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Public Relations/Communications Consultant – Full-time, Part-time, and Remote availability

Position Overview

This position will concept, create and deliver strategic communications, public relations campaigns and crisis communication plans, while also managing a range of client communications across a wide range of channels.

Primary Responsibilities

Help Blue Door Consulting and its clients deliver compelling stories that cut through the clutter.

  • Create communication strategies, public relations campaigns and crisis communications plans/budgets for clients
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with national, state and local media, as well as online influencers
  • Understand client products/services, target markets and audiences
  • Seize opportunities for clients to tell their stories
  • Prepare clients for media interviews and presentations
  • Conduct SEO keyword research and apply optimization strategies
  • Write, edit, fact-check and coordinate approvals prior to publishing

Work Environment Expectations

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in media, public relations or communications
  • Experience in developing public relations strategies and crisis communications
  • Ability to turn lemons to lemonade, craft stories that drive decisions and elevate the everyday to elegant
  • Expertise using content tools including AP Stylebook, Google Analytics, editorial calendars, social media platforms (Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, Snap, TikTok, Reddit, etc.)
  • Strong editorial judgment, analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to generate and deliver persuasive and clear verbal and written communications in a variety of formats
  • Knowledge of search engine optimization, specific to keyword usage preferred
  • Effective skills in time management, budgeting and project oversight
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; must have credibility, good judgment, honesty and integrity

Skills Sets and Qualifications

  • Appreciation that two days will never be the same
  • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Ability to problem solve in a calm, clear and strategic way during crisis situations
  • Passion for accurate project schedules and workflows
  • Desire to stay current in emerging media and technologies
  • Conscientiousness when handling sensitive information effectively and confidentially
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team player and with grace and flexibility in a rapidly changing, open-concept environment

Application

Blue Door Consulting is offering a competitive salary, health benefits, flexible work hours, Simple IRA with match, as well as additional team perks.  Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, three descriptions of projects on which you worked with their accompanying results to:

 

Megan Leiser, Office Manager/Business Manager

hiring@bluedoorconsulting.com

Office Manager/Business Manager | Blue Door Consulting

About Blue Door Consulting

Started in 2002, Blue Door Consulting has a unique culture that supports and mentors its talented and growing team with its focus on professional development and constant learning.

Blue Door Consulting was named to the Inc. 5000 list in 2018 and 2019, which recognizes the nation’s fastest-growing, privately held companies. In 2018, the Fox Cities Chamber honored Blue Door Consulting with its Company Innovation Award. The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce recognized Blue Door Consulting with the 2010 Small Business of the Year in recognition of its customer-oriented focus, stable financial condition, employee-driven company culture and consistent growth.  The International Academy of the Visual Arts has awarded Blue Door Consulting with more than 100 Communicator Awards for brand, marketing campaign, website and advertising design.

Dedicated to its varied clients from small start-ups to FORTUNE® 500 enterprises, the team of Blue Door Consulting is inspired and motivated to go above and beyond, providing excellent customer service, objective consulting and ethical recommendations.

Located in a renovated grain mill, Blue Door Consulting’s offices provide a creative workspace with lots of extra team-building perks, including office lunches, stocked employee refrigerators and after-hours get-togethers, along with cozy fireplace seating areas. (During COVID-19, our full team is working remotely to protect team members’ health.)

Our team members want to be challenged, are knowledgeable about changing technologies and online innovations, enjoy critical thinking and are willing to push themselves and our clients.