Senior Media Strategist


Praytell is a modern communications agency…and we’re shaking things up. Our perspective is this: social media and PR work best when they work together. Take that concept, root it in strategic and creative thinking, and what you have is a digital PR agency that’s doing things differently.


Senior Media Strategist


San Francisco


Full time

We’re equally committed to our amazing client partners (partners being the key word), weird and wonderful employees and community. Everyday, we come to work excited to service a broad range of industries (from beer to tech) with a diverse spectrum of services from media relations to creative big ideas to paid and analytics. We’re proud to say we have a few badges of honor, including PRWeek’s Best Places to Work (four years running) and two-time Agency of the Year – NBD.

We’re looking for a Senior Media Strategist to join our San Francisco team. Our dream person is a passionate, creative thinker who’s excited about the future of public relations and a superstar when it comes to getting hits. In an employer, this person is looking for leaders who care, the opportunity to work with a growing company, and a team that knows balance is everything.


  • Partnering with account leads to develop PR strategies that drive earned media
  • Managing proactive and reactive media relations activities
  • Driving development of media materials including pitches, journalist briefing documents, media lists and client updates
  • Creating recommendations for ways clients can newsjack current news cycles
  • Fielding incoming media opportunities with account teams
  • Serving as a media advocate, educating internal and external stakeholders about the rapidly changing media landscape
  • Building lasting relationships with journalists and media tastemakers
  • Supporting ongoing growth of the media department and its members

Developing media strategy for new business pitches and participating in presentations

About You

  • At least 3-6 years experience in PR, communications, storytelling or client services (established media relationships and agency experience a plus)
  • Passionate about landing compelling and impactful media coverage
  • Constantly staying updated on the evolving media landscape
  • Creative thinker who understands how to tell a story and always finds a way to break through
  • Strong research, writing and media relations skills
  • Multi-tasker extraordinaire with experience managing lots of projects at once
  • Organized in an awesome (maybe scary) way
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills among media, teammates and clients
  • Ability to build long term relationships
  • Ready to learn, eager to try and always leading with optimism
  • Energy for greater good work
  • Curious, genuine, honest, supportive and kind

Fulltime Benefits

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all human people at our company and do not discriminate. Period.

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alt text here 401K with matching
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alt text here Flexible work schedules
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