Latino Media Relations Position, Marketwire

Job Location New York OR Chicago, USA
Salary Under $45,000
As a critical member of the Marketwire media relations team, you will report to the Executive Director of Media Relations, and will be responsible for developing and implementing media plans within the Latin media community and geographic markets. You will identify, arrange and develop partnerships. Actively foster and manage relationships which will help educate, promote and enhance Marketwire’s core offerings to the media.
Primary responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to effectively coordinate, conduct and foster partnerships, cultivate media contacts, develop media plans within the Latin media communities, write public/internal communication, represent the company at media events and trade shows, coordinates with others to address and resolve medias inquiries and general troubleshooting
A professional business demeanor and appearance is required. Outstanding verbal, written, multi-tasking and presentation skills.
Required qualifications:
“Can do” attitude, team player, fun, energetic personality, works well under pressure
Ability to interact and communicate with and about the media
Excellent oral, written, presentation, and organizational skills
Must be skilled in media relations, communications, and administration.
Fluent in Spanish, Portuguese a plus.
Knowledge of both the domestic and international markets a plus.
Good organizational skills and strong strategic thinking
Experience with Microsoft Excel and Outlook a MUST
Demonstrated strategic planning, media relations, and issues/crisis management skills
Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally; with the ability to consult, build relationships
Some travel required
Contact Catharine Hancock
Email Address chancock@marketwire.com
Special Instructions If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter, along with your salary expectations to chancock@marketwire.com by August 17, 2007. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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