Specialist, Media Relations

Job Ref#: 7959
Brand: Chico's FAS, Inc-Shared Services
Category: Fashion Marketing
Job Type: Full-time
Location:
11215 Metro Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL


Employment Type: Full-time


With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, we have diverse opportunities available for talented professionals to join our team of nearly 16,000 associates who share our commitment to excellence.

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

This position is responsible for day-to-day public relations activities for corporate and brand initiatives.

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates the ordering and tracking of PR samples between NSSC and media outlets for press requests, PR photoshoots and press events.
  • Supports execution of seasonal press appts and photoshoots.
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining media lists on a regular basis.
  • Responsible for clipping and saving press placements for each brand and Chico’s FAS, including charity coverage.
  • Responsible for compiling credit information for pending media placements.
  • Assists with event logistics and execution.
  • Updates placement log for fashion and charity coverage.
  • Supports the team with press releases, pitches and media inquiries
  • Assists with brand partnership details, including planning and execution.
  • Formulate presentation decks
  • Maintains PR closet.
  • Assists with weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting.
  • Assists with charitable-giving initiatives.
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with cross functional depts.
  • Process invoices and check requests with AP.
  • Performs miscellaneous research, operational duties and projects as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS Degree – PR, Journalism, Marketing, Communications or similar field preferred
  • 1-2 years relevant experience required
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SharePoint
  • Excellent multi-tasking, organizing and planning skills
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Dynamic high-energy and able to support coordination in a fast-paced environment
  • Confidentiality and the ability to manage sensitive information is a priority in this role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

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Chico’s FAS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.
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About Chico's
For 30 years, we've helped millions of women look as great as they feel. Our chic prints, artisan jackets, and wrinkle-free Travelers collection have built quite a following at our stores, but we hear it's our combination of great style, one-of-a-kind details, and warm, personal service that has captured the hearts of women nationwide.

How do we do it? It's all about you. Honestly. Every time we pick up a pencil to sketch a new design, we think about you: where you're going, what you're doing, what will flatter your body and make you feel fabulous.

Even as Chico's has grown, our values—beautiful apparel, exceptional service and deep appreciation for our customers—still remain at the heart of who we are today.
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