PR/Communications Strategist

PR, New York

You have a passion for communications and connecting with people. You have a comprehensive understanding of both online and offline media. You think about how ideas work, and about the right instruments to make them spread and connect. You know the difference between tactics and strategy, keeping both in mind at all times. You build strong relationships with the media, clients, and colleagues. You communicate well and are able to work with small teams. You have strong work ethic, and always take the initiative. You are flexible, adaptable, creative and resourceful. You are positive, persistent, and persuasive. You make things happen.


As a PR/Communications Strategist, you will plan, develop, and implement both our developmental and external communications strategies. Your key responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Translating our clients’ goals into social, digital, and traditional media engagement strategies
  • Creating press releases; ensuring proper press coverage around key events and releases
  • Managing Elite’s social media platforms
  • Planning, developing, and implementing PR and communications strategy for the agency
  • Developing strategic media messaging for placement in blogs, commercial magazines, trade magazines, television spots, and the like
  • Identifying key media insights to inform creative team



Before applying for this role, please make sure you:

  • Have a minimum four years of experience in PR
  • Are passionate, have positive energy that resists the temptation to be miserable when things get tough; are inspiring, not draining
  • Communicate with confidence; write and present to inspire; excellent verbal skills
  • Come to the table with key contacts, the ability to grow these relationships and the ability to create new ones
  • Have excellent critical thinking skills
  • Have excellent communication and organization skills
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment, often wearing many different hats; are a hustler who shows initiative. Proactive, resourceful
  • Understand social media trends and best practices
  • Have the ability to manage multiple tasks and/or projects at any given time; excellent time management
  • Participate and contribute to culture

Elite Media, LLC is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on any status protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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