BERKMAN Strategic Communications

San Diego Public Relations and Marketing Communications – (619) 246-3404

Careers / Internships

BERKMAN offers dynamic career opportunities for dedicated communications professionals. To become a part of our energetic team, send your resume to jobs@berkmanpr.com. We are currently seeking ambitious professionals for the following positions:

Account Executive

BERKMAN, an award-winning PR, marketing, branding and new media firm in San Diego seeks an experienced Account Executive to join our high-energy and creative team. Qualified candidate will have a minimum three to four years of solid PR agency or in-house experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, or other similar discipline.

The ideal candidate for this position is confident, thorough and organized, and has implemented and managed successful communications programs with measurable results. This person is also results-driven and has demonstrated through his or her aggressive communication skills extensive knowledge of traditional and social media. Additionally, strong written and verbal skills and the ability to absorb information quickly are essential.

The ideal candidate thrives in an agency, entrepreneurial, challenging, and team-oriented environment, and can easily shift focus and prioritize projects as needed. Taking initiative, being proactive and the ability to independently manage daily account activities must be second nature.

As a member of the BERKMAN team, you will be a part of the strategic planning process for clients to help develop/execute successful public relations and integrated marketing campaigns and will be expected to lend your expertise to our current team.

You will have the opportunity to work on some of the world’s top companies and brands in an engaging, supportive, spirited environment set in beautiful Downtown San Diego. The position offers tremendous opportunity for career growth as the agency continues to expand.

If you are hard-working, passionate about your profession and capable of being the leader and exceptional PR professional that this position demands, please email your cover letter, resume and salary history to jobs @berkmanpr.com.

When applying, include in your cover letter three bullets outlining your most proud PR accomplishments to date and sample outlet list of secured media coverage.

RESPONSIBILITIES OVERVIEW:

* Write PR plans, proposals, media pitches, press releases, articles and other press and marketing material
* Engage in high-level client correspondence
* Execute viral online campaigns and social media outreach
* Monitor client media coverage, industry news, trends and competitor activities
* Generate client media status reports, monthly ROI activity reports and memos
* Develop media lists, track all editorial opportunities, and lead media pitching efforts
* Aggressively pitch business, consumer and trade media outlets for print, broadcast and online outlets
* Coordinate media interviews for clients/spokespersons
* Support other staff with various projects and activities as assigned.

Internships

BERKMAN is accepting resumes for superstar interns that are up for a challenge! The firm’s fast-paced environment is well suited for those eager to learn and acquire new skills in public relations and marketing. This is a great position for recent graduates who want a taste of what agency life is all about! All current college students must show proof that this internship receives college credit. There is potential to hire if you come in and demonstrate that you’re indispensable, aka this position is what you make of it.

Applicants should possess strong writing and communication skills and be self-starters who can meet tight deadlines and multi-task. Previous agency and/or office experience a plus. Intern will support account managers by writing and distributing news releases, executing social media campaigns, supporting with special events, helping with misc. office admin, assisting with clerical duties, and conducting research projects for a variety of local and national clients.

The position is for students only receiving college credit. At least 20 hours a week. Applicants must have reliable means of transportation.

Please e-mail cover letter, resume and your availability to jobs@berkmanpr.com with “Superstar PR Intern” in subject line.

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