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Public Relations Manager

Location: Dallas, TX

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

David Sutherland LLC is one of the most respected and iconic names in the exclusively trade only, luxury home furnishings, textiles and accessories market.  David Sutherland has dedicated over three decades to working with the very best in the design world to create and market truly unique and exquisite products.  David Sutherland Showrooms in six of the top design markets and design centers in the United States offers selections edited for contemporary elegance, including the company’s own Sutherland® and Perennials® brands.

Partial Description of Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate relationships with national and regional media. Develop and manage a media contacts database. Complete monthly phone calls and e-mail communication in conjunction with editorial calendars to get placements of the company’s products.Solicit involvement in editorial features on a national, regional, and international basis.
  • Write press releases, story proposals, and internal documents in support of strategic brand positioning. Write bios and backgrounds for company executives to support getting business editorial in related industry trade publications and mainstream media.
  • Lead communication to the internal audience and influencers in the design community through social media. Act as the company’s online “eyes and ears” and respond online when appropriate.
  • Participate in planning to develop solutions to combine PR activities with other marketing programs, such as store promotions and on site events, advertising, social media, etc.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, or related discipline
  • 5-7 years’ experience in a Public Relations agency, shelter category publication, ad agency, or marketing firm PR environment assisting in the implementation of marketing programs in an in-house or agency environment
  • Advanced written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Ability to develop schedules and respond to deadlines for multiple projects at one time

**This position may require some travel and the physical agility to work on outdoor location photo shoots. Technical knowledge of popular PR software and emerging media is a big plus.

 

Whether it’s the executive who offers visionary leadership, or the sales professional who won’t settle for less than 100%, a business needs great people to thrive.  We believe deeply that the “right” people are our greatest asset.  David Sutherland LLC is the career for smart, creative, high energy people driven to contribute in a team environment where everyone can win. 

 

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