Canon Solutions America

  • Specialist, Public Relations Sr.

    Location US-NY-Melville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/1/2018 2:22 PM)
    Job ID
    16743
    Category
    Marketing - Communication
  • Overview

    Canon Solutions America provides industry leading enterprise services, advanced production print technology and large format solutions supported by experienced professional service offerings. Canon Solutions America helps companies of all sizes to improve their business by increasing efficiency, controlling costs and becoming more environmentally conscious.  Canon Solutions America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A, Inc. Canon Solutions America's Sr Public Relations Specialists are responsible for implementing the public relations plans to help build and maintain a favorable public image. Execute public relations activities such as plan development and implementation, message development, event planning, writing and distributing press releases and other press material, creating and disseminating media coverage reports and fielding incoming media inquires. 

     

     

    If you are goal oriented, have an interest in technology, and are an outgoing person this may be the position for you!  Canon Solutions America offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Savings Plan, profit sharing, success sharing, educational assistance, recognition programs, vacation, and much more!

    Responsibilities

    • Requires daily interaction with key mainstream consumer, lifestyle and trade media, from proactive pitching of product and Corporate news to the coordination of press tours, press conferences and analyst events
    • Helps develop communications materials, including press releases, pitch letters, messaging documents, case studies, feature articles and trend stories
    • Acts as a public relations contact for new product introductions, product launches and product reviews to enhance and support sales objectives
    • Prepare press releases, coordinate national and regional press announcements and respond to media inquiries from press and industry analysts
    • Oversee the product review process. Ensures that products are submitted for roundups on a timely basis
    • Monitors an overall annual list of product and company recognition awards
    • Works with the Regional and National account Managers for product training to ensure a complete understanding of product features and differentiation
    • Develops and attends trade show press briefings, managing pressroom accommodations, and conducting post show follow-up
    • Assists in speechwriting, PPT presentations and overall PR coordination of internal tracking documents
    • Assists in the development and implementation of PR plans

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required in Journalism, Communications, or public relations 
    • 5-7 years relevant business experience in public relations 
    • Ability to respond to detailed inquiries 
    • in depth knowledge of professional field preferred 
    • May travel up to 25% percent 
    • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record necessary

    Canon Solutions America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

     

    EOE Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

     

     

     

     

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