Public Relations and Communications Manager [Job Posting]

Full Time/Remote Position

Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the Public Relations and Communications Manager is accountable for a variety of duties and responsibilities in support of the company’s marketing and communications team, including public relations management, writing for the association, and social media management.

What would you do if hired?

Public relations management:

  • Developing public relations lists and managing relationships with the press
  • Identifying story arcs and publicity campaigns and writing pitches and press releases to gain media coverage
  • Prepping staff for interviews
  • Managing inbound PR calls and analyzing media coverage

Writing for the Association, including:

  • Actual writing of content (articles, speeches, and more)
  • Finding and working with contributing writers

Social media management:

  • Developing and implementing a national social media management strategy focused on engagement and reach
  • Writing, scheduling, posting, and responding as needed on ACA’s national social media channels

Who are we looking for?

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A minimum of five years of public relations experience, agency experience preferred
  • Excellent writer, editor, and proofreader with experience identifying and developing messaging for a national brand/organization with an understanding of how PR supports and extends integrated marketing campaigns
  • Relationship builder able to identify resources needed to gather various forms of content and cultivate a network of journalists, producers, writers, bloggers, and outlets focused on youth development with whom to share press releases and other ACA content
  • Existing national print and broadcast media relationships
  • Talented storyteller and content creator
  • Excellent organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and creativity
  • Working knowledge of social media community management and platforms, including Facebook, Facebook groups, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Vimeo, TikTok, and Google

Why will you love it here?

  • We are committed to helping children grow into engaged, responsible citizens by providing them opportunities to appreciate, respect, and care for the world in which they live through the camp experience.
  • The work is exciting, challenging, and rewarding, offering opportunity to make a difference in the camp industry across the US.
  • There is opportunity for occasional travel once or twice a year for work purposes.
  • Work can be done remotely in the comfort of your home office.
  • We offer a strong benefits package, 403b, generous time off plans, flexible work schedule, and many other perks.

Apply by submitting your resume and cover letter.
 

The American Camp Association celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment practices for reasons of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetics, or any other non-job-related factor. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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