Careers

Interested in working with us? Check out our current openings:

PR Associate

A.wordsmith is looking to build its team with the addition of a PR Associate. Associates are fundamental to  our firm’s culture and the ongoing success of our client programs.

At A.wordsmith our Associates support the ongoing execution of strategic PR campaigns that include – but are not limited to – media relations, speaking and award programs and social media management. Associates are also responsible for the creation of strategic written business materials including blogs, web copy and case studies. Ability to work with complex subject matter is a plus. Associates work as support personnel under account managers. They are also given the opportunity to manage appropriate accounts and projects. We are less concerned with titles and more interested in work ethic. Everyone on our team has a voice that we want to hear when it comes to new ideas, recommendations and cross-collaboration. We look for people with initiative, commitment and a passion to both learn and do. Our client industries are varied so team members are expected to work on both consumer and business-to-business accounts. The Associate position is full time.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Providing day-to-day support of ongoing  PR campaigns
    • Writing PR materials such as press releases and media pitches
    • Developing media lists, speaking and award calendars and editorial calendars
    • Managing ongoing media outreach and opportunities
  • Conducting research that supports client programs and initiatives
  • Delivering smart counsel and recommendations to clients and team members
  • Developing ongoing content including case studies, blogs, bios and website copy

 

Requirements: 

  • ~1 year communications experience in an agency or corporate setting
  • Strong writing skills; ability to pass a writing test
  • Media relations expertise; understanding of PR program elements
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to support accounts and provide strategic counsel
  • Ability to self-manage and be proactive
  • Professionalism needed to participate in client meetings
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform within tight timeframes and against client budgets
  • Team player with strong work ethic

 

Benefits:

  • Eligible for A.wordsmith group medical and dental insurance
  • Eligible to participate in the A.wordsmith retirement savings plan
  • Eligible for A.wordsmith Commission for Life program
  • 96 hours per year of PTO + 10 days of paid firm holidays
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Technology reimbursement
  • Professional development stipend
  • Wellness stipend

 

To apply: 

Please send resume and cover letter to careers@awordsmith.com 

"Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life."

Amy Poehler