Careers


Career Opportunities: Join Our Team!

Are you passionate about working with the media? Do you have B2B and mainstream public relations or marketing communications experience? In search of a new career opportunity – without a hectic commute?  You could be the right match for our high-profile roster of business-to-business, thought leadership and corporate clients, and our collaborative team at Stern + Associates,  named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ magazine.  Dedicated to professional development and career growth, we offer diverse training, learning and knowledge-based programs, and social and environmental initiatives.

Current Openings:

Direct Engagement (DE)/Conference Specialist - (Cranford, NJ or Boston, MA)

Key areas of responsibility are: bring the groundbreaking ideas of our prestigious thought leadership client base to high level speaking platforms and meetings: break through to and develop relationships with the highest tier of business conference platforms; design and recommend panel ideas and topics to conference planners; develop and support ongoing conference outreach and interact with agency’s thought leadership clients; and train and develop staff in our direct engagement competency. Requirements include but not limited to: a minimum of 3 years experience in public relations, speakers bureau, or conference content development function; excellent oral and written business communication skills; understanding of worldly themes, news and events; strong critical (analytical, creative) sound judgment when working with team members, client contacts and conference planners; strong organizational and multi-tasking skills; ability to effectively manage multiple projects/deadlines with superior time management skills; self-motivated with commitment to detail and world-class service standards in fast-paced environment; confident, fearless and proactive in developing relationships via phone and in person with potential key contacts and commitment and dedication to the agency’s success as well as individual career.

For more information and to apply (submit your resume and cover letter), please click here. No emails or phone calls, please.

Account Executives/Supervisors (B2B) – (Cranford, NJ or Boston, MA)

Ideal candidates have agency experience servicing B2B PR/marketing accounts and are skilled in implementing strategic communications programming; generating meaningful, high-value media coverage within top-tier business outlets; securing speaking opportunities for clients; translating complex information into compelling written materials; and applying content in creative ways to engage audiences both on- and offline. Successful candidates demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to service; provide hands-on support; pitch persuasively; and develop smart marketing strategies to leverage results. Requirements include an understanding of worldly themes, news and events; strong critical thinking (analytical, creative) and verbal/written communication skills; and ability to effectively manage multiple projects/deadlines with superior time/project management in a fast-paced environment.

For more information and to apply (submit your resume and cover letter), please click here. No emails or phone calls, please.

Sales Coordinator – Stern Speakers (Cranford, NJ)

Some key responsibilities include: assisting in the team’s efforts to develop relationships with meeting planners and organizations that need top-tier speakers for their conferences, programs, workshops, online courses and other events; update and post speaker information and media for all speakers on the web site; and contribute creative and innovative ideas for the marketing of clients; conduct comprehensive speaker research to ensure teams are aware of all speaker news, including  daily monitoring of a variety of publications and resources; Ideal candidates have 3+ years experience working in a business setting; previous agency experience a plus, but not required; ability to sell ideas with passion, and  present work in a clear, compelling manner; stellar verbal and written communications skills; have a strong sense of urgency and responsibility, be self-motivated, independent, results-oriented, detail-oriented, adept at multitasking effectively and reprioritizing as required; willing and able to learn new information at a constant, rapid pace and work well under pressure. You should be prepared to work an extended schedule during periods of high activity.

For more information and to apply (submit your resume and cover letter), please click here. No emails or phone calls, please.

Digitally Minded Account Executives – All Levels (Cranford, NJ)

Part strategist, part hands-on tactician, ideal candidates have 2+ years experience in digital communications, and demonstrate a strong understanding of the intersection of digital, business and creativity to drive brand communication across all media – websites, mobile, social, multimedia applications, email campaigns and more. Proven ability in WordPress implementation, SEO and internet marketing practices are required, as is the ability to interpret marketing analytics, distill actionable recommendations and communicate them clearly. Candidates will monitor industry trends in digital marketing, measurement, etc. and appropriately apply knowledge for clients. Must be curious and proactive; flexible in accommodating rapid change; effective when working under pressure; thrive in a team environment; and able to effectively manage multiple projects with multiple account teams simultaneously. Strong critical thinking (analytical, creative), time management/prioritization, and verbal/written communication skills required. Experience in HTML5, PHP, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite 5 and graphic design a plus.

For more information and to apply (submit your resume and cover letter), please click here. No emails or phone calls, please.

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Why Would You Want to Work with Stern + Associates?

After hearing what our team has to say, why wouldn’t you!

    • “Stern is a perfect mix of organization, creativity and team work.”
    • “I’m provided with support, tools, insight and guidance in an optimistic and collaborative environment each and every day.”
    • “Stern is my first job that is so much more than ‘just a job.’ It is a melting pot of collaboration, innovation and creativity that provides daily inspiration – helping make my ‘job’ a career I love.”

Why we love our jobs

Those are just a few of the reasons why our team calls Stern + Associates home. With locations in Cranford, NJ and Boston, MA, we are a vibrant, mid-sized public relations, marketing and digital communications agency with a stellar 29-year track record of impressive results and strong client partnerships. Specializing in thought leadership programming, we cut through the complexities of the fast-changing media landscape with smart strategies and bright ideas proven to help our clients think big and make an even bigger impact among the audiences that matter most to their business. Our Connected Communications® approach fuses the best of traditional media, digital, direct engagement and marketing strategies to generate measurable payoffs for our growing roster of national and international clients.

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