GregoryFCA Staff Writer in Philadelphia Area (Suburbs), Pennsylvania
We?re looking for the next great writer to join Gregory FCA, Philadelphia?s largest public relations agency. If you?re a natural storyteller, a disciplined creative, and a relentlessly curious news junkie, send us your resume today. We?ll help you hone your craft and develop new skills as you work with a team of writers and media relations professionals to tell our clients? stories. You?ll create compelling blog posts, bylined articles, news releases, and more for a variety of clients.
Demonstrated love for writing.
Desire to be part of a high-energy PR practice.
Ability to receive mentorship to hone skills for career advancement.
Nose for a good story.
Ability to balance multiple projects and hit deadlines.
Command of the English language, including the ability to proofread for grammar, style, and consistency. Knowledge of AP style is a plus.
Understanding of the technology (e.g., enterprise, consumer, financial technology) or financial services industry (e.g. RIAs, ETFs), is a plus.
Experience with SEO, WordPress, and social media is a plus.
Create compelling content for news releases, blog posts, bylined columns, social media posts, infographics, and more while working in a team environment.
Fact-check and proofread all documents for accuracy, consistency, proper grammar and punctuation, correct spelling, and AP/Gregory FCA style.
Adhere to and prioritize all deadlines.
Draft questions for and interview subject matter experts for various written content.
Participate in client calls and briefings.
Upload, format, optimize, and publish blog posts as needed.
Create social media copy and social buttons as needed.
Manage visual content for client blogs (e.g., cropping photos, creating GIFs, interfacing with internal graphic design resources) as necessary.
Acquaint self with issues, processes, terms, products, and regulations specific to client industries by reading and subscribing to appropriate media, blogs, social feeds, etc.
Monitor media throughout the day, and identify and respond to issues and topics of interest to the team and its clients.
Attend and participate in company and team training events.
Education and Experience
Bachelor?s degree in journalism, English, or communications
3-5 years of professional experience
Self-motivated and driven
Superior communication skills, written and verbal
Compensation and Benefits
Salary commensurate with experience.
We offer our employees a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and paid holidays, life insurance and short-term and long-term disability insurance, among other benefits.
If you'd like to be considered, please send us your cover letter resume.