POSITION: Strategic Communications Assistant
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
JOB TYPE: Full Time / Perm
 
BACKGROUND
The Lede Company is a full-service strategy, communications and social impact consulting firm, specializing in corporate, entertainment and nonprofit sectors.  We are looking for a Strategic Communications Assistant to join our SCD team in Los Angeles. 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 on behalf of two executives as well as expense reports, travel etc.
• Field informational calls and take detailed notes during regularly scheduled client calls and new business 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
• Update and maintain department media lists on ongoing basis

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor's Degree, preferably in PR or Communications
• 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-starters 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