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We are always looking for talent in marketing, public relations, graphic design and content strategy. If you would like to connect with our team, fill out the form below.

Media Relations / Public Relations Professional (entry to mid level)

Come join our team at Zilker Media, one of the fastest-growing companies in Austin!

Are you a media relations professional with a knack for relationship-building and a drive to get results for your clients? 

Do you pride yourself on crafting killer content and staying on the razor’s edge of the latest media trends and news cycles? 

Do you thrive on community, authenticity and good vibes? 

We’re looking for a media relation/public relationship professional with one-three years of full-time PR agency experience to join our Publicity Department. If this description sounds like a good fit, we’d love to hear from you!

But first, a little more about us.

Zilker Media is a boutique digital marketing and PR agency providing end-to-end brand building for the world’s leading companies, thought leaders and best-selling authors. But, most of all, we cultivate community—for our team, our clients and our home here in Austin.

Even in the new remote-work reality, we’re a close-knit team of talented professionals who genuinely care about one another and value an open, collaborative environment. And that isn’t an accident—it’s by design. Zilker Media is built on:

  • Good Vibes
  • Meaningful Relationships
  • Bold Integrity 
  • Leading The Way
  • Bettering Our Community

And, we don’t mean to toot our own horn, but…we’ve built something pretty special here. See for yourself:

  • Winner of Michael Smart best pitch of the year award in 2019 and 2020
  • Ranked #13 on in the micro-companies section of Austin Business Journal’s 2021 Best Places to Work (https://bit.ly/3DkA4H7)
  • Ranked #15 in the micro-companies section of Austin Business Journal’s 2020 Best Places to Work (https://bit.ly/2XODY82)
  • Named to Austin Business Journal’s 2019 list of Top Austin-Area Advertising & Marketing Agencies (https://bit.ly/2MMFy5Y)
  • Named by AustinInno to their 2019 Austin’s Coolest Companies List (https://bit.ly/2GR2MEa)

But enough about us. Here’s more about what to expect as a publicist at Zilker Media.

About the Role

Our Publicity Department secures a variety of top quality media coverage for our clients. As a publicist, you’ll be integral to the success of our PR campaigns! You’ll get to:

  • Build relationships with Zilker Media clients by engaging in mid-to-high-level client communications, including reporting, strategy presentation, consulting and more
  • Develop, run and own PR campaigns that span all genres of media, from traditional (print, TV, radio, etc.) to digital (podcasts, influencers, websites)
  • Work cross-departmentally with our Brand Strategy team on branding and digital marketing collaborations with clients
  • Experience career growth as you tackle new challenges, stretch out of your comfort zone and hone your skills daily
  • Find greater meaning in your work, with more opportunities for creativity and making a difference

Requirements

Our ideal candidate has strong client-facing/account management, media relations and writing skills. As a publicist, you’ll be the lead point of contact for your accounts and responsible for building and maintaining client relationships. In addition, you’ll take a hands-on approach to all campaign operations, so you should be comfortable handling everything from writing press releases to juggling schedules to pitching the media.

Here’s a quick rundown of what we’re looking for in a publicist:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including executive relations
  • Strong project management and organizational skills to meet deadlines and milestones
  • Understanding of the PR process and how to secure media coverage
  • A proven track record of impressive media results!
  • Affinity for staying on top of industry trends
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of multiple teams 
  • A bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications or a related field
  • 1+ years of full-time work experience in PR and/or media relations, in an agency setting
  • An attitude that embodies our Zilker Media core values of Good Vibes, Meaningful Relationships, Bold Integrity, Leading The Way and Bettering Our Community

Culture and Benefits

Flexibility

  • Work from the office approximately two days a week and remotely the rest of the time
  • Unlimited PTO. We also take all standard holidays and shut down the office the week between Christmas and New Year’s 
  • Flex schedule. Customize your schedule to your preferred workflow

Growth

  • Professional development budget
  • Constructive feedback and open dialogue at all levels of the organization
  • A culture that supports constant learning
  • An opportunity to innovate, implement new ideas and make an impact

Benefits

  • Zilker Media contributes 60% of the company sponsored medical insurance plan
  • Zilker Media contributes 100% of the company sponsored dental, vision and life insurance plans
  • 401k option
  • Eligible for Zilker Media’s profit sharing program after one year with the company

Good Vibes

  • Don’t just get the job done—have fun doing it

Ready to join the Zilker Media team and build something meaningful with us? We’re ready to meet you! Fill out the form below to get started!.

Junior graphic designer (entry level)

Come join our team at Zilker Media, one of the fastest-growing companies in Austin!

Are you a graphic designer with a passion for branding and strong attention to detail?

Do you have stellar communication skills and love working in a collaborative environment?

Do you thrive on community, authenticity and good vibes? We’re looking for a graphic designer with a degree in graphic arts (or a related field) or relevant internship to 1 year of professional experience to join our Creative Department part-time with intention to go full-time. If this description sounds like a good fit, we’d love to hear from you!

But first, a little more about us.

Zilker Media is a boutique digital marketing and PR agency providing end-to-end brand building for the world’s leading companies, thought leaders and best-selling authors. But, most of all, we cultivate community—for our team, our clients and our home here in Austin.

Even in the new remote-work reality, we’re a close-knit team of talented professionals who genuinely care about one another and value an open, collaborative environment. And that isn’t an accident—it’s by design. Zilker Media is built on:

  • Good Vibes
  • Meaningful Relationships
  • Bold Integrity 
  • Leading The Way
  • Bettering Our Community

And, we don’t mean to toot our own horn, but…we’ve built something pretty special here. See for yourself:

  • Ranked #13 on in the micro-companies section of Austin Business Journal’s 2021 Best Places to Work (https://bit.ly/3DkA4H7)
  • Ranked #15 in the micro-companies section of Austin Business Journal’s 2020 Best Places to Work (https://bit.ly/2XODY82)
  • Named to Austin Business Journal’s 2019 list of Top Austin-Area Advertising & Marketing Agencies (https://bit.ly/2MMFy5Y)
  • Named by AustinInno to their 2019 Austin’s Coolest Companies List (https://bit.ly/2GR2MEa)

But enough about us. Here’s more about what to expect as a publicist at Zilker Media.

About the Role

Our Creative Department oversees strategy, development and delivery of creative visual materials for all Zilker Media campaigns. As the Junior Graphic Designer, you will work directly with our Creative Lead to create branding across multiple platforms and uses. You’ll get to: 

  • Conceptualize, develop and implement mood boards, logo design and brand guidelines
  • Create collateral within existing guidelines to adhere to the set aesthetic, including but not limited to:
    • Social media graphics
    • Digital ads
    • Email marketing
    • One-pagers and white papers
    • Slide Decks
    • Print collateral
    • Quiz marketing design
  • Build relationships with Zilker Media clients by engaging in mid-to-high-level client communications, including brainstorming, design presentation, consulting and more
  • Work cross-departmentally with our Brand Strategy and Public Relations teams on digital marketing and publicity collaborations with clients
  • Actively participate in collaborative strategy sessions to produce the most creative, fresh ideas for campaigns

Requirements

Our ideal candidate has proficiency in Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and excellent design fundamentals. As a designer, you’ll be interacting directly with clients so you should communicate, verbally or written, with a high level of clarity, precision and positivity. 

Here’s a quick rundown of what we’re looking for in a Junior Graphic Designer:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including design rationale and reasoning
  • Strong project management and organizational skills to meet deadlines and milestones
  • Understanding of design fundamentals including typography, layout, print, and digital
  • A striking portfolio with a range of design projects 
  • Affinity for staying on top of industry trends
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of multiple teams 
  • A degree in graphic arts, design or a related field, and/or 1-2 years of relevant professional experience

An attitude that embodies our Zilker Media core values of Good Vibes, Meaningful Relationships, Bold Integrity, Leading The Way and Bettering Our Community

Culture and Benefits

Flexibility

  • Work from the office approximately two days a week and remotely the rest of the time
  • Unlimited PTO. We also take all standard holidays and shut down the office the week between Christmas and New Year’s 
  • Flex schedule. Customize your schedule to your preferred workflow

Growth

  • Professional development budget
  • Constructive feedback and open dialogue at all levels of the organization
  • A culture that supports constant learning
  • An opportunity to innovate, implement new ideas and make an impact

Benefits

  • Zilker Media contributes 60% of the company sponsored medical insurance plan
  • Zilker Media contributes 100% of the company sponsored dental, vision and life insurance plans
  • 401k option
  • Eligible for Zilker Media’s profit sharing program after one year with the company

Good Vibes

  • Don’t just get the job done—have fun doing it

Ready to join the Zilker Media team and build something meaningful with us? We’re ready to meet you! Fill out the form below to get started!.

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