Communications, PR & Video Coordinator

Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association Published: August 9, 2017
Location
Dallas
Job Type

Description

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) is the leading global association in the multi-site retail store maintenance industry. Located in Dallas, near the Galleria, PRSM has a career growth opportunity for a Communications, PR & Video Coordinator. The successful individual will:

  • Produce content for and develop Inside PRSM weekly newsletter
  • Produce Weekly News Roundup for PRSM Staff
  • Develop content for PRSM Magazine, in addition to providing other editorial support
  • Proof PRSM Magazine and manage proofing process with association publisher
  • Use online PR database to issue news releases using Cision PRWeb and other software
  • Monitor and track all media coverage
  • Produce monthly media coverage reports tracking news releases, social media and other media coverage
  • Support other content projects as needed, including white papers, blogs
  • Draft news releases and supports overall media relations
  • Plan, shoot and edit videos using latest video editing software
  • Serve as official photographer at association events

Education and other skills needed to be successful in this role:

  • 4-year college degree in journalism, communications and marketing preferred.
  • Two to four years’ proven experience writing, editing and content development.
  • Video shooting, editing and production experience required - must be able to provide links to two videos produced. Will use Adobe Premier software.
  • Knowledge and experience using AP style.
  • Attention to detail, with superior writing, proofing and editing skills
  • Exceptional communications skills both oral and written.
  • Computer skills-MS office (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint, Access). Some membership database experience would be helpful.
  • Experience publishing electronic newsletters preferred.
  • Experience with blogs, list servers, and other internet research skills are useful.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under deadline pressure and deliver excellent results.

Application instructions:

  • Send resume with T-style cover letter.
  • Include PDF's or links to published writing samples - published in either public domain or corporate publications
  • Provide links to videos applicant has shot, edited and produced
  • Identify the top five issues you believe will impact retail facilities management
  • Include five reasons why you should be PRSM's next Communications Coordinator

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