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Public Relations Account Coordinator, Food/Beverage/Wellness PR

Location: San Diego, CA

Public Relations Account Coordinator, Food/Beverage/Wellness PR

Location: The Rachel Kay Public Relations practice in the San Diego, CA office at FINN PARTNERS has an exciting job opening for a Public Relations Account Coordinator. We seek qualified current San Diego area residents who will work a hybrid schedule of 1 weekday in-office/remaining weekdays work remotely – schedule is based on client and team needs.  If you do not currently live in San Diego and will be soon self-relocating to that community, please state your planned relocation date within your resume.

RKPR is a team within FINN Partners specializing in public relations and social/digital campaigns for consumer products and services.  We have an exciting client roster of premier national brands in the food & beverage, health & wellness, home, and lifestyle spaces.  We are seeking an individual with the hunger, hustle and enthusiasm to develop media relationships, write press releases, and assist in administering PR client accounts. We appreciate our clients and our employees, and we are known as the Agency with a Heart. We value kindness, collaboration, diversity and inclusion, and creativity.  Come be part of our award-winning, strategic, high-growth PR agency, where you’ll thrive, bring new ideas – positivity – humor to work, and be a superstar in our successful team!

This full-time, direct hire position has terrific benefits & perks:

  • Generous vacation, personal, holiday, and sick days off.  In addition, up to 5 Winter Break paid days off between Christmas and New Year’s Day, and in addition to that up to 5 Summer Days Off
  • Company travel and consumer discounts (from rental cars to cell phones and more)
  • Commuter subsidy
  • Wellness subsidy
  • 401K Plan
  • Outstanding insurance/benefits package
  • Career mentorship from some of the best PR pros in the business
  • Professional growth opportunities within our award-winning global PR agency

Now that we’ve (hopefully) sold you on us, let’s talk more about this role:

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains media lists.
  • Writes press releases.
  • Manages the daily media coverage for clients.
  • Joins client PR account calls.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with media contacts across all platforms.
  • Manages on-site client product inventory.
  • Learns about PR and earned media.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in communications, journalism, public relations or marketing.
  • Prior PR internship experience or prior entry level work experience in Public Relations or Communications (PR agency based is highly preferred).
  • Working knowledge of all digital and social media platforms.
  • Energetic, can-do attitude; works effectively in a team setting.
  • Excellent written and oral and communications skills.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Effective listening and problem-solving skills.
  • Creative thinker who brings a fresh perspective and innovative ideas to the team.
  • Flexible and adaptable; works efficiently within a fast-paced PR environment.
  • Organized; detail-oriented; manages schedule and tasks to produce deliverables by deadlines.
  • Interested in wine/spirits, food, wellness, consumer lifestyle, home, or any combination of the above.
  • Loves reading and consuming media; is social media savvy.
  • Enjoys working in a fun, collaborative team as well as working concurrently on individual PR projects/assignments.

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Anticipated Salary: up to $25.00/hr.  Commensurate with experience and depending upon workplace.

To Apply:
Please upload your resume and cover letter, as well as indicate your desired hourly salary in $US Dollars, that aligns with our stated salary budget described above.  While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, we will only respond to those with whom we have a greater interest.

About FINN Partners and our RKPR Practice:
Our Rachel Kay PR Practice has two locations: in our NY, NY Office and in our San Diego Office.  This public relations practice focuses on innovative brands in the food & beverage, health & wellness, home, and lifestyle sectors. RKPR is a PR practice within FINN Partners. 

FINN Partners was launched in 2011 to realize Peter Finn’s vision to create a leading communications agency dedicated to shaping a bold new future in which innovation and partnership are strong drivers of the brand. Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of communications services, including digital and social media. Practice areas include arts, consumer lifestyle & sports, corporate social responsibility, education, health, manufacturing, technology, travel, and public affairs.  We are entrepreneurial-minded, global, and focused on integrated programs that bring to life the world-changing technologies, products, and services of our client partners.  Our company culture celebrates delighting our clients with innovative and creative campaigns and programs, and we provide opportunities for our employees to conduct career-meaningful work in a creative, fast-paced, collaborative, and fun environment. We work hard and play nice.

Headquartered in New York City, the agency has 1,300+ employees with offices in 32 cities around the world: Atlanta, Bangalore, Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Delhi, Denver, Detroit, Dublin, Frankfurt, Fort Lauderdale, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Jerusalem, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Madison (Wisc.), Manila, Mumbai, Munich, Nashville, Paris, Portland (Ore.), San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore, Tamuning (Guam), Vancouver (Wash.) and Washington D.C.