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Outreach Specialist Careers at DTC

Do you have an appetite for news, an interest in countless subjects, and find yourself following the latest trends on-air and online? Great, stop reading and contact us!

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Outreach Manager & Media Relations Specialist

Chicago-based. Temporarily Remote.

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    Who do we want?

    We are Digital Third Coast, and we’re looking for a new Media Relations Outreach Manager to join our team. We produce data journalism for a wide array of clients and our work is regularly featured on some of the biggest media sites in the world, including USA Today, HuffPost, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc, Business Insider, CNBC, GQ, Cosmopolitan, the list goes on.

    Our agency is a 2020 Best and Brightest places to work in the Nation award-winner, our team consistently earns awards and industry recognition for its work, we have a lot of fun and we support each other.

    We’re looking for someone with great Media and Public Relations instincts, who is also a strong researcher, writer and communicator. It is essential that you have a wide range of knowledge and interests, and that you read a lot of news.

    This work requires the ability to pitch news stories in a dozen different media verticals with authority and care.

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    What are the responsibilities of the job?

    This position is all about media relations. The primary responsibilities center around email-based media outreach for our client's PR based link building initiatives. Candidates will be expected to project manage several campaigns at once, staying on-budget and on-time.

    Our outreach team also helps brainstorm and generate ideas for content campaigns, which are then produced by our content team.

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    What are the requisite skills & experience?

    The applicant should have a minimum of 2-4 years experience in a marketing/PR role involving media relations, or have equal experience in a newsroom or journalism setting.

    A strong ability to communicate about our content (both written and verbal) with journalists and reporters. As well as close attention to detail in both writing and editing.

    Success in this position requires strong project management skills, with ability to be both creative and organized.

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    What's the compensation?

    We offer competitive salaries and compensation.

    Benefits include: Simple IRA retirement matching, dental insurance, health insurance, health savings account, paid time off, retirement plan, and vision insurance.

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    Where will you work?

    DTC is located in the Wicker Park/Humboldt Park area (close to the Damen & Western Blue line stations). We were listed on the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest growing companies in the nation in 2016, we were voted one of the nations best companies to work for by Best and Brightest in 2020, and we won a US Search Award in 2020 for best SEO and paid media campaign. Our content was recognized by PR Daily for a Content Marketing Award in 2020.

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We are currently looking to add an Outreach Strategist to our team, meeting the aforementioned skill and experience requirements. Do you think you have what it takes to join our team? Submit your application below!

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