Associate – Weber Shandwick

2017, April 23
Associate – Weber Shandwick 23rd April 2017
As a member of the client team, an Associate assists in researching/analyzing, storytelling and in managing the day-to-day administration of the client relationship.
Primary Responsibilities:
• Through news bureau activities, work with targeted media on story development
• Proactively develop relationships with external audiences (media, third party constituencies, etc.) to convey the client’s message
• Write and distribute basic materials, including news releases, background information, fact sheets, bios, newsletters, prepared remarks, program elements, standby statements and pitch letters
• Handle standard media inquiries
• Research and monitor client’s business and industry to maintain a current knowledge base
• Assist in the research and preparation of new business proposals
• Coordinate production and distribution of materials with internal service departments to create print and video products
• Organize and implement events and promotions for the client
• Assist in client administration duties such as billing and activity reports
• Represent client at events or trade shows
Skills Required:
• Native English speaker
• Good English content development and Chinese reading capability
• Relevant experience in PR/Marketing/Journalist is preferred
Other Recommended Qualifications: 
• BA or BS degree
• A minimum of 3 years of work experience in professional services firm, journalism, public relations, communications or related field is preferred
• General understanding of the techniques of a professional services/consultancy firm, journalism, public relations, communications or related field
• Basic knowledge of media relations from key trade publications to national outlets
• In-depth knowledge of specific industries (such as healthcare, technology, investor relations)
While Weber Shandwick may not have current openings in all locations and all practices, we are always accepting resumes. Please feel free to forward us your resume and we will contact you should an appropriate employment opportunity develop.
Deadline for application: May 24th, 2017

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