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Website Rocket Science Marketing & PR

An integrated marketing and PR firm launching brands daily

Want to join a fast-growing team? Rocket Science Marketing & PR is looking for a talented PR Associate Accountant Executive (AAE) with 2+ years of public relations experience (in-house or agency) to join our Tustin office.

Rocket Science is an award-winning integrated marketing and public relations firm that works in a variety of evolving industries, including food, CPG, automotive, consumer and business tech, tourism and nonprofit.

We are a fun and dynamic team of professionals who love what we do. Our ‘Rocketeers’ are strategic and driven to provide the best possible results for our clients through creative marketing and PR solutions and dedicated service. Passion is our rocket fuel and success for our clients is the destination!

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ongoing client communication and account management
  • Maintains contact with media and outside vendors, as assigned
  • Draft written materials including compelling pitches, news releases, product one-sheets, Q&As and more (for a trade or consumer media audience)
  • Conduct ongoing media relations, including daily email and phone outreach – plus nurturing existing media/influencer relationships
  • Develop and refine media contact lists
  • Execute comprehensive PR plans developed by the agency
  • Conduct research and prepare background materials for PR planning purposes
  • Assist with planning and execution of media and blogger events, trade shows and press tours
  • Monitor media coverage daily and prepare periodic coverage reports with audience metrics
  • Assist with content development for blogs and social media
  • May supervise public relations intern
  • Handles administrative duties – including tracking agency hours and budgets
  • Infrequent travel on behalf of clients or agency, as needed

Requirements

  • 2+ years of public relations experience (agency experience highly preferred)
  • Four-year degree (with a concentration in marketing, corporate communications or PR preferred), or relevant work experience
  • Proven track record of working with media and influencers
  • Strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills using AP Style
  • Portfolio of media placements and writing samples
  • Excellent project management skills and independent work ethic
  • Attention to detail and energetic, proactive attitude
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Experience with PR-specific programs (Cision, Critical Mention, Burrellesluce etc.) a plus

Rocket Science offers a great team culture where successes are recognized and rewarded. Our office is a launch pad for great ideas, productivity and fun! Work-life balance is important too, which is why we offer flex hours, along with frequent team lunches and offsite bonding events. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical/dental and vision coverage, paid vacation and more.

If you believe this description fits you and you are looking for a position with growth opportunity in a quickly expanding agency, please send your resume to jobs@rocket-science.com along with a note explaining why you think you are the right ‘Rocketeer’ for the job.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@rocket-science.com