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PR Assistant

United States, New York, New YorkF Schumacher & Co.

Job description

F. Schumacher & Co. is a fast-growing and innovative interior design company. We are a technological leader on the design frontier, constantly pushing boundaries and striving for excellence. We are driven by a shared belief that design transforms life. It challenges convention. It brings a unique point of view into the world. It sets trends. And it leaves a mark. F. Schumacher & Co., also known as FSCO, is the parent company to many brands within our portfolio. This role is part of Schumacher North America, which is the largest division of the company.

Schumacher designs and produces some of the most beautiful fabrics, wallcoverings, trims, furniture, and accessories in the world. Our portfolio of products is broad, but they are united by a passion for design, a thirst for what is next, an appreciation for what’s come before, a drive to make our products with enormous care and attention for detail. Schumacher has myriad showrooms in the United States and nationally, as well as a best-in-class website.

The Schumacher team is excited to add a talented PR Assistant to its team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and well organized PR Assistant to join our branding team at Schumacher. You will report directly to the Events & PR Manager, and be part of our growing team.

You will:

  • Coordinate and respond to press and sample requests
  • Support in executing and organizing press previews and events
  • Support PR department on all needs, events, projects and initiatives
  • Work closely with the Events & PR Manager to support the execution of the global press strategy
  • Responsible for the organization of press clippings, keeping the press tracking report up to date.
  • Coordinate product send outs to media, influencers and brand partners/vendors
  • Contribute creative ideas to bring to life new product launches, collaborations, gifting and press events.

Job requirements

About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • You reside in the NYC area
  • A passion for interior design and a discerning eye
  • Possess strong writing and communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively and an independent thinker
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to both balance many priorities and act resourcefully, all while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Comfort with Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Word), and Slack. A working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) is plus!
  • On occasion you might be asked to work extended hours (eg press/customer events)

F. Schumacher & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equality in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.