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PR and Media Manager

Full-time
USA - San Jose, CA
14 Mar

Job description
This position will be responsible for increasing awareness of the Whipsaw brand amongst current clients, potential clients, and the Whipsaw community at large through a combination of event planning, event attendance, social media engagement, and development of public relations content. Reports directly to CEO.

Core responsibilities
1. Cultivate, develop, and respond to information requests from the media; write press releases
2. Create and manage the Whipsaw social media strategy and content publishing efforts across multiple platforms
3. Manage and drive award submissions content, coordination and delivery
4. Attend events/conferences as a Whipsaw brand representative and evangelist
5. Explore and research events/conferences that may be of benefit to Whipsaw
6. Plan, organize, and emcee Whipsaw events, including exploration of new themes, topics, partners, or sponsors
7. Help support Whipsaw business development efforts via community networking & social media engagement

Expected Role Traits / Skills
• Bachelor's degree – Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, English or Business
• 3-5 years' work experience, Design firm experience a plus
• Excellent verbal and written communicator
• 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 

Location
The job is based out of Whipsaw's San Jose Studio, with time spent at Whipsaw's San Francisco Studio as needed

Employment type: Full-time

Company benefits: 401(k); Medical, Dental & Vision insurance, vacation/sick leave, paid holidays 

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