Junior Digital PR Specialist

Circa Interactive, San Diego, California

Date PostedNovember 20, 2018
IndustryPublic Relations
Job StatusFull-time

Circa Interactive, a higher ed digital marketing agency and an Inc. 5000 fastest growing company, is seeking a versatile individual to join our team as a Digital PR Specialist. In this role, you will provide PR and marketing support in coordination with Circa’s digital PR and SEO business units, while also playing an instrumental role in landing and facilitating media opportunities and placements for faculty. This is a great opportunity to learn about the many aspects of a digital marketing agency and digital PR with significant growth potential.


Responsibilities include:

  1. Landing and facilitating media opportunities on behalf of university clients in national publications
  2. Assisting team with Cision media contact list building
  3. Media monitoring and identifying industry trends
  4. Identifying news pegs for media pitches
  5. Assisting with basic writing and editing of content, including blog posts, articles, and pitches
  6. Administrative tasks, such as scheduling, planning, project and meeting management
  7. Facilitating media interviews between clients and reporters
  8. Analyzing campaign results and preparing client reports


  1. 1+ years experience in digital marketing (working or interning)
  2. 2+ years experience in media relations/PR
  3. Previous experience with Cision a plus
  4. Previous experience pitching the media preferred
  5. Experience writing, editing, and copyediting content
  6. Excellent organizational and time management skills
  7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  8. Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, journalism or related field

Benefits of Working at Circa Interactive:

  1. Flexible vacation policy
  2. Healthcare: medical, dental, and vision
  3. 401K program
  4. Life insurance
  5. Monthly catered lunch and team outings
  6. Team volunteer projects
  7. Tuition reimbursement for continuing education classes
  8. Family friendly, flexible work environment
  9. One block from the beach


About Circa Interactive:

Leveraging creative and analytical solutions, Circa Interactive partners with institutions of learning to create strong brands, tell unique stories, engage with prospective students and execute innovative, data-driven marketing and growth strategies. Since 2011, Circa Interactive has guided dozens of institutions to enrollment management and marketing success, including Tulane University, NYU, the University of Central Florida, and the University of San Diego. Circa Interactive was honored to be included in San Diego Business Journal's Fastest 100 Growing Private Companies and was recently included in the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies in America.

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