R/GA Ventures is looking for a Public Relations Manager to support the R/GA Ventures PR strategy through maximizing exposure for the brand, including owning media relations across multiple industries and securing press opportunities for events, programs, and initiatives.
This role will support all communications efforts focused on department goals -- from brainstorming creative story angles and spearheading proactive media outreach to responding to inbound requests. You will be integral to driving international brand awareness and business impact.
Drive execution of PR strategy to key media across a variety of verticals, including Sports Tech, Marketing Technology, Retail, and more, with emphasis on corporate innovation, as well as develop strategies and tactics to build awareness in new markets
Provide a strong POV on the development of brand and program key messaging and all written press materials
Maintain cross-industry relationships with reporters to secure regular placements for R/GA Ventures and its programs
Proactively source and create content for R/GA Ventures Medium blog
Oversee media monitoring and tracking
Provide R/GA Ventures portfolio companies PR guidance
Partner with Ventures team to draft and publish thought leadership pieces
The ideal person
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university
3-5 years experience in Public Relations, preferably with tech or Venture experience
Experience with crafting pitches to drive press results
The ideal candidate must be able to work in a professional, fast-paced environment and be willing to deal with shifting priorities.
Strong written and verbal communications skills - must be a solid writer
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
Working knowledge of Cision and other PR tools
Experience across multiple industries is a plus