PR & Media Manager

Whipsaw is seeking a PR & Media Manager who is responsible for increasing awareness of the Whipsaw brand amongst current clients, potential clients, and the community at large. Core facets of the role include event planning, event management, social media engagement, contributions to the website presence, and development of public relations content. This role works with all departments to bring the Whipsaw brand to life and meet key marketing objectives. This role is based out of Whipsaw’s San Jose Studio, with time spent at Whipsaw’s San Francisco Studio as needed.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Cultivate, develop, and respond to information requests from the media; write press releases
  • Create and manage the Whipsaw social media strategy and content publishing efforts across multiple platforms
  • Manage and drive award submissions content, coordination and delivery
  • Attend events/conferences as a Whipsaw brand representative and evangelist
  • Explore and research events/conferences that may be of benefit to Whipsaw
  • Plan, organize, and emcee Whipsaw events, including exploration of new themes, topics, partners, or sponsors 
  • Help support Whipsaw business development efforts via community networking & social media engagement
  • Work with digital marketing partners to manage website content and meet key marketing objectives

 

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, English, Business or equivalent
  • 5+ years of professional industry experience in one of the following disciplines: PR, Media, or Communications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Experience in community development and social networking
  • Ability to prioritize high-value projects and balance demands of multiple projects

 

About Whipsaw

Whipsaw is a product innovation company with 20 years of experience turning good ideas into great products across all industries. Our multi-disciplinary team of passionate creatives collaborate with our clients to create smart, unique and intuitive solutions that profoundly connect with end users. We have locations in San Jose and San Francisco, conveniently bookending California’s innovative Silicon Valley.

Thank you for your submission. The Whipsaw team will review your application and get back to you soon.

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