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Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

Our Marketing team helps job seekers and employers around the world to discover Indeed. Whether creating impactful advertising, coding bidding algorithms, or looking for the news stories in Indeed's labor data, Indeed marketers bring diverse skills to help shape and share Indeed’s story. Every month, over 200 million people count on us to help them find jobs, publish their resumes, process their job applications, and connect them to qualified candidates for their job openings. Simply put, we help people get jobs, and we want to share our story with you.

Your job.

Indeed is seeking a Media Relations Specialist to help raise Indeed’s awareness. The ideal candidate will have a strong media relations background and experience pitching journalists. Technology and consumer experience is preferred. In addition, some social media experience is required.


He/she will work with Indeed’s in-house public relations and social media teams on a variety of issues and be responsible for raising Indeed’s profile through external outreach to media outlets and influencers. The Media Relations specialist will partner closely with other members of the communications team and report to the Senior Manager EMEA (UK).


The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of media placements and be comfortable reaching out to media outlets and building relationships. In addition, the candidate must be comfortable working with research studies and data, have strong cross-collaboration skills, and excellent writing skills.


Responsibilities

  • Curate data and content for pitching media outlets on key issues

  • Develop strong journalist relationships

  • Pitch stories and features to key media outlets -- strong pitching skills required (candidates will need to submit press clips to be considered)

  • Write and place bylined articles

  • Stay abreast of key labour market trends and alert the broader PR team to promising narratives and news hooks

  • Work with design team on infographics and reports on key issues to align with narratives, news hooks and pitches

  • Work with PR data analyst and Indeed’s Hiring Lab economists to explore compelling ways to use Indeed’s data

  • Collaborate with other Indeed teams, such as marketing, product, client services and sales

  • Handle social media outreach on key themes and issues

About you.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years experience in PR and communications, preferably on technology, business or consumer brands or campaigns -- PR agency experience is a plus
  • Prior experience working as a member of a PR team (in-house or agency) 
  • Demonstrated experience securing media placements (candidate will be required to submit press clips) 
  • Ability to translate complex data analysis into interesting commentary for media and influencers
  • Experience building reporter relationships at a variety of media outlets
  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral
  • Strong writing skills 
  • The ability to handle multiple strict deadlines is essential, as is working well under pressure
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