Clicky

Public Relations Manager

Location: Seattle, WA

Department: Marketing

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About You

You have a drive to connect, influence, share and understand consumers. You live to drive killer PR campaigns that surprise and delight! Your are most energized when pitching reporters, planning events, brainstorming, writing and meeting people. When at work, you enjoy engaging with your colleagues and sharing the latest tech news, mobile app or music festival. You live your life in full color and effortlessly collect Instagram followers. On more than one occasion, you may have come up with your best idea at midnight as your energetic mind drifts off to sleep. Your drive to conceive of creative campaigns also pushes you to carefully plan and execute to ensure your dream becomes a reality.

Your eagerness to build something great with other entrepreneurial-minded superheroes is unparalleled to anything you've seen in the industry. You've been waiting for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build the next big break out. You are one of us.

About Us

We are a diverse group of entrepreneurially-minded engineers, designers and marketers who are working on raising the bar for modern productivity and collaboration. The Innovation Studio we've built affords us the flexibility and the excitement of an early-stage startup environment, without the funding challenges or all-or-nothing risk that comes from a singular product focus. We’re a smart, social, and passionate team, looking for other fearless adventurers to join us on our journey.

 

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with key reporters and influencers
  • Develop news and pitch stories to reporters
  • Place contributed stories with leading tech publications
  • Direct and engage agency partners to deliver the best results
  • Lead and direct media relations of consumer product through Beta and public launch phases
  • Work collaboratively with engineering, design, program management and operations to help the team meet key company goals
  • Commitment to professional growth; seeks opportunities for development; looks for ways to share knowledge with others
  • Actively engage and build relationships with startup and technology scene in Seattle

Requirements

  • 7+ years experience working with tech companies or agency with tech experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or equivalent job experience
  • Interpersonal skills that bring out the best in others and written communications that inspire people to take action
  • Laser-like attention to details and ability to enjoy the multitasking madness
  • Comfortable and eager to drive successful marketing programs in an unstructured, fun and free-to-fail environment
  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend the product development process and implement marketing programs that drive customer adoption
  • 2+ years experience inspiring agencies to deliver their best work

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a startup environment or working with startup clients
  • Ability to work independently, shift focus, adapt to changing priorities, and maintain patience in high-pressure situations
  • Super engaging person who wants to grow quickly and build something great!

What can you expect?

  • Accelerate your career in a fast-moving and engaging startup
  • Direct interaction and mentorship with leadership who care about your personal growth
  • Broad set of responsibilities that allow you to experiment, fail, learn and grow  
  • Build a set of friends and colleagues that will last a lifetime
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