Media Strategist

As a Media Strategist, you will execute on strategy and provide corporate intelligence to a diverse range of clients, from startups and advocacy groups to investment funds and C-suite executives. 

You will be expected not only to lead and manage strategic communications campaigns, but cultivate a network of strong relationships with industry influencers and reporters.

We do things differently - and our clients have high expectations. Previous “PR Agency” work isn’t disqualifying, but you will find our approach to be more comprehensive and more engaging - and also more interesting. 

Who You Are:

  • Resourceful strategist who understands the complex landscape of client’s work and (not so obvious) stakeholders

  • Confident and effective in communicating with C-suite and high-level executives

  • Powerful, fast writer who knows how to seize a busy reporter’s attention and has a keen interest in politics, media, tech and business

  • Self-starter interested in gaining exposure to a variety of industries and internal functions

  • Nimble and have the ability to move fast--very fast--and do the work that needs to get done

  • Detail-oriented and an excellent project manage

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Direct day-to-day client relations and lead the production of high-quality deliverables for a variety of high-profile client campaigns

  • Develop and leverage relationships across public, non-profit and private sectors

  • Identify and seize opportunities to support our clients in the news cycle

  • Draft and revise op-eds, press releases, social media posts and other written products

  • Monitor and track media narratives for clients in news outlets and on social media

  • Provide support for business development activities as necessary, including preparing briefing materials for Founding Principal and researching new client targets

  • Think strategically about the shifting media landscape and identify ways of integrating your insights for existing and prospective clients

Required Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years of experience with a strong background in English, politics/government, communications or a related field

  • Bachelor’s degree or more

  • Entrepreneurial attitude that is equal parts determined and humble 

  • Effective communicator who thrives in a team-based environment.

A Last Note: 

Applicants who have superlatively strong writing skills but might not have all of the experience detailed above are strongly encouraged to apply.

Who We Are:

Stu Loeser & Co. is a media and political strategy firm that helps companies, organizations and individuals navigate the world’s most complicated news markets. Led by Senator Schumer’s former communications director and the longest-serving mayoral spokesperson in New York City history, our team provides keen strategic insight spanning media strategy, corporate intelligence, crisis communications and digital content. 

If you're interested in applying, send us your resume at info@stuloeser.com with the subject in the following format: Media Strategist - [First and Last Name].