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Publicist – Trade Focus

TerraCycle is looking for a Publicist with 1-3 years experience working with trade media to join the Communications Team based in Trenton, New Jersey. 

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TerraCycle, the world’s leader in the collection and recycling of hard-to-recycle post-consumer waste and a leader in green business, is looking for a Publicist with 1-3 years experience working with trade media to join the Communications Team based in Trenton, New Jersey. The job will include publicizing a recent acquisition that handles regulated waste through writing and distributing press releases, pitches and other marketing materials to media outlets as well as contacting journalists by phone. Responsibilities will also include promoting other TerraCycle’s business initiatives, programs and services.

Location: Trenton, NJ

Position title: Publicist

Preferred Start Date: January 2, 2018

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Benefits: Health Care, 401k, Subsidized Lunch program

Major duties include:

  • Supporting Global Vice President of Communications with the managing and execution of public relations campaigns with a concentration in trade vs. consumer media
  • Drafting and distributing high-quality, effective press releases and pitches
  • Phone and email pitching of TerraCycle’s story and products to broadcast/print/online media
  • Maintaining reports of media success for internal and external use
  • Developing and maintaining media lists
  • Providing content support for TerraCycle-owned media

Requirements:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • A degree in marketing, communications or public relations, or equivalent experience is required
  • Experience publicizing consumer or BtoB products or environmental programs is a plus
  • Knowledge of working with trade media a plus
  • Experience with using a media databases or monitoring services a plus

Position reports to Global Vice President of Communications in New Jersey.

Please send a cover letter and resume to lauren.taylor@terracycle.com.