POSITION: Talent & Strategic Communications Assistant
LOCATION: New York, NY
JOB TYPE: Full Time / Perm
**Due to Covid-19 all interviews will be via phone/Zoom and position will be remote to begin

BACKGROUND
The Lede Company is a dynamic, fast-growing, New York & Los Angeles based Talent, Communications/PR, and Corporate Consulting firm. The firm specializes in communications strategies across a broad spectrum of industries.

We are looking for a Talent & Strategic Communications Assistant to join our team in New York. We are seeking enthusiastic candidates who can work in a fast-paced environment, are driven, and have strong communication and writing skills.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Administrative duties including managing a high volume of calls/emails, coordinating meetings and schedules, expense reports, travel etc.
• Field informational calls
• Track media coverage for several clients and service digital breaks daily
• Assist with writing and editing internal and external materials including pitches, press releases and proposals
• Conduct research to support client planning and strategy
• Process client requests in a timely manner
• Coordinate details for client photo shoots, press junkets and premieres, including travel and glam
• Update and maintain department media lists on ongoing basis

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor's Degree
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
• Highly organized
• Exceptional interpersonal, networking, organizational, verbal, and written communications skills
• Proactive and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Self-starter with the ability to multi-task
• Reliable: meets deadlines, prioritizes well, and has a high sense of urgency
• Strong writing and proofreading skills
• Professional, confident and mature demeanor
• Able to anticipate needs
• Strong interest of the entertainment industry preferred

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