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Media Relations Manager

We are seeking a Media Relations Manager with strong organizational skills and a zest for storytelling to provide public relations planning and media operations services for the clients of our boutique sports marketing and media relations agency. We are headquartered a few blocks from the Atlantic Ocean in Jacksonville Beach, Fla. 


This individual will work closely with clients on the planning and execution of media relations campaigns as well as on-site operations at events. The skillset for candidates should include project managing, writing, story pitching, creative thinking, strategic planning and self-motivation.  


The Media Relations Manager will …

• develop messaging and talking points 

• produce written materials such as media releases, fact sheets and media guides 

• contribute writing for event websites, programs and other materials

• provide statistical research for media guides

• maintain historical records and archives

• cultivate and maintain contacts at relevant outlets, including news, sports, entertainment, travel and business media 

• pitch relevant stories to appropriate media members 

• work with event organizers to operate on-site media centers 

• process media credential applications through third-party vendors 

• be prepared to implement crisis communications plan should that be required

• serve as spokesperson when appropriate

• monitor media coverage 

• contribute to content creation for social media campaigns

• collaborate with event staff, including, but not limited to, management, marketing, social media, sponsorship and ticketing

• liaise with league communications teams and player representatives regarding coverage opportunities

• work with corporate partners to develop appropriate storylines and coverage opportunities 

• adhere to established brand standards for each respective client

• deliver content that is relevant and true to each client’s unique message

• stay current with latest trends and technological advancements in media industry

• roll with it when other responsibilities not mentioned need handling


You’d be a good fit if you …

• have experience in a college sports information office or on media relations staff for a team, league or event

• have experience working in the fast-paced environment of live events

• have experience writing and editing a variety of content

• have experience compiling statistics and storylines 

• understand what the media require to do their job 

• are a team player

• can balance several projects simultaneously 

• are comfortable working remotely and at event locations

• think creatively

• are a storyteller 

• manage your time efficiently

• pay attention to details

• enjoy sports

• understand tennis

• are driven to facilitate coverage through thorough servicing of media corps


You should know this position requires …

• work on some nights and weekends, based on the event schedules

• travel to event locations

• confidentiality and discretion regarding sensitive information

• understanding of brand identities and the unique messaging for individual entities 

• proficiency with programs included in Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office

• strong interpersonal skills in written and verbal communication

• professionalism in appearance and demeanor


Interested? Drop us your resume by emailing it to

Please consider your email message to be your cover letter regarding this position. Links to writing samples are strongly encouraged. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

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