Careers

Eclipse Media Group is a small but fast growing technology focused PR agency, specializing in providing B2B media relations for companies in the physical security and technology industries. We are located in Portland, Maine, but our clients span the world and have included large global corporations to small venture capital led start-ups. We work closely with our clients to achieve their PR and marketing goals with an emphasis on content creation to amplify their story and help them build brand and business recognition.

PR Associate

 Portland, Maine

 Full-time

 info@eclipsemediagroup.net

We are looking for an energetic, eager-to-learn individual who is also a self starter. Must be able to work independently, meet deadlines without reminders and think ahead to identify and secure the next editorial opportunity for our clients and anticipate next steps in client projects. A successful candidate will be a creative and enthusiastic contributor to the overall team and work well within the Eclipse Media Group culture.

  • The job includes working closely with agency principals, EMG’s PR & Marketing Manager and clients on all areas of account work: client and media relations, media plan development, press release and article writing, media research.
  • The PR Associate will work closely with EMG’s PR & Marketing Manager to provide social media account support for clients and for Eclipse’s blog and social channels. This includes assisting with writing social media content, developing blogs and reporting social media metrics.
  • The PR Associate will provide support to the Eclipse Media Group team in all aspects of client management, including pursuing byline article placement and interviews, managing the process from interviews to writing articles, copy revisions with clients and submission of the final products.

Additional responsibilities include

  • Monthly media tracking, reporting and social media metric compilation of client results
  • Management of client database, including editorial calendars
  • Provide onsite representation to clients at select trade shows to manage media briefings and interviews

This is an entry level position for someone with a college degree, and 1-2 years of prior publishing, marketing and communications experience or a recent college graduate with prior public relations, marketing or journalism experience through an internship or summer job opportunity. Please be prepared to share samples of your work and metrics.

Strong writing skills are a must. We are looking for an individual who thrives on multitasking and chasing media opportunities for our clients.

Skills / Software

  • PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Trello
  • WordPress
  • Social Media (LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram)
  • AP Style

Benefits

  • Generous Paid Vacation
  • 5 Sick Days
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Simple Plan & Matching Company Contribution
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Company Social Events
  • Paid Parking in Portland
  • Professional Development

Please send resume and cover letter to info@eclipsemediagroup.net, or apply online here.

PR Summer Internship Program

 Portland, Maine

 Part-Time

 rpeck@eclipsemediagroup.net

Eclipse Media Group is searching for two interns to join our Summer College Internship Program. This is a part-time, paid position, which will run from June 1 to July 31 and will be located in person at our office in Portland. Interns will be expected to work 12 hours per week on a set-schedule to enable collaboration between the Eclipse Media Group team and each intern who is part of the program.

Our goal with this program is to give interns valuable real-world experience working for a global, technology focused PR agency that will open the door for future opportunities. 

Interns will be tasked with a variety of projects assisting both Eclipse Media Group clients and Eclipse Media Group’s internal marketing and will be exposed to a range of agency responsibilities, from content creation and digital marketing to client reporting and social media planning. 

Interns will be expected to work in a variety of programs, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as all Google programs. Additional PR and project management tools including Trello, Hootsuite, Hubspot and Constant Contact. Experience with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram will be required. Strong written and verbal skills are required, along with the ability to multitask.

Potential candidates should be current college students who are motivated self-starters and interested in developing their public relations, social media, research, project management and strategy skills.

Interested applicants should apply here with a resume and cover letter. Applicants will be asked to supply writing and social media samples.

Intern duties include:

  • Tracking media coverage for EMG clients
  • Identify new media opportunities for EMG clients
  • Creating social media content for EMG
  • Assist in building EMG newsletter contact lists
  • Develop and write blog content for EMG
  • Creating PowerPoint presentations / reports
  • Strategic market research