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Index Exchange // global advertising marketplace
Marketing, Full Time    New York    Posted: Thursday, December 02, 2021
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About Index Exchange: Index is a global advertising marketplace enabling media owners to grow their revenue by helping marketers reach consumers across every screen. Were a proud industry pioneer with nearly 20 years of experience accelerating the evolution of ad technology for the worlds leading experience makers.

Index is an exciting & fast-paced place to work, & our company is built on our values of change, support, learning & teaching, trust, & intention. We pride ourselves on our independence & openness, not only in our technology, but in our teams, too. Our diverse & inclusive culture celebrates how we can leverage our unique differences to help drive Index forward. We have more than 500 Indexers around the globe dedicated to building a safe & transparent marketplace that provides a trusted experience for consumers, & were looking for talented professionals to help take us to the next level.

Are you ready to join the programmatic evolution?

Index Exchange is seeking a Communications Manager to support public relations, speaking engagements, thought leadership, & internal communications for their corporate communications function. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-4 years of public relations agency experience or internal PR/comms experience focused on advertising or technology industries.

Qualified candidates must have experience working with a diverse portfolio of stakeholders including executives, partners, customers, & the media. Along with superior writing, research, & organizational skills, the individual must have a proven track record of pitching & securing stories touching on the media, advertising, & ad tech industries, with the ability to develop thoughtful, creative, & timely communication strategies. This position reports directly to the Senior Manager of Communications based in New York & will work closely with members of the Global Marketing & Communications team.

Heres What Youll be Doing:

  • Build & maintain a strong knowledge of Index Exchange, our leadership team, our product suite, objectives, & priorities, as well as the media & ad technology industry & landscape
  • Develop & draft press releases, OpEds, pitches, bios, newsletters, prepared remarks, speaking abstracts, award submissions, & other external & internal written communications
  • Identify & secure profile, speaking, & media opportunities for leadership, commercial, product, & engineering teams
  • Contribute to interview & speaking preparations for executives including the development of presentations, talking points, briefing documents, & other written & visual materials 
  • Serve as lead for media monitoring, reporting, & trendspotting for Index press coverage; compile clips & track all press coverage
  • Maintain internal databases including calendar of communications initiatives, industry events, relevant editorial lists, media lists, & awards & submission deadlines

Here's What You Need:

  • Exceptional verbal, writing, & communications skills & superior attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders, including senior executives
  • Existing press relationships within the advertising, media, & technology space 
  • Ability to think & act both tactically & strategically
  • High energy contributor with professional & pleasant interpersonal communications skills
  • Strong proofreading & editing skills
  • Desire to remain informed about emerging platforms & trends, especially in the advertising & tech space
  • Understanding of news cycle, social media channels, & online tools including Google Docs & Slack
  • Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Communications, or Public Relations

What Were Looking For:

  • 3-4+ years of overall experience 
  • Strong Communication Skills: You must exhibit the ability to communicate clearly & be able to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders. The right fit will be able to interact with multiple levels & departments within the organization.
  • Superior Attention to Detail: The communications team is working on many simultaneous projects at any given time. The leader of this team must have a passion for organization & project management.  
  • Self-Motivation: You should have excellent time management skills & the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment & be self-motivated to achieve great results. 
  • Team-Player Mentality: Folks with a positive, can-do attitude will be most successful.  We need someone with great management skills who can inspire the team, fostering trust within the entire MarComm organization.

Why Youll Love Working Here:

  • Comprehensive health, dental, & vision plans at no cost to you
  • Time off & flexible work schedules
  • Retirement plan with a 5% company match
  • Stock options & equity packages
  • Generous parental leave
  • Monthly wellness stipend plus fitness discounts & quarterly wellness group activities
  • Home office stipend
  • Community engagement opportunities & donation-matching program
  • Annual virtual company retreats & regular community-led team events

Equal employment opportunity

At Index Exchange, we believe that successful products are built by teams just as diverse as the audience who uses them. As such, we are committed to equal employment opportunities. We celebrate diversity of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Additionally, we realize that diversity is deeper than any status or classificationdiversity is the human experience. For those who show grit, passion, & humilityIndex will welcome you.

Accessibility for applicants with disabilities

Index Exchange is committed to working with & providing access & reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Please let us know if youd like to request a reasonable accommodation.

*COVID-19 guidance: We have re-opened offices in various cities following local guidelines, but are continuing to maintain a flexible work environment.

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