Seeking a PR Star

Position: PR Account Associate

Elettra Communications ( has an immediate opening for dynamic, well-rounded PR Associate. We’re looking for the communications total package – someone with superior writing skills, media relations know-how, and social media savvy. And if you’re an events wizard, that goes a long way, too.

 The position is full-time, permanent.


  • Act as day-to-day contact for clients.
  • Participate in the development of PR strategies.
  • Handle tactical execution of PR campaigns from start to finish.
  • Develop a variety of communications tools and content, including media materials, social media content, articles, web copy, speeches, and client correspondence.
  • Build targeted media lists – local and national.
  • Develop effective pitches and successfully generate media coverage for clients.
  • Handle incoming media inquiries.
  • Develop social media strategies and content.
  • Develop messaging and provide guidance and coaching to spokespeople.
  • Work with senior team members on issues management strategies and develop key messages.
  • Handle event coordination responsibilities for client events.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business, Arts, Marketing, or Public Relations.
  • A dynamic, energetic, and enthusiastic personality.
  • Aptitude for BOTH creativity and organization.
  • 1-3 years public relations experience.
  • Exceptional writing skills. You must be a great writer who can develop compelling, sophisticated prose in a variety of styles.
  • Previous media relations experience with a track record of successfully generating media coverage.
  • High level of digital literacy, including facility with all major social media channels. Experience in social media management, content development, and monitoring.
  • Exceptional media literacy and an unwavering thirst for knowledge of current events.
  • A love for, and strong interest in, the city of Vancouver.
  • Flexible with hours and able to respond to media inquiries / attend events outside the 9-5, Monday-Friday work week.
  • Skill in photography, InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator considered and asset.
  • PR agency experience is an asset.

 Applicants are asked to send their cover letter and resume to The posting will remain open until the position is filled.