PR Director/Supervisor, Tech

Country :
USA
State :
New York
Town :
NEW YORK
Category :
Communication
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time

Company description

JBCStyle is the leading full-service recruiting agency with a focus on the Fashion, Beauty, Action Sports, Retail and Home industries.With over a decade of experience matching key brands with their ideal candidates, we are uniquely positioned to support our clients looking for top talent and or candidates looking to take the next step in their career(s).

Job description

C based PR Agency seeks a Director or Supervisor to join its rapidly growing tech team. The candidate should be tapped in culturally and have a genuine passion for public relations and excited by innovative technologies. This position calls for a fearless media strategist who can identify industry trends and apply them to client work, as well being as an enthusiastic social media consumer.

The role reports to a Senior Director within the division, and will be integral in the supervision, development, and coaching of the junior team, including an assistant.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

- Support the execution of innovative communications strategies for national and international brands, melding traditional and digital media

- Write and produce high impact press materials including press kits, releases and pitches

- Maintain and expand relationships with technology, business and health (B2B and consumer) editors

- Secure features and product placements in top national, regional and online media outlets

- Serve as a primary point of contact for tech and innovation clients and interested media

- Coordinate and staff press interviews with clients and handle subsequent follow-up

- Create, maintain and manage the timely distribution of editorial reports, briefing documents and press clippings

- Execute press events for clients with the support of in-house event team

- Manage the junior staff, act as a strong mentor and guide

REQUIREMENTS

- 5-6 years experience working with technology companies ranging from startups to mid-level businesses

- Foundational knowledge of the media landscape across tech and business

- Proven track record of securing top-tier coverage in print and online media, and broadcast

- Excellent time management, organizational skills and attention to detail

- Superior ability to work swiftly and independently, and alongside a dynamic team

- Strong and effective writing, communication and presentation skills

- Superior ability to articulate ideas to clients, agency principals and colleagues

- A true passion for event planning and coordination of press events

- Bachelors degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field

- Proficient in Powerpoint, Photoshop, Excel, Word, and social media networks

- Thrive in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment and actively contribute to creative and fun culture