Public Relations Specialist - Vancouver | Magnolia Marketing Communications | | 06/01/15
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Public Relations Specialist full-time

Location: Vancouver
Company Name: Magnolia Marketing Communications ()
Category: Communications, Copywriting / Writing
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We are looking for a high energy, highly adaptable and outgoing personality to lead a variety of PR initiatives for our accounts. This individual is results-driven and self-directed, fundamental qualities to all members of the team; able to catch whatever we may throw them and run with it effectively. They can also be described as a team player with a strong ability to communicate clearly on all tasks and given expectations, particularly in the case of short deadlines.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Research promotional opportunities for clients, as well as stats and evidence supporting press releases and pitch ideas, articles related to key client topics, reporter bios and publication background, etc.
  • Monitor daily through google alerts all media pertinent to client business and report to account lead
  • Design comprehensive media reports demonstrating Magnolia gathered PR results
  • Compile media lists and editorial calendars via excel with the use of both Google and Cision efficiently
  • Create media brief documents with detailed and insightful notes to prepare clients for interview appointments
  • Draft eloquent and compelling press releases and media pitches that include a strong hook
  • Plan and execute social media campaigns for various client accounts and the company
  • Brainstorm and devise news angles and campaign ideas to grab media interest
  • Provide copywriting and editing assistance on newsletters, brochures and other collateral


  • Bachelor’s degree or similar level certificate related to journalism, marketing, public relations and communications desired
  • 1-2 years experience of communications and/or public relations preferred; prior experience working in an agency is an asset
  • Keen interest and working experience in high technology, finance industry are assets
  • Creative, analytical and personable skillset
  • Experience in writing press releases, designing presentations through powerpoint and creating clean, concise documents in Microsoft word is useful
  • Detailed eye in proofing and editing documents
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Keen interest in current events and business issues an asset

About Magnolia Communications:

Founded in 2005, Magnolia Communications is a boutique marketing communications company that specializes in public relations and executing integrated marketing programs. Our goal is to work tirelessly with our clients to implement integrated marketing strategies that consistently deliver return of investment. Find out more:

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