PR Lead at 8th Wall
Palo Alto, CA, US

8th Wall is seeking to hire a PR Lead with a strong understanding of technology including Augmented Reality and/or experience with companies within the emerging and high technology verticals.

If you are an expert in translating complex technical information into broadly digestible content, with a track record of getting results. You have strong relationships with the press, extensive experience in dealing with national, regional and local news desks on a variety of topics, and work quickly and precisely under tight deadlines.

Excellent communications skills and exemplary writing press releases, in addition creativity and flexibility, are a must.

Core Job responsibilities:
-Build and maintain strong relationships between key media and 8th Wall
-Craft and maintain the public image of 8th Wall
-Develop and execute on PR and communications strategy
-Manage inbound press inquiries as well as outreach, and monitor and track coverage
-Support development and execution of events and media engagements
-Write and distribute press releases
-Influencer outreach
-plan and manage meetups and community events

Basic Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree
-4+ years of experience in public relations, communications or media
-A strong network of connections among top-tier publications
-Excellent written and oral communications skills
-Strong judgment and the ability to respond quickly, yet thoughtfully, to urgent PR matters
-Outstanding attention to detail and ability to communicate complex topics effectively

Preferred Qualifications
-Team player who is willing to roll up their sleeves to get the job done
-Experience providing communications guidance to product and engineering team members
-Track record of creative storytelling, clear writing styles, proactive press outreach and building relationships with journalists
-The ability to formulate a clear point of view on complicated issues and create a concise and well-written narrative to express it