ulta beauty careers – Public Relations Specialist

Website Ulta Beauty

Job Description:

The Public Relations Specialist will play an integral role in advancing Ulta Beauty’s corporate media relations efforts. Reporting to the senior manager, this position supports all areas of corporate public relations from writing media materials and pitching reporters to managing public relations result measurement/analytics. This position will manage day-to-day corporate and local media relations and serve as the primary gatekeeper for all incoming media requests.The specialist will support all corporate and local media efforts including corporate broadcast and print opportunities, salon/services public relations, as well as grand openings and local initiatives (i.e. BCRF, Dress for Success and local broadcast segments featuring our salon team). Additionally, specialist will be responsible for media monitoring, tracking and reporting. This position will also manage the key media tools such as media databases/lists and media request mailboxes. The specialist will also support the team by managing product orders and assembling product for media mailings and deskside deliveries.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage facilitation of all incoming media inquiries (via email/telephone/etc.) by performing appropriate intake, vetting and providing to initial suggestion to corporate team about how to manage
  • Pitch local reporters to support local Ulta Beauty store locations
  • Daily media monitoring for Ulta Beauty and competitors
  • Development of press materials such as press releases, email pitches, media advisories, info blasts, etc.
  • Research reporters, news outlets and create media lists
  • Coordinate media deliveries for on-going media outreach
  • Create and manage measurement of local media placements to demonstrate coverage driving traffic in-store and sales
  • Act as Ulta Beauty spokesperson when responding to designated media inquiries
  • Provide media training to Ulta Beauty store managers/associates serving as spokespersons
  • Maintain media broadcast toolkits and provide to in-store associates appearing as spokespersons on local broadcast affiliate news
  • Create and manage PR Team newsroom/email box to intake and respond to media inquiries

Job Requirements:

  • Advanced computer skills (excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office)
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task & prioritize assignments
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Excel. Power Point a plus.
  • Must be willing to occasionally travel and work weekends.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 2-5 years in corporate public relations
  • Ability to lead and manage large-scale projects
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

Job Details:

Company: Ulta Beauty

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bolingbrook, Illinois, US

Application Deadline: N/A


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