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PR Consultant – Freelance

Agency: Harte Hanks
Specialty: Public Relations
Posted: 10.08.20

PR Consultant – Freelance

PR Consultant – Freelance

Who We Are

At Harte Hanks, we’re building a modern behavioral marketing company, marrying our data-driven understanding of human behavior with a seamless connection to the consumer. Through digital, direct, sampling, fulfillment and customer care, we manage a full consumer experience that shortens the distance between behavior and action.

Who You Are

You are a seasoned PR professional with established industry and trade relationships. You are skilled at crafting stories that drive industry interest in agency news and initiatives. You are incredibly collaborative and are comfortable coordinating efforts with other members of the Harte Hanks team. You are able to develop successful social content and are versed in creating an engaging social strategy.

What You’ll Do

Conduct outreach to target journalists with news announcements, product launches, thought leadership ideas and other related pitches.

On an ongoing basis, identify opportunities to tap into the news cycle with expert commentary, data and insights from the Harte Hanks Behavioral Index and client work examples.

Pitch for, secure and handle all spokesperson preparation for Harte Hanks spokespeople’s conversations with target journalists.

Draft and edit media pitches, speaking engagement pitches, press releases, company/talent award submissions and more.

Conduct outreach to (live and virtual) event programmers with panel ideas, speaker pitches, case studies (with clients) and suggested awards jurors.

Liaise with Harte Hanks’s clients and partners, as appropriate, to gain approval for PR materials.

Advise on how to best merchandise press articles and engage over social media with journalists, organizations, industry influencer and potential clients.

What You need
Bachelor’s Degree or higher

7-10 years of agency or relevant experience

Understanding of integrated agency teams (Earned Media, Social, Partnerships, Creative, Marketing)

Can promote a culture of collaboration and teamwork across organizational functions

Can handle multiple deliverables at once

Outstanding communications skills (verbal, written, and presentation)

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Proficiency in sculpting and telling a cohesive story

A strong understanding of the social landscape and how to successfully engage audiences via social platforms (post creation, content planning, etc.)


Position can be based in Philly or NYCNY.

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