PR Media Coordinator

 

Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/      

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

Become familiar with Indigo’s media landscape and targets

  • Assist with responding to media questions
  • Work with PR agency to draft pitches, build media lists
  • Develop comprehensive internal media list
  • Work with PR team to develop media tracking system
  • Decipher news relevant to Indigo
  • Disseminates weekly news clippings
  • Support or own corporate leadership bios and headshots

 

Own the scheduling and planning of all PR-related events whether external or internal

  • Manage calendar for all external employee speaking events and speaking opportunities in calendar
  • Schedule executive media briefings and prepare media briefing documents
  • Support the facilitation of office tours and other community relations events
  • Support the PR manager in planning and execution for media events and opportunities
  • Build relationships with all Executive Assistants across the company

 

Competencies:

 

  • Interested in Media
  • Detail-oriented
  • Proactive
  • Organized
  • Engaged with media through previous internships
  • Strong, clear communicator
  • Engaging
  • Always on – willingness to work off-hours or at moments notice during PR “moments”
  • Confident
  • Describes themselves as a “people person”
  • Can work against tight timelines

 

Qualifications:

 

  • 1-2 years of work experience
  • Experience in a people-facing role
  • 1 year at a PR agency, a plus
  • Experience in coordination, whether as an Executive Assistant, Project Manager, or club organizer, a plus
  • Impeccable writing skills to help with reporter follow-ups or written interviews
  • Passionate about Indigo’s mission
  • Boston-based

 

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