hills neighborhood of Grand Rapids and offers a flexible work environment and scheduling options.

We’re looking for team members who are self-motivated, natural problem solvers and creative storytellers. If you enjoy getting out of your comfort zone, bringing new ideas to the table and helping small businesses and brands succeed, then this is the job for you!

Role: Full-time Public Relations Specialist 

Benefits: Because as PR people, we value a strong lead!

  • Paid vacation
  • Health insurance stipend & retirement savings plan
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Fast paced, exciting work environment in nontraditional settings: some days you will work inside our modern office in Eastown, other times you’ll be at live media interviews or enjoying a flex-day (writing a press release on the beach? It can happen!)
  • Monthly and quarterly team events like Broadway shows, happy hours and more
  • Paid volunteer opportunities
  • Mentorship and focus on professional development with access to training programs and events
  • You’ll enjoy the energy and excitement of a growing business, along with the opportunity to make a massive impact through meaningful, challenging work.
  • You’ll help create world-class products that change people’s lives — whether it’s helping to promote their mission, launch a product or business, or build meaningful relationships.

Position Requirements: Because we’re passionate about the work we do, and we do it well!

  • 2-5 years public relations experience, minimum 2 years agency experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience pitching the media and securing client press coverage
  • Proficient in WordPress, all major social media platforms, project management systems like Trello and Basecamp a plus
  • Basic design skills using Illustrator and platforms like Canva
  • Self-motivated and able to manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to remain flexible with a quickly changing schedule/project needs, including some early mornings and weekends
  • Capable of identifying roadblocks and offering solutions for improvement
  • Familiar with a variety of online marketing strategies

Responsibilities:

Public Relations

  • Write PR materials including press releases, client bios, media pitches and other engaging content like blogs, articles and interview talking points
  • Research media opportunities and create media lists
  • Identify new PR opportunities in traditional and digital media
  • Coordinate media interviews, assist on video shoots
  • Organize and manage multiple campaigns at once
  • Manage professional communications between clients, media and internal team
  • Monitor media results and craft campaign reports
  • Seek out opportunities to improve client experience and team success

Social Strategy

  • Write content for internal and client social media pages
  • Create and manage Facebook ads
  • Basic website maintenance
  • Draft blog posts
  • Basic audio/video editing for social and web content
  • Set-up and assist with webinars and digital marketing events
  • Evaluate success based on metrics, Google Analytics, email lists, sales conversions, etc.

Project Management

  • Manage a small team of contractors to ensure everyone is on schedule
  • Foresee challenges and use judgment to course correct
  • Professionally communicate with clients and media by email and in person
  • Assist with video production and client events
  • Professionally represent Richett Media in the community and online

Role: Part-time Assistant 

  • Remote position for the right candidate
  • 3+ years experience as an assistant in a firm or VA for a business/entrepreneur
  • Excellent writing and customer service skills
  • Proficient in WordPress, ConvertKit, all major social media platforms, project management systems like Trello and Basecamp a plus
  • Experience setting up email newsletters, blogs, assisting online product launches and creating basic graphics
  • Self-motivated and able to manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to remain flexible with a quickly changing schedule/project needs, including some early mornings and weekends
  • Capable of identifying roadblocks and offering solutions for improvement
  • Familiar with a variety of online marketing strategies

Do either of these positions sound great to you? Email emily@richettmedia.com and tell her a little bit about yourself, your experience and career goals, and why this job would be a perfect fit. Feel free to include a resume, work samples or anything else that you think showcases your skills and PR passion.

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