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The Public Relations Manager is responsible for communicating the organization’s position on topics and issues via appropriate media channels.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Build relationships with thought leaders to grow industry awareness
  • Provide all media (newspapers, cable TV, radio, web sites, etc.) and with notices of upcoming classes (location and time), newsworthy events and advertising.
  • Write press releases.
  • Coordinate photo shoots and photo displays.
  • Submit an annual report at the end of the year.
  • Develop and distribute all publicity for every production and for general activities. Notices, calendar events, publicity with photographs and general news articles are part of the regular publicity events. Arranges media interviews.
  • Acts as spokesperson for the organization with the approval of the president and the board of directors.
  • Develop a media relations strategy.
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests
  • Create content for press releases, byline articles and keynote presentations
  • Monitor, analyze and communicate PR results on a quarterly basis
  • Evaluate opportunities for partnerships and sponsorships

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Confident Presenter and Public Speaker
  • Decisive, results-driven
  • Self-motivated, proactive
  • Have a full understanding of media needs and media relationships
  • Attention to detail
  • Tactical understanding of all primary social media platforms
  • Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends affecting clients and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them


  • Proven working experience in public relations required
  • Proven track record designing and executing successful public relations campaigns at both a local and national level
  • Strong relationships with both local and national business and industry media outlets
  • Experience in acting as a company spokesperson; comfortable and skilled in both broadcast and print media interviews


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (Public Relations, Journalism, English, Communications or Marketing with a PR or Advertising concentration)
  • 3 years of related experience.

Preferred Skills: Master’s degree, 5+ years of experience

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About JerseySTEM


36 Chatham Road, Summit, NJ 07901, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission JerseySTEM is a grassroots 501(c) nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math ("STEM") education to pre-teen and teenage girls and underserved children in New Jersey. We partner with socially responsible companies and their employees, youth organizations in underserved communities, and civic-minded college students and universities. Together we develop and deliver innovative, hands-on afterschool projects and inquiry-based learning opportunities that develop teamwork, 21st century problem solving skills, and self esteem. Our Goals Reduce the gender gap in STEM participation by serving 25,000 girls by 2025 Bridge the innovation gap in STEM education by introducing novel formats for teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Address the opportunity gap by expanding access to STEM programs in underserved communities


Incorporated in 2013, JerseySTEM started bringing afterschool enrichment programs to middle school girls in 2015.
We have since provided 1,000 students with exposure to afterschool enrichment programs delivering more than 20,000 hours of instruction. Students learn to code, build robots, solve problems and through that process gain self-esteem and confidence that they can be the leaders of tomorrow.

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy


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This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Advertising
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 10 hours per week min. to succeed in role
  • Ability to work with a virtual team. Familiarity with G-Suite, Jira and Slack.

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