Our current open positions:

Don’t see a position for you? We’re always looking for talented individuals to join our team, so feel free to send your resume to info@larsonpr.com.

Current positions available (see details below):

  • Communications Coordinator

  • Account Executive

  • Intern


Communications Coordinator

Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation's schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

Larson Communications is a growing public relations firm that has developed a reputation as the nation's premiere public education reform communications organization. With offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Nashville, we serve clients across the country as they do positive work with millions of children and families.

Our small, seasoned team has over eight decades of experience in raising the visibility of great organizations, including some of the most innovative charter school and education reform organizations in the country. We celebrate this cause, our spirit of collaboration, and are looking to bring aboard a self-motivated, highly skilled Communications Coordinator to join our team.

As Communications Coordinator, your job duties will include:

  • Supporting LC's account executives and communications managers across clients.
  • Drafting, editing and distributing communications materials to internal and external audiences (e.g. news releases, pitches, fact sheets, FAQs, presentations, infographic, etc.)
  • Maintaining LC's online media database system, including conducting research on media markets and outlets for targeted media campaigns.
  • Providing weekly and campaign reports for different media campaigns as well as client coverage in the news.
  • Researching and monitoring clients' business and industry to maintain a current knowledge base and stay abreast of industry trends.
  • Providing administrative support including coordination of meetings, logistics, travel arrangements, timesheets, expense reports and technical support.
  • Supporting the firm's president as we expand to serve more clients.
  • Serving as ambassador of Larson Communications when networking with clients and peers.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • 1 - 2 years of experience the public relations or public policy arenas, administrative experience is a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing, Business Administration, Public Policy or a related field.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as social media savvies.
  • Knowledge of public education reform and charter schools is a plus.
  • A team player with a collaborative spirit and demonstrated experience in leading team projects.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines with an eye for detail.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, social and digital media tools as well as Cision.

This position will be based in San Francisco. Send resumes with heading 'Communications Coordinator Application for Larson Communications' along with a cover letter. To be considered, please include the word pineapple in your cover letter. Please no phone calls.

 


Account executive

Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation's schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

Larson Communications is a growing public relations firm that has developed a reputation as the nation's premiere public education reform communications organization. With offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Nashville, we serve clients across the country as they do positive work with millions of children and families.

Our small, seasoned team has over eight decades of experience in raising the visibility of great organizations, including some of the most innovative charter school and education reform organizations in the country. We celebrate this cause, our spirit of collaboration, and are looking to bring aboard a self-motivated, highly skilled Account Executive to join our team.

As Account Executive, your job duties will include:

  • Acting as the primary contact with clients, continually fostering strong relationships.
  • Providing strategic counsel and developing the right messaging to help organizations tell their stories to national and regional audiences.
  • Finalizing and distributing communications materials to internal and external audiences (e.g. news releases, pitches, fact sheets, talking points, presentations, etc.).
  • Mentoring and managing the daily work of support staff.
  • Working with top-tier media outlets in the education and policy beats, including managing media relationships on our clients' behalf.
  • Engaging in the firm's new business development process.
  • Staying updated on the latest cutting edge trends in public relations as well as being an active participant in the education reform movement.
  • Serving as ambassador of Larson Communications when networking with clients and professional peers.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • 3 - 5 years of experience the public relations or public policy arenas. Direct experience pitching to the news media is preferred.
  • Direct experience working with charter schools or other organizations in the education reform space is a plus.
  • Social media management experience for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing, Business Administration, Public Policy or a related field.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate successful execution of media and broader communications campaigns.
  • A team player with a collaborative spirit and demonstrated experience in leading team projects.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines with an eye for detail.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, social and digital media tools as well as Cision.

This position may be based in San Francisco or Los Angeles and will report directly to the firm's account director. Send resumes with heading 'Account Executive application for Larson Communications' along with a cover letter. To be considered, please include the word pineapple in your cover letter. Please no phone calls.

 


Intern Position

Are you interested in gaining experience in the field of communications, public and media relations at a national level? Are you interested in education? Are you interested in working with a leading firm where you will familiarize yourself with local, statewide and national press, learn how to implement media campaigns on behalf of clients, as well as play an integral role in helping the firm operate?

Larson Communications (LC) is the country's premiere education policy and reform focused communications firm. We serve unique, high-profile clients, and are looking for an intern who is willing to learn and take on increasing responsibilities.

Qualifications and Skills Required: Articulate undergraduate, graduate student or recent graduate required to undertake a broad array of activities in support of the firm's overall client work and organization. Strong written and oral communication skills are a must, database experience preferred. Experience in PR, research, social media, graphic design, website content development is a plus. 

Job Duties Include: 

  • Help to facilitate media campaigns by supporting LC staff
  • Proactively research new reporters and manage media lists for each client
  • Support administrative duties, including assisting with office operations
  • Update the firm's website, including writing new content
  • Tracking clients in the news
  • Assist in reporting successes to clients
  • Facilitate both client and LC social media platform management

A candidate must be able to commit a minimum of 16 hours per week. The ideal candidate will be able to start immediately. This position will be based in San Francisco and will receive a paid stipend. Send resumes with subject 'Intern' along with a cover letter. To be considered, please include the word pineapple in your cover letter.