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Digital PR/Marketing Contract Work

Work with us to expand digital PR/social media programs for our clients based on your knowledge of best practices in the financial industry.

Requirements:

  • Must have experience working in the digital PR/marketing space for an asset management or mutual fund provider targeting financial advisors.
  • Deep knowledge of best practices in digital delivery: effective budgeting, knowledge of audience per social media platforms, nurturing programs, optimizing content.
  • Experience with asset managers/fund managers targeting financial advisors, not retail.
  • Ability to execution on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook in the advertising/sponsorship realm: Experience in ad set up, sponsor opps, selecting the target audience, monitoring the performance and interpreting and adjusting based on the analytics 
  • Results/analytics experience: We realize no one can guarantee and no one can even predict. That said, based on prior engagements, help us set our own and our clients expectations and interpret related analytics “in English.”
  • Training: We expect to learn from you to make this practice an integral part of our internal skill set.

This is a contract position.

Please submit a summary of your specific skills and experience as they relate to our requirements in additon to your resume to Marilyn Dale at mdale@sunstarstrategic.com

PR and marketing intern

We are looking for college students interested in hands-on experience in public relations and marketing. Our interns work with senior partners. We require leadership experience and strong social media skills. 

The positions are paid, part-time for college students and graduates.

 Responsibilities:

  • Social media – draft/post content for client social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Monitor client TV appearances, take notes.
  • Create DVDs for clients following TV appearances
  • Work on specific research projects, e.g. –          
    • Review financial information on Morningstar and other financial sites
    • Develop reporter/media target lists for Senior Account Executives (SAEs) for media tours, reporter outreach, etc.
    • Find and document articles resulting from client media interviews
    • Handle miscellaneous administrative functions, e.g. create online files and organize materials appropriately, answer phones, handle shipping, correspondence, etc.

Please submit resume with cover letter to Bob Brummond at bbrummond@sunstarstrategic.com

ASSOCIATE ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Are you working at a large public relations, advertising and marketing agency sweat shop and looking for a more civilized position at a niche communications firm where everybody knows your name and face? We want you to bring new ideas and skills to us and are eager to see you learn new skills here and mature professionally.

 
We are searching for a person with proven leadership; someone with a track record of building relationships with team members and clients. In this position, you will work with our PR Account Executives and clients, helping to pitch stories to online and print journalists. You will participate in message development and media training as well as work on a variety of marketing initiatives.
 
Get your PR career moving with SunStar Strategic.
 
Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working with reporters
  • Strong digital and social media skills
  • Three years at a Public Relations/Communications Agency
  • Ability to do limited travel to New York and occasionally other cities

Please submit resume with cover letter to Bob Brummond at bbrummond@sunstarstrategic.com