KC Projects PR is looking for PR interns to start for the upcoming season. We are looking for candidates who are extremely organized, motivated, and hard-working. Candidates must have great interpersonal and phone skills, be able to adapt to a fast paced working environment. We appreciate a passion for presentation, social media and creativity. You should have a college-level understanding of communications and the desire to learn more about the PR industry. Knowledge of Word and Excel are required.

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Assisting with general daily administrative duties

  • Relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients, and the media

  • Working as part of an account team to implement media plans

  • Creating media lists

  • Researching and writing press releases

  • Tracking print, broadcast, and new media for ideas and coverage

  • Assisting in the strategic development of PR plans for all clients

  • Preparing press kits, which include bios, fact sheets, menus, recipes, press clips, and photos

  • Updating press kits as necessary, tracking and creating clips

  • Working with images, including reducing size, cropping, and lightening

  • Scanning and archiving editorial placements

*Needed 2 to 3 days per week. Hours are flexible; however, interns must be available a minimum of 15 hours per week. Internship is unpaid.

Please send resume to: info@kcprojects.net

OPEN POSITIONS

Social Media Strategist / Digital Content Executive

February 21, 2019

KC Projects is seeking to hire a creative & strategic, ‘out of the box’ thinking individual that has a passion for public relations by influencing customer behavior across all social media channels. Responsible for management of multiple social media accounts and platforms. Position responsibilities to include but not limited to:

  • Manage, maintain, design and develop daily strategic content for multiple accounts on multiple platforms 

  • Cultivate and maintain client-initiated conversations strategizing best practices based on analysis 

  • Guide and advise clients on current trends and next steps for social media 

  • Create relevant, interactive daily content that resonates with clients’ objectives 

  • Research up-and-coming digital trends and platforms 

  • Design content, visuals, cover photos and any other necessary graphics for multiple   brands across all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube)

  • Monitor online client presences/perceptions 

  • Produce monthly growth reports 

  • Research and identify blogs and channels for relevance/trend identification 

  • Report “chatter” and other relevant online data 

  • Proactively seek relationships with key external audiences 

  • Develop pitches and story developments for clients 

  • Paid social marketing 

  • Ability to present content, strategy and analysis

The objective of this role is to provide and design creative insight and offer solutions that support the multiple clients' business objectives. The right candidate will have a degree in communications, public relations, marketing communications, new media and/or 2+ years of experience in public relations and/or social media practices. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are necessary, with an emphasis on grammar/spelling excellence; expert knowledge of social media networking channels as well as familiarity with online branding, media and campaign management. Strong expertise in graphic design necessary for success. 

Must be experienced with Business use of: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn Pinterest, Facebook Ads Manager, WordPress, HootSuite, YouTube, media and blogger outreach, Google analytics, Adobe Photoshop, Canva.

Desired Skills and Experience

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications, advertising or similar field is required

  • Working with clients to develop and execute social media campaigns in support of brand and marketing initiatives 

  • Proven track record of creating digital outreach content for multiple businesses or organizations simultaneously 

  • Strong graphic design skills working with a range of brands and industries 

  • Strong experience and working knowledge of public relations best practices 

  • Previous professional management of strategic digital campaigns including content creation for various platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, blogs, and SEO.

  • Working cross functionally with PR, social media team to develop monthly conversation calendars

  • Design experience creating images for social media pages 

  • Passion for exceeding social media goals and objectives 

  • Proven experience with analytics and measurement of social media platforms 

  • Superior written and verbal communications skills 

  • Proven ability to generate results 

  • Performs well under pressure 

  • Excessive attention to detail 

  • Self-motivated problem solver 

  • Enthusiastic 

  • Team player 

  • Positive Attitude!

Please send cover letter and resume to: krista@kcprojects.net