Public Relations & Event Manager

Agency:
Intelligent Capital Network (ICN)
Area:
Public Relations
Posted:
01.28.19

Location: Greater Philadelphia

Full-Time

Intelligent Capital Network is seeking a stellar Public Relations & Event Manager for a growing technology company. Minimum of 5 years’ experience. Financial/Technology experience a plus.

 

Our client attends more than a dozen industry conferences, most held by publishers, and we have a need for someone to manage the events from start to finish. Seeking an event and PR professional who can deliver news and meaningful communication to our audience in a clear and impactful way. We are growing and we know we can’t do that without adding great new talent. We have an outstanding set of technology and service professionals across North America, but we need new team members who can help us realize and communicate our vision.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
• Develop press releases and manage agenda of PR efforts
• Work closely with internal spokespeople to coordinate responses to press inquiries.
• Identify, design, and implement external communication programs to promote key areas of business, research reports, specific areas of expertise, and other initiatives through media outlets and industry conferences
• Collaborate with event organizers to secure speaking roles for company SMEs at industry events
• Build and maintain strategic relationships with media partners
• Evaluate industry event invitations, award programs, and sponsorship opportunities to determine whether additive to business priorities
• Coordinate all activities and planning for trade conferences and meetings
• Assist in the selection of marketing and promotional materials

Requirements:
• Previous experience in marketing/advertising/public relations or other related fields
• Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Deadline and detail-oriented
• Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize multiple requests/projects at once
• Ability to both collaborate with different teams across the firm and work independently
• Strong interpersonal skills
• BA/BS and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a public relations and/or communications role
• Understanding of or interest in learning about the financial technology industry

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of or ability to learn Microsoft Dynamics Marketing & CRM applications
• PR agency a plus but not required

 

Travel Required: Percentage/frequency of travel: 20%

 

Send Resume and Experience to Beth Zeck:  bzech@icn-i.com