Job Board >> Freelance Writer/Journalist
|Company Name||Bob's Watches|
|Location||Huntington Beach, CA|
|Date Posted||10, Monday 2012|
|Listing Type||Hourly Rate|
The right candidate can spot national trends and find out how they’re playing here. The right person will write with an engaging voice and will be comfortable writing in long-form narrative style as well as alternative story forms. The position has a focus on lifestyle trends with an emphasis on fashion, jewelry, and the luxury segment. . But more than anything, we need a creative thinker who can breathe life into standard stories and can propose innovative ways to make stories translate online. Experience with blogs and social media is a plus.
Bob's Watches, a premier destination for buying and selling pre-owned Rolex watches online, is seeking an experienced media relations professional to help tell Bob's amazing story. Bob’s Watches is the World’s First and only Pre-Owned Rolex Exchange where consumers can buy, sell, and trade used Rolex watches at true fair market value. We openly publish the current buy and sell values for each Rolex model allowing us to serve as an online marketplace for buyers and sellers looking, quite simply, to get the best deal. We are devoted exclusively to only used Rolex watches and pride ourselves in obtaining the very best results possible for our customers. Our business philosophy is built on trust and integrity and in a very short time we have become the leading online destination for used Rolex watches. Browse our slection of Rolex watches for sale or at www.BobsWatches.com/rolex-watches.
You will work with Bob's CEO to develop strategies, tactics and measures that increase the awareness and understanding of Bob's Watches among key audiences, as well as enhance the Company's reputation with those same audiences.
Specific duties include but are not limited to:
Researching, writing news releases and other written media materials;
Identifying media opportunities that connect the Company to national and international issues, public concerns or trends;
Packaging news for digital communications channels, including social media and the web;
Bringing creative ideas, new thinking and new approaches to media outreach;
Matching Company experts with reporters working on stories;
Conducting offsite visits to media offices to build or maintain relationships, discuss news story ideas, and offer Bob's staff as expert resources for future stories;
The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism or a related field. They also must have at least five years’ experience as a reporter, media relations or communications professional, and be able to demonstrate a history of successfully working with or in the news media.
The successful candidate will have excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills with a proven ability to translate technical information into engaging language and concepts that are understood by a mass audience. They will possess strong news judgment and storytelling skills. For more info on Bob's, please visit www.bobswatches.com/used-rolex/president-1.html