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Senior PR Specialist

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Institutional Venture Partners

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San Francisco, CA
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GitHub powers the developer community. Since 2008, our platform has brought people together to collaborate, share ideas, and solve problems to build the future. Weve enabled over 26 million developers and thousands of businesses to build and share their software projects with people all over the world.

GitHub is looking for a Communications expert to join the team and support our company, corporate, and technology PR efforts. This person will support the existing PR plan, and also have the opportunity to build and own dedicated programs. The Senior PR Specialist will be responsible for proactive storytelling, partnering with engineering, product, and marketing to support announcements, and working with various agencies worldwide. The ideal candidate will have strong relationships with key technology media as well as experience working with external agencies.

This role is based in San Francisco with periodic travel opportunities.

Qualifications:

3-4 years of technology PR experience

Ability to develop strategic plans in partnership with the Communications team and internal stakeholders, and execute independently

Experience working with technology, business, and trade media to achieve communications goals

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Strong organization and project management skills, and excellent attention to detail

Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple projects

Experience working with PR agencies and contractors

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Bonus Points:

Familiarity with GitHub and/or engineering-driven initiatives

Understanding of software development landscape

Background in working with open source communities

Who We Are:

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over 24 million people use GitHub to build amazing things together across 67 million repositories. With the collaborative features of GitHub.com and GitHub Business, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write faster, better code.

What We Value:

Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together.

Empathy: We believe in putting people first.

Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence.

Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work.

Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. Weve designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where over half of our Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The other half of our Hubbers work remotely in 18 countries across the globe. Here is a complete list of where we can hire!

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. Weve designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, weve built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We dont discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if theres any way we can make the interview process better for you; were happy to accommodate!

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