Odney is seeking a Public Relations Specialist

Odney is seeking a Public Relations Specialist

Odney is looking for a PR Specialist to join us in our Bismarck office. The PR Specialist is responsible for creating, managing, and implementing traditional PR and social media campaigns with the goal of enriching a client’s position to their audience. We offer a competitive salary, great benefits and a positive, family-friendly working environment.


Major Responsibilities:

·        Consult clients and account staff on earned media, endeavoring to utilize best practices

·        Execute earned media plans with approval from client and assigned account staff

·        Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification

·        Develop research-based earned and owned media messaging and effectively implement that messaging in all chosen earned media channels

·        Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action

·        Build relationships with key media contacts

·        Write news releases, pitches, talking points, crisis communication plans, public relations plans and marketing plans

·        Coordinate news conferences, editorial board visits and public relations events

·        Proof and copy edit assigned documents

·        Analyze and report results of traditional and social earned media campaigns

·        Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information


Knowledge & Skills:

·        Positive attitude, detail and customer oriented with good multitasking and organizational ability

·        Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skills

·        Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge

·        Proven working experience in social media or related field


Minimum Qualifications:

·         1-3 years traditional/social public relations experience, preferably in social media

·         Bachelor’s degree in communications, or related field


Odney will offer an exceptional salary and benefit package for the right candidate. Position may require occasional travel. For more information or to submit a resume, contact Don Larson at dlarson@odney.com. Learn more about Odney at Odney.com

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