Idea Peddler is looking for an entry-level PR Coordinator to join our growing team!

About You:

You are an individual who has great attention to detail and demonstrates the strength of your character. You are tireless in your pursuit to accomplish long-term goals and it shows through intentional day-to-day action, follow-through and self-regulated systems and processes. A great fit for our team:

  • Is stable, sincere, deliberate, and well-coordinated
  • Has interest or experience in hospitality and travel industries
  • Is confident in their writing abilities and has a strong command of AP Style
  • Has ideally majored in public relations, completed public relations internships, or has some prior PR agency experience (internships count!)
  • Can take direction and can prioritize to execute work independently, with support for questions when needed
  • Desires to pursue a career in PR and communications and demonstrates that by continually reading and keeping up to date on what’s happening next

About the Role:

In this position, you will work systematically to build your knowledge, experience, and expertise in the world of public relations. You will dive into data and information and prepare documents for the consumption of clients, reporters, and colleagues. Your work product will be detail-oriented, thorough, accurate, and in line with the expectations of the policies and procedures of the role. You will have day-to-day direction and prioritization help from a manager, and then autonomy and time to focus on the execution of your daily work. You will be accountable for completing your work from start to finish and have resources available to ask for help if you get stuck. This is a full-time position for an Austin-based candidate requiring in-office time and for in-person client meetings.

Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Independent research:
    • Use software systems to mine data and information in order to create and maintain media lists specific to clients and the agency
    • Research and perform initial outreach to writers and journalists
    • Assist the PR Manager in a range of work ranging from pitching to coordination and staffing of trips and events
    • Finalize and deliver press materials including releases, alerts and copy
    • Investigate new writers, outlets and ways to position clients
  • Writing:
    • Use team and client-input to write and distribute press pitches with a goal of optimizing to secure placements that fulfill clients’ goals
  • Owning detailed but important tasks like:
    • Own client agendas for calls and meetings, taking notes and distributing recaps
    • Monitor reportings systems for story placements and share the results with clients
    • Understand and use multiple software systems to create and maintain monthly client reports

About Idea Peddler:

What’s it like to work at Idea Peddler?

We’re the rehab for big agency life. If you love doing smart and thoughtful work, but hate the big agency B.S., Idea Peddler might be the place for you. With appreciative and purpose-driven clients, a caring and transparent team culture, and true work-life balance, Idea Peddler is a place where you can thrive based on your own drive; a true meritocracy. In addition to having the chops to concept and execute campaigns flawlessly, curiosity, adventure, and a damn good attitude will carry you far here. We are a team of self-starters who hold dear our core values of adventure, accountability, discernment, motivation and no B.S.

Idea Peddler, founded in 2011, is a full-service agency that offers big agency expertise with boutique agency service. We create bespoke campaigns that deliver on clients’ unique goals and follow through with exceptional execution. In uncertain times, ideas win. Ideas that inspire. Ideas that shift behavior. And ideas that create growth. Idea Peddler holds true to the promise of doing good work for nice people.