Wix.com is seeking a strong storyteller to be part of a global communications team. The ideal candidate is well-versed in communications tactics, is a riveting speaker and possesses excellent writing and editing skills. Tech-savvy is a given.
In addition to having experience in public relations, as well as strong media relations abilities, the ideal candidate must have big ideas and he ability to roll up their sleeves and participate in getting stuff done.
As a fast growing global tech company, we are looking for tech savvy, energetic and creative team players who can be flexible with the changing priorities of a dynamic environment.
This position will be based in New York.
Assist in developing and delivering communications strategies geared towards driving brand awareness and strengthening the companys market position
Represent Wix to the media and the public by acting as spokesperson
Maintain strong relationships with the national and regional press to secure brand coverage in key publications
Develop and manage a strong network of press contacts - drive Wix to top of mind position with key industry players
Foster new relationships and bring new press contacts to Wix on an ongoing basis
Develop collateral materials, press releases, story pitches and editorial content for submission to publications
Work effectively with cross-functional internal teams to support consistent brand message
Contribute to the development and execution of outbound PR initiatives (e.g. announcements of feature launches, major partnerships, etc.)
Produce written materials including plans, press releases, fact sheets etc.
8-10 years experience in public relations - agency experience preferred
Excellent creative writing and verbal communication skills
Experience managing external resources e.g.: PR agencies and consultants
Strong knowledge of PR tools and channels e.g.: CMS, newswires, media databases
Ability to build and maintain close, collaborative relationships with all levels of the organization to ensure alignment and integration of messages and initiatives
Able to establish/meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities
Superior organizational and problem solving skills
Comfortable working in a culturally diverse and dynamic global company
Knowledge of the DIY web development and publishing space a plus
Knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese a plus