PR Specialist - Toronto, ON | Think Ink Public Relations | | 16/04/11
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PR Specialist freelance

Location: Toronto, ON
Company Name: Think Ink Public Relations ()
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ThinkInk PR is a full-service marketing & PR agency based out of Miami with offices in Toronto, London, Brisbane and Dallas, and we are looking for a new member of the team for our Toronto office. The person that we hire will be working directly with a senior member of the team in their day-to-day work, which will include media relations – pitching media across the globe, client management, as well as some admin tasks, etc.

This will be a wonderful opportunity for a dedicated, independent worker to greatly increase their international media relations and client management experience. Our agency’s philosophy is simple: we work hard, but we also play hard and our fun, flexible work environment makes work more enjoyable. To find out more about us, please visit

So, let’s take a look what qualities we are looking for in our new team member:

Must have…

  • Must have completed a PR or related degree
  • Min. of two years of agency PR experience
  • Experience pitching media nationally in Canada (and ideally, within the US or international market) with already established media contacts in Canada
  • Experience pitching both consumer and trade publications and have a firm grasp of the difference between the two
  • Be comfortable pitching both via email and phone
  • Extensive experience drafting press releases, media alerts, pitches and other PR materials for clients
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize a large workload
  • Ability to work independently and self-motivate
  • Be willing to work at least 9-5:30pm everyday (with possible OT needed)
  • Experience making media lists, creating monthly reports, as well as other admin related tasks
  • Knowledge of the usage of social media in PR and the top 5 SM sites
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team
  • Have a passion for PR and the drive to do what it takes to make our clients happy
  • Professional attitude and a quick learner

And, very importantly - NO DRAMA!! We are a small team and it’s important that we all enjoy working together, so if you’re a drama queen (or king), keep on looking!

Like to have…

  • Bilingual in Spanish or French
  • Experience working with travel, mobile or tech clients
  • Experience using PRNewswire or other media list building tools
  • Experience working on-site at client events
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