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
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
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 email@example.com with the subject in the following format: Media Strategist - [First and Last Name].