Public Relations Specialist

  • location: Springfield, MA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $85,000 - $95,000 per year
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Public Relations Specialist

Community Relations Specialist -
Publicly Traded Fortune 500 Company

- Harvest positive relationships with local business leaders, government, and community representatives
- Ensure the company has a reliable and visible corporate presence
- Address community needs while promoting a positive company image
- Developing community relations strategies that serve to promote the simultaneous interests of the community, partners, and corporate goals
- Leveraging community outreach and business relationships, economic development, employee engagement, volunteerism, emergency preparedness and response, and business member activities.
- Advise corporate leadership regarding community issues that have the potential to impact company strategy and/or operations
- Host public forums

Soft Skills:
- Maintain a high level of organization
- Coordinate, analyze, and implement
- Meet deadlines effectively under pressure
- Diplomatic in approach - able to work with various levels within the business

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Technical Skills:
- Intricate understanding of municipal, state, and regional government procedure/process
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills especially public speaking

- Bachelor's Degree in Business, Government or Public Affairs or related field - advanced degree preferred
- Minimum of 5 Years relevant experience
- Ability to work extended hours

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