REPORTS TO: Director of Marketing & Public Relations
TRAVEL Occasional as required
CLASSIFICATION Contract (open-ended)
Convention Data Services is seeking a public relations superstar to help drive the CDS brand through dynamic storytelling. This person will develop and execute a PR strategy and manage all PR activities, including media relations management, writing and pitching stories as well as prepping spokespeople for interviews. The ideal person will have a minimum of 5 years of PR or journalism experience, preferably in the events industry.
-Create, manage and implement industry and community-related PR campaigns to ensure maximum
amount of media exposure.
-Day-to-day execution of public relations including writing, editing and pitching press releases, supporting media interviews and producing messaging documents.
-Review trade publications as well as industry and tech news for media opportunities and
-Develop and expand upon relationships with key contacts -- industry, media and key influencers.
-Research new publications.
-Communicate and collaborate with internal stakeholders to generate content.
-Identify and vet speaking opportunities.
-Represent CDS at industry events as needed.
-Research and identify any corporate award opportunities.
-Update/maintain PR CRM.
-Collaborate with Brand Strategist and Content Strategist as required.
Part-time contract position. 15 hours/week, averaging around 60 hours/month. Time commitment will vary depending on projects and deadlines.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent industry experience is required.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable
Internal Number: 46
About Convention Data Services
Convention Data Services (CDS) is the trusted registration and lead capture partner for driving global event connections for businesses and associations worldwide. Headquartered in Bourne, Massachusetts, CDS has built multi-faceted solutions to engage attendees, deliver exhibitor ROI and provide actionable analytics for the events industry since 1986.
Want to be part of a fun, dynamic company? Apply today to email@example.com. This role is eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, medical/dental coverage, FSA and 401k.