Job Title: Public Relations Specialist
Job Classification (Exempt or Non-Exempt): Exempt
Reports To: Marketing & Public Relations Manager
Job Summary: The Public Relations will assist the Marketing and Public Relations Manager with marketing and public relations projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
a. Develop, write and distribute approved press releases
b. Proof written materials for style and grammar in accordance with the AP Stylebook
c. Review and update all NCHS brochures and publications
d. Create and curate engaging content for social media, newsletter and blog
e. Monitor social media messages
2. Administrative Support
a. Assist in administrative duties as assigned
b. Build and update media lists and databases
c. Assist with building and maintaining press kits
d. Update website and company intranet
e. Post events to news boards and community websites
f. Effectively utilize company’s social media and blogs
3. Professional Development
a. Study PR best practices as assigned
b. Attend PRSA Nebraska trainings
c. Participate in storyboarding for company videos
d. Photograph events and activities
a. Keep all client names and information and other organization business confidential.
b. Guard client confidentiality in waiting areas, during phone contact, and in handling of records.
c. Ensure that all office and record security procedures are followed.
5. Interpersonal Relationships
a. Maintain a positive, respectful demeanor on all contacts with staff and the public.
b. Seek needed guidance in handling challenging situations and establishing priorities for the job.
c. Work to build positive, productive relationships with other staff
Supplemental Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Support development team in fundraising activities
2. Conduct marketing research
3. Create spreadsheet database records of marketing efforts
Qualifications and Minimum Requirements:
1. Minimum Education and Experience:
a. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Public Relations required
2. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
a. Detail oriented
b. AP Style Knowledge
c. Excellent written and verbal communication skill
d. Experience with Adobe Creative Suites preferred
e. Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher
f. Creative; graphic design experience helpful
3. Physical Demand:
a. The selected individual must be able to work at a desk for an extended period of time. Extensive use of a keyboard for a computer is necessary. Employee must be able to operate a phone, printer, computer and postal machine. Must be able to lift and carry materials weighing up to 25 lbs. Must possess normal walk, sit, climb, talk and hear functions.
4. Schedule Demands (travel, adjustments to accommodate clients, weekends/evenings, etc.):
a. Travel may be necessary to NCHS locations.
b. The work described will be required to be in an office environment a majority of the time.
c. May be required to work on evenings and weekends as needed
5. Site Factors (environment, travel, etc.):
a. Office Location and/or working remotely.
Note: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those that will be encountered by a person performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Salary: $38,000 – $42,000/year
How to Apply: Interested candidates should visit https://www.nchs.org/careers, locate this position, and click on “Apply Now” beneath the job description to complete the online application form. The application must be completed in full and submitted by the specified closing date for consideration.
Please contact Fa’iz Rab at 402-898-7785 or at 4939 South 118th Street, Omaha, NE 68137.