Job Title
Communications Specialist
New York
Job Status
Remote Status

About the Job

WE ARE HOT PAPER LANTERN - Hot Paper Lantern is an interdisciplinary agency that seamlessly collaborates to solve our clients’ complex business challenges. Change happens every day. And it’s complicated. We simplify the complex. And simple is good. But good is not so simple. Our team consists of some of the most talented strategists, storytellers, designers, engineers, communications and marketing minds in the agency world, working together to ensure brands stay relevant. In short, Hot Paper Lantern is a modern agency at the forefront of what’s next. You are what makes that possible.

Job Description

As a Communications Specialist at Hot Paper Lantern, this is what we expect:

  • Share your voice, opinions, ideas and feedback
  • Be honest, clear and direct
  • Deliver high-quality and on-time work
  • Go above and beyond the basic requirements
  • Challenge yourself and others to learn and grow
  • Reliable and team-oriented


  • Flexibility in Adaptive Roles: Fluctuates in role and responsibility based on each project/account team needs and deliverable; supports a wide range of communications activity, including social media and traditional media relations work; plays supporting role in other discipline areas as needed, including Analytics, Marketing, Content and Social Strategy.
  • Communications Industry Expertise: Maintains ongoing understanding of the changing role of communications and actively contributes POV through idea generation, recommendations and suggestions for improvement.
  • Social Media Savvy: Plays a community management role in social media across a variety of platforms, and develops superior content for those platforms; has understanding of core social media platforms and how best to leverage each; may contribute to paid social programs.
  • Media Relations: Demonstrates solid media relations skills and consistently delivers results; builds relationship with relevant reporter in their industries.
  • Content Development: Demonstrates excellence across all written materials; executes on a variety of writing assignments that span across Hot Paper Lantern’s different disciplines.
  • Client Relations: Acts as client counselor as needed-whether on a media call, client status call or other meetings/interactions
  • Critical-thinking skills: Connects the dots between client requests/goals and how to achieve those goals; analyzes information and succinctly captures the essence in memos and other documents; able to deliver compelling research documents.
  • Brand Ambassador: Represents the agency well in client, new business and marketing interactions; contributes ideas and knowledge to the agency with an eye on continuous improvement.
  • Developing Skills: Manages up to deliver and request feedback; honing organizational and task management skills, and beginning to mentor/delegate depending on account/project role; may begin managing small projects and/or accounts as gains experience; gaining skill to grow into next phase of career based on skill and interest (e.g. Account Lead, Communications Lead, Content Lead, etc.)

Required Skills / Experience

  • 2+ years of experience
  • Agency experience required
  • BA or equivalent experience in related field(i.e. communications, public relations, marketing communications)
  • Highly organized and able to operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible and team oriented mindset

Equal Opportunity Employer

Hot Paper Lantern is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at