At DEY., Ideas + Influence is more than just a tagline. It’s exactly what we do and it’s the world we work in. Our prestigious client list has included the likes of The Rockefeller Foundation, Harvard Business School, United Nations, The University of Utah Health, and renowned economists Jeffrey Sachs and Michael Spence.
Please explore our opening for a curious and connected, freelance public relations professional working at Account Supervisor level. In this remote position, you will work with a highly-respected team in our institutional practice. You will be particularly focused on NFPs with leadership in social impact and bringing transformational change to global environment, infrastructure and economic self-sufficiency.
5-7+ years communications or public relations experience, preferably at an agency CSR/Social Impact practice
Able to develop newsworthy ideas and content in economics, global affairs, impact investing, healthcare, education and environment
Exceptional client service acumen; enthusiastic about positioning clients as thought leaders
Capable of working independently and managing multiple responsibilities
Strong relationships with business, finance, health and NFP media; journalists covering SDGs
Mastery of PR basics
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Project management leadership; superb organizational, analytical, and time management skills
EXCEPTIONALLY strong attention to detail
Familiarity with social media platforms
Proficiency in MS Office, Google Suite, will learn inDesign
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in English, Communications, social sciences
Prefer residency in NYC Tri-State region for accessibility
Prepare for and lead client calls and meetings
Participate in creating strategic communication plans
Draft and edit materials, including news releases, pitches, Q&A and web site copy
Research for media outreach, client documents
Develop media lists
Outreach to target media
Prepare clients for and staff media interviews
Liaise with conference organizers to secure speaking engagements for clients
Provide communications counsel to clients
Clients count on DEY. for its deep relationships with influencers in media and elsewhere. This gives us a remarkable consistency in telling great client stories. Working with our founder, you get both oversight and the autonomy to develop client and media relationships on a higher plane. To get a glimpse of what it is like to work at DEY., please have a look atclient testimonials.
DEY. is a virtually-connected NYC-region organization. While agencies love talking about work/life balance, here you get to live it. Results are what counts. Pay is competitive, we meet in-person frequently, and you’ll have the tools to stay in touch. This position is currently freelance, with an opportunity to transition to full salary with benefits.
If you think your achievements and ambitions reflect what we’re after, you like the proposition of our work environment, and you’ve already imagined a compelling cover letter that will make us take notice, please send it to HR@dey.nyc.
DEY. is always looking for talented people seeking both full-time or freelance positions. If you think you are a fit given our focus, please drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org