Digital PR Specialist

Remote
Full Time
Marketing
Mid Level

Siege Media is a growing and remote-first content marketing agency! We were nationally recognized on Inc.’s Best Workplaces list and Inc. 5000 list, highlighting the 5000 fastest-growing private companies. Interested in joining the Siege team? We currently have a spot open for a talented Digital PR Specialist to help us continue to deliver great content for our world-class clients.

Perks for United States residents include 100% health, vision and dental benefits, 50% 401k match up to 6% of your salary, donation matching, career development training, unlimited PTO, work-from-home equipment, and free pens. Everyone loves free pens. We also hire internationally, apply or get in touch to learn about life working at Siege abroad.

Learn more about working at Siege by watching our careers video, experiencing our culture on Instagram, and checking out our work on Dribbble!

Siege Media values diversity. We encourage people of color, LGBTQIA+ folks, veterans, parents and those with disabilities to apply. Through our “health, then work” philosophy we are committed to helping all people succeed at Siege. If you require reasonable accommodation to complete our application or interview process, please let us know.

Responsibilities

  • Pitch content generated by our team to mid-tier bloggers and high-end press for the primary purpose of generating visibility through SEO
  • Create content with unique data that will result in high-quality blog and news placements 
  • Write occasional guest posts to increase brand visibility for clients with anchor text best practices
  • Research online channels for subjects and trending news stories
  • Generate creative ideas to develop as content and pitch to journalists/bloggers
  • Monitor news and proactively pitch new stories
  • Have a firm grasp on writing effective titles for the press
  • Nurture and develop relationships with writers, reporters and bloggers
  • Conduct comprehensive research including validating sources and finding the most recent and relevant data available
  • Do whatever it takes to grow the online presence of our clients

Required Skills

  • Passion for public relations, data-driven content, email outreach and media relations
  • Experience running surveys and crafting stories from data to pitch to national news
  • 2–4 years experience working in an agency or similar PR environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to form productive working relationships
  • Strong project management skills, with ability to juggle multiple projects while still working effectively
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and work independently
  • Close attention to detail, i.e. near perfect grammar and strong editing skills

Suggested Skills

  • Basic to intermediary SEO knowledge
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and/or the Google Doc tool suite
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS, with an eye for good web design
  • Working knowledge of SEO tools and how they can be used to help improve client websites
  • 1–2 years experience working with the press, reporters or national/international news outlets

The salary range for this position is $60,000.00-$69,000.00 DOE.

Please plan to upload the following information during the application process:

  1. Your resume
  2. A short introduction/cover letter
  3. An example pitch email to a relevant media outlet for this post: https://www.thezebra.com/stories/self-driving-rideshare-survey/ 

PLEASE READ: Unfortunately, scammers have attempted to contact potential applicants and  offer them a fake position with Siege Media. If you receive something from us, please confirm that the email comes from an @siegemedia.com address. Our process includes interviews via phone and in-person Zoom video calls. We will never offer a candidate a position without an in-person Zoom call and we would never ask you to purchase anything during the application process. 

 

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