***To be considered for this position, complete our full application (see link). Only candidates based in Vancouver, B.C. will be considered for this remote role.
A Bit About Us
myZone Media provides event professionals with ticketing, marketing, printing, and software development services. Our long-term vision (BHAG) is to become the world’s largest event automation software platform. Our brands include myZone.com, ticketZone.com, Am2Studio.hr and several more. Our biggest active project includes the global roll-out of www.GlowGardens.com.
While we do our best to stay focused on the events industry, we serve clients in a broad range of industries including eCommerce, technology, industrial, healthcare, and not-for-profit. You can read more about our company here!
Doing whatever it takes to get as much value out of public relations, increase awareness, and develop a strong network for both myZone (internal projects), and our clients.
Responsible for coordinating all public relations activities, including but not limited to:
-Provide strategic recommendations and innovative approaches to the use of PR that fits within the clients’ overall digital marketing strategy.
-Develop a PR plan and media relations strategy for clients that include measurable goals, budgets, and KPIs.
-Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within key business and industry contacts.
-Support the Public Relations Coordinator in the development of press releases, pitches, and pitch grids.
-Manage media requests and coordinate media events, interviews, and various other earned media opportunities.
-Work closely with the Partnership and Sponsorship Managers to identify ways to leverage relationships as it relates to media and overall communications.
-Identify public relations trends and suggest brilliant ideas on how we can disrupt traditional digital agencies (ok, we’ll give you a little time to grow into that one…)
Requirements of Applicant
-Minimum 3+ years of full-time public relations and/or media relations experience.
-Minimum 1+ years of agency experience. Preference will be given to candidates who’ve worked within an agency setting and who understand the ever-changing priorities and deadlines of the environment.
-Management experience preferred.
-Solid understanding of PR management tools.
-Advanced writing skills, specifically content management/writing, with a solid understanding of how to effectively communicate through press releases and pitches.
-Ability to develop effective working relationships with co-workers and clients.
-Strong communication skills in English.
-Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment... and we mean fast ;)
-Strong desire to learn new skills, improve processes, and continually develop personally and professionally.
-Passionate about digital marketing in general with a love for everything media-related. Pursuing personal marketing projects on the side (blog, Instagram, online portfolio, etc.) is a plus!
-Event marketing experience is a plus!
-Unlimited vacation / sick days.
-Work from home.
-Professional development budget; ability to attend conferences etc.Apply