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Public Relations & Engagement Coordinator

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United States
Base Salary
55k-60k USD
Fors Marsh

Job Description

WHO WE ARE: At Fors Marsh, we combine the power of science and strategy to improve people’s lives. Each day, we work with institutions and organizations that seek to disrupt markets, understand and influence behavior, drive action on a national scale, and create positive impact. Our approach extends far beyond our client portfolio—as a certified B Corporation and a 2020 Greenbook Top 50 Market Research Company, we make a difference in our community through corporate-sponsored employee volunteer programs and pro bono partnerships with values-aligned nonprofits. Most importantly, as a 2019-2024 Top Workplace, we are committed to putting people first and foster a culture that reflects that commitment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we celebrate diversity and inclusivity as the foundation of a healthy, successful, and innovative work environment. Join us, and together we can work to ensure a better tomorrow.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Fors Marsh’s Strategic Creative & Communications business unit is expanding their Media & Engagement practice area and is seeking a Public Relations and Engagement Coordinator. The coordinator will work with PR & Engagement leads to ensure all client deliverables are being delivered on-time. They will also assist the procurement of PR vendors, support file management, note-take during calls, develop media lists and media reports, conduct earned media research (e.g., audits, scans), and support new business. This role will be best suited for someone with an interest in public health campaigns.


  • Supports communications projects in the areas of public relations (PR) and earned media.
  • Assists with the research for and preparation of press releases, pitch emails, media advisories, media responses, and other PR copy.
  • Supports the management of media requests.
  • Runs or coordinates media reports using platforms such as Cision and Meltwater and develops activity reports.
  • Monitors news coverage and flags inaccuracies/corrections for managers.
  • Develops media and/or other PR engagement lists.
  • Reinforces brand consistency and style guidance across materials.
  • Supports the facilitation of engagement tactics such as radio media tours, mat releases, or other outreach efforts.
  • Provides general administrative support, such as scheduling meetings, organizing files, and maintaining project documentation.
  • Assists with logistics, on-site support, and organizing special events, including town halls, conference booths, career fairs, virtual meetings, and other similar initiatives.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 1 – 2 years of relevant work experience in public relations, earned media, or marketing and communications
  • Excellent organization, writing, editing, and oral communication skills.
  • Interest in public health campaigns and public relations.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and consent to a full background check due to our federal contract requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using Cision or Meltwater.
  • Agency experience (as intern or another entry level-position).

We Offer:

Our benefits typically meet or exceed our competitors’ packages. Ways we are unique?

• Ability to make an impact on people’s lives, both internal and external to the organization.

• Top-tier health, dental, vision, and long and short-term disability coverage all covered at 100% for employee coverage.

• Remote work.

• Our company culture, which values balance and allows each employee to take leave as they require it to balance the responsibilities of both their work and home lives without worrying about depleting their available leave hours.

• We provide a floating holiday bank so you can celebrate the days you value.

• Generous matching retirement contributions and no vesting period starting the third month of employment.

• Dedicated training and development budgets to expand your expertise and grow your skillset.

• You can volunteer your way with paid time off.

• You can participate in Fors Marsh staff-led affinity groups.

• Our employees receive product and service discounts through the certified B Corp network.

Salary: $55,000-$60,000

Location: Remote. United States Residents only.

EOE: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran

Advice from our career coach

A successful applicant for the Public Relations and Engagement Coordinator position at Fors Marsh should understand the company's mission of combining science and strategy to improve lives and how the role supports this goal. To stand out as an applicant, it is crucial to showcase a genuine interest in public health campaigns, strong organizational skills, and experience in public relations, earned media, or marketing. Additionally, applicants should highlight their experience using platforms like Cision and Meltwater, any agency experiences, and their ability to demonstrate excellent writing and communication skills.

  • Demonstrate a genuine interest in public health campaigns and the company's mission
  • Showcase strong organizational skills and experience in public relations, earned media, or marketing
  • Highlight experience using platforms like Cision and Meltwater
  • Emphasize any agency experience or relevant internships
  • Demonstrate excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills

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