617MediaGroup is now hiring for:

Senior Vice President- Public Relations
Vice President, Content – Labor & Advocacy
Account Supervisor
Content Writer
Executive Assistant
Part-time Videographer
Public Relations Internship
Graphic Design Intern
Videography Intern

Please see the job postings below. You may also submit resumes for general consideration to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com.

Full Time

Senior Vice President- Public Relations

617MediaGroup, Boston’s fastest growing progressive communications firm, is looking for a Senior Vice President of Public Relations to join our growing team.

Who you are:

• A proven leader and manager, capable of developing and cultivating staff
• A stellar writer, pitcher, and media strategist, with a long track record of placing A+ stories and op-eds in the Boston media market
• A client service pro, with a deep ability to internalize goals, and develop and drive plans to reach them
• Able to see the whole field—across projects and departments — to effectively cut through clutter and prioritize what matters
• Creative, hyper-organized, collaborative, and you thrive in fast-paced, campaign like environments
• You have 10+ years of communications and PR strategy experience in labor, advocacy, organizing, politics, or media, and you’re eager to make a difference for the public good. Agency experience a big plus.

Who we are:

Veteran campaigners, communicators, designers, strategists, story-tellers, web developers, and true-believers. We love what we do. We’re results-driven. And we only work with clients we believe in.

What we do:

We move public opinion. We win tough fights. We tell stories simply, and with maximum impact.
We offer comprehensive communication services: from earned media to paid, and social media to owned content. Copy and design.
We do it all.

What we value:

• The peace of mind that comes with fully-paid healthcare premiums.
• Industry-leading benefits, including ample paid time off, and generous travel stipend.
• We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and to join our growing team.

How to apply:

Send resume and 3-5 writing samples, combining press materials (press release, op-ed, key messages, scripts, speeches) and strategy documents to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com

Vice President, Content – Labor & Advocacy

617MediaGroup, Boston’s fastest growing progressive communications firm, is looking for a standout senior content strategist to join our growing team.

Who you are:

• A triple threat— an ace writer and content creator and strategist, fluent in WordPress and Adobe InDesign
• A pro at developing content calendars, landing pages, blogs, and Facebook posts
• A big-picture strategist whose equally comfortable leading a team, interacting with clients, and rolling up your sleeves and executing
• Creative, collaborative, organized, and a multi-tasker
• You thrive in fast-paced, campaign like environments
• You have 7-9 years of content creation and strategy experience in labor, advocacy, organizing, politics, or media, and you’re eager to make a difference for the public good. Agency experience a plus

Who we are:

Veteran campaigners, communicators, designers, strategists, story-tellers, web developers, and true-believers. We love what we do. We’re results-driven. And we only work with clients we believe in.

What we do:

We move public opinion. We win tough fights. We tell stories simply, and with maximum impact.
We offer comprehensive communication services: from earned media to paid, and social media to owned content. Copy and design.
We do it all.

What we value:

• The peace of mind that comes with fully-paid healthcare premiums
• Industry-leading benefits, including ample paid time off, and generous travel stipend
• We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and to join our growing team.

How to apply:

Send resume and 3 writing samples (mix of social media, talking points, and press materials) to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com

Account Supervisor

Who you are:

• A hungry go-getter with a knack for sharp, compelling writing—from catchy social media content, to attention-grabbing press releases and incisive talking points.
• A news-hound with a proven track record pitching and placing media
• You thrive in fast-paced environments
• You have 4-6 years of communications experience in labor, advocacy, organizing, politics, or media, and you’re eager to make a difference for the public good

Who we are:

Veteran campaigners, communicators, designers, strategists, story-tellers, web developers, and true-believers. We love what we do. We’re results-driven. And we only work with clients we believe in.

What we do:

We move public opinion. We win tough fights. We tell stories simply, and with maximum impact.
We offer comprehensive communication services: from earned media to paid, and social media to owned content. Copy and design.
We do it all.

What we value:

• The peace of mind that comes with fully-paid healthcare premiums
• Industry-leading benefits, including ample paid time off, and generous travel stipend
• We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and to join our growing team.

How to apply:
To Apply please submit resume to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com

Content Writer

Who you are:

• A hungry go-getter with a knack for sharp, compelling writing—from catchy social media content, to attention-grabbing press releases and incisive talking points.
• A news-hound with a proven track record pitching and placing media
• You thrive in fast-paced environments
• You have 1-3 years of communications experience in labor, advocacy, organizing, politics, or media, and you’re eager to make a difference for the public good

Who we are:

Veteran campaigners, communicators, designers, strategists, story-tellers, web developers, and true-believers. We love what we do. We’re results-driven. And we only work with clients we believe in.

What we do:

We move public opinion. We win tough fights. We tell stories simply, and with maximum impact.
We offer comprehensive communication services: from earned media to paid, and social media to owned content. Copy and design.
We do it all.

What we value:

• The peace of mind that comes with fully-paid healthcare premiums
• Industry-leading benefits, including ample paid time off, and generous travel stipend
• We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and to join our growing team.

How to apply:
Send resume and 3 writing samples (mix of social media, talking points, and press materials) to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com

Executive Assistant

617MediaGroup.com, LLC is a fast-growing, full service, progressive communications firm based in Waltham, MA. We specialize in providing public relations, marketing, digital content curation, and advertising services to a select group of local and national clients. Those clients include a range of political advocacy groups, trade associations, labor unions, and more. We are proud to serve a diverse array of organizations with missions serving the public good. We value the peace of mind that comes with providing employees fully-paid healthcare premiums and industry-leading benefits, including ample paid time off.

We are currently seeking a candidate to fill the role of Executive Assistant to the company President. Our ideal candidate will have professional administrative support experience, as well as experience and/or a related degree in a communication field such as marketing, advertising, public relations, or journalism. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and to join our growing team. Must reside in Waltham, Newton, Watertown area.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience as an Executive Assistant
• Microsoft Office
• World class multi-tasker
• Superior written and verbal communication skills
• Experience working in the communications field
• Degree in Business or Nonprofit Administration or a communications field
• Valid Driver’s License (Required)
• Personal Car accessible full time (Required- mileage will be reimbursed, in addition to monthly stipend)
• Resident of Waltham, Newton, Watertown area

Primary Responsibilities

• Shadow president/CEO on all client meetings and calls
• Take thorough notes on all meetings and calls to be promptly organized/processed in project management software
• Liaison communication between president and staff
• Ensure president remains on schedule throughout the day
• Book and arrange travel, transport and accommodation
• Track and ensure leadership team compliance with important tasks and deadlines
• Type, compile and prepare reports, presentations and meeting minutes
• Act as a first point of contact: dealing with correspondence and phone calls
• Proof and copy edit written materials
• Manage databases and filing systems
• Maintain office procedures/administrative systems
• Prepare for days on the go with portable chargers, adapters, business cards, etc.

How to apply:
To Apply please submit resume to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com

Part Time

Videographer

617MediaGroup, Boston’s fastest growing progressive communications firm, is looking for a part-time videographer to join our growing team.

Qualifications

• A degree or relevant work experience in videography, journalism, film or other related field
• Experience in filming public events and editing footage to create a polished finished product
• Knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Final Cut X, and other video editing softwares.
• Proficiency working with standard videography equipment
• Flexible schedule with ability to work nights and weekends as needed for client events

Responsibilities

• Attend and provide videography services at client events
• Document major social movements, labor rallies, marches, and film interviews
• Edit event footage for client review in a quick and efficient manner

How to apply:
To Apply please submit resume and portfolio to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com

Internships

Public Relations Internship

Our internship program provides up and coming PR professionals the opportunity to learn from the best and make an impact on our client programs and campaigns.

Qualifications

• A concentration in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism or a related field
• Completion of at least one public relations internship or co-op
• Excellent journalistic writing skills, with proficiency in AP Style, and experience writing copy
• Strong social media skills
• Demonstrated interest in a public relations career
• Creativity and assertiveness
• Strong ability to multitask and prioritize in a deadline-oriented environment
• Positive can-do attitude and collaborative approach
• Strong interest in traditional and digital media and current trends

Responsibilities

• Develop and maintain media and influencer lists
• Gain a thorough understanding of client businesses
• Draft media advisories and press releases
• Research awards and speaking opportunities and maintain tracking grid
• Assist account teams with social and digital media initiatives for clients
• Own competitive research and daily news scans for assigned clients
• Work closely with individual account teams, including sitting in on media briefings, drafting opportunity memos, participating in weekly calls, etc.
• Identify and take the lead on proactive pitching opportunities for clients
• Prepare press or new business kits/mailings, clip books

How to apply:
Send resume and writing samples to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com

Graphic Design Intern

617MediaGroup, Boston’s fastest growing progressive communications firm, is looking for a graphic design intern to join our growing team.

Our internship program provides up and coming graphic design professionals the opportunity to learn from the best and make an impact on our client programs and campaigns.

This is a full-time, paid summer internship.

Qualifications

• Earning a degree in graphic design or related field
• Experience working with design software and editing tools, including Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
• Familiarity with common graphic design techniques and an understanding of visual elements
• Ability to work collaboratively with a team
• Strong communication skills
• Experience working in WordPress

Responsibilities

• Creating drafts, models and prototypes
• Pitching ideas for client campaigns
• Collaborating with team members to create cohesive designs
• Developing and editing websites

How to apply:
To apply please send resume and portfolio samples 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com

Videography Intern

617MediaGroup, Boston’s fastest growing progressive communications firm, is looking for a videography intern to join our growing team.

Our internship program provides up-and-coming videographers with the opportunity to learn from the best and make an impact on our client programs and campaigns.

This is a full-time, paid summer internship.

Qualifications

• Earning a degree in videography, journalism, communication, or other related field
• Experience shooting at public events and editing footage to create a polished finished product
• Knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Final Cut X, and other video editing softwares
• Portfolio of previous work
• Proficiency working with standard videography equipment
• Flexible schedule with ability to work nights and weekends as needed for client events

Responsibilities

• Attend and provide videography services at client events
• Document major social movements, labor rallies, marches, and heart-warming moments in people’s’ lives
• Edit event footage for client review in a quick and efficient manner

How to apply:
To Apply please submit resume and portfolio 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com

 

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