Public Relations Associate - #8010794
Ware Malcomb has an exciting opportunity for a PR Associate to join our team in Irvine, CA!
The PR Associate is responsible for supporting public relations, digital marketing and communications efforts for Ware Malcomb. This team member will assist in developing and implementing public relations programs including media relations, press releases, feature articles, speaking engagements, content marketing, social media, digital marketing and online monitoring. The PR Associate will report to the PR Manager and work closely with all Marketing team members and firm leadership to further strengthen brand awareness.
PR Associate Responsibilities:
Help build communications best practices and new processes to increase team innovation and efficiency.
Assist with media inquiries, press release efforts, and coordination with the media.
Coordinate and write thought leadership articles and blogs from initial strategy concepts through to publishing and promotion.
Monitor media coverage and assist in the formation of a positive public narrative for Ware Malcomb.
Help develop a strong social media presence through social media strategy execution. Create and manage social media content, graphics and reporting/analytics.
Work cross-functionally across offices, disciplines and leadership levels to gather project information, confirm client approvals and execute promotional campaigns.
Coordinate national rankings, award submittals and speaker proposals on behalf of firm leadership.
Assist in video strategy, coordination and execution.
Email marketing coordination including maintenance of mailing lists and distribution of emailers.
Involvement in website maintenance and updates.
Coordination with external PR Agency.
Assist in social media and public relations training across the firm.
Additional coordination and administrative duties as needed.
PR Associate Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, PR, Communications, Writing or related field of study.
2+ years of communications, digital marketing and/or public relations professional experience.
Experience drafting copy for press, feature articles and corporate blogs preferred.
Expertise in Adobe Suite (InDesign and Photoshop a must, Premiere preferred).
WordPress experience preferred.
Expertise in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Thorough understanding of A/E/C industry terminology, players and processes a plus.
Excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills.
Thrives in a fast-paced environment.
Positive, proactive, and collaborative attitude.
Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong initiative and ability to work independently.
Continually focused on details, accuracy and thoroughness.
Founded in 1972, the firm has office locations throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Ware Malcomb specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/institutional facilities and renovation projects.
Ware Malcomb provides the best of both worlds; a small office supportive and nurturing work environment coupled with the resources, amenities, and opportunities afforded by a large International Design firm.
Ware Malcomb offers a whole life balance, health-focused company culture, competitive salary and overall benefits package along with an excellent opportunity for professional growth
Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm and Best Firm to Work For by Zweig Group!
**Must be legally authorized to work in the United States**