We’re Hiring!

I Do PR is looking for a bright, motivated and highly organized Public Relations Account Coordinator to join our team in New York City! This part-time position is ideal for someone looking to get their hands dirty at a boutique agency, work with creative clients and learn more about the riveting and quickly changing bridal industry. If you’re looking to develop deep, lasting relationships, this position will allow you to work closely with the principal as well as meet amazingly talented editors. Plus, you’ll get to brag that your job consists of looking at pretty wedding pictures all day! For the right candidate, this position has an opportunity to become full-time within several months.

Duties will include:

–          Manage day-to-day client activities, including research, evaluation and implementation of strategic pitching, paying careful attention to deadlines and client records.

–          Create effective, well-written pitches that are tailored to specific publications

–          Follow up with editors and clients to insure smooth, timely communication

–          Answer editor requests with immediacy and accuracy by sending images or shipping samples when necessary

–          Track resulting coverage, collect and process placement images

–          Ghostwrite and edit clients’ quotes, bio and guest blog posts

–          Send thank you emails to editors

–          Monitor and promote clients’ social media

–          Update clients’ monthly placement reports

–          Keep an up-to-date editor database

–          Occasional blogging and editing

We expect you to be ahead of the stories and trends by reading all bridal publications and other relevant media as well as interacting with editors through social media.

You have:

– Bachelor’s degree in communication, literature or marketing

– Previous internship or work experience in public relations

– Passion for the bridal industry

– Stellar communication skills: pleasant phone manner and perfect grammar

– Great attention to detail and a knack for staying organized

– Deep understanding and experience in social media (Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest)

– Positive, can-do attitude of a true go-getter

– Experience with Photoshop or other image-processing software

– Drive to succeed

How to apply:

Before applying, please learn more about our company and clients for a better understanding of the focus of I Do PR. Please email us your resume, links to your relevant LinkedIn, Twitter or Pinterest accounts, and a cover letter where you explain why you believe you’ll succeed as a PR account coordinator and what makes you excited about working in the bridal industry.

This position offers flexible hours, competitive salary, and a mix of telecommuting and on site work in New York City.

I Do PR welcomes Weddingstar

This summer, we were very excited to welcome Weddingstar Inc. to the I Do PR team!  Weddingstar is one of the world’s leading designers of wedding favors, décor, cake toppers and invitations.

Based in Canada, Weddingstar has been providing brides worldwide with accessories that reflect their personal style.  From their specialty cake toppers to unique wishing wells, Weddingstar offers over 3000 items, making them a retail leader in the wedding industry.

With such a great variety of products, we have enjoyed working with U.S. bridal publications on spreading the word about Weddingstar. Here are some recent highlights:

In its Fall 2013 issue, The Knot chose the “A Promise Made” jewelry box as an editor’s must-have:

Weddingstar featured in The Knot

Superstar wedding planner David Tutera featured Weddingstar’s adorable cupcake jars on his blog, It’s a Brides Life:

David Tutera features Weddingstar

Wedding Wire included Weddingstar’s Mini Suitcase Wishing Well as one of the hottest wedding details from the 2013 National Stationery Show:

Wedding Wire featured Wedding Star

Four Seasons Magazine featured Weddingstar’s sand ceremony shadow box as a great beach wedding detail:

Four Seasons features Weddingstar

In their August/September 2013 Issue, The Wedding Connection featured Weddingstar’s vintage lace hand fans as a rustic wedding essential:

The Wedding Connection featured Weddingstar