Proven Media is a PR and marketing communications firm located in the Carefree/Cave Creek area.

Content Creator & Public Relations Strategist

Proven Media is looking for a part-time Content Creator & Public Relations Strategist with strong news writing and pitching skills. For this position, you should write quickly and efficiently and be prepared to bring story ideas and pitches to the table on a regular basis.

This is a contractor position with 20 hours per week guaranteed. Some office time is required and regularly scheduled hours are preferred.

If the person is a good fit, additional hours are available with the potential to become a salaried employee.

Essential job functions and required writing and pitching duties include: 

  • Collaboration with internal and external teams.
  • Writing news releases for print, broadcast, and digital media. Topics include cannabis, tech, marketing, events, and other subject matter.
  • Writing content for blog posts and articles for publication.
  • Writing updates and content to be distributed via company LinkedIn profiles.
  • Writing content for internal and external projects, including newsletters, magazines, award applications, and more.
  • Conducting interviews to gather research and quotes used to develop PR materials, news releases, feature articles, etc.
  • Editing content contributed by other company representatives.
  • Pitching and seeking publicity opportunities, including distributing company news, scheduling media interviews, or speaking engagements for company representatives, etc.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with journalists, editors, media producers, bloggers, and other influencers.
  • Pull media lists and mine for opportunities. Track media coverage and follow industry trends.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communication, Journalism, New Media, English, or related field or equivalent experience in public relations, media writing, or journalism. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong proofreading and editing skills. Working knowledge of Associated Press (AP style). Strong organizational skills. Experience with Google Docs, Cision, and other relevant applications.

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