• PR Manager

    Job Locations US-MA-Framingham
    Category
    Public Relations
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • The Company

    Pioneer of the WorkHuman movement, Globoforce makes work more human for millions of people and organizations worldwide. Today, Globoforce is the leading provider of human applications, including its award-winning Social Recognition solution. Through its WorkHuman Cloud suite of products, companies can strengthen employee performance and relationships between people and teams on a more positive, socially connected level – in tune with how work gets done today. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland.

     

    The Job

    Are you looking for the type of company that is not only a great workplace but also in the business of creating great workplaces around the world? 

     

    We’re expanding our amazing marketing team with a newly created role of Manager, Public Relations.  Reporting into the Senior Manager of Public Relations, this person will be based in our Framingham, Massachusetts office and help us drive the conversation about the future of HR and expand our category leadership through media relations, analyst/influencer relations, and thought leadership.

     

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly seasoned public relations professional with a strong background in pitching and a proven track-record in securing media coverage in top-tier business press.

     

    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

    • Create strong positioning for Globoforce, its executives and its product suite through media relations, speaking opportunities, and participation in thought leadership events.
    • Identify unique story angles to pitch to the media that align with the company’s business.
    • Continue to strengthen Globoforce’s position as an HR innovator through media outreach.
    • Develop PR plans with product and marketing teams for major industry events and trades shows including messaging and positioning statements as part of an integrated marketing strategy
    • Work closely with the senior manager of public relations and the global communications team to align public relations campaigns with the overall communications goals and objectives.
    • Develop, write, and edit PR materials, including press releases, bylines, media Q&As, briefing notes, speaking abstracts, award submissions and executive bios.

     

    Requirements & Qualifications:

    • 5+ years in media relations – experience in technology/software and/or HR a must.
    • PR agency experience is required.
    • Must have nose for news and have existing relationships with the key business press outlets.
    • An exceptional communicator and writer who is highly organized, agile, and capable of managing a large volume of competing priorities and demands in a fast- paced environment.
    • Strong writing and verbal skills – with the ability to create a wide range of materials, including press releases, bylines, and executive presentations.
    • Strong analytical skills – with the ability to translate “soft results” into hard numbers that can be shared with executive teams.
    • Top notch collaborative skills, with the ability to work with many people at once and be open to new ideas, suggestions, and “in it to win it” together mentality.
    • High emotional intelligence a must, with the ability to work with, and display confidence in front of, many different teams, senior executives, departments, and people.
    • Willing to travel to industry events.
    • Build strong relationships across the organization
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

     

    Job Type: Full time, permanent

    Locations: Framingham, MA

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