Community Marketing / PR Specialist

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by KHOU 11

khou.com

Posted on September 18, 2013 at 3:28 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 9:30 AM

HOUSTON - Are you an innovative, energetic, out-going individual who wants to make a real difference in your community?  If so, then we have just the job for you. 

KHOU-TV is looking for a Community Marketing/Public Relations Specialist. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record as a project leader and a passion for community outreach efforts. This position calls for someone who is a strategic thinker and who has exceptional communication skills.  Here’s your opportunity to be a brand ambassador for one of the top television stations in the country. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Creating, planning and managing KHOU 11’s community events.
  • Developing relationships with community leaders resulting in greater reach and brand awareness.
  • Leading meetings with community partners and sponsors.
  • Serving as a liaison when requests are made from the community for station talent.
  • Writing and placing press releases pertaining to station news, talent and staff.
  • Overseeing the development of collateral materials (on-air, digital, print, etc.) associated with the station’s sponsorship of community events and projects.
  • Utilizing KHOU’s digital and social media platforms to promote community events/sponsorships.
  • Maintaining a station sponsored calendar of events.
  • Assisting in maintaining department expense budget.
  • Representing station on community boards and committees where appropriate and as needed.

A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience and a degree in Public Relations, Marketing or Broadcast Journalism is required.

Public relations experience is highly preferred.  For consideration, please submit resume and salary history to jobs@khou.com. Or mail resume to KHOU-TV, Attn: Human Resources – PR, 1945 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX 77019 Fax: 713-284-8818. EOE.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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