North America Public Relations Manager Bazaarvoice
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED About Bazaarvoice:
Bazaarvoice is based on a simple truth: people trust the opinions of others to help them make more informed purchase decisions. Our network connects brands and retailers to the authentic voices of people where they shop?online, in-store, and mobile. Each month, more than 400 million people view and share authentic opinions, questions and experiences about tens of millions of products in the Bazaarvoice network. Our technology platform amplifies these voices into the places that influence purchase decisions, and insights from our network help marketers and advertisers provide more engaging experiences that drive brand awareness, consideration, sales and loyalty.
Who We Want:
Bazaarvoice seeks a manager of Public Relations to help develop, execute, and measure the success of the company?s U.S. public relations programs. Attractive candidates will be a proactive, efficient, results-oriented individual adeptat multi-tasking in a dynamic environment and working collaboratively within a global marketing team. The role will be based in Austin, TX and report into the director of Global Public & Analyst Relations.
Support Bazaarvoice?s business initiatives by effectively planning and executing public relations and executive visibility programs that reinforce the company?s technology market and thought leadership position.
Collaborate on day-to-day communications activities with agency partners and internal stakeholders including sales and client services, social media, marketing, and the client reference program.
Coordinate with HR and executive/senior leadership to manage internal communications activities that support the company?s business goals, culture and values; change management processes; and employee engagement.
Create press and media materials, including news releases (product, partnership and corporate announcements), byline articles, fact sheets, etc.
Be a brand ambassador and advocate to ensure consistency in Bazaarvoice?s messages and voice to key constituencies.
Cultivate strong relationships with journalists and bloggers spanning top-tier business, technology, retail, and social media/advertising publications.
Support the analyst relations program to extend and execute industry analyst program activities, including analyst briefings, inquiries and other core program tactics.
Monitor industry and competitive news coverage, surface data and trends, and proactively identify thought-leadership opportunities that can be used in compelling storylines relevant to Bazaarvoice?s core businesses.
Track, measure and report on the impact/effectiveness of PR programs and initiatives.
Skills and Experience Necessary for the Role:
Minimum of 5 years of Public Relations experience with a background preferably inclusive of both agency and corporate in-house.
Strategic thinker with a strong business acumen to recognize the relevance/impact of each decision.
Strong written and verbal communications skills matched to an excellent interpersonal and executive presence, including a proven ability to develop and maintain relationships both inside and outside the organization.
Self-organized and motivated team player with a demonstrated ability to achieve objectives in the midst of competing deadlines.
Flexible and open to change, grasps the essence of new information, and identifies solutions accordingly.
Familiar and comfortable with current market trends spanning social media, e-commerce, and enterprise software/Software-as-a-Service.
4-year degree in communications or journalism preferred.
||3900 N. Capital of Texas Hwy |
Austin, TX 78746
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Bazaarvoice, one of Austin's leading, venture-backed Web startups that serves domestic and international Fortune 500 brands with word of mouth online technology and services. We have experienced explosive growth with featured articles in the New York Times, AdAge, Fortune Magazine, and we are the only Texas-based startup to make the Red Herring 100 North America and Global list.Investors: Austin Ventures
, Battery Ventures
, First Round Capital All Jobs: at Bazaarvoice
|Headquarters:||3900 N. Capital of Texas Hwy|
Austin, TX 78746
|Company Profile:||About Bazaarvoice
Bazaarvoice is a SaaS company that brings the power of social commerce to the world's best brands. Social commerce happens when you connect customers to one another in ways which drive measurable results to your business. Bazaarvoice helps all types of businesses capture, display, share, and analyze customer conversations online. Our combination of technology and personalized services help brands build online communities who help drive measurable business goals. We make it easy for our clients to let their customers share opinions, knowledge, and experiences.
Bazaarvoice is an open, creative and collaborative culture, where passion and excellence rule. You have the opportunity to work within a world-class organization bringing cutting-edge interfaces and functionality to market on leading eCommerce sites. Great ideas can come from anywhere. We're looking for imaginative people who want to be a part of the conversation and have an impact on the future of social commerce.
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