Media Relations Manager - Global Company in San Francisco
The Media Relations Manager directs integrated global media relations by leveraging major marketing initiatives, thought leadership, successful client engagements, alliance partners, and the expertise of senior management.
Develop and manage relationships with key reporters in relevant markets/geographies and collaborate with others to develop media strategies, content and appropriate tactics designed to generate maximum media impact in support of business objectives.
Identify parties who need to be involved either directly or indirectly on media opportunities and activities and collaborate with corporate communications on all strategies.
Manage agency and internal resources in support of media relations activities.
Write and edit news releases, working closely with relevant marketing leads, client engagement teams and other senior executives, client contacts, and others as appropriate.
Serve as subject matter expert in media relations and communications for internal executives.
Share content and information with colleagues to drive stories into the geographies and local marketplace, ensuring the consistency of messages.
Coach/train designated senior spokespersons on media interviews.
We are looking for someone with a minimum of six years’ experience in media relations, who can develop ‘media ready” message regarding complex information. You should have experience with social meda (blogs, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+)
You should also have a broad knowledge of key issues and trends in the technology and outsourcing industries. We’re looking for strong project management skills, budget skills and collaboration skills.
You should also exhibit a passion for producing results of the highest quality that support business strategy and are in line with or exceed leadership expectations