Submission Deadline: March 26, 2018
BROOKLINE PUBLIC RELATIONS, INC., one of Canada’s leading boutique agencies, is growing and looking for the best qualified candidate for a PR Assistant in our Calgary office. As part of the Brookline team, you will join a group of highly motivated, dedicated and passionate public relations professionals. Recently awarded Alberta’s Best of Business Award of Distinction, in partnership with the Alberta Chambers of Commerce, Brookline is looking for our next PR superstar to join our amazing team.
To be considered for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter and a short 30-second video message answering the question:
What unique quality makes you the best candidate for this position?
About our culture:
Being part of the Brookline team will rock your world, in a good way.
Four words demonstrate who we are and what we do: fresh, creative, solid and professional. We’re in the business of service - we’re passionate about our craft, clients and producing solid results. A team is only as good as its players, and we thrive on creating and supporting an all-star cast.
Our environment is chic, energetic, passionate, smart, fast-paced, and always moving forward. No two days are ever the same, and we wouldn’t want it any other way.
Since the beginning, we have been fully non-billable. That means no timesheets, no tracking hours, just doing great work!
If you think agency life is for you, we would love to learn more about you and your qualifications, which should include:
•Minimum of 1 year of experience in public relations, communications and/or media relations
•Keen interpersonal skills
•Stellar research capabilities
•Client service excellence
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
•Excellent public relations writing skills
•The ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a proven track-record to meet tight deadlines with changing priorities
•Creativity, enthusiasm and flexibility
•Social media savvy
•Remarkable time-management skills and the ability to balance multiple accounts
•Desire to go the “extra mile”
•Multi-media experience and familiarity with media tracking software platforms is a plus
•Previous agency experience is an asset
The chosen candidate will be responsible for:
•Pitching media and influencers for various client stories
•Supporting with social and digital media projects
•Assisting in event planning and coordination
•Developing media lists and editorial calendars
•Writing a variety of communications pieces
•Conducting research for various client projects
•Work with internal and external teams and clients
•Media scanning for issues, trends and opportunities related to various clients
In addition, the successful candidate must have a post-secondary degree (Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Business and/or related). Previous agency experience is an asset.
The Perks of being a Brookliner:
•Extended health & dental coverage
•Health & wellness spending account
•Two-week office closure over Christmas holidays
•Education reimbursement and professional development
•Personal “Me” Days
•Annual clothing allowance
•Trendy chic dress code
•Pillar Awards - to recognize and showcase our employees’ accomplishments
•Team building “Fun Days”
•Thank Tank – internal ‘thank you’ system to recognize Brookliners who go the extra mile
•Quarterly wellness activities
•Team lunches and coffee runs
•Team volunteering opportunities
•Extended long weekends
•Buddy system for new employees
Brookline Public Relations, Inc. is one of Canada’s leading boutique public relations agencies. We deliver PR campaigns that support our clients' goals by implementing fresh and creative communications strategies with a solid and professional approach.
Our passionate and driven team goes the extra mile for clients by challenging the status quo and never stopping at “good enough”. We attract smart self-starters who enjoy a collaborative, efficient workplace. Our environment is chic, sharp, energetic, passionate, friendly, unique and always moving forward. No two days are ever the same, and we wouldn’t want it any other way. For more information please visit www.brooklinepr.com.
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Brookline Public Relation's Culture Club’s core purpose is to acknowledge hard work and celebrate wins in fun, spontaneous ways by inclusively surprising and delighting team members to inspire a cohesive, supportive team.
Being part of the Brookline team will rock your world, in a good way.
We believe in delivering our work in a fresh, creative, solid and professional way. We always put our best foot forward: we are passionate about our craft, our clients and building solid results.
A team is only as good as its players, and we thrive on creating and supporting an all-star cast. Whether it’s fun days, team celebrations, perks, personal “me” days, to professional opportunities, challenging projects and a fast-paced environment, we know how to play hard and work hard.
We understand the importance of individually building your career, while feeling completely supported by your team.
At Brookline, we attract smart self-starters who can also work collaboratively; those who can celebrate the accomplishments of the team in a genuine way. We are in the business of service, and excel at great ideas, stellar client relations, and strong execution, always.
Look out – Brookline loves to surprise and delight – our clients and each other!
Our environment is chic, sharp, energetic, passionate, smart, fast-paced, and always moving forward. No two days are ever the same, and we wouldn’t want it any other way. Check out some of the things we offer below!
Extended Health & Dental Coverage
Health & Wellness Spending Account: Annual allotment to spend on any health related activities or equipment.
Vacation: New full-time employees are automatically eligible for two weeks vacation annually. After three years of service, Brookline offers three weeks of vacation and after five years, an extended custom package will be created to suit individual needs. Additional time off is enjoyed by all while the office is shut down between Christmas and New Years.
Education Reimbursement: Brookline will reimburse tuition for courses relating to professional development in PR and Communications.
Professional Development: Ongoing opportunities to attend conferences, seminars and networking events.
Me Days: Brookline recognizes the importance of a work / life balance and offers personal “Me” days to full-time employees in addition to vacation days.
Pillar Awards: Employees are the most important component to our success at Brookline PR. Pillar Awards are one way we recognize and showcase our employees’ accomplishments.
Team Building Days: On a quarterly basis, Brookline employees are treated to a “Fun Day”, which involves an afternoon of exciting team building activities. All employees take turns organizing these ‘fun’ days.
Thank Tank: This is an internal 'thank you' system which allows employees the opportunity to recognize their co-workers for providing them with support, mentoring or going the extra mile.