Associate Director
Media Specialist
Posted on 2/7/2024
FGS Global

1,001-5,000 employees

Strategic communication and crisis management
Company Overview
FGS Global stands out in the stakeholder economy by offering a comprehensive set of services that address the multifaceted challenges of crisis management, government relations, and strategic communication. Their expertise in navigating volatility and uncertainty is evidenced by their proprietary research and expansive network, which inform tailored strategies for CEOs and companies aiming to influence public discourse and strengthen their brands. Additionally, FGS Global's Digital, Data, and Creative practice demonstrates a commitment to cutting-edge solutions that ensure clients effectively engage with global audiences amidst a crowded and dynamic informational landscape.
Consulting

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$74.3M

Founded

1994

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

13%

2 year growth

34%
Locations
Miami, FL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Public Policy
Journalism
Marketing
Political Science
CategoriesNew
Journalism
Legal & Compliance
Requirements
  • Fluency in English and Spanish, both written and spoken
  • 5-9 years of work experience at a PR firm or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Creative Writing, Spanish, International Relations, or Political Science
  • Experience working with reporters and established media contacts
  • Keen interest in politics, advocacy, and public policy
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills in English and Spanish
Responsibilities
  • Deeply understand clients’ subject matter and the daily news cycle to identify PR and media opportunities
  • Serve as day-to-day coordinator on diverse client accounts
  • Manage multiple projects, including task and deadline tracking
  • Monitor the daily news cycle and collect relevant clips for internal distribution
  • Draft and distribute press materials, including op-eds and press releases
  • Cultivate media relations with national, regional, and local contacts
  • Assist with group media training and one-on-one media prep sessions for clients
  • Develop pitches, field media inquiries, and secure placements for clients in Spanish-language and Latino-focused media
  • Monitor, gather, analyze, and disseminate electronic media clip reports
  • Manage social and owned media activities on behalf of clients
  • Manage the logistics of translations, including translating and reviewing press materials
  • Use cultural competency for ongoing client projects
  • Track billable client hours on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis
  • Oversee interns' and help with other team members’ work as needed
  • Demonstrate strong client-relations skills
Desired Qualifications
  • Possess linguistic and cultural sensitivity to work on issues affecting communities of color
  • Capacity for leadership, communication, adaptability, resourcefulness, teamwork, and collegiality within a tight-knit team