Public Relations Coordinator Public Relations Coordinator

MGM Resorts MGM Resorts

Location Las Vegas, NV
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Description

The Public Relations Coordinator position is a good entry-level position into the field of PR. Responsibilities include: writing, maintaining and updating press kit materials; maintaining and updating online photo library, video library and press rooms for all Las Vegas properties; updating and maintaining media lists across all media niches; development of schedules and property facilitation for media programs to include familiarization trips, filming, photo shoot and media tours. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and MGM Resorts International policies, practices and procedures.
Coordinator assists with distribution of press materials to media; tracks and maintains media coverage; distributes coverage to properties; updates media database and additional contact lists; and helps qualify and fulfill media requests, which can include tours, basic film shoots, facilitation of interviews, etc.
After a shadowing period, the PR Coordinator assists with photo shoots, interviews, film shoots and radio remotes, some of which might require overnight hours.
Performs all other job related duties as requested.

Requirements

Ability to understand and follow through with written and verbal instructions. Detail-oriented, able to multi-task and handle high-stress situations. Have a valid driver’s license and be able to travel between properties. Strong writer with excellent communication skills; strong reading comprehension and retention skills. Strong organization skills. Excellent customer service skills. Ability to lead and mentor a team. Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts. Professional appearance and demeaNor. Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays. Computer experience including but Not limited to MSWord, Excel and Outlook. Bachelor Degree, preferably in Journalism, Public Relations or Communications or a related field. Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms. Preferred: Working kNowledge of media industry and hotel PR industry helpful. 1 internship in PR or media field. Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.

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