Public Relations Coordinator

Full-Time Position

Who We Are

GAVIN™ is an award-winning full-service brand communications agency offering comprehensive strategy, creative, public relations, digital and media buying services. The agency has a work-remote culture supported by an HQ office in York, Pennsylvania and a satellite office in Baltimore, Maryland. The agency serves healthcare, education, manufacturing, government, finance, and business to business clients across the US. Recognized as a national leader in our industry by PRNews as an Agency Elite Top 100 firm in the country, an Inc. Magazine Inc 5000 company, Best Places to Work in our region, and a Top 50 Fastest Growing Company, GAVIN is on a strategic growth path.

We are committed to attracting and retaining diverse talent, fulfilling our mission of More Voices at Our Table, to grow with our team.

This position offers a work-remote option, requiring that the Public Relations Coordinator visit the office and client’s locations for key meetings and events as necessary. Our clients are regional and national companies requiring an understanding of local, regional, and national markets inclusive of omni-channel communications strategies leveraging branding, public relations, creative, digital advertising, web services and media buying.

Your Role at Gavin

We’re looking for a Public Relations Coordinator who is devoted to delivering the absolute best outcomes for our local, regional, and national clients. This person is responsible for supporting the public relations team with the successful oversight and completion of assigned tasks with the ability to think beyond the expected. The Public Relations Coordinator must have exceptional writing skills and the ability to juggle multiple tasks without ever missing a deadline; someone who has an ambitious mindset to help us to amazing work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Draft content and copy for interactive social media, email marketing and integrated marketing campaigns
  • Strategize on and develop Gavin social media content with other PR staff
  • Coordinate and oversee specific campaigns or campaign elements under supervision and guidance from senior staff
  • Monitor media coverage for public relations clients at a local, regional, and national level, including trade publications
  • Support senior staff in public relations efforts for various clients, including drafting media releases and byline opportunities, and compiling, maintaining, and organizing all public relations materials for campaigns and events
  • Identify opportunities in various media for clients in industries primarily in healthcare, education, and finance
  • Develop pitch calendars and brainstorm reactive pitch opportunities
  • Collaborate with and support senior staff and internal cross-functional teams on various projects, including PR, digital, creative, and integrated projects
  • Copywriting, editing and proofing
  • Communicate and coordinate with vendors to gather quotes, materials, samples, and proofs as needed; assist senior staff on such duties as requested
  • Assist senior staff with day-to=day project management and communicate directly with clients on project updates as appropriate.
  • Assist with intern training
  • Proactively communicate status, issues and opportunities to the senior marketing and public relations team
  • Coordinate corporate advertising, marketing plan schedules and client meetings
  • Contribute to weekly staff meetings

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, or marketing preferred but not required
  • Three years of relevant work experience; agency experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong writing and communication skills across platforms
  • Proficient with MS Office; demonstrated ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail
  • Possess the ability to create strong partnerships throughout the organization; promote a team culture of exceptional internal customer service and problem solving
  • Willingness to learn new technology and support internal cross-functional team members on various projects

Gavin™ offers a competitive benefit package including paid time off, medical benefits, company-paid short-term disability and life insurance, access to a retirement plan with company match, the flexibility to work remotely and yes… even your birthday off!

EQUAL Employment Opportunity:

Gavin ™ is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws related to discrimination.

Gavin™ makes decisions concerning employment based strictly on business needs and an individual’s qualifications and ability to perform the job under consideration, the comparative qualifications and abilities of other applicants or employees, and the individual’s past performance within the organization.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to [email protected].

INCOMPLETE submissions/applications will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

Gavin ™ is an equal opportunity employer and makes   all employment decisions without regard to race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination.

Gavin™ makes decisions concerning employment based strictly on business needs and an individual’s qualifications and ability to perform the job under consideration, the comparative qualifications and abilities of other applicants or employees, and the individual’s past performance within the organization.

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