Public Relations Associate (Sanford)


: $39,010.00 - $50,980.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

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Eclipse Media Group is a small but fast growing technology focused PR agency, specializing in providing B2B media relations for companies in the physical security and technology industries. Our clients span the world and have included very large global corporations to small venture capital led start-ups. We work closely with our clients to achieve their PR and marketing goals with an emphasis on content creation to amplify their story and help them build brand and business recognition.

We are looking for an energetic, eager-to-learn individual who is also a self starter. Must be able to think ahead to identify and secure the next editorial opportunity for our client and bring creative ideas to the table.

  • The jobs include working closely with agency principals and clients on all areas of account work: client and media relations, media plan development, press release and article writing, media research.
  • manage social media accounts for clients and for Eclipse Media Group
  • manage PR activities for clients, to include pursuing byline article placement and interviews, managing the process from interviews to writing articles, copy edits with the clients and submission of the final products
  • develop a blog calendar and write blogs
  • develop press releases for clients and distribute press releases to the media
  • media tracking and compilation of monthly coverage reports on results for clients
  • identify media opportunities for clients, including researching publications and pitching experts for interviews
  • assist with project management for the EMG intern, to include providing direction and assignment on specific projects / tasks to complete
  • develop PPT materials for client presentations and to present social media data to client as part of the EMG presentation
  • Provide onsite representation to clients at select trade shows to manage media briefings and interviews

The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years prior experience working in either publishing or marketing and communications. Strong writing skills are a must. We are looking for an individual who thrives on multitasking and chasing media opportunities for our clients.

Skills / Software

- PowerPoint

- Microsoft Office

- Microsoft Excel

- FileMaker Pro

- Wrike

- WordPress

- Social Media (LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook)

- AP Style


  • Generous Paid Vacation
  • 5 Sick Days
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Simple Plan & Matching Company Contribution
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Company Social Events
  • Paid Parking in the Old Port
  • Professional Development

Competitive salary, vacation and sick time. This position is located in our office in Portland, Maine.

Associated topics: advertising, advertising sales, communication, marketing coordinator, public affairs, public relations, public relations specialist, relation, reputation, sponsored * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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