Ref#: R0006915

Date published: 27-Apr-2017

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 an experienced public relations manager to help raise awareness of the firm on the US West Coast, particularly with San Francisco media outlets and SF-based technology reporters at top-tier publications. The position requires a mix of both strategic planning and hands-on outreach. 

The Public Relations Manager will work with Indeed’s spokespeople on a variety of technology-related issues. He/she will be responsible for raising Indeed’s profile as a technology leader through external outreach to media outlets, influencers, and industry groups. In addition, he/she will write and place articles and secure speaking engagements. The Public Relations Manager will partner closely with other members of the communications team and report to the Senior Manager of Public Relations and Communications. 

The ideal candidate will have proven results in working with senior executives, have a strong network of technology media contacts, including broadcast outlets, and have a keen understanding of technology issues and trends. In addition, the candidate must be comfortable working with data and have strong cross-collaboration skills.

About you.

  • Develop external strategy to raise Indeed’s profile with the technology and Silicon Valley press
  • Proactively reach out to to a variety of external constituencies, including mediaoutlets, influencers, and industry groups
  • Pitch and place articles in key media outlets -- strong pitching skills and extensive network of technology media contacts required, including SF-based contacts at top-tier outlets
  • Develop media materials for senior spokespeople; including reports, media briefings, articles, commentary, talking points, Q&A’s, and press releases
  • Provide executive coaching and feedback 
  • Track and report on media and communications performance metrics within areas of responsibility 
  • Collaborate with other teams, such as marketing, client services, and sales 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years experience in PR and communications, preferably with technology firm -- experience with an internet firm is a plus 
  • Prior experience working with technology executives and securing coverage 
  • Ability to translate complex data analysis into interesting commentary for media and influencers
  • Strong media contacts with technology reporters/editors at a wide-range of outlets
  • A combination of agency and in-house experience is a plus 
  • Experience developing and executing on strategic public relations plans
  • Experience working as part of a global communications team 
  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral
  • Strong writing skills 
  • The ability to work with strict deadlines is essential as is working well under pressure

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