Media Strategist/Media Director – Stern Strategy Group (Iselin, NJ)

At Stern Strategy Group, it goes without saying that strategy comes first. We are seeking a Media Strategist or Director with a passion for connecting client messages and content with newsworthy and emerging trends to secure impressive results. Leading our media competency across a broad range of B2B accounts in areas including accounting, technology, energy, non-profits and higher education, you can significantly contribute to the success of our firm and the organizations and individual thought leaders we represent. In this role, you will help further develop our team’s media relations skills and share insights into best practices to secure coverage in a rapidly changing media landscape. You will also help set and deliver on media strategy for our impressive roster of clients.

HOW YOU WILL MAKE AN IMPACT

  • Your passion and enthusiasm for media will inspire others as you work across agency groups and client accounts to shape media strategies, generate ideas and deliver results with urgency
  • You’ll use your deep knowledge of traditional and new media outlets and relationships with journalists to secure valuable media results and stay resilient, tenacious and courageous when faced with challenges
  • You’ll use your creativity and abstract reasoning skills to understand our clients’ businesses and often complex themes and apply newly acquired knowledge and problem-solving to generate news hooks, story angles and specific media opportunities
  • You’ll exercise your curious and forward-thinking nature to stay ahead of media trends
  • You’ll be a leader and a mentor for our account staff and play a vital role in their professional development as you enhance their media knowledge
  • You’ll help our clients become more effective at message delivery through hands-on media training

WHAT WOULD MAKE YOU THE PERFECT FIT

  • You have around 5-10 years of experience in business journalism and/or B2B Public Relations
  • The media landscape is your playground and you have a proven track record of results
  • You’re passionate about mentoring and have the foresight to share valuable media-related insights and pitching techniques
  • You embody professionalism and your written/oral communications skills set the bar high
  • You have sound judgment and stay organized in a fast-paced environment where multi-tasking and working with multiple clients makes every day interesting and different
  • Your enthusiasm and urgency is consistent in-person and in email communications
  • You exude confidence and a positive outlook and build effective relationships with clients and staff at all levels

YOU’LL LOVE OUR CULTURE, ENJOY BENEFITS AND RAVE ABOUT THE PERKS!

  • Our culture is best defined by our core values: integrity, respect, curiosity, tenacity, commitment, forward-thinking, collaboration, passion, enthusiasm and courage
  • We take genuine interest in your professional development and career growth
  • Team members are recognized for outstanding work and demonstrating our core values
  • We love what we do! We work diligently and efficiently in a positive and calm atmosphere
  • We offer a comprehensive suite of benefits: Medical with HSA, Life, Short-Term Disability, Long-term Disability, Dependent Care FSA, 401k with a match after 1 year, EAP
  • We have lots of perks and fun events! 8-10 Company Holidays, Generous PTO (paid time off), flex time/flex place, pizza lunches, happy hours, social and team building events, company parties, holiday celebrations, potlucks, employee appreciation events, community service projects, education fund towards professional development and much more. Check us out on social media to get a sneak peek at the fun! https://www.instagram.com/sternstrategy/

READY TO KNOCK OUR SOCKS OFF?

Our future is bright and with us, so is your career. We’re excited to review your application! Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to mediastrategist@sternstrategy.com

 

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