Are you an experienced publicist who spends most of your working hours (and more) thinking creatively about food, restaurants, and chefs? Come join a fast-growing PR firm whose specialty is hospitality.

Gail Schoenberg Public Relations (www.gailpr.com) is looking for an experienced, aggressive publicist who is food-savvy, hardworking, and detail-oriented. A dynamic, energetic self-starter with strong pitching, writing and organizational skills is ideal. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who knows the food industry, has high level contacts, and can grow with a company that is expanding.

Gail PR looks forward to meeting candidates who aim to flourish in the culinary and hospitality PR world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Pitching to print, broadcast & online media (business/trade & consumer)
  • Writing pitches, press releases
  • Media/client interaction & outreach
  • Social media activity for Gail PR and for clients
  • Event management assistance
  • Monitor online reviews/social media for clients
  • Client prep for interviews, demos, public appearances
  • New business search & proposal preparation
  • Status report preparation
  • Cision media database search/maintenance

Candidate Experience:

  • 2-4 years of PR agency experience with culinary & hospitality accounts
  • Proven ability to develop media relationships and get results
  • Creative spirit with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills: MAC, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Robly or similar email program
  • Knowledge of food, wine, travel, & lifestyle trends and the media that cover them

Application Checklist:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter detailing candidate eligibility and salary requirements
  • Two media contact references
  • Media portfolio (3 best personal media placements)
  • Writing samples (2 press releases)

To Apply: No applicant will be considered without a detailed cover letter and salary requirements. Please put “PR Applicant” in your email’s subject line and consult the Application Checklist above. Email to Gail Schoenberg at gail@gailpr.com.