Public Relations Manager

Heirloom is seeking a virtual Public Relations (PR) Manager for an exciting consumer technology startup.  The PR Manager nurtures a strong network, increases awareness, and develops an enviable corporate image.  Heirloom’s PR Manager reports to the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and works closely with the entire founding team.  The PR Manager is energetic, compassionate, and driven to make connections.  If you have proven experience in public relations, we’d like to meet you. 

Responsibilities:

  • Use your own laptop/desktop and internet connection as your work center
  • Develop media relations strategy and direct all public relations activities
  • Seek out high-level placements in print, broadcast, and digital media
  • Coordinate with the Social Media Manager to engage audiences
  • Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests
  • Create content for press releases, byline articles, and keynote presentations
  • Monitor, analyze, and communicate PR results on a quarterly basis
  • Evaluate opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships, and advertising
  • Build relationships with thought leaders to grow industry awareness
  • Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends affecting customers
  • Make recommendations regarding communication strategy
  • Engage with the leadership team as required

Skills:

  • Proven 4+ years experience in public relations
  • Proven record designing and executing successful public relations campaigns
  • Strong relationships with both local and national media outlets
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Comfortable acting as a company spokesperson
  • Event planning experience
  • Proficient in Google Workplace
  • Flexibility to work on a rapidly evolving schedule
  • BA/MA degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or a related discipline

Job Type:  Remote.  Contract, part-time, full-time, and equity positions considered.

Pay:  Negotiable, but starting at $25.00 per hour equivalent.

 

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