PR Strategist

Who is Newswire?


At Newswire, we are an agile group of tech and media junkies, always looking to find better ways to help our clients connect to their audiences. We offer a comprehensive SaaS based Media and Marketing Communications platform that helps our clients across the globe send, analyze and create greater return from their Media and Marketing Communications efforts. We help our clients deliver the Right Message to the Right Audience at the Right Time through the Right Medium.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of Newswire services and pricing structure.
  • Build and maintain appropriate and responsive working relationships with current and prospective customers
  • Assist with online product inquiries & sales
  • Collaborate with internal Business Development Team to determine necessary strategic sales approaches
  • Prepare marketing / sales presentations
  • Deliver product / service demonstrations and webinar presentations
  • Coordinate customer training as necessary
  • Investigate and troubleshoot customer service issues and handle post sale customer support
  • Regularly meet with Sales Supervisor to review weekly sales activities, progress on goals and status of prospective customers
  • Determine customer needs and propose appropriate service needs.
  • Meet or exceed the new business sales goals.
  • Complete scheduled and cold call prospecting activities to establish first and follow up appointments with lead decision makers.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of direct work experience in Marketing, Sales, Public Relations or related business
  • development role
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in account development, cold calling, opportunity qualification, pre-call planning, and call control
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional listening and communication skills
  • Self motivated, high energy, and strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and Dropbox

We are in Sarasota, FL! Our offices are specially designed to accommodate Agile teams. It is also within walking distance to many local restaurants and even the beach.

Newswire offers business casual dress, coffee, snacks, catered lunches, monthly chair massages and other amenities. Each employment package includes competitive salary, bonus and commission plan, access to 401(k) after 6 months with company match, medical, dental and vision coverage and paid vacation.

This position and many others at Newswire are now 100% remote.