Public Relations Associate

Estes Public Relations, Louisville & Chicago

Who We Are:

Estes Public Relations (EPR) is a national public relations and social media agency specializing in the culinary, beverage, hospitality and lifestyle industries.  We are expanding in our Louisville office and adding a Public Relations Associate.

We represent clients in major markets across the country including Charleston, Washington, D.C., Nashville, Detroit and Chicago.  Founded in 2004, EPR is a fast-paced boutique agency built on relationships and the varied skills and expertise of our team.

Job Duties:

  • Work with account executives on client management, planning and execution of projects.
  • Craft story ideas and research media outlets for local, regional and national editorial placement.
  • Copy writing for multiple platforms including websites, social media, newsletters and promotional campaigns.
  • Identify, pitch and secure coverage in local, regional and national media outlets, including print, broadcast and online.
  • Monitor and develop content for social media
  • Develop and maintain media lists and relationships with the press.
  • Schedule and manage client media interviews and appearances.
  • Work with media to meet deadline driven editorial materials.
  • Remain up-to-date on industry knowledge and trends.
  • Manage media monitoring, coordination of press materials and client progress reports.
  • Create script and develop digital marketing content.


The ideal candidate must be a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment and excels at customer service.

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to write for a variety of creative platforms.
  • Relationship-driven with strong understanding of customer service.
  • Strong knowledge of current media coverage as it relates to culinary, beverage and related news.
  • Multi-tasker with ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to handle high-stress situations.
  • Able to conduct web-based research for an agency or client initiative.
  • Working knowledge of the culinary and beverage industries.
  • Degree in public relations, journalism, digital media, advertising or communications.
  • One to three years of experience in related fields.

For consideration, please submit your resume with cover letter to:

Estes Public Relations

Attn: Human Resources

1938 Frankfort Avenue

Louisville, KY 40206