Communications Associate

Corporate Marketing New York, New York


Description

Position at j2 Global

The J2 Global corporate communications team is seeking a self-driven Communications Associate to play a key role in helping to grow awareness of J2 Global, its brands and its leadership team. Reporting to the Vice President of Corporate Communications, the ideal candidate is highly organized and has a keen attention to detail; possesses superior writing and editing skills for a professional audience; and has strong judgment that will contribute to the successful representation of J2 and its portfolio of businesses.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research conferences and events relevant to J2 and its businesses for speaking opportunities
  • Develop and own team’s media monitoring strategy, including:
    • Tracking media coverage of J2 and its leadership team
    • Building and maintaining a library of media outlets relevant to J2 and its businesses
  • Create and execute plans for executive speaking events and external press opportunities
  • Partner with cross-functional internal teams to draft and post social media content
  • Liaise with leaders across J2 and its businesses to periodically update J2’s web site
  • Light admin [T&E, some scheduling and travel booking support]
  • Take meeting minutes and draft media releases 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES POSSESS:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or media studies; or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years of professional communications or journalism experience for a PR agency, media outlet or similar organization
  • An understanding of the various types of business and news media
  • Facility with fact-checking and sourcing online research
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint [and their GSuite counterparts]
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience using WordPress or other content management systems
  • A regular user’s understanding of  social media including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

AND ARE ALSO:

  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Able to successfully multitask in a fast-paced work environment under tight deadlines
  • An expert in spelling, grammar, and punctuation [copy editing experience a plus]
  • Able to independently execute assigned responsibilities
  • Proactive and have a knack for anticipating and executing projects’ next steps

***Please include a cover letter with your submission.***

ABOUT US

J2 Global started with an idea: empower individuals and businesses with time-saving, state-of-the-art Internet information and services. Across our 40+ brands, we employ more than 2,700 employees in 50+ offices around the world. Our businesses are trusted guides and resources reaching more than 180 million people a month across verticals including technology, health, communications and security.

 

At J2, we embrace collaboration and share an entrepreneurial spirit. We work hard and have a good time, too–at company celebrations, team outings and volunteer events. At J2, we offer competitive salaries and provide comprehensive benefits for employees and their families. 

 

J2 Global, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.