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Director, Public Relations with the National Shooting Sports Foundation

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Manage and coordinate communications activities with endemic media to promote industry programs and points of view with an emphasis on digital online communications.
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 Position Title:
Director, Public Relations
Location:
Newtown, CT
Salary:
not specified
Employee Type:
Full Time

Manage and coordinate communications activities with endemic media to promote industry programs and points of view with an emphasis on digital online communications.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Create and manage content for NSSF’s various websites, blogs and social media channels.
  • Writing assignments such as press releases, blog posts, articles for outdoor magazines and websites, etc.
  • Represent industry at various industry related functions, meetings and conferences.
  • Respond, often on very short notice, to requests from newspaper, radio and television media and act as organizational and industry spokesperson when needed.
  • Actively seek opportunities to disseminate industry views and messages, official statements and positions with appropriate media and constituent groups.
  • Editor/writer of Bullet Points e-newsletter.
  • Represent industry, as appropriate, at meetings and conferences of media and communication professionals such as OWAA, POMA, SEOPA, etc.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of current events and issues that impact the firearms and ammunition industry.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: As assigned.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: No noted requirements beyond commercial air travel and normal office-related operations.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BA/BS degree in Communications, Journalism or Public Relations, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of five years combined experience in communications, public relations and media relations.
  • Extensive experience as a professional writer.
  • Thorough knowledge of firearms-related issues and industry positions.
  • Considerable hands-on working knowledge of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Familiarity and first-hand experience with industry media networks.
  • Proven ability to effectively deliver messages on television and radio.
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively and on short notice.
  • Proven excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A high degree of creativity is necessary.
  • Proficiency with current Microsoft Windows applications and MS office suite products.
  • Experience working with WordPress and basic knowledge of HTML preferred.

Qualified candidates must submit cover letter, resume and salary expectations to HR@nssf.org for consideration.
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