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Media Relations Specialist Sr.

Company: CC Services, Inc.
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

&lang=enMedia Relations Specialist Sr.trueMedia Relations Specialist Sr.US-IL-BloomingtonUS-IL-BloomingtonAs a Media Relations Specialist Sr, you'll be responsible for media relations on behalf of COUNTRY Financial corporately and working directly with our financial representatives for local media opportunities. You'll serve as the liaison with media outlets and reporters within the markets you support. This position actively monitors potential threats that could damage the reputation of COUNTRY and recommends strategies to manage them (i.e. reputation audits, proactive and reactive media responses, etc.). Ultimately, you'll support our corporate vision, mission and objectives through message development and delivery to ensure the right messages get to the right audiences based on best practices, which meet legal, compliance, brand and other standards. This position offers a hybrid work schedule and is based out of our corporate offices in Bloomington, IL. How does a Media Relations Specialist Sr make an impact?

  • Serves as spokesperson for the organization, handling contact with newspaper, magazine, radio, television, trade press and social media.
  • Trains leadership and other company spokespeople to deliver messages through various external communication mediums.
  • Actively monitors reputational threats and potential threats that could damage the reputation of COUNTRY and recommends strategies to manage them (i.e. reputation audits, proactive and reactive media responses, etc.).
  • Responsible for analyzing, recommending, developing and implementing news media strategies for the organization with a focus on our Vision and corporate strategies. Supports corporate project teams as a Public Affairs and Media Relations representative. Do you have what we're looking for?
    • Ability to solve problems and make decisions
    • Networking and Relationship Building
    • Organizational and Environmental Awareness
    • Planning and Organizing
    • Strong writer and communicator that is able to connect with intended audience
    • Typically requires 7 years of relevant experience or a combination of related experience, education and training This position is part of a job family. Placement will be determined by skills and qualifications of the candidate. Why work with us? Our employees and representatives serve nearly one million households with our diverse range of personal and business insurance products as well as retirement and investment services. We build relationships and work together to create a stronger, more secure future for our clients and our communities. We're a big company, yet small enough you can make an impact and won't get lost in the shuffle. You'll have the opportunity to learn and grow throughout your career, either within this role or by exploring other areas of our business. You'll be able to take advantage of our benefits package, which includes insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, disability, and life), 401(k) with company match, parental leave, paid time off, paid company holidays and time off to volunteer in your community. Please click here to learn more about who we are and the many benefits we offer our employees. COUNTRY Financial is committed to providing equal opportunity in all areas of employment, and in providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, disability, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. Come join our team at COUNTRY today! COUNTRY Financial does not generally sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position. falsetrue157863falseSubmission for the position: Media Relations Specialist Sr. - (Job Number: 220690)false&lang=enMedia Relations Specialist Sr.true' );

Keywords: CC Services, Inc., Bloomington , Media Relations Specialist Sr., Advertising , Bloomington, Illinois

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