Content & Publicity Manager

Octagon Sports & Entertainment NetworkTuesday, May 7, 20190 application(s)
Employer Name Octagon Sports & Entertainment Network
Job Title Content & Publicity Manager
City Stamford
State Connecticut
Country USA
Job Region Northeast
Job Category Communications/Public Relations
Salary Range 0
Job Reference requisition 11461
Job Level Mid Level

Calling all sports and entertainment obsessed storytellers with experience in PR, Marketing and Media Relations. We are looking for a dynamic publicist and marketer to work as our Content & Publicity Manager.

 

In this role, you will support communication efforts across Octagon’s Sports & Entertainment network of agencies spanning multiple categories and mediums – PR, social media, and digital. You will work on our multi-agency publicity initiatives, lead certain projects and generate positive press for our family of agencies.

 

As our content and publicity authority you will run Octagon’s digital presence to ensure Octagon.com and our social feeds tell the ever evolving story of OSEN, and amplify the award-winning work Octagon, its employees, and partners are doing on an ongoing basis.

 

THE WORK YOU’LL DO

  • Support Vice President, Global Communications on the communications, publicity, and media relations efforts for the Octagon Sports and Entertainment Network.
  • Identify award opportunities for our agencies/individuals, coordinate and draft award submission, as well as manage timelines and entries with various OSEN divisions and business units.
  • Write and update communications materials, including press releases, bios, talking points, pitches, etc.
  • Proactively pitch and coordinate speaking opportunities for OSEN executives and staff.
  • Run and regularly update Octagon’s social media platforms to grow channels and increase engagement.
  • Manage and execute calendars for social media content and Octagon.com.
  • Manage the Octagon Contributors Network publishing calendar and assignments while developing positive relationships with internal teams to secure additional content.
  • Leverage knowledge of Adobe Creative suite to develop visual content for Octagon.com and social media that's creative as well as on brand.
  • Craft and implement corporate content assets for all internal use, including email announcements, presentations, videos, images and executive notes.
  • Build and maintain OSEN press/media contact lists.
  • Work with team members on ad hoc projects, assignments, and events.

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • You've got a minimum of 4 years’ experience working in Communications, Public Relations and or Marketing.
  • You’re an experienced communicator, both verbal and written.
  • Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • #this. You're a savvy social media publicist, with an eye on what's new. You know what platforms to be seen and heard on and you understand SEO and best practices.
  • You come up with inventive ideas and are open and flexible.
  • You understand how to plan effectively, keeping publication timelines and calendars organized.
  • You can solve your own problems when required but equally relevant you know how to operate as part of a team and use those resources when needed.
  • You are at ease working directly with agency C-suite and senior leadership to accomplish PR and marketing objectives.

Bachelor’s Degree preferred, ideally in Communications, Journalism or Public Relations.

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