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We’re always on the look-out for up-and-coming public relations professionals. Think you’d be a valuable asset to the Butter PR team? Drop us a line to careers@butterpr.ca.


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INTERNS

Job Summary

Do you have a strong passion for food? Do you love talking to people about food? Do you follow local and international chefs? Are you obsessed with social media, magazines, newspapers, television and blogs? If yes, then read further. Butter Public Relations Inc. is looking for a stellar Public Relations Intern with exceptional organizational/communication skills who will thrive in a creative and fast-paced environment.

ABOUT BPR INC. BPR Inc. is a Toronto-based full-service, goal-oriented boutique communications agency specializing in food and lifestyle clients. We represent clients ranging from chefs and restaurants to kitchen equipment and gourmet food products. Being Canada’s lead PR agency that focuses solely on food, BPR Inc. is filled with passion, drive and over-the-top thinkers. This means we set the highest standards and constantly try to surpass them. We know the latest. We know the competition. We know quality. We make our clients leaders that shape the culinary landscape today. We love a great social event, but are definitely hard workers. We work long hours for our own personal satisfaction and for the success of our clients. While resumes are important, we want to know what makes you a good fit for our team and company culture. How are you going to enhance our agency?

RESPONSIBILITIES and ONGOING TRAINING:

  • Researching media contacts and updating Butter PR’s media list
  • Media monitoring and clipping
  • Updating coverage reports
  • Participating in media events
  • Client research and development
  • Assisting in administrative tasks such as:
  • Coordinating product mail outs
  • Assembly of media kits
  • Monitoring the tasks and schedules of several people
  • Available to work evenings and weekends when necessary

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Recently graduated from or currently enrolled in a program in public relations or a related discipline
  • Previous internship experience is a bonus, especially if in a food-related industry
  • Knowledge of major food and lifestyle media and social media throughout Canada
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to articulate in a clear, concise and compelling manner
  • Extremely organized with the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment with very tight deadlines
  • Incumbent must have the capability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Extremely proactive with the ability to provide prompt follow-through on projects
  • An organized self-starter capable of working alone or in groups
  • Ability to accept specific direction, with an outstanding work ethic
  • A natural problem solver
  • Solid knowledge of Mail Chimp, Meltwater or other database programs
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (ideally CS6), Hootsuite, as well as all social media platforms
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is assumed
  • Bilingual English/French an asset

Success in this role will be measured by the intern’s multi-tasking proficiencies, ability to work as part of a team, administrative skills and level of enthusiasm. If you’re looking for a predictable 9-5 work environment, this isn’t the job for you. If you’re inspired by brilliant and creative people, food and making sustainable friendships, enjoy eating a bit too much and have an overall passion for your work, then you should apply.

We offer a monthly honorarium flat fee for a minimum commitment of 3 months!

Minimum commitment: 3 months

Job Type: Full-time

 

 

ACCOUNT COORDINATOR

Job Summary

Do you have a strong passion for food? Do you love talking to people about food? Do you follow international chefs? Are you obsessed with social media, magazines, newspapers, television and blogs?

ABOUT BUTTER PUBLIC RELATIONS INC. BPR Inc. is a North American full-service boutique communications agency specializing in food and lifestyle clients. We represent clients ranging from chefs and restaurants to kitchen equipment and gourmet food products. Being one of the only public relations agencies focusing solely on food, BPR Inc. is filled with passion, drive and over-the-top thinkers. This means we set the highest standards and constantly try to surpass them. We know the latest. We know the competition. We know quality. We make our clients leaders that shape the culinary landscape today. We love a great social event but are definitely hard workers. We work long hours for our own personal satisfaction and for the success of our clients. While resumes are important, we want to know what makes you a good fit for our team and company culture. How are you going to enhance our agency?

Success in this role will be measured by the coordinator’s problem-solving skills, ability work as part of a team, quality of writing and level of enthusiasm. If you’re looking for a predictable 9-5 work environment, this isn’t the job for you. If you’re inspired by brilliant and creative people, food and making sustainable friendships, enjoy eating a bit too much and have an overall passion for your work, then you should apply. Salary commensurate with experience.

Application deadline: Immediate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Report directly to the Account Manager
  • Work directly with the Account Manger to complete tasks, ensure PR plans stay on track, and achieve desired success
  • Generate press coverage for BPR’s clients’ programming, as assigned
  • Write, edit and circulate press releases, media information packages, and other communications materials
  • Monitor and manage all social media initiatives for BPR Inc. and its clients
  • Update the BPR Inc. blog as scheduled
  • Locate and track all media mentions and file accordingly
  • Prepare accurate, thorough and timely publicity reports and post-mortem reports for internal and external audiences
  • Available to work evenings and weekends when necessary
  • Ongoing monitoring and organization of contact database
  • 30%+ administrative tasks/organization
  • Administer the highest level of quality in all work

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2 years experience working in public relations
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in communications, journalism or a public relations-related discipline
  • Agency experience a must (boutique or corporate). Previous experience in a food-related industry a bonus
  • Knowledge of major food and lifestyle media throughout Canada
  • Experience in and proven understanding and successes in media relations
  • Capable of demonstrating strong diplomatic and critical listening skills as well as superior analytical and reasoning skills
  • Superior verbal and written communications skills with the ability to articulate in a clear, concise and compelling manner
  • Extremely organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with very tight deadlines
  • Incumbent must have the capability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Intuition for interpersonal relationships and relationship building
  • Extremely proactive with the ability to provide prompt follow-through on projects
  • An organized self-starter capable of working alone or in groups
  • Ability to accept specific direction, with an outstanding work ethic
  • A natural problem solver
  • Solid knowledge of Mail Chimp or Constant Contact
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (ideally CS6), Hootsuite, as well as all social media platforms
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is assumed
  • Bilingual English/French an asset

Job Type: Full-time