Culver City, CA
Founded in 2005, Jarvis Communications, Inc. creates and manages public relations programs for companies, people and brands in the wine, spirits and travel industries. We focus on media relations because we believe that positive media coverage is an essential component of any marketing and sales strategy. We pitch publications consumers read, the radio shows they tune in to, and the television shows they watch, creating an awareness in the media and public at-large that positively impacts our clients’ businesses, brands, profiles, reputations and bottom line.
Physically, our offices are located in Los Angeles. Strategically, our media outreach is worldwide. We have a vast network of media relationships from local to national press, ranging from traditional wine to food, entertainment, travel, business and lifestyle.
We love what we do. We believe that good wine, food and travel make life better. Our mission is to spread the word.
We’re looking for a talented and self-motivated individual eager to build a career in public relations in the wine-focused world. Our ideal candidate is very hard working, extremely creative, detail oriented, organized, fun, enthusiastic, energetic, always curious and, of course, is passionate about wine!
Writing and editing press releases and press materials
Development of creative ideas our clients can use to set themselves apart in the media
Actively pitching our clients to journalists on the phone and in person
Keeping track and managing all media activity for clients
Organizing press trips
Researching new and keeping abreast of top wine, food, travel, lifestyle and business writers
Occasional travel to Napa, Sonoma and Central Coast, attending wine dinners, tasting panels, and food and wine events
Must have at least 1-2 years experience in a wine or restaurant or hospitality related role and a 4-year college degree
Strong written and oral communication skills
Intermediate to advanced skills in the MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint
Adobe Photoshop, ACT, Cision Media Source, Burelles Luce knowledge a plus
Social media platform knowledge and proven track record of engagement on Linkedin, Instagram and Facebook
Exceptional customer service skills
Exceptional organizational skills (details!)
Prioritizes, plans, and takes initiative without direction
Works productively in a team environment
Intimate knowledge of food and wine industry trends, and media outlets
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Must have a valid CA drivers license
Salary DOE; Health insurance and simple IRA matching plan are offered, flex time, expense accounts for dining and education, and fun company outings
If you’re interested in this position, please send a detailed cover letter & resume to email@example.com.