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DIRECTOR or SUPERVISOR TECHNOLOGY [SCIENCE, BIOTECH, ENTERPRISE]

Factory PR seeks a Director or Supervisor to join its rapidly growing tech team. The candidate should be tapped in culturally and have a genuine passion for public relations and excited by innovative technologies. This position calls for a fearless media strategist who can identify industry trends and apply them to client work, as well being as an enthusiastic social media consumer.

The role reports to a Senior Director within the division, and will be integral in the supervision, development, and coaching of the junior team, including an assistant.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Support the execution of innovative communications strategies for national and international brands, melding traditional and digital media
  • Write and produce high impact press materials including press kits, releases and pitches
  • Maintain and expand relationships with technology, business and health (B2B and consumer) editors
  • Secure features and product placements in top national, regional and online media outlets
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for tech and innovation clients and interested media
  • Coordinate and staff press interviews with clients and handle subsequent follow-up
  • Create, maintain and manage the timely distribution of editorial reports, briefing documents and press clippings
  • Execute press events for clients with the support of Factory’s in-house event team
  • Manage the junior staff, act as a strong mentor and guide
REQUIREMENTS
  • 5-6 years experience working with
technology companies ranging from startups to mid-level businesses
  • Foundational knowledge of the media landscape across tech and business
  • Proven track record of securing top-tier coverage in print and online media, and broadcast
  • Excellent time management, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Superior ability to work swiftly and independently, and alongside a dynamic team
  • Strong and effective writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Superior ability to articulate ideas to clients, agency principals and colleagues
  • A true passion for event planning and coordination of press events
  • Bachelors degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field
  • Proficient in Powerpoint, Photoshop, Excel, Word, and social media networks
  • Thrive in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment and actively contribute to Factory’s creative and fun culture
COMPENSATION
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • 401K after one year employment with 3% contributed by employer
  • Heath Insurance covered 75% by employer
  • Generous vacation offering
  • Summer Friday Program
  • Dog friendly office
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