Communications Manager Factual
Factual is looking for an experienced integrated communications professional to drive communications strategy and execution for the company across earned and owned channels. As the company?s first PR hire, the Communications Manager will need to be both scrappy and strategic and as this role requires soup-to-nuts development, management and execution of strategic communications plans for announcements, product launches and other communications initiatives. The Communications Manager will also closely partner with Factual?s PR firm (The OutCast Agency). The ideal candidate will not only have skills and experience relevant to communications, but also sufficient technical fluency to be able to deeply understand Factual?s products. This position reports to head of marketing.
? Manage strategy and execution of announcements, including developing PR plans and messaging; drafting press releases and materials; coordinating with partners, internal stakeholders, and Factual?s PR agency on edits, approvals, and schedule.
? Manage external speaking engagements, including sourcing, prioritizing, pitching, and preparation of content and materials.
? Define and manage the editorial calendar and source/create content for Factual?s blog.
? Own Factual?s social media presence (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, G+, etc.) and measure ROI of social media activities.
? BA/BS degree or equivalent from top university
? Outstanding business and technical writing skills
? 4-7 years of experience in public relations and communications. Agency-side experience is a must, a combination of agency and corporate experience is ideal
? Experience with technical products and B2B. Experience with mobile ads and mobile developer focused products is ideal
? Comfortable working closely with senior executives on speeches, presentations, contributed articles, and other external communications
? Comfort with fast-paced startup environment
? Not afraid to pick up the phone to call journalists (a great network of media relationships is an added bonus)
? Good understanding of social media (strategy, tactics, different channels)
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