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:

TEMPORARY Receptionist/Administrative Assistant – (Cranford, NJ)

Seeking full-time professional, organized and detail-oriented Receptionist/Administrative Assistant for approximately three months while an employee is on leave. The position will be based at our offices in Cranford through December, and then move to Metro Park as the company is relocating.  Responsibilities include a broad range of general office support including but not limited to answering phones, greeting visitors, ordering lunches and supplies, kitchen duties, errands, meeting set up and clean up, mail distribution, managing calendars and travel arrangements. Must be comfortable multi-tasking in a fast paced, business environment. Ideal candidate will have 2+ years administrative experience, have upbeat, team-oriented “get things done” attitude with no task too big or too small, along with a courteous and professional manner.

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

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.

Speaker Specialist – Stern Speakers (Cranford, NJ)

Stern Speakers represents top intellectual talent—e.g. Ivy League business professors, C-suite executives, best-selling authors—for speaking, publishing and advisory work, and we are looking for a career-minded professional to join our team. Depending on level of experience and potential, the candidate will join as a junior agent or train towards becoming an agent. Because the position will require pitching our clients’ services and ideas to potential customers in writing or on the phone, sales, public relations and marketing skills are essential, as well as stellar oral and written communications skills. Our clients trust us to keep them ahead of the curve, so the applicant should be in tune with current affairs & trends and have his/her finger on the pulse of the business world. Experience with contract drafting and communicating with professors or executives is also helpful.

Submit a cover letter telling us why you want to work for Stern Speakers and what interests you about our company, along with a resume within the same file.

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.

Click here to watch a brief video highlighting our mission: giving voice to ideas, people and organizations impacting the world.

Click here to learn more about our core values, which drive everything we do.