Job and internship information for the public relations majors and faculty at Georgia State
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Entry-level practitioner at Gibraltar Associates in DC
About Gibraltar Associates
Gibraltar Associates is an award-winning public relations firm representing some of the world’s best known companies and brands. Founded in 2007, Gibraltar Associates has grown quickly to become one of the country’s fast-growing PR agencies. Gibraltar Associates has offices in Washington and Los Angeles. We are known for our creativity, new media savvy and a culture that fosters concierge-like service. Gibraltar Associates is looking for special people who will embrace our dynamic culture. We are fast and we are smart. Senior teams lead our accounts. We have a retainer–based approach where expertise is freely available to all clients, not cloistered and billed a la carte. Client retention is our business model because happy clients bring more business. We only hire the best and our clients expect the best from us. Our team includes people who have worked for Fortune 500 companies and associations; served in government – from Capitol Hill to the White House; and represented the media, from television to print to online.
SPOT #1: Entry-Level Gibraltar Associates seeks full-time entry level candidates to provide account support for a variety of corporate, trade association, nonprofit and government accounts, and to actively contribute to marketing efforts and new business development. The position is responsible for supporting client programs; researching new accounts; preparing reports for management and clients; and assisting with marketing efforts. The position also includes some administrative responsibilities. The candidate will be expected to actively participate and contribute to the development of account plans/ideas, and will participate in the development of proposals to clients.
SPOT #2: Media Relations/Junior Press Secretary Gibraltar is also looking for press secretary/media relations types with 2-3 years of media experience. This person will get the chance to work on a variety of accounts and have their hand in a little of everything here at GA. We need someone who loves getting a great placement and is tenacious about following up with reporters and bloggers. Great writing skills are a must, account management experience is a plus.
Extra Qualifications for All Positions o Superior communications skills o Excellent oral, writing and editing skills o Must be a self-starter and flexible team player o Previous communications experience o Strong multi-tasking skills with a focus on superior client service o Ability to think creatively o Strong skill in social media platforms o Excellent interpersonal skills o BA/BS
VERONICA BROWN | Vice President | GIBRALTAR ASSOCIATES VBrown@Gibraltar-LLC.com 815 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 800, Washington, DC 20006 t.202.534.1700 | d.202.534.1722 | c.703.470.1925 | f.202.534.1701 www.gibraltar-llc.com | twitter @veebrown