Media Manager: New York, NY

Job Description & Duties: Synaptic Digital seeks individuals with media
relations/public relations experience, preferably in the tech or auto sectors, for a
full-time staff position. Ideal applicants will have some experience identifying
story angles, writing press releases/media alerts and pitching stories for
broadcast media (TV, radio, web). Experience managing multiple
accounts/projects and interfacing directly with clients is necessary. Knowledge of
SMTs, RMTs, PSAs, multimedia news releases, etc., would be a plus.


Responsibilities include:
• Managing multiple projects at various stages
• Interfacing with internal sales teams and directly with clients
• Actively participating in client account strategy sessions to ensure
fulfillment of client business objectives.
• Writing media pitches
• Developing media lists (experience with Cision, a plus)
• Identifying and cultivating day-to-day relationships with television, radio
and Web journalists, broadcasters and bloggers
• Pitching and follow-up with television, radio and Web journalists,
broadcasters and bloggers


Requirements include:
• Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field.
• 2-3+years of media relations or public relations agency experience
• Broadcast, cable, or online social media experience, a plus.
• Pre-existing media contacts, a plus.
• A passion for news and social media.
• Applicant must be organized, disciplined, detailed, professional, and
deadline-oriented.
• Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook.
• Knowledge of Salesforce, a plus.


About Us:
Synaptic Digital is a growing global multimedia company providing solutions to
help corporations, organizations and non-profits reach and engage with their
target audiences across television, the Web, radio, social media and mobile.
Headquartered in New York, we also have offices across the U.S., as well as in
London, Munich, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Beijing.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not and will not
discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex,
age, disability, religion, creed, national origin or any other basis prohibited by
applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed
without regard to the above listed items.


To apply, send your resume and cover letter to careers@synapticdigital.com,
attention Jeffrey Chang.