Cooper Smith Agency is hiring!

We are always on the hunt for folks to join our team. Below you will find a description of open positions, as well as our “Characteristics for Excellence” that we strive for.

OPEN POSITIONS:

  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Public Relations Account Executive

Founded in 2002, Cooper Smith Agency offers a casual work environment, a generous paid time off policy and health insurance stipend.

CHARACTERISTICS OF EXCELLENCE

Each member of our team is expected to…

  • Seek out the “why” for everything we do and produce.
  • Elevate everything. Always seek to make something more significant than it initially appears.
  • Avidly pursue storytelling.
  • Be a detail-oriented, engaged self-starter and problem-solver who begins with the end in mind.
  • Anticipate what people want next.
  • Always be learning — “sharpening their saws.”
  • Always ask “now what” — is there something else we can do with this?

To be considered, please send your resume, a writing sample (i.e. a media pitch) AND a press release you’ve written about us hiring you to resumes@coopersmithagency.com. Other examples of work are welcomed.

No calls please.

JOB DESCRIPTIONS:

Public Relations Coordinator 

The position will assist our account team in managing the day-to-day activities of our growing roster of clients within the commercial real estate/development, AEC/construction, architecture/design, building products and healthcare industries.

Duties include:

  • Assist in drafting press releases, blogs and other client written materials
  • Manage client social media accounts and company websites to position clientele as content leaders in their respective areas and expertise
  • Build and maintain media lists and relationships with media contacts
  • Research editorial opportunities, industry conferences, events and award opportunities for clients
  • Develop email campaigns for client events and announcements
  • Monitor and track print and online coverage
  • Various other supporting PR activities, as well as some administrative duties

This is a full-time position for individuals with 6 months to a year of PR agency experience.

 

PR Account Executive

The Account Executive will work with our team to lead his/her own accounts while acting as a supporting role for the agency’s growing roster of clients.

Duties include:

  • Drafting and editing press releases, bylined articles, blogs, newsletters and other forms of written content. (A writing test will be administered as part of the interview process.)
  • Proactively pitching the media, as well as various other media relations activities;
  • Creating social content across multiple platforms to promote clients’ brands, reach targeted audiences and connect with social influencers;
  • Managing product placements;
  • Overseeing client reporting and analytics;
  • Research/management of editorial calendars and media lists.

The right candidate will be a self-starter with strong writing and organizational skills, working knowledge of AP Style, receptiveness to feedback and amazing attention to detail. 1-2 years experience, preferably in a B2B environment, required. Good attitude, sense of humor and open-mindedness are also expected.

 

Are you a good fit? If so, we’d love to meet you!

 

 

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