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PR Associate

Marketing | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

SmartAsset has received over 2200 press mentions this year and it's not even over yet! We're looking to continue our successful outreach with the addition of a PR Associate to support our efforts. As a PR Associate at SmartAsset you'll have a front row seat to writing pitches, reaching out to journalists, and managing projects. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for a challenge and is driven by experimenting and testing new things. 

As a PR Associate you’ll:

  • Build and maintain a database of contacts for outreach (incl. journalists, bloggers, government contacts)
  • Coordinate, schedule, staff  and prepare spokesperson for interviews with reporters 
  • Work closely with SmartAsset's editorial and data teams to strategize outreach surrounding our studies and data-driven content
  • Form long-lasting relationships with press, bloggers, and key influencers
  • Keep up to date on opportunities surrounding awards and conferences, and closely follow and report on changes and job-changes in the media industry

The ideal candidate has: 

  • 1-2 years experience (at a PR agency or in-house)
  • An ability to manage and work on multiple projects and initiatives with different (and often changing) deadlines
  • Experience pitching business, tech, and consumer media
  • An interest in data, personal finance and technology 
  • Strong writing skills
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year university

What we can offer you:

  • A full-time position based in our New York City office
  • Competitive salary and equity with full medical and dental coverage
  • Collaborative work environment 
  • Awesome and mission driven team members who are focused on working hard and making a difference

About SmartAsset:

SmartAsset is a venture backed (> $20M), Y Combinator, company. We use our patent pending financial modeling technology to provide accurate, interactive answers to important personal finance questions. We are a consumer advocate, recommending specific strategies so people can make smarter decisions and save money. We have been covered by notable publications, including the New York Times, TechCrunch, Fast Company and the US News and World Report.