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Public Relations & Communications Specialist

Juno Beach FL

Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) is one of the world’s most advanced sea turtle hospitals and one of Palm Beach County’s most visited cultural destinations. Our core focus areas are: education, research, ocean conservation and sea turtle rehabilitation. Our campus is widely known for our world class sea turtle hospital, our cutting edge sea turtle research, our sea-side themed gift boutique, and our very popular public and signature events.

LMC seeks a Public Relations & Communications Specialist with 2-3 years of relevant experience to join LMC’s marketing team with the goal of spreading awareness of LMC’s important mission, both locally and across the globe.

 

Position Description:

The Public Relations & Communications Specialist is responsible for the public relations initiatives within Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) pursuant to its policies and objectives working under the direction and oversight of the Associate Director, Marketing & Communications. The specialist creates, manages, and implements PR campaigns with the goal of enriching the organizations’ position within the public eye. The Public Relations & Communications Specialist is also charged with acting as a liaison with various media outlets.

 

Qualifications:

Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently as well as with a team. In addition, must have excellent organizational, writing, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Innovation and creativity is a must for this bright, energetic individual as well as strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task. Flexibility to attend occasional evening and/or weekend meetings and/or events is required.

 

Skills Required:

Advanced computer skills required: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) Gmail, Outlook, Web & Social Media savvy. Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to seamlessly communicate with a variety of different audiences and knowledge of media outreach (i.e. pitches to secure coverage, etc.). Experience with photography and Adobe Photoshop is required. Mac proficient is preferred.

 

Educational Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree or higher in public/media relations, communications, marketing, or related field is required.

 

View a full description at: https://www.marinelife.org/about/careers/prspecialist/

 

To apply, please forward your cover letter and resume to: tlongo@marinelife.org, “attention” PR Specialist.

 

You can also mail your cover letter and application materials to:

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Attn: PR Specialist

14200 U.S. Highway One

Juno Beach, FL 33408

Posted June 12, 2018



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