Public Relations Assistant

Ascend Agency is a public relations firm based in Irvine, CA that focuses on paid media to build
brand awareness and share our clients unique stories, utilizing an unmatched and disruptive in-
house developed approach to provide something that no other marketing firm can; guaranteed
placements in industry-leading publications, for maximum exposure, at unmatched value.
Ascend has cultivated some of the largest partnership deals with major publications throughout
the United States.

Job Position: Public Relations Assistant
Job Description: We are searching for a proactive and detail-oriented individual to join our
team as a Public Relations Assistant. In this pivotal role, you will be instrumental in shaping and
maintaining positive relationships with clients while actively supporting our public relations
initiatives. Your efforts will directly contribute to our company’s image and success in the

● Exceptional attention to detail, ensuring precision in all PR-related tasks
● Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
● Proficiency in PR strategies and tools to enhance our outreach efforts
● Knowledge of relevant CRM systems and applications
● Demonstrate an understanding of social media platforms and execute social media
● Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively in a dynamic PR environment
● Ability to work independently and as part of a team
● 2-3 Previous relevant experience in a PR assistant role

● Managing and organizing public relations orders, keeping track of project timelines
● Coordinate and submit PR campaigns to various publications, ensuring effective
communication with media outlets
● Engaging with existing clients, handling inquiries related to our services
● Act as a liaison between the company and clients, addressing inquiries, resolving
conflicts, and maintaining positive relationships
● Inventory tracking, maintaining accurate records of relevant transactions

● Crafting content to enhance the company’s online presence
● Collaborating with the PR team to follow up on orders and maintain a clean CRM
● General assistant tasks, including answering emails and providing support as needed

This position not only offers a challenging and rewarding role but also opens doors to growth
opportunities, with the potential of expanding the PR team in the near future. If you thrive in a
dynamic PR environment, we invite you to apply and be a key player in our success story!
Location: Ascend Agency is located in Irvine, CA. This position will be hybrid – requiring 3 in-
person office days. We anticipate that this position will transition to be working fully in office
within the next month. Training and onboarding will be in-person.This position is open to
candidates within commuting distance to Irvine, California.

Job Type: Full-Time, Hourly ($22 per hour)
Job Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8am- 5pm (PST)
● Health Insurance
● Dental Insurance
● Vision Insurance
● 401K Matching
● Paid Time Off

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