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Public Relations Manager and Community Liaison

Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine, United States (on-site)
10 days ago

Description

Maine Beer Company is looking for a mid to senior-level Public Relations Manager and Community Liaison who will implement strategic initiatives to create and maintain a positive public image for the organization to all its stakeholders both internal and external, including but not limited to: press, nonprofit organization partners, wholesalers, and the MBC Tasting Room customers. This will be a highly motivated individual who fosters positive partnerships and community outreach. The Public Relations Manager and Community Liaison reports to the Chief Operating Officer. This is a full-time salaried position and will be based out of our office in Freeport, ME. All full-time Maine Beer Company employees receive a generous benefits package that includes 100% fully-paid health insurance, at least 3 weeks paid time off, 401k contributions, profit-sharing, paid short-term disability leave, dental insurance, parental leave, and more. Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@mainebeercompany.com to apply.



Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a liaison between Maine Beer Company and the public
  • Develop and maintain a positive public image for the organization through public-facing communication
  • Respond to information requests from media contacts and seek new media opportunities that are brand-aligned
  • Arrange press interviews for company executives
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with Maine Beer Company nonprofit partners
  • Serve as point person for nonprofit giving and charitable donations
  • Plan, manage and execute events that give positive exposure to Maine Beer Company and their nonprofit partners
  • Determine appropriate venues to enter beer for product write-ups or reviews
  • Communicate internally to Maine Beer Company about new partnerships and initiatives
  • Provide content/copywriting for website, signage, social media, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in public media relations and communications, or similar
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships
  • Extensive knowledge of public relations principles and strategies
  • Collaborative and positive attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to use a computer and communicate via email or other outlets in a cordial way
  • Must be able to travel to and attend relevant events
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Craft Beer Industry knowledge extremely preferred, or knowledge of the overall Food & Beverage industry
  • Team player and willingness to work with others
  • Uphold Maine Beer Company’s Core Values

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66868213
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Freeport, Maine, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Maine Beer Company
  • Position Title: Public Relations Manager and Community Liaison
  • Job Function: Marketing/Advertisement
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

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