PR Associate

Compass

Compass

Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 29, 2023

At Compass, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. Founded in 2012, we’re revolutionizing the real estate industry with our end-to-end platform that empowers residential real estate agents to deliver exceptional service to seller and buyer clients.

As a PR Associate, you will develop and execute strategic external communication plans in support of Compass agents in the Northeast–including New York and the Hamptons–and enhance our company's brand and reputation regionally and nationally.

You will work closely with our communications team leaders to ensure that earned media coverage supports agents in achieving their goals and align with our company's mission and goals. You will be responsible for crafting data-driven stories around regional market data, creating compelling media-worthy stories around luxury listings, managing media relations with NY-centric reporters, tracking the effectiveness of external communication efforts, and servicing the overall earned media requests of agents and executives.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute external communications plans that support the goal of our agents and the company's strategic vision

  • Create compelling content for news releases and other communication channels

  • Manage media relations and serve as a primary point of contact for regional inquiries

  • Counsel regional agents on messaging and media relations best practices

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and consistency across all communications

  • Monitor and track relevant news and develop comprehensive coverage reports on the effectiveness of external communication efforts.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field

  • At least five years of experience in external communications, preferably in the real estate or tech industries; PR agency highly preferred by not required

  • Excellent writing and editing skills with a proven ability to create compelling content for a variety of audiences and channels

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Proven experience working with the media and managing press relationships

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and senior management

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to track and report on the effectiveness of communication efforts

  • Knowledge of industry trends and best practices in external communications

If you are passionate about communications, real estate, and technology and are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we encourage you to apply for this position.

The base pay range for this position is $45,200 to $81,200 annually; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Bonuses and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of benefits. Base pay is based on market location. Minimum wage for the position will always be met.

Perks that You Need to Know About:

Participation in our incentive programs (which may include where eligible cash, equity, or commissions). Plus paid vacation, holidays, sick time, parental leave, marriage leave, and recharge leave; medical, tele-health, dental and vision benefits; 401(k) plan; flexible spending accounts (FSAs); commuter program; life and disability insurance; Maven (a support system for new parents); Carrot (fertility benefits); UrbanSitter (caregiver referral network); Employee Assistance Program; and pet insurance.

Do your best work, be your authentic self.
At Compass, we believe that everyone deserves to find their place in the world — a place where they feel like they belong, where they can be their authentic selves, where they can thrive. Our collaborative, energetic culture is grounded in our Compass Entrepreneurship Principles and our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, growth and mobility. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer competitive compensation packages, robust benefits and professional growth opportunities aimed at helping to improve our employees' lives and careers.

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