Canon Solutions America

  • Public Relations Specialist

    Location US-NY-Melville
    Posted Date 1 week ago(3/14/2018 10:28 AM)
    Job ID
    Corporate Communications - PR & Internal Communications
  • Overview

    Canon Solutions America is a Canon U.S.A. Company providing integrated systems technology that comprise one of the strongest solutions portfolios in the document management industry. The Public Relations Specialist will work collaboratively with a diverse group to create integrated marketing and communication strategies to promote our company, products and services both internally and externally. Canon Solutions America offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Savings Plan, profit sharing, opportunity to earn incentive trips, success sharing, tuition reimbursement, vacation, and much more!


    Public Relations Specialist will administer the information between organizations or individuals and the general public. The candidate would promote brand awareness for Canon Solutions America through news items, press releases and public relations tools. The candidate must be willing to travel to attend company events, Candidates must have a great attitude with a “can do” spirit approach and excellent writing skills.


    • Liaising on a daily basis with clients and the media, often via telephone and email;
    • Relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients and the media;
    • Monitoring the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires and blogs, for opportunities for clients;
    • Working as part of an account team to develop client proposals and implement the PR activity;
    • Preparing regular client reports and attending client meetings;
    • Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media;
    • Promoting news stories and features to the media, known as 'selling in';
    • Collating, analyzing and evaluating media coverage;
    • Event management, including press conferences and promotional events;
    • Attending and promoting customer events to the media and analysts
    • Press Kit Creation and distribution
    • Research


    • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or journalism.

    • 0-3 years of public relations experience, preferably agency experience

    • Marketing Communication Proficiency a must.
    • Experience with the media outreach, knowledge of press tools ie: PR Newswire, Meltwater
    • Strong written communication skills,
    • Excellent Press Writing Skills,AP Stylebook required
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Willing to travel 20-25%


    Canon Solutions America, Inc. is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law. 


    EOE Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disability/Protected Veterans


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