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Public Relations Contractor

Corcoran, MN 55340

Posted: 04/08/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 16927 Field of Expertise: Public Relations Remote Friendly: Hybrid Work Schedule

Job Description

Our client, a leader in the power sports industry, is seeking an experienced Public Relations Contractor for a 5+ month contract assignment in Medina, MN.  This role is hybrid, onsite 2 days a week (days can be flexible but must be onsite on Wednesdays for team meetings).

Job Summary:
The Public Relations Contractor will play a crucial role in positively positioning the overall company brand by driving corporate messaging, enhancing our company’s reputation, and providing support to all teams. You will serve as a communications consultant, supporting a wide range of projects and working across the business with other teams and senior leaders. Responsibilities include executing and developing high-quality external communications strategies that keep the target audience engaged and informed, crafting compelling messaging and supporting media relations for corporate initiatives. You are a storyteller who possesses excellent communications skills and be a solution-oriented, tenacious, self-starter who wants to drive meaningful results.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Develop and execute proactive brand, community and corporate PR strategies and create compelling messaging.
  • Work cross-functionally with Corporate Marketing and various business teams on collaborative announcements, events, and campaigns, and for media responses related to both reactive opportunities and issues management.
  • Prepare press releases, external talking points, and other press assets, along with website and owned content to support external storytelling. 
  • Manage inbound media inquiries and media responses for corporate-related news, sponsorships and crisis or issues.
  • Help manage and collaborate with outside PR agencies to execute external campaigns.
  • Track public relations and media metrics related to external campaigns.
Skills, Knowledge, & Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree required in related field (Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or Business)
  • 5-10 years in Communications, and/or Public Relations-related role(s)
  • Proven ability to develop effective communication plans and write with speed, accuracy, consistency, and the appropriate tone and length for the intended audience.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in a matrix environment; ability to make decisions and influence leadership.
  • Highly developed organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple, complex tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy environment with continuous change.
  • High level of integrity, curiosity, flexibility, initiative, and creativity
  • Handles sensitive information with discretion and high degree of confidentiality.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Pay Rate- $47.00- $49.30/hour  

Meet Your Recruiter

Gena Gonzales
Senior Recruiting Consultant

Gena has joined Corps Team with eight years of recruiting experience in several industries such as Engineering, Marketing, Healthcare, IT, Human Resources.  She also has experience in start-up and corporate environments with consultative full life cycle recruitment background, administrative support and HR background. She is skilled at building relationships with employees across all levels of an organization, multitasking and adapting to meet any changing organizational needs. Gena has a Bachelors degree in Journalism and a minor in Speech Communications. 

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